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Newark voters will pick from a list of new and returning candidates when they cast their ballots on April 25.
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High school seniors would have until April 15 to fill out the form or get a waiver. Advocates said the bill would make completing the form go from happenstance to a conscious decision.
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Detroit school level administrators and support staff were informed this week of potential job cuts.
Students with disabilities are disproportionately harmed by the hundreds of school buses delayed each day, New York City parents and advocates say. The bus driver shortage has only made things worse.
Colorado is one of just 10 states that doesn’t require CPR training in high school.
The measure would widen reading test criteria for retention but keep the state in control of those decisions.
The autonomous Innovation school withdrew its plan to expand to James Whitcomb Riley School 43 next school year.
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Colorado leaders want to offer two years of free college to students entering teaching, nursing, firefighting, and other professions struggling to find enough workers.
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