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Palm trees surround the water tower in Uvalde, Texas. The town is the site of one of the worst school shootings in U.S. history.
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Nearly 40 percent of principals say they plan to quit soon—a finding that probably reflects stressful work conditions.
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Last fall's enrollment figures were still well below pre-pandemic levels, new federal data show.
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Are teachers really leaving the school system or just an archaic model that we should all leave behind?
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A new poll of secondary school principals and their students show some key differences in how they see school.
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Schools will get $50 million to improve air quality, and school transportation associations will get more funds for electric buses.
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