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Students have until Feb. 28 to apply for Buick Achievers Scholarship money.
Ten rural Minnesota school districts have gone to four-day weeks to save on transportation and other costs, but the state is pressuring them to return to a five-day school week.
Faced with sluggish graduation rates, budget restraints and more federal restrictions, the University of Iowa's Graduate College is wondering if there is a better way to budget its money and prepare students for a more diverse job market.
The Neshoba County School Board is looking at changing its transfer policy so only students living 30 miles or more by bus from local schools could move other districts.
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A Vermont middle school is using a new text messaging program that it hopes will cut down on bullying.
The longtime planetarium director at a Peoria museum is retiring after more than three decades of helping people learn about the cosmos.
The College of Law at Loyola University will soon offer help in tax return preparation for people with low to moderate incomes.
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