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U.S.: More teens smoke marijuana than cigarettes

http://www.usatoday.com

More high school seniors this year used marijuana than smoked cigarettes in the past 30 days, according to government data released Tuesday.

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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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Public School Sex Ed Program Gives Birth Control Shot To Daughter

http://www.postandcourier.com

A Charleston County mother and her 14-year-old daughter were spending some quality time together one Sunday evening when the conversation turned to sex.

She asked her daughter whether she was sexually active, and the Burke High School freshman surprised her with the news that she had sex once. After a few minutes of silence, the mother told her daughter that she wanted to call the family doctor and arrange for her to go on birth control.

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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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Worthy pushes plan aimed at truant parents

http://www.mlive.com

A Detroit-area prosecutor pushing a proposed statewide law that could jail parents for up to three days for repeatedly missing parent-teacher conferences continues to make her pitch.

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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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Judge cites homeschoolers for violating U.N. mandate

http://www.wnd.com

An international organization that has fought pitched battles over parents' rights to educate their own children in Germany, Sweden and the United States, as well as lesser fights in a number of other countries, is taking on officialdom in Botswana after police there grilled homeschoolers, confiscated their teaching materials and ordered them to appear in court.

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NH teen who zapped nipples during shop class sues

http://www.wtop.com

Kyle Dubois and his parents claim teacher Thomas Kelley did not warn Dubois and other students of the dangers of the electrical demonstration cords in their electrical trades class.

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Created by johnson 4 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 1 week ago
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Seven Reasons Not to Send Your Kids to College

http://www.dailyfinance.com

Imagine a retirement where you could have an extra $1million to $3 million in the bank with basically no effort. Now imagine telling your kids that you aren't going to send them to college. And, you go on, you want them to immediately start a business or get to work as soon as they finish high school.

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