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  • Teen Marijuana Negative Effects
    Are teens who smoke weed less likely to graduate high school?
    In an interview with Karen Corcoran Walsh – Co-founder of Inspirations for Youth and Families Teen Rehab, she talks about a recent study that claims teens are less likely to graduate high school if they smoke marijuana.While many want to...
  • Transgender equality
    Male students punished for dressing like female celebrities
    A school in Washington is getting more attention than they bargained for after penalizing two students for dressing as their favorite celebrities in accordance with the school’s spirit week festivities Wednesday. The catch? The two students...
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    Utah school bus driver accused of DUI during field trip
    Lycia Martinez, a 39-year-old school bus driver in Utah, was arrested on Monday on suspicion of driving under the influence. The bus that Martinez was operating with many students and several adults on board reportedly swerved lanes and nearly hit...
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    Suicide contract: Alabama school forces 5-year-old girl to sign suicide contract
    The mother of a five-year-old girl who attends E.R. Dickson School in Mobile, Alabama, claims that her daughter was forced to sign a contract in school stating that the girl would not commit suicide or kill anyone else, as reported on Friday by...
  • Jenelle Evans
    'Teen Mom' star Jenelle Evans shares award: Followers call school 'fake'
    “Teen Mom” star Jenelle Evans has been staying out of the spotlight for a while, as she has been focusing on her schooling, her newborn child and ensuring that her partner, Nathan Griffith, is happy. The two have been working hard on...
  • Lytton tribe gives WUSD $1 million
    Lytton tribe gives Windsor Unified School District one million dollars
    At the town hall meeting on Tuesday October 7th, the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians presented the Windsor Unified School Board with a check for one million dollars as a "good neighbor" gesture.Board member Sandra Dobbins welcomed the tribal...
  • Erika Donalds for Collier County School Board
    An endorsement for Erika Donalds (Collier County School Board)
    This article involves a “political” endorsement. In its original form, it was submitted to the “Letters” section of the Naples (FL) Daily News prior to the late August primary elections.To the voters of Collier County, FL ...
  • WiFi Pumpkin
    Two wireless network must haves for schools
    The tide is shifting, and it isn't shifting slowly. As the old axiom goes, the cost of technology goes down over time. While that is not exactly true, the cost for effective wireless networking has indeed gone down. It has come down enough...
  • school days
    Why go to school, by Robert Nicoll
    What parent has not been asked at some point, “Mom, why do I have to go to school?” Really, who hasn’t asked this? And, the simple answer is, it’s the law. The inquisitive child may question that law, so the following gives...
  • Farm to school month
    Farm to school month: Manchester schools' ethnic food workshops
    October is National Farm to School month to help celebrate and encourage public schools to source foods and products for the National School Lunch Program from local farms. This includes in season fruits and vegetables, meats, breads and dairy...
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    Colorado teacher protest reaches 700 and climbing
    Teachers in Colorado have been protesting for nearly a week now, with no signs of slowing down. Their numbers have swelled to nearly 80 teachers and over 700 students as of today. The students include both high school and middle school students...
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    Vagina cookies brought to second grade classroom rejected by teacher
    A teacher is most often challenged by what his or her students do in class. However, on occasion, the challenged presented to the educational professional is presented by a parent. Such was allegedly the case with an ultra-feminist mother of a...
  • How To Stay Encouraged While Homeschooling
    How To Stay Encouraged While Homeschooling
    While we are happy we homeschool and believe in it wholeheartedly for our family, we know it isn't always an easy choice or task. There are days when throwing in the towel truly feels like the best plan out there. Yet, other days it feels like...
  • School kids
    Brain breaks in school show good results
    A lot of kids complain that they feel school gets boring. It would appear logical to assume offering kids breaks during the school day could help them feel better and perform better. Oregon State University reported on Sept. 23, 2014 that brain...
  • Student using iPad
    Making iPad deployment in your school easy
    When Apple released the iPad in 2010, it is hard to imagine that they knew exactly how big and how prevalent the device would become. At the time many criticized Steve Jobs for being overly confident in the product when he said it would...