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Device helps Down syndrome student communicate

Kelby Watson stood outside his apartment on a cold April morning, scanning the parking lot for his school bus. The 16-year-old’s mother, Teresa, walked outside to meet him. Kelby looked at her over his shoulder and reached for his voice, which lives inside a…

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Missouri governor vetoes income tax cut

Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed an income tax cut Thursday for millions of Missouri residents and business owners, warning that the priority measure of the Republican-led Legislature could devastate funding for public schools and services.

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Lawsuit alleges problems with D.C. schools food vendor

The former head of food services for the District’s public schools, who was fired after clashing with Chancellor Kaya Henderson last year, alleges in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that the school system was overcharged, billed for spoiled produce and shorted millions of…

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NCLB Waiver Loss Puts Washington State on Uncertain Ground

Washington state faces a potentially messy and complicated transition back to accountability provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act now that the U.S. Department of Education hasrevoked its waiver from some requirements of the law, widely considered outdated and flawed.

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Code.org to help 2 million students learn to program

Apparently Code.org's successful "Hour of Code" event in December was just a warm-up act. The Seattle-based nonprofit on Thursday announced the rollout of its computer-science education programs at 30 school districts around the country. Altogether they'll reach more than 2 million…

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