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Parkland Activist Has Best Response to Transparent Backpack Rule
Offbeat  (tags: privacy, schools, students, civil rights, humor, snarky )

Freya
- 171 days ago - yahoo.com
When the students at Douglas High School returned to campus after the March for Our Lives and their week-long spring break, they were less than thrilled with having to wear transparent backpacks.
Betsy DeVos Attacks Teachers on Twitter - So Teachers Demolish Her
Offbeat  (tags: schools, education, teaching, social media, retaliation, comeuppance )

Freya
- 196 days ago - dailykos.com
On Tuesday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, reminding people that she is proof there is no meritocracy when it comes to being a billionaire, tweeted the world.
Noah Escapes a Backyard Breeder to Find a Home and a Purpose
Offbeat  (tags: Noah, wheel chair dog, cheerleader, schools, awesome-pawsome-dog, pics )

Barb
- 839 days ago - dogster.com
Born with deformed back legs and without eyes, the rescue pup now visits schools to teach kids that physical differences donâEUR(TM)t have to slow a person or dog down.
Bullfighting to Be Taught in Spanish Schools
Offbeat  (tags: spain, eu, bullfighting, torture, bulls, schools, children )

Scooby
- 1071 days ago - mirror.co.uk
Protesters say children will effectively be taught "how to torture an animal to death", under the new plans.
52 School Shootings So Far This Year Leave 30 Dead, 53 Injured
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- 1080 days ago - rt.com
With two shootings on college campuses Friday, the number of US school shootings in 2015 has climbed to 52, with 30 people killed and 53 others injured. These totals include suicides, incidents in which no one was hit, and one attack on a school bus.
Do Children Still Need to Read the Classics of English Literature?
Offbeat  (tags: Education, Schools, Books, English Classic, UK )


- 1093 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has called for a return to the classics of English literature in schools, but are they still relevant and appropriate for today's children?
Indian Schools to Have a New Subject in Their Curriculum to Teach Students About Animal Compassion
Offbeat  (tags: Gujarat, india, schools, curriculam, animals, compassion )

Scooby
- 1112 days ago - ibnlive.com
Students throughout Gujarat are now equipped to get a daily lesson in compassion.
Hilarious Letter From PTA Speaks the Truth
Offbeat  (tags: schools, fundraisers, humor )

Freya
- 1120 days ago - yahoo.com
A PTA fundraiser handout from one Texas school has been making the rounds online for its newfound approach to the classic school bake sales, wrapping-paper drives, and fun runs.
School Truancies Lead to Rise in Prosecution of Parents
Offbeat  (tags: Education, Children, Parenting, Schools, UK )


- 1137 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The number of parents taken to court in England because of children skipping school rose sharply last year, official figures show.
Australia Archbishop Charged With Concealing Sex Abuse
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- 1286 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Australia is in the midst of a nationwide investigation into paedophilia in institutions such as schools and churches
Bill Would Let Texas Teachers Legally Kill Students
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- 1332 days ago - rt.com
Schoolteachers in Texas will be allowed to use lethal force against students without risking legal repercussions if a new bill being considered in the Lone Star StateâEUR(TM)s legislature becomes a law.
Life in a Christian 'Fundamentalist' School
Offbeat  (tags: Schools, Bible studies, Christian, Islam, Education, England, UK )


- 1563 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Trojan Horse investigation has focused on an alleged plot to take over some Birmingham schools and run them according to Islamic principles. But while the role of Islam in education has come in for scrutiny,
10 Peculiar Things Public Schools Have Banned
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, americans, schools, off-beat, children, odd )

Carrie
- 2206 days ago - mentalfloss.com
Remember Pogs? The game featured cardboard discs printed with some kind of design on one side (sometimes a TV show or company promo), and was played by stacking the pieces face-down and pummeling them with a slammer (a heavier metal piece).
Schools Look at Whether Animals Belong There
Offbeat  (tags: animals, humans, children, schools, health, safety, students )

Yrna
- 2799 days ago - heraldnet.com
Franklin can demonstrate some lessons of science just by being himself, an 11-month-old golden retriever. Like when the eager puppy, a guide dog in training, runs down a hallway and begins sliding on the shiny tile floor.
10 Rock Stars Who Went to An Ivy League School
Offbeat  (tags: Rock Stars, Music, Ivy League School, Bands, College, Schools )

Nancy
- 2965 days ago - onlinecollegesanduniversities.com
If you're wishing for your online college experience to turn into something a little more glamorous, get the behind-the-music stories for these 10 rock stars.
 

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