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Busing to other schools burdens districts

Salisbury Township School District consists of two elementary schools, a middle school and a high school. But it buses students to 46 schools. By Pennsylvania law, public school districts that bus their own students are required to transport students to charter…

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Teachers getting younger in Tennessee

For decades, teachers have entered the classroom in their early 20s and stayed in front of the blackboard for 25 years, 30 years or longer. But that traditional model is changing. Many educators leave teaching after just a few years -- some…

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Urban schools aim for environmental revolution

Nothing seemed special about the plates from which students at a handful of Miami schools devoured their meals for a few weeks last spring — round, rigid and colorless, with four compartments for food and a fifth in the center…

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Ads appear on Prince George’s County school system Web site

Visitors to the Prince George’s County school system’s Web site can learn about charter school applications, how to prevent and report bullying, and the implementation of new academic standards. But they also are likely to find advertisements for furniture stores and clothing…

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