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Stand in Solidarity With Striking LA Teachers
Offbeat  (tags: education, kids, children, teachers, schools, petitions )

Freya
- 28 days ago - act.commondefense.us
State and federal officials love to say they want a better future for our kids, but when it comes time to fund public education, they fail to deliver.
Los Angeles Teachers Begin Huge Strike
Offbeat  (tags: schools, education, teaching, children, kids, strikes, videos, California )

Freya
- 33 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The massive action, which comes after 20 months of failed negotiations between United Teachers Los Angeles and the school district, impacts nearly a half-million students at more than 900 schools.
23 Teachers Who Go The Extra Mile, Uphill, Both Ways, In The Snow
Offbeat  (tags: teachers, schools, pupils, education, fun )

Freya
- 45 days ago - buzzfeed.com
Some teachers know how to make education anything but boring.
Lunch Angels Wipe Out Student Debt At Mirror Lake Elementary
Offbeat  (tags: students, schools, children, kids, food, meals, charity, altruism, Georgia )

Freya
- 87 days ago - patch.com
An Atlanta roofing company traveling the state wiping out students lunch debt made a stop at a Douglas County School Thursday.
Parkland Activist Has Best Response to Transparent Backpack Rule
Offbeat  (tags: privacy, schools, students, civil rights, humor, snarky )

Freya
- 320 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
- 345 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
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Barb
- 988 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
- 1220 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
Offbeat  (tags: Shootings 2015, Schools, firearms, USA )


- 1228 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 )


- 1241 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
- 1260 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
- 1268 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 )


- 1286 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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- 1435 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
Offbeat  (tags: education, schools, teachers, arms, shooting, crime, bill, USA )


- 1480 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.
 

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