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Virginia Voters Want Armed Guards at Every School

Bucking the national trend, Virginia voters, by a wide margin, want an armed guard in every school, but they do strongly back an assault weapons ban, according to a poll Thursday. A Quinnipiac University poll found that Old Dominion voters favor putting an armed police officer at every school, 66 percent to 29 percent.

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Tennessee school system cuts down on illegal activity with texting program

Blount County School District uses TipSoft for Education to collect incident reports from students

Keeping Fighting in the Ring and Out of Schools

At age 16, Rob McCullough walked into an LA Boxing gym for the first time. The teen had left home, moving from one friend's couch to another, and now finally felt like he found a place where he belonged.

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Chicago Stretches Curriculum to Include Violence Counseling

Khayriyyah Harris sees her school, Mayo Elementary in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood, as a refuge from the well-known problems of young people in the city.

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Maryland Middle School Starts New Peer Mediation Program

Joshua Grier, 12, of Upper Marlboro said he was upset that a former friend at Kettering Middle School had joined others in imitating him.

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Sioux City Schools Go Bilingual in Bullying Fight

Sioux City-area schools want to ensure parents who don’t speak English know how to address bullying if the issue works its way into the student’s home.

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Popularity in School Leads to Higher Paychecks Later, Study Says

Those considered popular in secondary school earned 2% more decades later than oddballs such as Napoleon Dynamite – a so-called popularity premium. So says a new analysis of data from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study, which follows more than 10,000 people who graduated from the blackboard jungle in Wisconsin in 1957.

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East Aurora School Board Tosses Out Transgender Protections

The East Aurora School Board voted Friday to rescind a policy on transgender students passed just five days before. The policy aimed to protect transgender and gender-nonconforming students’ right to privacy, and would have asked teachers to respect students' pronoun and name choices.

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N.J. Schools Advocate for Anti-Bullying Awareness

On vast green or black sheets of slate in classrooms across the country, the word bullying appears in big, bold letters.

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