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Police arrest 11-year-old over 'inappropriate' stick figure drawing

Posted February 22nd, 2011 by parallax
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His parents say they understand what he did was inappropriate, but are outraged by the way Arvada Police handled the case. The parents do not want their real names used.

They say “Tim” is being treated for ADD and his therapist told him to draw pictures when got upset, rather than disrupt the class. So that’s what he did. Last October, he drew stick figures of himself with a gun, pointed at four other stick figures with the words “teacher must die.”

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Kids who skip school are tracked by GPS

Posted February 18th, 2011 by XD45
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Frustrated by students habitually skipping class, police and school officials in Anaheim are turning to GPS tracking to ensure they come to class.

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FLDS School Ranks # 1

Posted February 8th, 2011 by baraka66
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The Fraser Institute released its annual rankings report for B.C. elementary schools on Monday, and a school in Bountiful, B.C., got a perfect score.

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Teen fined $637 for using foul language in school

Posted January 31st, 2011 by parallax
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A suburban Dallas teen-ager had to take on a waitressing job to pay $637 after being ticketed for using bad language in a high school classroom.

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I Hate Homework (Ich Hasse Hausaufgaben)

Posted December 24th, 2010 by losingfeeling
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"American education, perhaps because of the No Child Left Behind Act, has become a testing nightmare. Metrics are everything and much of the curriculum is now intended not to educate but rather to pass the damned tests."

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U.S.: More teens smoke marijuana than cigarettes

Posted December 14th, 2010 by johnson
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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

Posted December 11th, 2010 by therealritasue
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"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

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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Why Do Scientists Cheat? Government School

Posted October 30th, 2010 by error
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Cheating--by publishing fraudulent data--completely destroys the purpose of science, which is to discover truths; so why do they do it? Our system of compulsory (forced) schooling is almost perfectly designed to promote cheating.

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Prosecutor proposes jail time for parents who miss teacher conferences

Posted October 22nd, 2010 by xoedusk
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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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