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Mother of Fallen Player Wants Defibs at Mich. Schools

Tiny Fennville, Mich., is getting ready to host a basketball game for the first time since 16-year-old Wes Leonard made a game-winning shot then collapsed seconds later.

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Dover (Ark.) School District Hosts Open House for Elementary Safe Room

Residents and students in the Dover, Arkansas area now have two more safe havens in the case of severe weather. 

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Drowning Victim's Family Files $15M Claim Against School District

The family of a boy who drowned during swim class has filed a $15 million claim against the Wenatchee (Wash.) School District. 

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Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber to Hire Chief Education Officer

Governor John Kitzhaber says he'll hire an education czar to oversee all education in Oregon.

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Minnesota Department of Education Launches New Website

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) launched a new website last week designed to provide educators, parents and the public with an intuitive, easy-to-navigate tool to learn about Minnesota public schools.

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Kansas School Districts Value Paraprofessionals

With schools facing what must feel like ever-shrinking budgets — the 2011 Kansas Legislature most recently slashed $100 million in state spending on K-12 education — and the ever-present reality of layoffs, paraprofessionals are showing their value.

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N.Y. Students Suspended After Gay Teen's Suicide

A high school in upstate New York has suspended some students after the suicide of a bullied gay teenager.

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Opinion: How to Rescue Education Reform

The debate over renewing No Child Left Behind, the education reform act that will be 10 years old in January, has fallen along partisan lines even though school improvement is one of the few examples of bipartisan cooperation over the last decade.

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D.C. District Wins Special-Ed Appeal

The District has won a significant battle in its 16-year war to lift a federal court injunction for failing to make tuition payments for special education students.

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Branstad Hints at Education Overhaul

Has education flat-lined in Iowa? Governor Terry Branstad says a recent survey suggests so.

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