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Delaware State Mistake Means Change in Partnership Zone Schools

Secretary of Education Lillian Lowery today told the state’s superintendents that the department made a mistake in its list of worst-achieving schools.

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Oswego (Ill.) Schools to Consider Sex Ed Beyond Abstinence-only

If you’re a teenager in the Fox Valley hoping to learn about condom use and other contraceptives, you’d better hope you attend a school outside of Oswego.

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CNN Study: Schoolyard Bullies Not Just Preying on the Weak

A new study commissioned by CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360°" found that the stereotype of the schoolyard bully preying on the weak doesn't reflect reality in schools.

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Group Urges More Money to Aid Poor in School

New York State already outspends the rest of the nation on education, and a group of education experts at Teachers College at Columbia University is calling for it to spend even more.

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Kansas City School District’s Problems Weigh on the Housing Market

Home sellers Pete and Rennie Davis face some tough challenges in getting the price they want — a down economy, tighter mortgage rules, even dozens of other homes for sale.

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Benefits of Unifying Arizona School Districts Touted

One of the architects of Arizona’s last attempt to consolidate some of its 227 public school districts asked a new panel exploring the same effort not to give up trying.

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Litchfield (Ariz.) Elementary School District OKs New Bullying Policy

Bullying took the limelight in an emotional meeting Tuesday when the Litchfield school board unanimously endorsed a new district policy that specifically prohibits harassment based on sexual preference.

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Innovation Fund to Reward Creative Indiana School Programs

Schools and nonprofit groups that want to try or expand a creative or novel education program can now compete for funding from a new state Innovation Fund that is set to distribute $5 million over the next two years.

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Class Size Fight: Debate Looms During a Year of Overcrowding

Every morning at PS 148 in East Elmhurst, Queens, teacher Monique Bertolotti greets her 27 third graders, who speak English as a second language, with a reading exercise.

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Zero-tolerance Policies Increasing School Suspensions, Study Says

In the decade since school districts instituted "zero tolerance" discipline policies, administrators have increasingly suspended minority students, predominantly for nonviolent offenses, according to a report released Wednesday.

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