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Advertising in Schools Becoming More Common

Financially struggling schools nationwide are increasing the volume of advertising that children see in the halls, at football games and even on their report cards.

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SIG Grants—What Happens When the Money Dries Up?

The $3.5 billion in School Improvement Grants will run out by the end of the 2012-2013 school year.
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NH Senate Sets Hearing on School Tax Credit Bill

The New Hampshire Senate Education Committee is weighing the House's version of a plan to give businesses a tax credit for donating to scholarship organizations to send students to private or public schools.

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Utah Education Office Makes $25M School Funding Mistake

A miscalculation at the State Office of Education has led to a $25 million mistake in Utah’s education budget for next school year.

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East Pennsboro (Penn.) Area School District Considering Fees for Sports and Activities

Administrators in the East Pennsboro (Penn.) Area School District have asked the school board to consider imposing a fee for participation in school sports and activities starting in the next school year.

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Education Secretary Duncan Defends Big Increase in School Funding

Education Secretary Arne Duncan used Thursday’s appearance before a key House subcommittee to not only defend the Obama administration’s request for a $1.7 billion increase in school funding for fiscal 2013, but also to rip the GOP budget proposal laid out by Rep. Paul Ryan earlier this week.

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Long Island School Rebuilds in Record Time

West Babylon (N.Y.) Union Free School District school was set ablaze while the gym floor was being refinished on the final day of the school’s winter vacation.
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Stimulus Gone, Pa. Schools in Bind

Federal stimulus money warped Pennsylvania's education budget both upward and downward during the last three years, and the state's 500 school districts and 12.6 million taxpayers are beginning to see the consequences.

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North Haven Cuts to Special Education Upset Parents

Several Ridge (New Haven, Conn.) Road School parents asked the Board of Education to restore seven special education-related positions that were cut from the 2012-13 budget.

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