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Opinion: School Districts Must Learn from Penn State’s Failures

Repercussions from the horrific acts by Penn State’s Jerry Sandusky reported by the media have yet to fully emerge.

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Recovery School District to list Behaviors that Could Get Students Expelled

The Recovery School District, the state agency that oversees most of New Orleans' public schools, is introducing a list of offenses that may result in expulsion from its campuses, acknowledging that some of its schools have been too quick to boot students for bad behavior.

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Legislature Restores M-W State Aid Due to Extraordinary Circumstances

The funding resulted from Gov. Andrew Cuomo's signing Assembly bill A8114 and Senate Bill S5513 exempting the district from a reduction in state aid due to extraordinary and unique circumstances which caused the school district to be in session only one day less than the required 180 days during the 20102011 school year.

The MonroeWoodbury Central School District received $155,000 in restored state aid on June 28.

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Victims of Brutal Snohomish High School Stabbing File Lawsuit

The families of two Snohomish (Wash.) High School freshmen girls who were repeatedly stabbed by another student at the school last October have filed a lawsuit against the Snohomish School District and against a local hospital that evaluated and released the girls' attacker.

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Report Blasts Sacramento-Area School District

A grand jury is blasting a Sacramento-area school district and its police force.

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Saints QB Brees: Concussion Education Critical

 

Drew Brees knows he has a dangerous job. The record-setting quarterback of the New Orleans Saints is eager to make football safer at all levels.

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Iowa City School District Following Precautions to Prevent Student Exposure to Landfill Smoke

The Iowa City (Iowa) School District is trying to work around the problem as the giant black plume of smoke still is lingering near some of its schools.

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Parents of Boy Forcibly Tattooed Sue School District

The parents of a New Hampshire teenager who was assaulted and forcibly tattooed on the buttocks by four older students during school hours have filed suit against the school district.

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