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44 min ago | WFAA-TV Dallas
The family of a girl who was critically wounded two years ago when a gun went off inside a classmate's backpack at her Washington state elementary school agreed Friday to a $1.2 million legal settlement.
4 hrs ago | Langley Times
Negotiators for school districts and the B.C. Teachers' Federation are getting together Aug. 8 to seek a settlement in their long-running dispute before school starts up in September.
9 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay
MADISON, Wis No one knows what will happen to the contracts negotiated after a Madison judge said Wisconsin's Act-10 was unconstitutional for local and school unions.
13 hrs ago | WNDU-TV South Bend
The State Board of Education is urging Michigan school districts to let students opt out of animal dissection for moral, ethical, religious or other reasons.
17 hrs ago | The Town Talk
* RIGHT TO TRY: Terminally-ill patients in Louisiana, with permission from their doctors, can use experimental drugs or treatments that haven't been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Hillel Schrier , a Rialto middle school teacher, and Russel Silva , a Rialto resident, both listen to Rabbi Suzanne Singer , from the Temple Beth El in Riverside following the public comment portion of a special emergency of the Rialto Unified School District board Wednesday May 7, 2014 to address the critical thinking assignment given to middle ... (more)
As marijuana revenues trickle into the state, slow to meet projections, a few Colorado school districts are among the first to see some impact from the state's new funds.
A lawsuit by Normandy school district parents over attendance rule changes has been scaled back after the state again altered its transfer policy.
A federal judge has dismissed the lawsuit filed by a former southwestern Indiana elementary school principal who was fired on grounds that he falsified student attendance records and didn't complete teacher evaluations.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a former suburban Philadelphia teacher fired two years ago over a blog in which she called students "disengaged, lazy whiners."
A study of high school students has shed new light on the links between insomnia-related mental health conditions among teens.
An Alameda County judge ruled that a high-performing Oakland charter school can stay open and that the school district erred in revoking its charter in 2013 after it alleged that founder Ben Chavis funneled $3.8 million to himself through school contracts.
Voters in Stickney and Corsica have overwhelmingly voted to consolidate their school districts.
First it was Florida, then Wisconsin. John Green's books - though not "The Fault in Our Stars," which became the summer movie - have come under fire from parents.
The Hattiesburg American reports the district traditionally has had about 90 percent of its 4,600 students qualify for a free or reduced-price lunch, if the parents of those children filled out the required paperwork.
The Washoe County School board is meeting today, but they won't be talking about the dismissal of former school superintendent Pedro Martinez.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 09:14 pm
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