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Companies donate security technology to Newtown

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut company said Friday it has nearly finished installing state-of-the-art security equipment at a school to which students were moved after the deadly Newtown school shooting.

01/18/2013

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Mo. students lose 756 pounds at SC boarding school

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A dozen Missouri students have lost more than 750 pounds after their school district sent them to a weight-loss program at a South Carolina boarding school.

12/21/2012

LA school board to mull holding full academic year

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles Unified schools superintendent plans to ask the board of education to rescind 10 furlough days and restore the district’s 180-day academic year. The school board is set to […]

11/12/2012

LA Unified board elevates arts to a core subject

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Unified school board has elevated arts to an essential “core” subject in the district’s curriculum, exempting it from further budget cuts. The board voted unanimously Tuesday to […]

10/10/2012

RI school system: Dad-daughter dances violate law

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) – A Rhode Island schools superintendent has ended the district’s father-daughter dances and mother-son ballgames to comply with a state gender discrimination law, prompting some to complain that the move is an […]

09/18/2012

Parents decry proposed crackdown on LA charters

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Dozens of parents with children in charter schools on Tuesday protested a proposal before the Los Angeles Unified School Board to declare a moratorium on new charter schools and tighten oversight […]

09/11/2012

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