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Arrests in City Schools Affect Mostly Black Students

School-safety officers at the city’s middle and high schools made 63 arrests during a 43-day period last spring, and more than two-thirds of those arrested were African-American students, according to statistics released Monday by the New York Police Department.

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Poor Schools Don't Get "Fair Share": Education Department

Many poor public schools do not pay teachers and educators as much as wealthier schools just a few miles away, according to a survey of 13,000 school districts the U.S. Department of Education released on Wednesday.

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Report Finds Charters Struggling Like Other Chicago Public Schools

Poverty dogs students despite schools' flexibility, autonomy.

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The 2011 Readers' Choose Top 100 Products

The winners reflect how educators seek a variety of technological tools in tough economic times.

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Opinion: Where Do GOP Contenders Stand on STEM?

With the 2012 GOP race well underway, it's worth taking a look at each candidate's stances on STEM education.

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Lines Grow Long for Free School Meals, Thanks to Economy

Millions of American schoolchildren are receiving free or low-cost meals for the first time as their parents, many once solidly middle class, have lost jobs or homes during the economic crisis, qualifying their families for the decades-old safety-net program.

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Will.i.am Pushes Science Education During Rover Launch

NASA launched its new Mars rover, the Curiosity Rover, from Florida’s Cape Canaveral on Nov. 26. During a NASA marketing event, The Black Eyed Peas’ will.i.am announced a launch of his own: a new initiative to get youth involved and interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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Michigan Education Elections to Coincide with November General Elections

Michigan's school board elections will be held in November of even-numbered years through legislation signed by Gov. Rick Snyder.

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Board Votes to Switch New Hartford NY Library to School District

The New Hartford (N.Y.) Library Board of Trustees took its first step Tuesday night toward a plan that would sever ties with the town. The board voted in favor of a resolution to change from a municipal public library to a school district library.

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