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Troy City Schools Could Switch to Uniforms

Updated: 05/02/2008 - A Wiregrass school system wants things to be a little more uniform. Some school officials believe switching the school dress code will allow students to achieve more while in class.

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Local High School Officially Opens Agri-Science Academy

Updated: 05/01/2008 - The agriculture industry employs about 20 percent of the U.S. population, making it a popular occupation, especially here in Alabama. One local high school is vamping up their traditional AG Department.

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High School Drop-Out Rate Remains High

Updated: 05/02/2008 - A new study shows Alabama has one of the highest high school drops out rates in the nation. In Houston County, three out of every 10 students never get their diploma.

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Soaring Fuel Prices Impact Schools

Updated: 04/29/2008 - The skyrocketing price of gas is starting to impact education. In New York, some school field trips are being put on hold or even canceled because of the high cost of fueling up a school bus. We take a look at how Dothan is feeling the pain at the pump.

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Riley Confident Alabama Pre-K Funding Won't be Cut

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Alabama is facing a massive $375 million deficit in its education budget for Fiscal Year 2009, but Governor Bob Riley says he's confident there won't be any cuts to pre-K.

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School Board and Citizens in Henry County Fight to Keep NJROTC

Posted: 04/22/2008 - Parents of cadets in the NJ-ROTC program in Henry County held a meeting Monday night in Headland, concerned they may lose the program. It isn't expected to be scrapped completely, but it is in dire need of additional funding.

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Scholastic Book Fair

Posted: 04/21/2008 - The Alfred Saliba Family Services Center is holding its 7th annual scholastic book fair for children this week.

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Dothan Schools Receive $16K

Posted: 04/21/2008 - Alabama State Senator Jimmy Holley gave three to four thousand dollars to five different Dothan City schools.

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Online Learning Colloquium

Updated: 04/14/2008 - The latest trends in distance learning were the focus of a meeting of Troy University faculty and staff Monday in Dothan.

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Parent Involvement Seminar at Faine Elementary

Updated: 04/14/2008 - Students and teachers of Faine and Grandview Elementary Schools gathered Saturday to support parents in an on-going effort to boost education at home.

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Houston County New Schools Format

Posted: 04/11/2008 - Some Houston County schools are ready to implement changes aimed at saving money and improving student performance.

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Dual Enrollment Comes to Henry Co. Students

Updated: 04/10/2008 - Extra credit points or not, having to take a final exam may have been incentives for you to do well in school. As News 4's Vanessa Araiza tells us, some students in one Wiregrass county have a $40,000 dollar incentive.

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AU Changes Alert System After Complaints

Updated: 04/09/2008 - Auburn University has made changes to its emergency notification system, which drew complaints that it wasn't used quickly enough after a student's killing and that it was used too much during recent severe weather.

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Local High School Vandalized

Updated: 04/08/2008 - An area school is cleaning up after profane words and images were spray painted all over campus.

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Troy University Students Making the News ... Literally

Updated: 04/07/2008 - What if you turned on the news to catch up on current events, but couldn't understand what the news anchor was saying. That’s how it is for some students at one area university every day.

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Dothan Education Foundation

Posted: 04/01/2008 - The Education Foundation for Dothan’s Future is reaching out to the public, electronically. News 4 spoke with board members about the need for funding and how the money improves children's education.

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Dale Co. Schools Want Driver's Ed Course

Updated: 03/19/2008 - According to Rocky Mountain Insurance, 16-year-old drivers have the highest crash rates than drivers of any other age. And, one Wiregrass county is trying to reinstate a course in high schools that could lower that statistic.

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