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22 min ago | WFMZ
Despite continuing cuts to public education throughout the state, the Wilson Area School District has added a number of new staff to its rolls for the 2014-15 academic year.
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4 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City
The Sewol ferry disaster appears to have taken another life -- this time of the man whom some blamed for the sinking.
8 hrs ago | WTNH
New London's Board of Education has postponed a planned vote to approve the contract for its new superintendent of schools.
Speaking at an event today promoting My Brother's Keeper , an initiative designed to help at-risk youth navigate tough school districts, a particularly earnest President Obama reflected on the principles that got him all the way to the White House.
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he has signed a bill limiting full-contact football practices at middle and high schools in response to concerns about concussions, even as many teams already comply with the rules.
With the Legislature's repeal of Common Core upheld by Oklahoma's highest court, education leaders say the effect on the more than 500 school districts across the state will vary as administrators scramble to adjust.
Some school districts have more money to spend than others. Wealthy parents can sign up their children for private tutoring.
With all the alarming news about the Philadelphia School District finances and whether the Pennsylvania legislature will or won't institute a cigarette tax to bolster funds, there's one lovely little ray of good news: The kids at the Shawmont School have earned more than $2,000 by collecting drink pouches and sending them to TerraCycle, the ... (more)
"Everyone at some point in their life texts and drives," Alvarez said. "I've never seen my friends text while driving, but I know they do it because everyone does."
Students from across the state submitted tweets, photos and other items urging their peers not to text while on the road.
The Santa Clara County Board of Education officially hired its new superintendent, Jon Gundry from Southern California, who will begin work Aug. 1. He will earn a base salary of $295,000.
President Barack Obama is announcing new commitments for his initiative aimed at helping boys and young men of color, called "My Brother's Keeper."
A unique public-private partnership is looking to provide a quality education for low-income students at a new North Charleston elementary school opening next month.
Lawyers for a southwest Missouri school district being sued by the parents of a boy who killed himself are asking for all electronic communications the student saved.
The Daily Comet reports the $15.9 million Career Magnet Center in Lockport should be ready for classes by August 2015.
Dylan Carlson, 18, of Naugatuck sings 'Face Down' by The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus during The Sounds of Summer open mic program hosted by the Naugatuck YMCA July 10 on the Town Green.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:24 pm
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