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Student Performance Lags on Nation’s Report Card

ATLANTA — America's eighth graders are falling behind in math and reading, while fourth graders are doing slightly better in reading, according to the latest results from the Nation's Report Card. But there ...
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Trump Rule May Mean 1 Million Kids Lose Automatic Free Lunch

NEW YORK — Nearly a million children could lose their automatic eligibility for free school lunches under a Trump administration proposal that would reduce the number of people who get food stamps. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released an analysis...

Bring Back Topgun!

By that, I do not mean Top Gun, the cliché-ridden, late-Cold War, Tom Cruise film about Naval aviators in San Diego. That Top Gun is already on its way back with a sequel next year. No, what California reall...
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Can AI-Powered Cameras Thwart Mass Shooters?

Paul Hildreth peered at a display of dozens of images from security cameras surveying his Atlanta school district and settled on one showing a woman in a bright yellow shirt walking a hallway. "What we're re...

School Is Starting. Slow Down for Kids!

New school buildings, new principals, new reading labs, new sports facilities, more money for special education: There's a whole lot of "new" for Fresno, Clovis, Central, Visalia and Madera students, parents and staff in the new school year. That includes a...