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St. Louis Schools are Near Accreditation, Supt. Tells State Board

St. Louis Schools Superintendent Kelvin Adams showed the Missouri Board of Education data Tuesday indicating the city's school system is just a few students shy of receiving the academic point needed to regain accreditation.

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More Schools Likely to Lose Accreditation, Experts Say

As anxiety over the academic performance of public schools grows, experts say it's likely that more schools and school districts will lose public or private accreditation.

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Virginia Education Plan Underwhelms

With one hand, Gov. Bob McDonnell touted his plan this week to pump millions more dollars over the next two years into Virginia's K-12 education system. With the other, he proposed cutting millions of dollars that will leave holes in the budgets of school districts across the commonwealth.

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Colo. Gov Wants to Restore $89M for Education

Colorado schools and colleges got an early Christmas gift as state economists revealed that proposed budget cuts can be eliminated because revenues are higher than originally thought.

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Public Schools, Private Donations at LAUSD

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is trying to balance parental donations with the need for equal education opportunities for all.If a well-heeled neighborhood of Los Angeles wanted better police protection, would it be OK for the residents to donate money to their local police station so it could assign an extra patrol car to their streets?

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Competitive vs. Formula Grants Battle it out for 2012 Ed Spending

With the U.S. Department of Education receiving a minimal increase in allotted spending, the House and Senate have begun debates as to how the money will be spent.
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White Paper Helps Schools Address Risks, Costs Associated with PCBs

A new, free white paper assists schools and municipalities with management of the challenges and costs that can result from the discovery of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in their buildings.

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San Diego Unified School District Discusses Risk of Insolvency

Parents, teachers and students sitting in on a packed meeting of the San Diego Unified School District got a "big picture" look at the financial crisis facing the state's second largest school district.

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Clearing Up Some Confusion About the New Federal Student Loan Rules

On Wednesday, President Obama introduced two changes to the federal student loan program that could affect several million borrowers. The broad outlines of his plans to encourage loan consolidation and assist people who are struggling financially are reasonably clear.

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