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Discovery Education and 3M Announce 2012 Science Competition Winner

Discovery Education and 3M have named 14-year-old Deepika Kurup from Nashua, N.H., winner of the 2012 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for her innovative, cost effective, and sustainable water-purification system.

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Calif.: Parents Considering Legal Action Over School Yoga

A group of parents is bent out of shape by free yoga classes at schools in this San Diego County beachside community, fearing they are indoctrinating youngsters in eastern religion.

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East Aurora School Board Tosses Out Transgender Protections

The East Aurora School Board voted Friday to rescind a policy on transgender students passed just five days before. The policy aimed to protect transgender and gender-nonconforming students’ right to privacy, and would have asked teachers to respect students' pronoun and name choices.

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Attorney: Texas school funding 'hopelessly broken'

Attorneys for hundreds of school districts told a judge Monday that Texas' system for funding public schools is "hopelessly broken" and could eventually cost the state billions of dollars in lost tax revenues.

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Geovisual Analytics: Key to Effective Decision Making in Miami-Dade County Schools

CIO Deb Karcher discusses how administrators can use this new technology to enhance enrollment management and inform their most crucial district decisions.

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Teachers Union Says NYC Special Ed Overhaul Hasn’t Worked

A two year-old overhaul of city special education programs has produced disappointing results, a new analysis shows.

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Baton Rouge School District Sees Drop In Student Population

The nine schools in the greater Baton Rouge area managed by the state-run Recovery School District have collectively lost more than 850 students compared with a year ago, according to preliminary enrollment numbers.

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Schools' Fiscal Health A Key Issue In Woodland Board Race

Fiscal stability, experience and student performance are key themes in the race for Woodland Joint Unified School District trustees.

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Report: Most Wash. School Kitchens Clean, Safe

School cafeteria kitchens in Washington serve about 500,000 lunches a day. Given that volume, you might expect school kitchens to rack up a fair number of health department violations.

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Families' Transfer Suits In Doubt After St. Louis School District Gets Partial Accreditation

The outcome of five years of fighting by St. Louis families who wanted their failing schools to pay to send their children to accredited suburban districts has been thrown into greater doubt after the city schools received partial accreditation last week.

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