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No child will be left behind
The Manchester Times
By Dan Brigman, Coffee County Director of Schools July 28, 2004

Students attending Coffee County schools will return on August 4th for an abbreviated school day. School will be held from 8a.m.-10a.m., Aug. 4.

Schedules will be provided to middle and high school students as well as attendance taken in grades K-12. Faculty, staff and administrators have been working very hard this week preparing for students' return.

The first week of August will b...
Making music in the summertime
Canton Repository
By VERONICA VAN DRESS Repository education writer
July 30, 2004

CANTON -- Paul Martin knew he had to do something when he noticed his teenage daughter’s flute collecting dust bunnies under her bed every summer.

“She was at Crenshaw at that time. I was the youth director for the City of Canton. We had bought the flute a few years before that, and it went up under the bed when school was out, and she didn’t touch it again until school started,” said the retired...
Record number of school tax issues on ballot
Canton Repository
By VERONICA VAN DRESS Repository education writer

July 29, 2004

A record number of school-tax questions are on the Aug. 3 special election ballot — but Stark County voters won’t be deciding any of them.

The Ohio Department of Education Web site lists 103 school issues, which tops the previous special election high of 70 set in 1988. None of the levies are for schools in Stark County.

The head of the Ohio School Boards Association says...
Local districts react to controversial law
The Suburban
BY JOHN DUNPHY July 29, 2004
Staff Writer

A new state law limiting school district surplus and spending increases could bring drastic financial changes to some local districts.

The law prohibits a school district from having more than 3 percent of its total budget in surplus for the 2004-05 school year. Any surplus funds beyond that must immediately be used toward tax relief.

Signed recently by Gov. James E. McGreevey after being sponso...
Responding to Childhood Obesity Through School Policy
Education Week
About the Guests:

Rep. Sean Faircloth, a Democrat in the Maine House of Representatives who has sponsored comprehensive legislation to help the state's schools address childhood obesity;
Sarah Lee, the physical activity health scientist in the division of adolescent & school health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and
Jane Mandell, a senior nutritionist in analysis, nutrition, and evaluation with the Food and Nutrition Services at the U.S. Departm...
PE classes critical to education
Honolulu Advertiser
By Donald B. Weisman July 29, 2004
Hawai'i government affairs director of the American Heart Association

In a July 23 article headlined "Law costing state extra $30 million," state Board of Education Chairman Breene Harimoto's comment that the estimates of the cost of the No Child Left Behind federal law might be understated is perhaps itself an understatement.

Not only is the mandate resulting in increased implementation costs, but also it will cost taxpaye...
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