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Xmas Club Punished @ Govt School for passing Candy Cane

http://princewilliamcounty.wusa9.com

Skylar Torbett, also a junior, said administrators told him, "The candy canes could be used as weapons by sucking on them and making them have sharp points."

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High school students riot after being denied bathroom access

http://gothamschools.org

"Teachers at the lower Manhattan school said that the day began with a fight between two students on the building’s third floor. After the fight, Bergtraum principal Andrea Lewis reportedly announced over the school’s loud speaker that in the future, students who fought would be arrested. Lewis reportedly told students and staff that for the rest of the day, the school’s bathrooms would be closed and teachers should not issue bathroom passes."

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What's a Group Gotta Do to Post a Flyer Around Here?

http://reason.com

On Sunday night, Northern Illinois University's Student Association Senate denied recognition to the school's chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP), which means it may not post flyers or meet on campus. The Senate already had denied activity-fee funding to SSDP, declaring it a "political" group, as opposed to a "social justice" or "advocacy" group.

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Teacher Bans Students From Bringing Pencils To School

http://newsblaze.com

"A Massachusetts school district superintendent said a memo banning sixth graders from carrying pencils was written without district approval.

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Prosecutor proposes jail time for parents who miss teacher conferences

http://www.cnn.com

A county prosecutor in Michigan is proposing a law that could punish parents with jail time for repeatedly missing their children's parent-teacher conferences.

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Detroit Proposal: Jail for parents who skip school conference

http://www.detnews.com

Detroit Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy is pushing for a law that calls for jail time for parents who skip parent-teacher conferences, a plan some call inspired and others consider the nanny state run amok.

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Should it be a crime to miss a parent-teacher conference?

http://articles.chicagotribune.com

The parent-teacher conference is a ritual of American education. It can be as tense as a traffic stop. Or a moment of joy. That's if you show up for it.

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Zero Tolerance at It's Finest

http://www.myfoxdfw.com

TROPHY CLUB, Texas - Administrators at Byron Nelson High School in Trophy Club suspended a 16-year-old boy on Tuesday because his eyes were bloodshot and they thought he might have been smoking marijuana.

The teen said he was not high. Instead his eyes were red because he had been grieving the loss of his murdered father.

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school with no pupils stays open

http://www.bbc.co.uk

A Carmarthenshire primary school is being told it must stay open at the cost of up to £110,000 - despite not having a single pupil.

education officials say the school must be ready to open in the autumn - with a fully paid head teacher.

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Valedictorian Speaks Out Against Schooling in Graduation Speech

http://www.sott.net

The following speech was delivered by top of the class student Erica Goldson during the graduation ceremony at Coxsackie-Athens High School on June 25, 2010

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