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September 16, 2014 - Education Week
 A southern New Jersey district has agreed to pay a student $75,000 to settle allegations that the district failed to take appropriate steps to end years of race-based bullying.
September 16, 2014 - Education Week
 A new wellness guideline in one of Indiana's largest districts barsteachers from rewarding student achievements with food.
September 16, 2014 - Education Week
 The Missouri legislature last week overrode two vetoes by Gov. Jay Nixon of bills related to school safety. The first bill will allow districts to designate teachers or administrators as "school protection officers" authorized to carry concealed firearms in schools.
September 16, 2014 - Education Week
 A survey of nearly 2,000 Harvard Business School alumni reveals continued pessimism about the United States' future economic competitiveness and the quality of its schools.
September 16, 2014 - Education Week
 Four years after state board of education members clashed over history standards in Texas schools, publishers are facing criticism over new textbooks based on those changes.
September 16, 2014 - Education Week
  Pennsylvania's state education department has violated its legal obligation to investigate claims of "massive curriculum deficiencies" in city schools, a group of parents whose children attend Philadelphia schools claimed in a lawsuit filed last week.
September 16, 2014 - Education Week
  Thousands of schools have received an invoice for $647.50 for 50 common-core-aligned "Math Practice" workbooks that they didn't order or receive.
September 16, 2014 - Education Week
  The American Association of Chemistry Teachers, which is billing itself as the "first national chemistry association for K-12 teachers," is officially up and running.
September 16, 2014 - Education Week
  Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh has named the city's first-ever "chief of education," a new Cabinet-level position charged with coordinating school improvement efforts across public, charter, and private schools, as well as colleges and universities.
September 16, 2014 - Education Week
  Minneapolis schools Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson has placed a moratorium on suspending pupils for nonviolent behaviors in prekindergarten through 1st grade.
September 16, 2014 - Education Week
  The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $14.7 million in grants to establish or expand school counseling programs in 40 districts in 20 states.
September 16, 2014 - Education Week
  Seven in 10 adults in the United States are in favor of using more federal money to ensure that high-quality preschool is available for every child in the country, according to a poll.
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