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New Jersey Governor Signs Bill Requiring LGBTQ-Inclusive Curriculum In Schools
Gov. Phil Murphy was "honored" to sign the bill, an aide said.
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A Town Branded By Hate Crime Boosts School Programs For Immigrants
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Located in a county beset by MS-13 violence, the Patchogue-Medford school district has revamped bilingual education and staffing.
NY Middle School Faces Scrutiny After Parents Claim 4 Black Girls Were Strip-Searched
School officials denied the strip search, but parents said their students were traumatized after being asked to remove their clothes.
Latin America's First School For Transgender Kids Is Thriving
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Founded by the Selenna Foundation in 2017, the Chilean school's enrollment has grown from the five students to 22.
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Superintendent Arrested For Allegedly Using Her Health Insurance To Cover Child’s Medicine
Casey Smitherman is facing insurance fraud charges after allegedly lying to doctors so they would treat the uninsured student's sore throat.
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Los Angeles Teachers Union Votes To End Strike, Will See Educators Go Back Wednesday
The strike lasted six school days and affected nearly half a million students.
Georgia School Suspends Honor Student Over Counterfeit $20 Bill
12-year-old Christian Philon's parents said neither they nor their son had any idea the money was fake.
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A Message From The Los Angeles Teachers Strike Picket Line
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We aren't just striking for pay. We're striking for the future.
Los Angeles Parents Are Scrambling For Child Care As Teachers Strike
The school district has half a million students. Only a fraction of them have been showing up this week.
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The Ultimate Handbook To Help Children Start The New Year Right
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Parents can choose from a variety of tools for developing good study and social habits.
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Vice President Mike Pence Defends His Wife For Teaching At An Anti-LGBTQ School
Vice President Mike Pence says he’s “offended” by people criticizing his wife for teaching at the school.
Family To Sue School After Teen Charged For Defending Self Against Bullying
A Georgia attorney says the 15-year-old student was maliciously prosecuted for fighting back.
30,000 Los Angeles Teachers Are On The Cusp Of Going On Strike
Some 600,000 public school students would be impacted by the teacher walkout which, if it occurs, will be the first in the school district in nearly 30 years.
Video Shows Kentucky Teacher Dragging 9-Year-Old With Autism Through School
Trina Abrams is facing criminal charges in connection with the incident, police said.
For Students Of Color At Parkland, More Security Doesn’t Mean More Safety
“We don’t necessarily trust police," one student said. "We have a lot of reasons to not trust them.”
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Trauma Is The Norm For Many New Orleans Kids. This School Was Made For Them.
A staggering percentage of kids in New Orleans experience trauma. Safe spaces at schools are hard to come by.
Kansas Teen To Graduate From High School And Harvard In Same Month
Braxton Moral is the only student to successfully pursue a four-year high school degree and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard at the same time.
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School Bus Driver Who Went Viral Hopes His Act Of Kindness Will Inspire Others
Curtis Jenkins bought Christmas gifts for every child on his elementary school bus route — and he's planning more kind gestures for the future.
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Doctor's Note Policies Punish Students For Being Poor
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They have no place in America's K-12 schools.
Trump Administration Scraps Guidance That Protects Students From Racist Discipline
The guidance was designed to stymie the school-to-prison pipeline. Now it's gone.
Trump Report Urges Gutting Guidance Aimed At Reducing Racist School Punishments
The administration also suggested arming school personnel, which could include teachers.
Schools That Were Segregation Academies Now Ban Pregnant And LGBTQ Students
These Mississippi schools also receive new public funding through state vouchers for private education.
Muslim Student Said College Expelled Her For Wearing A Hijab
"It was pretty intimidating to have to choose the career I’m trying to pursue and do for the rest of my life versus the religion that I’m following," the student said.
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An '(Unintentional) Grinch' Tried To Ban Christmas From The Classroom
Manchester Elementary School principal Jennifer Sinclair told teachers she came "from a place that Christmas and the like are not allowed in schools."
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Antiquated Or Integral? Ohio Students May Soon Have To Learn Cursive
Under a new curriculum, students would be required to master the craft by the end of elementary school.
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High School Students Singing A Racist KKK-Themed 'Jingle Bells' Spark Outrage
The New Hampshire 11th-graders sung lyrics such as "KKK, KKK, let's kill all the blacks" after being assigned to create a jingle based on Reconstruction.
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