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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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Calls To Calif. School District Prompts School Lockdowns

For the second straight day, two South Bay (Calif.) schools, Mar Vista High School and Imperial Beach Elementary, were locked down after the school district received a disturbing phone call.

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Judge Rules Ohio School Shooting Suspect Competent to Stand Trial

The teenager charged in a deadly Ohio school shooting is mentally competent to stand trial in the deaths of three students, a judge ruled Wednesday.

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Calif. School Districts Review Parent Notification Policies in Wake of Sierra LaMar's Disappearance

Responding to parent pressure after the disappearance of Sierra La Mar, the Morgan Hill (Calif.) Unified School District began notifying parents in the morning as well as evening if their children don't show up to school.

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A N.C. District Panel May Offer New Anti-gang Initiative

Gang-related offenses represent a tiny portion of student violations in Guilford County Schools.

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Education Report: Shortcomings of Schools Pose National Security Threat

Nearly 30 years after the landmark education report “A Nation at Risk,” a new report finds that America’s failure to prepare its young people for a globalized world is now so grave that it poses a national security threat.

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Ohio Shootings the Latest in Deadly Month for Nation's Schools

This month alone, at least four shootings of students have occurred in schools across the country, including Monday's deadly attack outside Cleveland, Ohio.

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Shooter ID'd in Ohio High School Fatal Shooting; Four Students Injured

One student is dead and four more are wounded following a Monday morning shooting at Chardon High School, officials have said.

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Minnesota School District Ends Policy Blamed for Anti-Gay Bullying

After nine suicides, a federal lawsuit, and the glare of the media spotlight, Minnesota’s Anoka-Hennepin school district has at last rid itself of the policy that helped create a virulently anti-gay environment in its schools.

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