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Schools Will Have More Tablets Than Computers by 2016

A new report reveals that most US schools are testing tablet devices, with the aim of having more tablets per students than computers by 2016.

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Barry Manilow Gives $300K to Joplin High School Music Program

Legendary singer-songwriter Barry Manilow’s non-profit organization, the Manilow Music Project donated more than $300,000 in musical instruments in addition to sponsoring an instrument drive to get even more instruments into the hands of Joplin High School students.

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Colorado Faces Nation's Only Statewide Tax Vote to Raise Taxes for Education

The nation's only statewide tax vote on the November ballot asks Colorado voters whether they want to temporarily raise taxes to generate $3 billion for classrooms and colleges – a proposal that has stirred fierce opposition because of the stagnant economy.

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Complaint: Arizona Students Were Told to Canvass

The state attorney general has been asked to investigate allegations that Sunnyside High School athletes were told to report for a weekend practice, in uniform, then directed to pass out literature in support of the district's upcoming bond and override election.

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Cash-Strapped Indiana Districts Eye Bus Service Cuts

School districts across Indiana could find themselves risking parental wrath by getting out of the transportation business as they struggle with shrinking revenues and property tax caps.

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North Penn School District Sees Energy Savings

A push in the North Penn School District to trim energy costs is already reducing expenditures.

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In Idaho, Teacher Bonuses Depend on Parents

Parents across Idaho will now play a role in whether or not their child's teacher gets a raise.

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Sex Education Should Be Mandatory in All Schools

There are few things more annoying than listening to ignorant, whiny parents complain about a school district teaching their children about sex.

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Report Says Common Core K-12 Standards Match up to Respected College-Ready Standards

A study released this week shows that Common Core State Standards in English and mathematics for K-12 education, adopted by Florida last year, align with five comparison standards considered “good indicators of college and career readiness.”

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Study Says Asian Americans Most Bullied in US Schools

Asian Americans endure far more bullying at US schools than members of other ethnic groups, with teenagers of the community three times as likely to face taunts on the Internet, new data shows.

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