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2008-07-28 12:00:57

By ANDREA EGER Plans to locate a new alternative school for students with substance abuse problems in the annex building behind Bell Elementary School have been called off amid opposition by city councilors and nearby residents, officials said Tuesday.

2008-07-28 09:01:26

By LAUREN ROTH By Lauren Roth The Virginian-Pilot Virginia Beach After two years of quiet planning, the superintendent of schools has unveiled his vision. Jim Merrill wants to overhaul teaching and focus on critical thinking instead of test preparation.

2008-07-28 03:00:33

By Lauren Roth, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 28--VIRGINIA BEACH -- After two years of quiet planning, the superintendent of schools has unveiled his vision. Jim Merrill wants to overhaul teaching and focus on critical thinking instead of test preparation.

2008-07-27 15:00:35

By Julian Emerson, The Leader-Telegram, Eau Claire, Wis. Jul. 27--Perhaps the strongest evidence that the Eau Claire school board never formally approved allowing former Eau Claire school Superintendent Bill Klaus to access his retirement stipend last summer comes from Klaus himself.

2008-07-27 12:00:37

By Steve Henson, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 27--If Pueblo City Schools Superintendent John Covington has any plans to close Central High School, he might as well simultaneously turn in his resignation. And he'd better take the red-eye out of Colorado while he's at it.

2008-07-27 12:00:37

By Julie Hubbard, The Macon Telegraph, Ga. Jul. 27--A decade in the making, north Bibb County's first public high school is about to open.

2008-07-27 09:00:29

By Patrick W. Connelly, The Herald, Sharon, Pa. Jul. 27--BROOKFIELD -- Police say they will file charges Monday against Brookfield School Board President Joseph Pasquerilla for an incident at his home on July 19. Pasquerilla, 61, of 7944 W.

2008-07-26 15:00:37

By Kelli Gauthier, Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. Jul. 26--For the first time in 12 years, the District 7 seat on the Hamilton County Board of Education will have a new face, and both candidates say they're ready to change the direction of the board itself.

2008-07-26 15:00:37

By Josh Lanier, Independent Tribune, Concord, N.C. Jul. 25--CONCORD -- The Cabarrus County Board of Education approved transfer measures Thursday for schools that did not meet No Child Left Behind standards for a second consecutive year. W.M.

2008-07-26 03:00:32

Goochland County governmental and educational leaders continued a discussion this week on how to accommodate expected enrollment growth for elementary school students.


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