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Charter school network Valor Collegiate Academies marked the opening of its new high school Wednesday, and during the event state officials praised the school for its “diverse-by-design” approach.

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The way a kindergartner gets along with his classmates could indicate how likely that child is to either earn a college degree — or end up on public assistance. Those are the findings of a new study from Penn State and Duke University that tracked kids in Nashville and three other locations for nearly two decades. 

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A school official in Robertson County says no cheating occurred during last year’s state testing.

The Tennessee Department of Education is investigating the school district for having a higher than average level of erasure marks. A high frequency of erasure marks — when a student erases a wrong answer and then fills in the right one — could indicate that students talked to each other during the test or that teachers corrected the answer sheets.