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South Carolina School Tries To Sweep MLK Day Under The Rug- PLEASE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: school, igoring Martin Luther king day, disrespect, honour, children, ethics, rights )

- 2112 days ago -
2000 was a big year for civil rights in South Carolina. In 2000, the state became the last state to make Martin Luther King, Jr. Day a holiday - 17 years after it was first passed. 2000 was also the year that the Confederate flag was removed from S.C
No Room at School for the 2010 Baby Boomers as Thousands Are Taught in Makeshift Class Rooms
Society & Culture  (tags: school, class room, students, baby boomers, primary school, admissionseducation )

- 2242 days ago -
Hundreds of children have no primary school place with term already started as the recent baby boom triggers an admissions crisis.
10 SAT Preparation Tips
Society & Culture  (tags: SAT Preparation, MBA, Study, School, College, Students )

- 2244 days ago -
If you're on the verge of sitting for the SAT, consider the tips listed below and give it your best.
10 Life Lessons Learned in Grade School
Society & Culture  (tags: School, Education, Classroom, Life Lessons )

- 2287 days ago -
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 )

- 2319 days ago -
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 )

- 2346 days ago -
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 )

- 2413 days ago -
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 )

- 2420 days ago -
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 )

- 2435 days ago -
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 )

- 2484 days ago -
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 )

- 2506 days ago -
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 )

- 2517 days ago -
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 )

- 2562 days ago -
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 )

- 2562 days ago -
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 )

- 2569 days ago -
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.

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