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Miami Dade School Board Votes to Defend Immigrant Children

Miami-Dade's school board has joined other districts in publicly declaring its grounds free from immigration enforcement. The action approved Wednesday reiterated that Miami-Dade's school sites and events are safe areas for those living in the country illegally. It orders the…

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Governor signs education funding bill

Gov. Matt Mead has approved a compromise state K-12 education spending plan that cuts $34.5 million from schools. The governor signed the legislation Monday. Lawmakers declined proposals to increase taxes to raise new money for education. Fixing an education funding…

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Opinion: California’s Teacher Tax Break

California schools have many problems, but a teacher shortage isn’t one of them. Democrats in Sacramento nonetheless want to throw millions of dollars at this fake problem by exempting veteran teachers from state income tax while ignoring the real systemic…

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Santa Fe schools may close for budget ‘action’

Santa Fe Public Schools is considering closing schools on Thursday in favor of a “Day of Action” at the Roundhouse to encourage lawmakers to reach a compromise on the state budget so that funding is not cut for public education,…

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Students learn to build prosthetic hands for under $20

College and high school students in Greater Cincinnati are using 3D printing to solve medical problems in the community. A group of biomedical engineering students at the University of Cincinnati started a student organization in 2015 to build inexpensive prosthetic…

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MPS United Nations curriculum teaches students world issues

A large white envelope with "Embajada de Colombia" on the Washington, D.C., return address arrived at Humboldt Park School in Milwaukee last month, and Jacobson Young couldn't wait to open it. A week earlier, Jacobson, 9, and his fourth-grade research…

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