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How does nutrition affect children’s school performance?

As politicians debate spending and cuts in President Donald Trump's proposed budget, there have been questions about the effects of nutrition programs for kids. From before birth and through the school years, there are decades-old food programs designed to make…

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A-F grades for schools tough sell in Michigan Legislature

The debate over publicizing A-to-F grades for every public school in Michigan is not entirely over, despite a surprise decision by top education officials to back away from the proposed system that proponents say has worked elsewhere. State Superintendent Brian…

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Connecticut schools tackle climate change and evolution

The new head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, says carbon dioxide is not a primary cause of climate change — despite a clear scientific consensus that it is. Sen. James Inhofe, an Oklahoma Republican, goes even further:…

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