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Education Update

Kindergarten registration is open for most schools. Children must be age 5 by July 31 to qualify for the kindergarten program. Call a school in your district for more information.

A lifetime of education

"Education is important because they will know what is going to be good and important for the country. Everybody should be in school, whether they be in the four walls of the classroom, or in non-formal schooling."

U.S. spends big on education, but results lag many nations: OECD

By Stephanie Simon (Reuters) - The United States is one of the world's biggest spenders when it comes to education, but with much of the money flowing to the wealthiest students, the country is losing ground to other nations from pre-school through college, according to a report released on Tuesday on educational progress around the world. The United States spends 7.3 percent of its gross ...

Education Board OKs SELPA budget

The Colusa County Board of Education considered dissolving its current relationship with school districts to manage special education programs, but not before approving a SELPA budget that saves the districts about $70,000. The board on Tuesday...

Education Sec. Duncan visits Middletown

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan spoke of the importance of promoting and investing in early childhood education Thursday during a visit to the YMCA Child Care at the Miami University – Middletown campus.