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The proliferation of medical marijuana dispensaries near schools, the target of a crackdown by federal prosecutors, is vexing school officials dealing with increases in drug violations.
February 6, 2012 – Education Week

Medical marijuana dispensaries are located near schools in Colorado and advertise their products as "healthy," but officials are cracking down on illegal marijuana usage.
February 6, 2012 – Education Week

If a friend hadn't turned him over to cops in November, 15-year-old Charles would most likely still be dealing medical marijuana.
February 6, 2012 – Education Week

About half the students who enroll in Colorado's online schools leave within a year, an Education News Colorado investigation finds.
October 5, 2011 – Education Week

A closer look at the reviewers' scores suggests Colorado's bid for $175 million in federal funding was hampered by concern about the state’s flat achievement data and fear that union opposition would prevent the spread of reform.
August 27, 2010 – Education Week

Amendment 61, a citizens’ initiative, would restrict the sort of government borrowing that several school districts rely on every year to carry them through the winter.
August 23, 2010 – Education Week

Congress has yet to act on bills that would expand access to free and reduced-priced meals, improve nutrition, and boost the quality of school meals.
August 2, 2010 – Education Week

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