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Pass the Anti-Lunch Shaming Act
Society & Culture  (tags: children, kids, schools, meals, food, poverty, cruelty, petitions )

Freya
- 44 days ago - addup.org
Lunch shaming acts happen across the country in school cafeterias daily. A 2014 report from the Department of Agriculture found that nearly half of all school districts used some form of public shaming of children to compel parents to pay bills.
DeVos Defends Her Terrible '60 Minutes' Performance With An Equally Embarrassing Tweet
Society & Culture  (tags: education, schools, children, kids, pupils, tRump regime, ignorance, stupidity, incompetence )

Freya
- 64 days ago - dailykos.com
Secretary DeVos is pushing back on one of the major embarrassments in an interview filled with embarrassments: her seeming ignorance about whether Michigan public schools have gotten better since she pushed for privatization.
Inaction Got Us Here. It's Time To Protect Our Children. #NeverAgain ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, schools, safety, violence, protection )

Cher
- 88 days ago - theanimalrescuesite.greatergood.com
Take action and help us end the tragic cycle of gun violence in schools
National Day of Action Against Gun Violence in Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: kids, schools, guns, firearms, violence, activism, action )

Freya
- 91 days ago - actionnetwork.org
The failure to enact rational laws around the purchase of guns that are designed for mass shootings is inexcusable. The time to act is now. Every child deserves to learn in a school that is safe.
Urge Your Legislators To End Hunger During The School Day ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: children, food, hunger, schools, rights, protection, suffering )

Cher
- 111 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A young student sits in their school cafeteria without a meal. A struggling family receives a letter fining them because the school had to provide their hungry child with breakfast or lunch.
Teen Punished By School After Shaving Her Head for Charity
Society & Culture  (tags: altruism, generosity, teenagers, schools, education )

Freya
- 129 days ago - yahoo.com
Niamh Baldwin was praised by family and friends for the courageous deed, but unfortunately, administrators at Mounts Bay Academy in Penzance, England, didn't feel the same.
Petition - Teach Human Rights in Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: schools, teachings, education, Human Rights, compassion, respect, Ethical Treatment, privilege, opportunities, accessibility, preventive behaviour, society )


- 181 days ago - forcechange.com
Make human rights a required part of school students' curriculum. Students in India are not taught of the history, lessons, and importance of human rights. This must end. Students across the country are urging the government to make human rights...
Oil Trains Put 1 Million California Schoolchildren in Danger Zone
Society & Culture  (tags: safety, children, schools, education, oil transport, fossil fuel, danger, explosions, fires )

Freya
- 982 days ago - takepart.com
A study finds that an additional 226,000 kids attend school within a mile of proposed routes for trains carrying explosive oil.
Principal Wants Students to Hurl Canned Food at Intruders
Society & Culture  (tags: safety, children, protection, schools, violence, interesting, humans, news, society, culture )

Carrie
- 1217 days ago - modernfarmer.com
"We realize at first this may seem odd," reads a letter from the principal. Well, yeah.
Encourage Creativity--Keep the Arts in Schools!
Society & Culture  (tags: education, schools, kids, arts, thinking, petitions )

Freya
- 1292 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Research shows that arts classes lead to success in school, work, and life. Students who are involved in the arts are four times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement. Arts education provides students with the critical thinking...
Stop Bullying in Schools Now!!! PLEASE SIGN !!!
Society & Culture  (tags: schools, children, bullying laws, petition to sign )

Alexandra
- 1309 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please join the petition to change the law and hold our schools responsible for neglecting to effectively implement their policies on Bullying!
OP-ED: Schools Need to Learn the Importance of Recess
Society & Culture  (tags: educaition, recess, schools, test scores, education, children, culture, safety, society, usa, politics, government, family )

AWAY AWHI
- 1317 days ago - truth-out.org
Seattle is following a national trend in reducing recess time in primary grades as school districts obsess about raising test scores.
60 Years Ago Today, The Supreme Court Told Schools to Desegregate. Here's How Fast We're Backsliding.
Society & Culture  (tags: education, segregation, South, schools, society, politics, government, education, children, news, safety )

AWAY AWHI
- 1466 days ago - motherjones.com
The changes required by Brown v. Board of Education decision were not immediate, but they were profound and lasting. Today, schools in the South are the least segregated for black students in the nation.
'Islamic Takeover Plot' in Birmingham Schools Investigated
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, sharia law, schools, trojan horse, religion )

Beatrice
- 1535 days ago - bbc.co.uk
An alleged plot to oust some Birmingham head teachers and make their schools adhere to more Islamic principles is being investigated A letter detailing the plan, known as "Operation Trojan Horse" claims responsibility for leadership changes at four
Beyond Bullying How Hostile School Climate Perpetuates the School-to-Prison Pipeline for LGBT Youth
Society & Culture  (tags: children, schools, bullying, freedoms, rights, society, gayrights, education, safety, violence, ethics )

Carrie
- 1544 days ago - americanprogress.org
To be certain, peer-on-peer bullying is an important factor that influences school climate and has been linked to poor health, well-being, and educational outcomes. But research suggests that harsh school discipline policies also degrade the overall...
 

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