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Senate panel adopts school finance reform bill

The Senate's budget committee wrapped hours of debate Tuesday night by approving a bill responding to Kansas Supreme Court orders to correct unconstitutional inequities in public school funding that carried an annual price tag of $129 million.

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Thousands of LI students refuse to take state tests

Thousands of Long Island students in grades three through eight refused to sit for the state's English Language Arts exam Tuesday as the so-called "opt-out" movement picked up momentum in districts across Nassau and Suffolk counties.

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Miss. House rejects special education vouchers

Eleven Republicans provided the margin of defeat Wednesday as the House voted 63-57 to reject a bill that would have given vouchers worth more than $6,000 to parents of some Mississippi special education students.

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Civil rights group plans to sue state over education

A Latino civil rights organization plans to file a lawsuit today contending that Gov. Susana Martinez’s educational initiatives, including teacher evaluations and A-F school letter grades, undermine children’s right to a “sufficient” education.

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