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What it took to get an 8th grade education in 1895...

http://snardfarker.ning.com

Words fail to describe the magnitude of how much the American educational
system has been watered down!

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Crossing Guard Beats Teen Who Called Him "Fatso"

http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

An off-duty crossing guard for Drexel Middle School was arrested last Thursday for allegedly beating a 14-year-old boy who taunted him during the school year.

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NJ School District Bans Sign Language on Bus for "Safety" Reasons

http://abcnews.go.com

School officials have threatened a hearing-impaired girl with suspension if she uses sign language to talk to her friends on the school bus, the girl's parents say.

Danica Lesko and her parents say sign language is the only way to for the 12-year-old to communicate, especially while riding to school on a noisy bus.

The March 30 letter from her principal that said Danica was "doing sign language after being told it wasn't allowed on the bus."

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California is broke so they cut funding for gifted children first

http://www.sfgate.com

As California's public schools have increasingly poured attention and resources into the state's struggling students, high academic learners - the so-called gifted students - have been getting the short shrift, a policy decision that some worry could leave the United States at a competitive disadvantage.

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Schools urge parents not to take kids to work

http://news.yahoo.com

Double-standard bureaucrats don't want parents to take their kids out of school for Annual take sons and daughters to school.

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Student Suspended for Making Terroristic Threat using Finger Gun

http://dougstephan.com

A 13-year-old girl was suspended from school after she was accused of threatening her teacher. Her family says it's a misunderstanding under a zero tolerance policy.
Bleyl Middle School student Taylor Trostle and her parents say it's a classroom game that got her kicked out of school, and now has her labeled as a "terrorist."

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DA's sex ed warning befuddles Wis. teachers, kids

http://www.washingtonpost.com

Wisconsin High School health teacher has used abstinence-only and comprehensive curriculums, and he said students need all the information they can get about sex to make the best choices. But teaching them about contraceptives could land him and other teachers in court.

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18 Students Removed from Prom, 17 Paddled

http://www.wpbf.com

Of the 352 students who attended prom, 18 violated the (dress code) policy. Seventeen of them chose to be paddled, while DeRamus chose a three-day suspension.

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School fakes shooting during fire drill

http://nymag.com

During a fire drill at a middle school in Worcester, England, students aged 10 to 13 looked on in horror as "as a man appeared brandishing a gun and appeared to shoot dead Mr. Kent, their science teacher, as he ran across a field." It was only ten minutes after the shooting that teachers revealed the whole thing to be fake.

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Half of the government schools closing doors in Kansas City, Mo.

http://news.yahoo.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Facing potential bankruptcy, the board that governs the once flush-with-cash Kansas City school district is taking the unusual and contentious step of shuttering almost half its schools.

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