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Ohio Wants More Kids in Food Program

Ohio education and food program officials want to increase the number of children in low-income areas who participate in a program that offers them free breakfasts or lunches during the summer, when they're not getting meals at school.

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House Bill Would Put K12 Education Funding Above All Obligations

As Mid-Columbia school districts wait to see if voters will renew their operations levies, state lawmakers are looking at a bill that would prioritize K-12 education funding above all other state obligations.

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Senator’s Bill Would Bring an End to Kansas City School District

If Jane Cunningham gets her way, the class of 2013 would be the last to graduate from the Kansas City (Mo.) Public Schools.

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La. Gov. Jindal's Education Moon Shot

Newt Gingrich wants the U.S. to return to the moon, but as challenges go he has nothing on Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's school reform plans.

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States Should Do More to Reach Students

In its initial review of No Child Left Behind waiver requests, the U.S. Education Department highlighted a similar weakness in nearly every application: States did not do enough to ensure schools would be held accountable for the performance of all students.

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N.J. District Will Follow Anti-bullying Law

Anti-bullying efforts in township public schools will continue, says Parsippany schools Superintendent LeRoy Seitz.

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One-room Montana School Also One-student School

At a time when many schools are concerned about overcrowded classrooms, the Sunset school in this ranching community has a different problem — keeping its lone student at her desk so it can remain open.

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Are Virtual Schools Right for K12?

It's a Tuesday morning in January, and seventh-grader Katerina Christhilf is learning algebra. But it's no ordinary class. This one takes place entirely online, led by a teacher a few miles away.

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School Lunches to Have More Veggies, Whole Grains

The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings — including the always popular pizza — will come with less sodium, more whole grains and a wider selection of fruits and vegetables on the side.

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Repeal School Financing Law, Iowa Gov. Says

A law that requires the Legislature to establish a state limit on public school spending 18 months in advance should be repealed, Gov. Terry Branstad said this morning.

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