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What Teachers Really Want For End-Of-Year Gifts
They've worked hard all school year. Here's what they'd prefer you get them as their summer break approaches.
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N.J. Principal 'Floored' After Oprah Winfrey Surprises School With $500,000 Gift
"My kids feel like they don’t have anyone," West Side High School Principal Akbar Cook said. "I’m truly humbled.”
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School District Dismisses Concerns Shooter Drill Perpetuated Muslim Stereotypes
A Penn-Trafford School District teacher wore a checkered scarf around his head during an active shooter drill earlier this year — and some say it looks like a kaffiyeh.
White Students Wear Cornrows And Bandanas As Costumes For High School ‘Thug Day’
The outfits sparked controversy online, with many criticizing the students for appropriating and mocking black culture.
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After Sandwich Fiasco, Chobani And Others Donate More Than $150,000 To School District
The yogurt maker and others have donated to Warwick Public Schools in Rhode Island to ensure kids there aren’t “lunch shamed.”
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Philando Castile's Mother Tackles Minnesota School's Lunch Debt With $8,000 Donation
The gift from a foundation created in the name of the police shooting victim comes amid national debate over shaming in public schools for unpaid lunch bills.
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New Hampshire House Passes Bill To Provide Free Menstrual Products In Public Schools
The bill was spearheaded by high school senior Caroline Dillon after she did a school project about period poverty in the U.S.
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School District Backpedals On Jelly Sandwich-Only Policy For Students With Lunch Debt
After blistering criticism, Warwick Public Schools in Rhode Island said it would allow students "their choice of lunch regardless of their account status."
Betsy DeVos: 'I Don't Enjoy The Publicity' That Comes With My Job
The education secretary reflected on life in the spotlight and said the media used her "as clickbait."
8 Homework Questions That Stumped Parents
Homework isn't just frustrating for kids. Sometimes it baffles their parents as well.
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Teacher Arrested For Allegedly Dragging 4-Year-Old By Ankles
Officials from the Tennessee school where the alleged incident took place suspended the teacher within 30 minutes of learning about it.
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School Resource Officer Accidentally Fires Gun Into Cafeteria Wall
The Florida officer's gun was holstered but reportedly went off when he leaned against a wall.
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Maine Legislature OKs Bill To End 'Food Shaming' Students Who Can't Afford Meals
The bill prevents public schools from punishing, stigmatizing and refusing meals to students who either cannot pay or have a negative balance in their lunch account.
2019's Teacher Of The Year Teaches Incarcerated Youth At Detention Center
"Every child deserves the proper amount of love to get what he or she needs,” said Virginia educator Rodney Robinson as he recalled his mother's words.
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Houston High School's Dress Code For Parents Banning 'Satin Caps' Spurs Debate
One mother of a student at James Madison High characterized the new guidelines as "demeaning."
Should You Apply To A College Tainted By A Recent Scandal?
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Three-quarters of the U.S. News and World Report's top 100 universities had a scandal reported by the media from 2001-2013.
20 Years After School Attack, Columbine Remembers 13 Lost
Since 1999, American schools have tried to prevent a threat that had once been unthinkable.
Virginia Officers Fired Over Ties To White Supremacist Groups
Virginia Capitol Police Sgt. Robert A. Stamm and school resource officer Daniel Morley lost their jobs after anti-fascists connected them to racist groups.
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Muslim Student Attacked In Possible Bias Incident At New Jersey School
Administrators at East Brunswick High School suspended both the Muslim student and her alleged attacker after the incident.
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Morehouse College To Begin Taking Transgender Men Next Year
By Errin Haines Whack, AP
Students who transition from male to female, however, will not be automatically eligible to receive a degree from the institution.
Democratic Congresswoman Demands Betsy DeVos Resign For Promoting 'Racist Research'
“What Betsy DeVos did that I so object to and find disgusting is she rescinded civil rights policy and cherry-picked racist research to back it up.”
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California Lawmakers Propose Reforms To College Admissions After Cheating Scandal
A package of bills proposed banning legacy admissions at California universities among other reforms in the wake of Operation Varsity Blues.
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Woman Accuses UC Berkeley Football Players, Coaches Of Sexual Harassment
The university said it has referred the allegations to the campus Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination.
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7 Pros And Cons Of Community College, From Cost To Classes To Campus Social Life
By Geoff Williams
It's not just about tuition, although that's a major factor.
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8 Elite Public Schools In NYC Only Accepted 190 Black Students
Just 4 percent of the accepted students are black, despite most of the city’s public school students being black or Hispanic.
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I Oversee A Dog Therapy Program On A College Campus. Here’s What I Have Learned.
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The B.A.R.K. program at the University of British Columbia features 60 dogs of mixed breeds, some of them from high-kill shelters in the U.S.
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