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Illinois Schools Revisit Consolidation

United Township, East Moline, Silvis, Carbon Cliff-Barstow, and Colona are looking to create one school district. Under the potential consolidation, five districts would split the bill, paying salaries for 400 teachers. And no school would be closed under the proposal. School consolidation in the UnFull story

Two Charleston County Schools awarded Federal grants to expand community learning centers

PRESS RELEASE Two Charleston County Schools awarded Federal grants to expand community learning centers Full story

More Fla. school money means tax increase for some

Florida Gov. Rick Scott and state legislators have traveled the state this year boasting about the extra money they steered toward schools and teachers. Full story

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