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Latest Education Items
The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts is accepting grant applications for arts and cultural education activities benefiting students in grades K-12.
A newspaper says nearly half of the students in northeastern Pennsylvania schools are now getting free or reduced-price lunches.
An Oscar-winning actor and the head of a national relief agency are scheduled to visit Arkansas on Monday to talk about the importance of breakfast among school children whose hunger distracts them while they are also trying to learn.
Officials are trying to ramp up a federally funded program that provides lunch to students when school isn't in session, putting special focus on Nevada and 11 other states that have especially low participation.
Terra Brown said she's worked hard to help her first-grade daughter make the grade in reading, but she feels like she's getting nowhere.
The amount of influence the family life has on a child is eye-opening. Did you know that marriage reduces the probability of child poverty by 80 percent? Did you further know that a child coming from an "intact married home" is 44 percent more likely to gain a college degree and 40 percent less likely to have a child out of wedlock, and will earn $4,000 more per year than a child that did not come from such a home?
Children in military families that move every few years face challenges with things such as school enrollment, class placement and even on-time graduation. But a new measure awaiting Gov. John Kitzhaber's signature to become law would ease those difficulties.
For the first time, the public is invited to nominate next year's Vermont Teacher of the Year.
Seattle's three community colleges are losing the "community."