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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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CNN opinion: Schools are bad.

http://www.cnn.com

From the CNN homepage: This CNN opinion piece points out the inherent problems with schools.
"We can't just improve [schools]," he said. "We have to radically transform them."

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Texas Yanks Thomas Jefferson From Teaching Standard

http://www.aolnews.com

Widely regarded as one of the most important of all the founding fathers of the United States, Thomas Jefferson received a demotion of sorts Friday thanks to the Texas Board of Education.

The board voted to enact new teaching standards for history and social studies that will alter which material gets included in school textbooks. It decided to drop Jefferson from a world history section devoted to great political thinkers.

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School mistakes huge burrito for a weapon

http://www.usatoday.com

(2005) A call about a possible weapon at a middle school prompted police to put armed officers on rooftops, close nearby streets and lock down the school. All over a giant burrito.

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States lower standards for high school diplomas

http://www.msnbc.msn.com

Pennsylvania, like 26 other states, is now requiring "exit exams" in order for students to receive an high school diploma. However, because it's government, many of the original proposed standards have been watered down to ensure passage.

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