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Ohio school closed in response to swine flu case AP
The third-grader, who is recovering at home, had recently visited several Mexican cities while on vacation with his family, state health officials said Sunday. His is among 40 cases of swine flu that have been confirmed in the U.S.
Balto. Co. school year to end 4 days early Baltimore Sun
The school year in Baltimore County's public schools will end four days earlier than originally scheduled, because not all of the snow days built into the calendar were used, officials said Monday.
Scholars Probe Diverse Effects of Exit Exams EdWeek
Researchers find that high school graduation tests are hitting certain groups harder than others.
Cutting Costs, Florida Trims High School Games NPR
High school athletes in Florida will play fewer games for the next two years under a new rule approved by the Florida High School Athletic Association that is designed to save money during tough economic times.
Former Lubbock educator stole federal funds - Houston Chronicle Houston Chronicle
A former Lubbock teacher has been sentenced to five years probation and 198 hours of community service for stealing federal "No Child Left Behind" funds.