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Court: Do In-School Interviews Require Warrants?

Posted: 10/12/2010 - The Supreme Court will decide whether child social workers should have to get warrants to interview potential victims of sex abuse at school when the alleged abuser lives at home.

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School Cafeterias To Try Psychology In Lunch Line

Posted: 10/12/2010 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is giving $2 million to food behavior scientists to use marketing tricks to encourage kids to pick fruits and veggies over cookies and french fries.

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Report: College Dropouts Cost Taxpayers Billions

Posted: 10/11/2010 - States appropriated almost $6.2 billion to four-year colleges and universities between 2003 and 2008 to help pay for the education of students who did not return for year two, the report released Monday says.

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Kansas Teacher Wins National Honor

Posted: 10/11/2010 - Nathan McAlister, a teacher at Royal Valley Middle School, has been named National History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

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Analysis: Kansas School Lawsuit, Elections Collide

Posted: 10/10/2010 - It's October in Kansas. Candidates are on the stump talking changes in education, schools are preparing to sue the state and the New York Yankees are in the playoffs.

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Maize Teacher Wins National Award

Posted: 10/06/2010 - Jeanie Padron is one of 55 educators around the country being recognized this year with the MNE distinction

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KCK Schools Get New Natural Gas-Powered Buses

Posted: 10/01/2010 - District transportation director George Taylor says natural gas for the buses will cost 73 cents a gallon, compared to roughly $3 a gallon for diesel.

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Haskell University Gets More Federal Money

Posted: 09/30/2010 - Haskell Indian Nations University is getting a $1.6 million federal grant to help improve its academic quality, management and financial situation.

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Kansas State, Boys State Extend Agreement

Posted: 09/30/2010 - The American Legion Boys State of Kansas has agreed to continue holding its youth leadership program at Kansas State University through 2015.

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Longer School Years Create Debate Locally

Posted: 09/29/2010 - It's a simple enough concept, keep students in school classrooms by as much as a month longer into the summer and hope they learn more because of it.

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Conference Focuses On Safe School Environments

Updated: 09/28/2010 - On any given weekday, 20% of the state's population is in a school environment. Each is vulnerable to safety threats and crisis events that need preparation and training.

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President Obama Calls For Longer School Year

Posted: 09/27/2010 - The president said U.S. students attend classes nearly a month less than children in most other advanced countries. As a result, he says, many lose a lot of what they learn in school over the summer break.

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