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10 Life Lessons Learned in Grade School
Society & Culture  (tags: School, Education, Classroom, Life Lessons )

Anna
- 2261 days ago - bestcollegesonline.net
Here are a few life lessons we learned during that fun yet trying time, when the world was fresh and we were a bit more resilient.
Girl Missing For 2 Weeks
Society & Culture  (tags: girl, School, Missing Child, weeks )

Lone
- 2293 days ago - myfoxny.com
MYFOXNY.COM - A 12-year-old New York City girl has been missing for more than two weeks.
Savannah High Student Rapes Schoolmate in Hallway, Police Say
Society & Culture  (tags: teenage girl, raped, School )

Lone
- 2320 days ago - savannahnow.com
A Savannah High student raped a female schoolmate in a campus hallway during school hours earlier this month, Savannah-Chatham public schools officials said Thursday.
ACTION ALERT:Stop Bullying! Pass the Safe Schools Improvement Act
Society & Culture  (tags: Bullying, Cyberbullying, school, children, abuse, violence, safety )

Tonya
- 2387 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
We've experienced several tragic suicides of middle-school aged children -- each provoked by anti-LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) bullying and harassment.
We'd Rather Cancel the Prom Than Let a Girl Bring a Female Date
Society & Culture  (tags: school, civilrights, gayrights, lgbtrights, school_prom, school_authorities, itawamba_county_school, lesbian )

Jenny
- 2393 days ago - care2.com
This is the sentiment evoked by one Mississippi school that, this week, has decided to cancel its annual prom rather than let a young female student, who self-identifies as lesbian, bring her partner to the prom.
Lower Merion Schools Agree to Preserve Web Cam Evidence
Society & Culture  (tags: School, laptops, webcam, spy camera, education )

Lone
- 2409 days ago - kyw1060.com
A hearing was held in Philadelphia Federal court on Monday in the case of Lower Merion Schools reportedly using school-issued laptops to check up on students. An agreement was reached which will preserve all data on those laptops
12-Year-Old Brought Guns, Ammo to School: Cops
Society & Culture  (tags: 12 yr old boy, gun, school, police, crime, safety )

Lone
- 2457 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Cops arrested a 12-year-old boy Tuesday afternoon for allegedly bringing a 9mm handgun to a school on the West Side, say Chicago police.
Boy, 14, Accused of Raping Girl at Calif. School
Society & Culture  (tags: girl, raped, school, teen, police, crime, sick )

Lone
- 2479 days ago - sacbee.com
EL CERRITO, Calif. -- A 14-year-old boy is facing charges, and two school officials are on administrative leave, after authorities say a 12-year-girl was raped in a stairwell
Native American Boy's Right To Wear Braids Moves To U.S. Appeals Court
Society & Culture  (tags: school, culture, hair, braids, child, Native American )

Lone
- 2491 days ago - npr.org
It seems like something from an earlier century in which native American children were forced to give up their Indian ways and for the culture of whites.
In Some Classrooms, Books Are a Thing of the Past
Society & Culture  (tags: school, students, digital classrooms )

Lone
- 2536 days ago - washingtonpost.com
AGOURA HILLS, CALIF. -- The dread of high school algebra is lost here amid the blue glow of computer screens and the clickety-clack of keyboards.
OBAMA'S HOME STATE TROUBLES: Nation's Shortest School Year!
Society & Culture  (tags: USA, Hawaii, President Obama, President Obama's home state, nation, school, school year, budget cuts, school budgets, children, Hawaiian children, school, schoolchildren )

Kat
- 2536 days ago - azcentral.com
Not good, Pres. Obama! Not good when you're pushing for more time in the classroom!! Hawaii drastically cuts school year because of budget cuts. Great loss for Hawaiian children.
PS 636 After-School Program Gives Homeless Kids Chance to Succeed
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, children, school, help )

Lone
- 2543 days ago - nydailynews.com
Budget cuts forced many schools to ax after-school programs, but almost every child at one Brooklyn school is dancing, cooking, fencing or building robots until 6 p.m.
Police and Schools Promoting Student Safety
Society & Culture  (tags: Society, police, school, college, students, safety, crime, prevention, protection )

Dee
- 2571 days ago - capitalnews9.com
ALBANY, N.Y. -- If you are a college kid and cops come knocking, you probably wouldn't be thrilled. But don't worry this time. You're not in trouble.
Surge in Homeless Children Strains School Districts
Society & Culture  (tags: USA, school, children, homelessness, foreclosure, school districts, report cards, shelters, motels, trailer parks, homeless families )

Kat
- 2579 days ago - nytimes.com
more than one million students without stable housing by last spring, has tested budget-battered school districts as they try to carry out their responsibilities -- and the federal mandate -- to salvage education for children whose lives are filled with
Tell Congress That Students Deserve Healthy Foods ! TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: children, school, lunches, healthy choices, environment )

CherAWAY
- 2593 days ago - animalrights.change.org
Does your school cafeteria serve too much greasy, unhealthy food? Bad food is unfair to you and can risk your health over the long run. But now is the time for you to ask Congress for the healthy school lunches that you deserve

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