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Newt Gingrich Says Schools Should Fire Janitors, Use Students Instead

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich gave some insight into why he believes child labor laws condemn poor children to remain in poverty in an address at Harvard on Friday.

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Cash-strapped Cities, Schools Say: 'Your Ad Here'

Seven vinyl banners draped this month along one of Chicago's most iconic bridges, advertisements some have dubbed "a visual crime" and "commercial graffiti," are reviving a debate about how governments raise money in tough economic times.

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Detroit Schools Shows First Budget Surplus Since 2007

After years of ever-growing deficits, Detroit Public Schools broke into the black during the past school year, with a $43 million surplus, the district said.

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More Arrests from Top Schools Expected in SAT Cheating Scandal

Two months after a Long Island high school graduate was arrested for taking college entrance exams for classmates, authorities are expected Tuesday to charge 13 additional students in connection with the widening cheating scandal.

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Report: Sex Education Shifts in Texas

A new Texas Freedom Network Education Fund study shows including teaching about contraception with abstinence has increased during the past three years.

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Plea Deal in California Gay Classmate Killing

A Southern California teenager pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder in the killing of a gay classmate in a deal that will send him to prison for 21 years, authorities said.

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Schools Study Lessons from Penn State Scandal

As the Penn State University child sexual-abuse scandal unfolded, Millersville University President Francine G. McNairy sent out a missive across her own campus.

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Schools Grappling with New Anti-Bullying Law

The state’s strict new Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights has some local school superintendents wondering how they can enforce the rules, deal with the increased work load, and manage the bureaucratic details without additional time and money.

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Building up Minnesota School Principals as Leaders, through Routine Evaluations

Good school principals are key in creating the right environment for kids to succeed.

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Despite $10M Allocation, Story of HISD Libraries Looks Grim

Houston ISD libraries have slipped into further disrepair, despite a $10 million investment over the last three years.

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