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Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-07-29 15:47:28 -0700 | education-news

La. (AP) Louisiana's state school board is joining a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal, accusing the governor of illegally meddling in education policy in his efforts to block use of the Common Core education standards. Jindal opposes the multi-state standards,...
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Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-07-29 18:37:44 -0700 | education-news

N.C. (AP) North Carolina House and Senate Republicans have unveiled the details of a budget that gives teachers a 7 percent raise, preserves teacher assistant positions and makes a 1 percent cut to the Medicaid reimbursement rate for health care...
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Oklahoma City :: OK :: USA | updated 2014-07-29 15:47:26 -0700 | education-news

Several Oklahoma legislators said they want college students and faculty to be able to carry guns on campuses, but officials at Oklahoma's two largest schools disagree...John Enns of Enid and Ralph Shortey of Oklahoma City argue that licensed gun owners...
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Kansas City :: MO :: USA | updated 2014-07-29 15:46:05 -0700 | education-news

Sales from Missouri Lottery tickets have raised billions of dollars for education programs since proceeds were directed to education-only programs two decades ago. But next month, voters will be asked to change those rules so money can be shared with...
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Dalton :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-07-29 15:46:04 -0700 | education-news

Ga. (AP) The challenges presented by an influx of unaccompanied children and youths from Central America streaming across the southern border into the United States have reached Dalton. Approximately 30 unaccompanied minors were admitted into the Dalton Public Schools district...
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Janesville :: WI :: USA | updated 2014-07-29 15:47:26 -0700 | education-news

Wis. (AP) Officials in some Wisconsin school districts say they oppose Gov. Scott Walker's recent call to abandon Common Core curriculum standards because doing so would cost them time and money. Walker has asked the Wisconsin Legislature to pass a...
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-29 15:46:03 -0700 | education-news

Texas (AP) The number of troubled charter schools that are forced to close is accelerating because of a new state law that makes it easier to shutter poorly performing ones. The Texas Education Agency has revoked the license of five...
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Columbia :: SC :: USA | updated 2014-07-29 15:46:03 -0700 | education-news

Mo. (AP) Gov. Jay Nixon is urging Missouri school administrators to lobby legislators to uphold his vetoes of various tax breaks. Nixon spoke Tuesday at a conference of school administrators hosted in Columbia by the state Department of Elementary and...
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Bogotá :: Colombia | updated 2014-07-29 13:16:31 -0700 | education-news

In a case that pits Internet freedom against intellectual property rights, Diego Gomez is accused of breaking the law even though he used the paper for research, didn't try to sell it, and didn't claim credit for the work. But the...
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-29 12:30:22 -0700 | education-news

In the Springfield area, there is help in the form of school supply drives run by local organizations, such as the Salvation Army and community churches. It's really helpful to get the school supplies that we need, said [grandmother of...
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Philadelphia :: PA :: USA | updated 2014-07-29 15:49:57 -0700 | education-news

Philadelphia's Temple University said on Tuesday it will no longer require prospective students to submit a standardized test score when they apply, joining a small but growing group of schools that believe there are other ways to gauge talent. Temple...
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Portland :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-07-29 15:20:22 -0700 | education-news

A rise in marijuana use among U.S. teens over the past 20 years has no significant tie to the legalization of marijuana for medical use in many states, according to a new research paper. Comparing surveys of marijuana use by...
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Columbus :: OH :: USA | updated 2014-07-29 07:49:56 -0700 | education-news

Ohio (AP) Republican lawmakers in the state House are beginning a push to repeal Common Core learning standards by year's end, citing widespread discontent they're hearing from parents, teachers and communities...Matt Huffman, of Lima, and Andy Thompson, of Marietta, said...
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Catonsville :: MD :: USA | updated 2014-07-29 07:49:52 -0700 | education-news

For decades schools have been on the front lines in a successful campaign to reduce teenage cigarette smoking. Now, some educators find themselves developing policies to control students' use of e-cigarettes, devices which are still unregulated at the federal level...
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Kansas City :: MO :: USA | updated 2014-07-29 06:19:11 -0700 | education-news

This is huge, said Valerie Nicholson-Watson, president and CEO of Harvesters, the food bank which will provide the free lunches. I [...] Students in the Missouri and Kansas school districts of Kansas City and Hickman Mills will receive free school...
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