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State launches online school data app for parents

Parents will now be able to look at an array of school data in an online “parent dashboard” the Michigan Department of Education launched Tuesday. The website centralizes data on everything from standardized test scores to attrition and expulsion numbers…

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Trump Signs Orders on Rural Broadband Access

President Donald J. Trump signed on Monday two orders aimed at improving internet speeds in some of the country's hardest-to-connect areas, a move he described as "the first step to expand access to broadband internet in rural America." The first…

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Debate over responsibility for cold Baltimore schools heats up

The debate over the city’s aging school infrastructure continued to heat up Thursday while light snow kept Baltimore students home. Public officials sparred on Twitter and released statements decrying the building conditions that left students shivering earlier this week, when…

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Doctors and teachers could team up to reduce stress in schools

Partnerships between teachers and doctors could help students and school staffers better deal with “toxic stress,” suggests a former teacher turned doctor. Pediatricians can help build resilience in both children and teachers to counter the effects of traumatic childhood experiences,…

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