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After Middle School Gun Incident, Baltimore Officials Promise New Safety Measures

Police cars lined up along with school buses in front of Stemmers Run Middle School (Baltimore) on Wednesday morning, a day after an eighth-grader brought a loaded gun to the school. It was the second gun-related incident in Baltimore County schools in recent weeks

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Protecting Children in the 21st Century

To keep children safe, it is necessary to ensure that they have the values and skills to make good choices.

What We Know About School Shooters

Dispelling the common assumptions associated with school shootings.
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Do Our Public Schools Threaten National Security?

In his Pulitzer Prize–winning book, Anti-Intellectualism in American Life, Richard Hofstadter characterized writing on education in the United States as a literature of acid criticism and bitter complaint….

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NYC Workers Face Firings for Past Misconduct

New York City is removing eight teachers and school aides who were “insufficiently disciplined” for previous offenses in the wake of a department-wide personnel review, school officials said Thursday.

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Suspect in Ohio School Shooting Arrives at Court

A teenager suspected in an Ohio school shooting that killed three students and wounded two others has arrived at juvenile court for an initial appearance.

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Coroner Rules Homicide After Calif. Girl Dies from Injuries in School Fight

The coroner's office ruled Monday that the death of a 10-year-old Southern California schoolgirl after a fight with another female student was a homicide.

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Tuba Thieves Swarm Calif. Schools

High schools across Southern California are being raided by thieves searching for a very specific and peculiar item—a tuba. Just last weekend Bell High School lost two King brass sousaphones, each valued at $6,000, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Miramonte (Calif.) Sex Abuse: Schools Facing Catholic Church-like Wave of Scandal?

The reopening of an investigation into teacher misconduct at a high school in Hollywood and the initiation of another in Pacoima – both in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) – is leading to concerns that the lewd behavior uncovered at Miramonte Elementary School might be more widespread than thought.

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Los Angeles School Reopens Amid Sex Abuse Scandal

School got off to a rough start Thursday with students returning to class for the first time since their entire elementary school staff was replaced after two longtime teachers were accused of lewd acts on children.

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