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With an uptick in cases of measles and whooping cough, many states are considering making it more difficult for students to opt out of having vaccinations. 

Citing problems created when students don’t have enough to eat at lunchtime, the USDA is now reversing its limits on food portions

Another good year for school choice: Ten states acted to create or expand private-school choice programs in 2013.

Debating evolution in Texas — the place where many school textbooks originate.

A look at some new approaches in the school-choice movement from the Milwaukee School Choice Conference.

A new study ties future potential earnings to the highest level of math taken in high school.

From changes in the AP and GED tests to MOOCs to Common Core: What’s ahead for education in 2014.


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