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District may stop embarrassing kids with cheese sandwiches

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A Rhode Island school district is considering doing away with serving cheese sandwiches to children whose parents fall behind on lunch payments. Continue reading

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Deal reached in lawsuit over student with bag placed on head

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A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by the parents of a Maine elementary school student who claimed a teacher put a paper bag on their daughter’s head four times. Continue reading

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Confederate flag clothes banned by schools’ new dress code

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A school district in North Carolina has updated its dress code to ban all clothing that depicts the Confederate flag, swastikas or any Ku Klux Klan related symbols or language. Continue reading

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Funeral for NY teen killed in football training accident

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A New York community is remembering a popular high school football player who died last week during a pre-season conditioning camp. Continue reading

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Massachusetts school removes ban on hair braid extensions

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A Massachusetts charter school that came under fire for what some students and parents considered a racist policy of banning hair braid extensions has quietly removed the rule. Continue reading

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Florida school accused of offering students ‘front of lunch line pass’ for $100; parents outraged

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The Lawton Chiles Middle Academy has come under fire after the school sent out a fundraising form stating that for $100 parents could get their kids to the front of the lunch line in the cafeteria. Continue reading

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Foster care worker takes wrong girl from Georgia school

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The father of a 7-year-old had to scramble to find his daughter after a foster care worker took her — and not another girl with a similar name — from their school in suburban Atlanta. Continue reading

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More students coming to US for high school, but growth slows

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A new report says the number of international students coming to the U.S. for high school is leveling off after years of rapid growth. Continue reading

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3 graduates get $20K each in transgender bathroom settlement

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A Pennsylvania school district paid three transgender graduates $20,000 each to settle their lawsuit challenging its restroom policy. Continue reading

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Parents’ lawsuit blames schools for bullying, child suicide

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A federal lawsuit says a “treacherous school environment” that allowed and covered up bullying led to the suicide of an 8-year-old Ohio boy. Continue reading

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Family of California transgender girl files discrimination suit against school

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The family of an 8-year-old California transgender student has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the girl’s private school. Continue reading

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Lawsuit: Boy was punched, knocked unconscious during class

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A Connecticut mother is suing New Haven schools, saying administrators did nothing when her seventh-grade son was bullied and knocked unconscious during class. Continue reading

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More than 50 Indiana bikers escort bullied 6th grade student to middle school

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A group of more than 50 bikers in northeastern Indiana stepped in to help with they found out a local sixth grade student was having trouble with bullying. Continue reading

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Merchant Marine Academy cancels men’s soccer season

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The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy has canceled the fall season of its men’s soccer team due to an ongoing investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct and hazing. Continue reading

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Family of bullied girl to sue school district over suicide

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The family of a 12-year-old New Jersey girl who killed herself says it will sue her school district for not stepping in to address the problem of cyberbullying. Continue reading

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Lawyer says teenagers wrongly detained in gang crackdown

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Civil rights lawyers say some immigrant high school students in New York’s suburbs are being unfairly swept up in a growing hysteria over the brutal MS-13 street gang. Continue reading

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Group wants to stop demolition of Neo-Gothic school building

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A group hoping to stop the demolition of a 101-year-old New Jersey high school building known as The Castle on the Hill is asking a court to halt the teardown. Continue reading

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Wicked good poems: Boston gets its 1st anthology of poetry

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Boston’s about to bust a rhyme. Continue reading

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Sculpture commemorates 1957 desegregation at Arkansas school

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A sculpture illustrating the incomplete progress in the push for educational equality will go on display next month outside Little Rock Central High School to commemorate the 60th anniversary of its historic desegregation, officials announced Wednesday. Continue reading

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Latest: 13 immigrants from truck held as potential witnesses

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The Latest on the deaths of 10 people whose bodies were found in a sweltering tractor-trailer in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Officials say a 19-year-old Guatemalan citizen who was among 10 immigrants who died after… Continue reading

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Massachusetts teacher-student sex bill yet to be endorsed by teachers’ union

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A legislative proposal in Massachusetts that has the strong support of police would outlaw sexual relationships between teachers and students 19 years of age and younger. But teacher union support has yet to materialize. Continue reading

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Teachers union not backing bill nixing teacher-student sex

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A legislative proposal in Massachusetts that has the strong support of police would outlaw sexual relationships between teachers and students 19 years of age and younger. But teacher union support has yet to materialize. Continue reading

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Report: Dartmouth women’s team gets probation for hazing

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A Dartmouth College women’s sports team has been placed on probation for a year for violating the school’s hazing policy. Continue reading

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Shuttered Mexican-American studies program back in court

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Arizona authorities are back in federal court in Tucson this week over a yearslong legal battle against a 2010 state law targeting ethnic studies in public schools that resulted in the shuttering of a popular Mexican-American Studies program, launching… Continue reading

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USC scandal: Ex-dean lived secret life of drugs, parties, prostitutes, report says

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A former USC dean who described himself as a “God” to medical students lived a secret life of drinking, drug use and partying with addicts and prostitutes – sometimes even after-hours on the school’s campus — according to an explosive new investigative report. Continue reading

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97-year-old World War II vet receives high school diploma

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A Philadelphia man has finally received his high school diploma — at 97-years-old. Continue reading

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Afghan girls robotics team to compete after visa obstacles

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A robotics team comprised of six girls from Afghanistan will enter a robot in an international competition in Washington, after clearing visa obstacles that prompted intervention from President Donald Trump. Continue reading

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High school students sue after anti-abortion club rejected

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Two Pennsylvania high school students have filed a federal lawsuit against their school district alleging discrimination and a violation of their free-speech rights after their failed attempt to start an anti-abortion club. Continue reading

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Ghoulish online game urges young people to end their lives

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The family of a Texas teen who hanged himself says their son was involved in a ghoulish online game that calls on participants to complete a series of tasks before taking their own lives, and some schools are warning parents about the so-called Blue Wh… Continue reading

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Baltimore teacher sex case: Spanish instructor left during daytime hours to record sex act with student

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A former Maryland high school teacher who left the building during daytime hours to record a sexual encounter with a student at the teen’s home has been sentenced to three years in prison. Continue reading

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174 percent pay increase for LA school board, report says

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A Los Angeles commission on Monday voted to give members of the L.A. Board of Education a 174 percent raise that increase their pay from $45,637 to $125,000 a year, The Los Angeles Times reported. Continue reading

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Inmates take 2 guards hostage in Oklahoma prison riot

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Authorities say hundreds of inmates rioted at an Oklahoma federal prison, taking two guards hostage and refusing to return to their cells. Continue reading

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Body of missing South Carolina college student found in pond

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The body of a South Carolina college student who was reported missing has been found. Continue reading

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Coroner closes investigation into 8-year-old boy’s suicide

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A coroner says her second investigation into the January death of an 8-year-old Ohio boy whose mother said was bullied at school has been closed with no additions to the original suicide finding. Continue reading

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Judge gives 10-day deadline in Merchant Marine Academy probe

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A judge says seven suspended soccer players at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy must be told within 10 days whether they face charges in an ongoing investigation. Continue reading

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Who wants to be a millionaire? Not students in this school

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Who wants to be a millionaire? Continue reading

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Krauthammer: American kids taught ‘abnormal, anti-American’ lessons

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Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer told Fox News Monday night that American students are being taught “about all of the pathologies of the United States and very little of the glories.” Continue reading

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Drifter boat, a Maine high school project, washes up in Scotland

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It’s not every day that a U.S. high school’s class project ends up washing ashore in Scotland. Continue reading

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Paterno family drops lawsuit against NCAA over Freeh report

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The family of Penn State ex-football coach Joe Paterno is dropping a lawsuit against the NCAA over its use of a report into the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. Continue reading

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Female teachers having sex with students: Double standards, lack of awareness

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In 1996 a 34-year-old married mother of four and Seattle elementary school teacher, Mary Kay Letourneau, was caught having sexual relations with one of her 12-year-old male students. Continue reading

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Iowa ACLU wants new rules on schools use of seclusion rooms

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa wants the state to change rules regarding public schools’ use of padded seclusion rooms and physical restraints. Continue reading

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Bomb threat that led to Texas university evacuation was hoax

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Police say a phoned-in bomb threat that led to the evacuation of the University of Texas at Dallas campus was a hoax. Continue reading

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Mystery of missing Chinese scholar shakes up Illinois school

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Authorities are searching for a young Chinese scholar who vanished from the University of Illinois three weeks ago as she headed out to sign an apartment lease. Continue reading

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NY town plagued by violence graduates high school seniors

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About 1,200 high school students in Brentwood, New York, celebrated their futures at a graduation ceremony capping a violence-plagued year that started with the killing of two fellow students. Continue reading

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NY officer attends graduation of girl he rescued in 2011

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A Long Island police officer has attended the high school graduation of a teen he rescued from icy waters more than six years ago. Continue reading

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John Legend: Singer, songwriter, spelling bee champ

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John Legend’s work has won Grammys, an Oscar and a Tony, but years before achieving global fame, the Legend-to-be took home another prize: spelling bee champ. Continue reading

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Obituary of 15-year-old who committed suicide calls out school bullies

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The family of a 15-year-old Pennsylvania girl who hanged herself says in her obituary that she had a tough life made worse by school bullies. Continue reading

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Porn actress claims Christian school fired her from teaching job because of her sex films

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A budding porn “star” who claims to be a former preschool teacher said she was fired from a Christian school where she allegedly worked after bosses learned about her X-rated side gig. Continue reading

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Obituary of 15-year-old who killed self cites school bullies

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The family of a 15-year-old Pennsylvania girl who hanged herself says in her obituary that she had a tough life made worse by school bullies. Continue reading

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Billy Joel returning to NY hometown to speak at graduation

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Fifty years after he finished short by one English class credit from graduating high school, Billy Joel is returning to his Long Island hometown to speak at this weekend’s commencement ceremony. Continue reading

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