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Kansas City School Board Should Consider Ceding Control, Missouri Education Chief Says

Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro has asked the Kansas City school board to consider giving up control of the district Jan. 1.

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US Education Chief Watching NC School Board Desegregation Fight

<p>Education Secretary Arne Duncan was in Wake County, N.C. yesterday promoting President Obama's jobs plan. He visited Wake Technical Community College in Raleigh, where he talked about the importance of community colleges to the economic recovery.</p>

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High Percentage of N.J. School Districts Changing Superintendents

About 29 percent of school districts statewide changed superintendents during the previous school year, according to a recent report published by the New Jersey Schools Boards Association (NJSBA).

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Florida Board of Education Meets to Discuss Standards, Struggling Schools

The Florida Board of Education got a glimpse of continued improvements at Miami Edison Senior High on Tuesday, just three months after board members decided to keep the struggling school and Miami Central Senior High open.

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Michigan School Board Deadlocked Over Charter Expansion

An unusually divided state Board of Education couldn't agree Tuesday on how to advise the Michigan Legislature on a package of bills that would allow an unlimited number of charter schools to open statewide, among other changes.

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Fla. School Board Blocks Grant Over Gay Discrimination

The Pinellas County School Board decided Tuesday to cut ties with an educational program affiliated with the Boy Scouts.

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Mich. Board of Education: No Consensus on Proposed Charter School Bills

An unusually divided Michigan State Board of Education couldn’t come to an agreement on how to weigh in on a package of bills in the Michigan Legislature that would in part allow an unlimited number of charter schools to open statewide.

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Wake (N.C.) School Board Race Reaches New Political Heights

With Wake County having experienced exponential growth and debate raging over school assignment policy, the campaigns for five seats on the Wake County Board of Educationhave gone into overdrive.

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The 11th Annual Salary Survey: They Work Hard for the Money

While CEOs in the private sector are raking in millions, school superintendents in 2011 are having to defend their earnings.

A School District's Rise from Mediocrity

A North Carolina district, which was plagued with underperforming schools in the 1990s, revamped its leadership, instruction and culture to be a class act for the 21st century—and an example for other districts.

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