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Principal Fires Guards, Expands Arts and Sees Test Scores Soar
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, education, ethics, family, police, politics, safety, school, society )

Kit
- 349 days ago - alternet.org
Who would've thought kids would learn better without police breathing down their necks?
16-Year-Old Girl Arrested and Charged With a Felony For Science Project Mistake
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, school, student, science project )

Kit
- 349 days ago - alternet.org
No one was hurt. Nothing was damaged. The criminalization of school kids has gone too far.
Six-Year-Old Girl Handcuffed and Arrested for Throwing Tantrum at Georgia Elementary School
Society & Culture  (tags: 6 year old girl arrested and handcuffed, children handcuffed, Children's Hope and Voice, child advocacy, child, children, girl, temper tantrum, rage, police, school, GA )

Tonya
- 727 days ago - cbsnews.com
(CBS/WMAZ) MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - A 6-year-old elementary school student was handcuffed and arrested Friday after she allegedly threw a tantrum in class.
ACTION ALERT: Bullied Autistic Boy Hangs Himself. Ask His School To Take Preventative Measures! PLEASE SIGN !
Society & Culture  (tags: tragedy, ausitm, bullying, young schoolboy, school, sucicide, investigation )

Simone
- 863 days ago - forcechange.com
On Monday, November 28, 12-year-old Michael Raven was found hanged in his bedroom. He was a student at St.Wilfrid's Church of England Academy in Burnley, Lancashire, UK. Shortly after his death was announced, words of memoriam were posted on Facebook.
School Must Reverse Decision To Reject HIV Positive Boy ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, school, HIV, protection, environment )

Cher
- 865 days ago - forcechange.com
A 13-year-old boy who applied to Milton Hershey School, a boarding school that educates low-income and socially disadvantaged students for free, was rejected because he is HIV positive
Milton Hershey School: Stop Discriminating Against An HIV-Positive 13-Year-Old ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: HIV Positive, school, children, discrimination )

Nancy
- 867 days ago - change.org
The Milton Hershey School promises to "nurture and educate children in social and financial need to lead fulfilling and productive lives" -- unless you happen to be living with HIV.
ACTION ALERT: Don't Kick Out Students for Being Gay! PLEASE SIGN !
Society & Culture  (tags: gay, school, discrimination, education, freedom, society )

Simone
- 912 days ago - forcechange.com
A private Christian school has kicked out a 12th grader for being a lesbian. The Master's School in West Simsbury, Connecticut interrogated Rachel Aviles about her sexual orientation, then, when she acknowledged she was a lesbian, they forced her out.
Protect LGBT Youth From Discrimination At School ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, LGBT, youth, discrimination, school, education, rights )

Cher
- 940 days ago - forcechange.com
Protect LGBT students from discrimination and bullying at school. Provide a safe educational environment for all students.
Being Bullied Is Not A Right Of Passage ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: school, education, bullying, human rights )

Nancy
- 960 days ago - forcechange.com
A Pennsylvania teen recently disclosed that she sustained repeated physical and emotional abuse by her peers. Beatrice Culbertson, 16, has been the target of double bullying for nearly two years. The teasing, taunting and phone calls eventually escalat
Tell Naples, Florida Collier County Schools to Allow Service Dog in Classroom ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, service dogs, school, protection, environment )

Cher
- 1052 days ago - change.org
For six-year-old J.C. Bowen, his golden retriever, Pepsi, is more than just his best friend. J.C. has autism, and Pepsi helps him get through day-to-day life. He's trained to stop J.C. from running off, rocking, banging his head, and having a meltdown.
ACTION ALERT: Help Kids With Special Needs Succeed in School ! - PLEASE SIGN !
Society & Culture  (tags: children, school, education, congress, disabilities, development )

Simone
- 1072 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Every year, millions of children with disabilities or at risk of developmental delays enter school already behind other kids their age. Without early therapy and treatment, many will never catch up.
10 Famous People Who Were Expelled From School
Society & Culture  (tags: Famous People, Expelled, School, Education, Success, Ambition )

Nancy
- 1136 days ago - onlinecollegesanduniversities.net
If you've got real talent and individual ambition, school might not be the best avenue to success for you. In fact, these businessmen, artists, scientists and actors were so bored with school that they were expelled,
How Urban Dictionary Defines Your School
Society & Culture  (tags: Urban Dictionary, College, School, Study, Students )

Nancy
- 1184 days ago - onlinecollege.org
The contributors on Urban Dictionary speak the truth-even if it's just the truth according to that student. Read on to find out the inside scoop on your school of choice, whether it's good, bad, or ugly. Or just full of misspellers and punctuation phobes.
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 )

Simone
- 1191 days ago - education.change.org
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 )

Anna
- 1321 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Hundreds of children have no primary school place with term already started as the recent baby boom triggers an admissions crisis.
 

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