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Chromebooks take other mobile PCs to school

Chromebooks have come from nowhere to grab nearly a fifth of U.S. school purchases of mobile computers, posing problems for Microsoft Corp. MSFT +1.43% and possibly even Apple Inc.

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Other systems praise grades 6-12 high schools

A proposal to reconfigure two Richmond County high schools by adding sixth through eighth grades is a relatively uncommon move in education today, but is a strategy used by other large, urban districts to help boost student achievement.

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Transgender students get new options in California

School districts in California are grappling with a newly enacted, first-of-its-kind law that spells out rights for those students who don't identify as being the gender of their birth. The law grants students who identify themselves as transgender the right to…

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Lafayette parents, students learn education strategies

The Guidry family uses teamwork to help fourth-grader Tracy with her homework some nights. Often, the family’s seventh-grader, Jason, takes the lead in helping his little sister, said dad Johnny Guidry. Together, the family attended the Lafayette Parish school system’s Academic Super Bowl,…

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Cuomo sweetens Pre-K deal: ‘Whatever’ Mayor needs

A day after Mayor Bill de Blasio rebuffed his proposalto set aside $1.5 billion to pay for prekindergarten classes, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo came back on Wednesday with a new offer: a blank check. “Whatever he needs,” Mr. Cuomo promised. “As fast as he…

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