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Three middle school students in a heavy metal band have gotten permission from a Manhattan judge to sign a multi-year recording contract with Sony.
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The program, dubbed the One-to-One Technology Initiative, will provided MacBook Air computers for all certified staff members at each of the countywide district's eight high schools.
TV reports that Council Middle School principal Melanie Fernanda McKinney and counselor Corey Matthews both surrendered at the Tallapoosa County jail.
Madras High School's head track and field coach, Melissa Marie Bowerman, 43, was arrested Monday on allegations of sexual abuse of a 17-year-old boy on the track team.
The national debate over an unprecedented wave of Central American young people entering the country illegally is more of a practical challenge in places like Lynn, a former industrial city outside Boston that's thousands of miles from the U.S.-Mexico border.
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.
The Sewol ferry disaster appears to have taken another life -- this time of the man whom some blamed for the sinking.
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.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 06:04 am
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