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Education Standards Slated to Become More Flexible in Mass.

Daily operations and classroom lessons will not feel different to students returning to Massachusetts schools this fall when the No Child Left Behind waiver goes into effect.

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Iowa City School District Backs Off Redistricting Plans

The Iowa City school board has set aside plans to redraw some school boundaries, a process that had been debated the past couple of months.

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Parents of Ga. Special Needs Students Say School District Covered up Abuse

Slammed into lockers, isolated in darkened schoolrooms, vulgar language by a teacher – it was just another day at school for special needs student Alex Williams.

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Conn. Governor Signs Education Reform Into Law

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy signed the education reform bill into law during a formal ceremony.

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Pa. School Districts Debate Use of Reserve Funds

At East Stroudsburg School District, business manager Patricia Bader oversees a reserve fund balance — one of the largest among the 500 school districts in Pennsylvania.

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A Little More Education, a Little Longer Life?

It's graduation season, and new research offers yet another reason to congratulate someone who has completed at least nine years of education: They're likely to live longer.

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Higley Ariz. School District Growth Results in $2 Million Boost

Higley Unified School District officials were able to increase this year's budget by close to $2 million mainly because of the largest student growth the district has had in years.

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Ohio School District Has Teens Watch 'Bully' Film

About 9,000 Cincinnati Public School students are seeing an anti-bullying documentary that stirred debate over its initial rating restricting children under 17 from seeing it without an adult.

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The End of Public Education in Philadelphia

If the School Reform Commission and Chief Recovery Officer Thomas Knudsen have their way, we may witness the end of public education in Philadelphia.

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Feds: Wis. Proposal for Education Waiver Lacking

Wisconsin's application for flexibility under the federal No Child Left Behind law is at risk of being denied, according to a federal review that found the state's proposal for holding schools accountable vague and deficient.

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