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Study: No Benefit In Single-Sex Classrooms Or Schools

According to a recent study, students in a single-gender school or classroom do not do any better in classes than those in co-ed school or classrooms.

02/15/2014

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Middle School Calls Off Zombie Survival Class Over Student Safety Concerns

A zombie survival course previously offered at Armand Larive Middle School has been canceled amid concerns for student safety.

03/27/2013

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South Dakota Gov Signs Into Law Bill Allowing School Districts To Arm Teachers

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed a bill Friday allowing the state’s school districts to arm teachers and other personnel with guns.

03/08/2013

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Washington Becomes 42nd State to Allow Charter Schools

Washington voters have narrowly approved an initiative that clears the way for up to 40 charter schools to be opened in the state over the next five years.

11/12/2012

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Native American mascots challenged in Washington State

The state Board of Education is making another attempt at encouraging Washington schools to replace their Native American mascots.

09/28/2012

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Some Top Charter School Organizations Eye Wash.

Some of the most successful charter school organizations in the nation say they would like to open schools in Washington state if voters approve the charter initiative on the November ballot.

09/02/2012

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WA Students Show Math and Science Improvement

Statewide test results released Wednesday show more Washington state students are passing their science and math exams, but reading scores are down at some grade levels.

08/29/2012

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Parent’s Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To Know

Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.

08/01/2012

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Anaheim Superintendent Picked for Seattle Schools

The Seattle School Board is asking Anaheim School Superintendent Jose Banda to lead the Seattle school district.

04/30/2012

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Parents Take Students Out Of Federal Testing In Protest

A grassroots effort has grown out of frustration with both education budget cuts and federal student testing, an anger which has manifested itself into a strike of sorts with students opting out of the exams in protest.

04/13/2012

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