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Schools in jeopardy

...schools any given year are just one student above that critical funding cut-off. Whispers from the capital have some school officials and parents up in arms. Many are worried the bar could be radically moved, as far as rural schools are concerned...
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Concerns block STEM charter school

...since the charter school talks began in August.Board member Barbara Thurston was surprised to learn that Riverbend school officials and parents were only now informed they could become home to the charter school."I didn't know until today...
Missing Florida girl found dead in freezer

...Radzilowski said. "And no one said anything. Not family members, not cousins, or uncles, or neighbors, or school officials. I'm so angry."Janiya's grandmother and aunt decided to open the padlocked freezer in their garage after...
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Frozen well causes headaches for Bethel schools

BETHEL - A frozen well is causing headaches for school officials in Bethel.KYUK reported an ice chunk is blocking the well that every school in town relies on.School officials are hauling in about 7,000 gallons of bottled water...
Oregon shooter rants in manifesto about no girlfriend

...Rita Cavin said. She did not identify the student.Reporters were barred from campus but taken on a brief tour. School officials designated an outdoor amphitheater as a makeshift memorial, open only to staff and students for now. Flowers and...
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Superintendents wary of small school shutdowns

...consideration."Lisa Parady, the Alaska Council of School Administrators executive director and ASA staff member, said school officials are aware the Legislature is facing unprecedented budget pressures, but legislators have to keep in mind the devastation...
Muslim group doesn't fault school, police for detention

...Texas said Thursday that it does not fault police and school officials who handcuffed and suspended a 14-year-old Pedro Andrade said school officials were right to be cautious but added, "If they really...
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Local sports calendar for Monday, Sept. 7

Today, September 7 HIGH SCHOOL OFFICIALS Every Tuesday, starting in October, Basketball Officials Meeting (October 6, 13, 20, 27 and Nov. 3) from 6-8:00 p.m., room C-105 at Thunder Mtn High School.
Sheriff fires deputy for tossing teen across classroom

...because of the federal investigation.Lott thanked the FBI for investigating whether civil rights were violated, and school officials for promising to review how police are used for discipline."They need to understand that when they call us, we're...
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Obama: Limit standardized tests the point home, Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan plan an Oval Office meeting Monday with teachers and school officials working to reduce testing time.And from the 2016 presidential campaign, Democratic contender Hillary Rodham Clinton...
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