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Supper is Now on the Menu at Some Calif. Schools

You’ve heard about free school lunches and breakfasts, but how about school suppers? In California, dinners are now being served to students at almost 200 schools.

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Parents: Pa. High School Team Taunted with Slurs

Athletic tensions between two Pittsburgh-area high schools — one largely white, the other predominantly black — have boiled over into accusations of racism that some say is being swept under the rug.

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Progress Seen at Chicago Turnaround Schools

A study of Chicago's most aggressive efforts to reform failing schools, including replacing school leadership and staff in "turnaround" efforts, finds that targeted schools did improve even though students continued to score below district standards.

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Mich. Governor Proposes More Funding for Schools

Gov. Rick Snyder unveiled a 2012-13 budget today that hikes spending for K-12 schools, higher education, roads and public safety while setting aside $130 million to boost Michigan’s Rainy Day Fund.

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Va. District Considers Cross-dressing Ban

A Virginia school district is considering banning cross-dressing by students, out of what one board member called concerns for the safety of "several" male students who wear dresses and wigs to school.

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10 States Given Waivers from NCLB

President Obama will waive central provisions of the No Child Left Behind federal education law for 10 states that have embraced his educational agenda and promised to raise standards, and improve accountability and teacher effectiveness, the White House announced on Thursday morning.

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Dwight Jones is the Game Changer in the Clark County School District (CCSD) in Nevada

Before the sun rises most days, Dwight D. Jones is at the office. Since becoming superintendent of the Clark County School District (CCSD) in Nevada last December, 4:30 a.m. arrivals are common.

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Hall of Fame Begins Education Program on Banned Drugs

Those with the power to vote players into the Baseball Hall of Fame have been wary of potentially tarnishing the institution with inductees linked to performance-enhancing drugs.

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Windows 8 Consumer Preview Release Date: For Microsoft, It's All About Mobile

The Windows 8 Consumer Preview launch is slated for February 29, but much more important than the date is the location -- the annual Mobile World Congress, the year's big show about mobile technology.

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