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This School Plans to Paddle Kids Even Though Studies Show Corporal Punishment Doesn't Work ! ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, school, punishment )

Cher
- 38 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
One school in Hephzibah, Georgia, is taking the phrase old school to a whole new meaning. At least that's what some believe after word got out that officials at The Georgia School for Innovation and the Classics (GSIC) recently sent home a request
This Parent's Group Threatened a Child With Violence Because She Was Trans ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: children, society, trans, violence, school, parents )

Cher
- 63 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A good sharp knife would stop the student Those words were written by a member of the Achille ISD Parents Group, a Facebook group for parents of children attending schools within the Achille Independent School District.
Tell Congress: Block President Trump's Budget Cuts to Education ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: children, school, after school programs, funding, budget cuts, americans )

Cher
- 240 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Once again, nearly 1.7 million kids are at risk of losing their afters school programs.
Support GSA's and LGBTQ+ Youth in Alberta ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: students, GSA, Canada, rights, protection, school )

Cher
- 252 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Alberta's NDP has introduced legislation that would ban outing students who join a Gay-Straight Alliance.
Talented 14-Year-Old Made a Clock So His School Got Him Arrested and Suspended
Society & Culture  (tags: 9-11, clock, invention, school, arrested, Irving MacArthur High School, Ahmed Mohamed, Texas )

Sheryl
- 1131 days ago - motherjones.com
Mohamed just wants to invent good things for mankind, but because his name is Mohamed and because of September 11, I think my son got mistreated.
More Guns For Everyone Idaho School Arms Teachers and What Could Possibly Go Wrong
Society & Culture  (tags: guns, ammo, school, teachers, Idaho, what could go wrong )

Sheryl
- 1236 days ago - commondreams.org
America has an estimated 300 million guns and seven shootings an hour. But hey, more guns for everyone anyway. A school in Idaho has bought four rifles and 2,000 rounds of ammunition for faculty.
Houston Muslim School Burned Down In What Investigators Say Is Likely An Arson Attack
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, racism, religious freedom, Americans, attacks on Muslims, Houston, arson, school, Chapel Hill, Dearborn, ethics, society, culture, death, abuse, crime, freedoms, children, family, humans, news, rights, violence, sadness, safety )

Carrie
- 1343 days ago - alternet.org
Unfortunately, the execution of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill was not the only Islamophobic violence that happened last week. An Arab American family was assaulted in Dearborn, and in Houston comes a horrible story of what appears to be an arson...
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
- 1997 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
- 1997 days ago - alternet.org
No one was hurt. Nothing was damaged. The criminalization of school kids has gone too far.
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
- 2510 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
- 2513 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
- 2515 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
- 2560 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
- 2588 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
- 2608 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
 

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