District boundaries help maintain cycles of poverty

(Mich.) School district boundaries are perpetuating segregation between wealthy and low-income youth, which contributes to lower academic achievement, increased health issues and incarceration rates for students in in high-poverty communities, according to new research.

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State shifts policy to allow longer term substitutes

(Calif.) Although school administrators in many parts of the state continue to struggle with the ongoing teacher shortage, some relief is being offered with the relaxation of rules governing long-term substitutes.

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