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  1. Special Hearts prom Read Story Madeleine DartRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | KIII

    Prom season is right around the corner, but on Sunday high school students at St John Paul the 2nd put on their dancing shoes and dressed up for a Special Hearts Prom. The Special Hearts Prom is one of many events St John Paul the 2nd High School puts on for special needs individuals.

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  2. Transgender boy wins Texas state girls wrestling titleRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | KAUZ

    A 17-year-old transgender boy completed an undefeated season Saturday by winning a controversial Texas state girls wrestling title in an event clouded by criticism from those who believe the testosterone he's taking as he transitions from female to male created an unfair advantage. The family of Mack Beggs has said he would rather be wrestling boys, but state policy calls for students to wrestle against the gender listed on their birth certificates.

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  3. The District's smart plan for school accountabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events IN ITS REVAMP of the No Child Left Behind education law, Congress gave states more flexibility in designing accountability systems to measure school performance. There is no question that the much-maligned old law was far too rigid.

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  4. Kurt Busch wins his first Daytona 500Read the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    The Casper Star Tribune reported that the House Education Committee r... -- A manhunt is underway for man who is wanted in connection with two murders, according to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation.Alex Bridges Deaton, 2... -- The father of William "Ryan" Owens, a U.S. Navy SEAL who died in a military raid in Yemen last month, is demanding answers from the Trump administration. In an... Warmer weather has made farmers anxious to start field work.

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  5. Planting healthy eating habits at Bernard Terrace ElementaryRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | The Advocate

    Bernard Terrace Elementary students, from left, Britni Tram, 10, Akeelah Cotton, 10, and M'Kynzi Roberts, 8, right, get help from Chelsea Moreau as they plant vegetables in an American Heart Association Teaching Garden, part of an educational initiative to help build healthy bodies and minds. Students at Bernard Terrace Elementary School plant vegetables, which the youngsters will eventually eat.

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  6. Annenberg hosts high school studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Daily Trojan

    On Friday, the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism hosted High School Journalism Day, inviting 115 high school students from nine different high schools in the Los Angeles area. The biannual event, which is in its fourth year, began as an initiative of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists in collaboration with Jaime Carias, the Annenberg Civic Engagement Coordinator.

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  7. Our View: Keeping it civil sets a good example for allRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | The Times

    THUMBS UP TOa keeping it civil. No one was entirely sure what to expect at Thursday afternoon's demonstration outside the district office of U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger.

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  8. While you slept in, they were busy removing blackberry bushes at Madison Scenic ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | The Olympian

    Volunteer work parties organized through the city of Olympia's parks department were at it again Sunday morning, removing blackberry bushes from a hillside at Madison Scenic Park. The work parties, often filled out with high school students needing to meet school volunteer requirements, tackle various projects at city parks Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, said Charles Rambo, a program aid with the parks department.

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  9. Kids March for PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald

    Steve Banham, Lynden public works director explains how a failed culvert created a sinkhole along North 8th Street, resulting in a road closure that could take months to fix and could cost from $500,000 to $1 million to fix. Florists including A New Leaf Flower Shoppe of Bellingham prepare for Valentine's Day this year, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, their busiest day of the year.

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  10. Oscars 2017: Nominees wear blue ribbons in support of ACLURead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    The Casper Star Tribune reported that the House Education Committee r... -- A manhunt is underway for man who is wanted in connection with two murders, according to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation.Alex Bridges Deaton, 2... -- The father of William "Ryan" Owens, a U.S. Navy SEAL who died in a military raid in Yemen last month, is demanding answers from the Trump administration. In an... Warmer weather has made farmers anxious to start field work.

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  11. Tiger Talk: Career Day for high school students is March 35 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Pequot Lakes Echo

    College and career readiness, community engagement, and preparing for the future are all topics frequently discussed in education today.

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  12. Barstow Unified awarded for helping special needs students through online speech therapyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Victorville Daily Press

    Recognizing its efforts to help special needs students succeed, the Barstow Unified School District was named a winner of PresenceLearning's third annual Award of Excellence. BUSD was one of six educational organizations awarded by PresenceLearning, a leading telehealth network of online special education services providers.

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  13. Westport looking at 3.3 percent school budget boost to startRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Public input was noticeably lacking at the recent public hearing on the first draft of the fiscal year 2018 budget presented by the school department's administration team. The staffers presented a $17.7 million budget plan, a 3.3 percent increase over the current year's funding, for the fiscal year starting July 1.  District Business Manager Michelle Raposa said the preliminary budget package aimed to maintain level services in all schools for another year.

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  14. State also asking towns to contribute to NFA teacher pension costsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Municipal officials from throughout the region were caught off guard when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced this month that towns would be asked to pay one-third of their teachers' pension contributions. Now towns that send their high school students to Norwich Free Academy have received a second surprise learning they would also be billed for one-third of NFA teacher pension costs.

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  15. Already an 'awesome' placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Warwick Advertiser

    Photo by Roger Gavan On Thursday, February 16, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held by the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the newly renovated Media Center and Communications Suite at the High School. Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Michael Johndrow and Mayor Michael Newhard hold the ribbon as Warwick Valley High School Principal Dr. Larry Washington has the honor to make the cut.

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  16. Trump's choice to be Navy secretary withdrawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | SFGate

    President Donald Trump 's choice to be secretary of the Navy, businessman Philip Bilden , said Sunday he was withdrawing from consideration for the post, citing concerns about privacy and separating himself from his business interests. Bilden's withdrawal raises similar issues to that of Vincent Viola, Trump's nominee for Army secretary who stepped aside earlier this month.

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  17. Views aired on Don Bosco, Greg Toal situationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NorthJersey.com

    Views aired on Don Bosco, Greg Toal situation Supporters rally at private Sunday meeting. Check out this story on northjersey.com: http://northjersy.news/2lKgtKY The school will re-open for school Monday morning following a week off for February break, but rather than see the story surrounding the departure of legendary head football coach Greg Toal calm down, the time away has served to further embolden those dissatisfied with how the school, in particular president Father James Heuser, handled the split with the 17-year veteran coach.

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  18. Ellen DeGeneres teamed up with Walmart to give Brooklyn high school students the ultimate surpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Nyasha Biggs, 17, wasn't sure what to expect when she and the rest of her high school class were flown to Los Angeles to appear on the "Ellen DeGeneres Show." "I knew she was going to give us something, but I wasn't sure what it would be," Biggs told CNN.

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  19. 200 call for transgender equality at Jersey City rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NJ.com

    That was one of the messages emphasized by nearly 200 people who rallied at the Newark Pedestrian Plaza in Jersey City in support of transgender rights. Last week, President Donald Trump ended federal protections that would allow students to use the bathroom that matches their gender they identify with.

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  20. Lounge spaces seek to create better college access for west-side studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Deseret News

    Walking into West High School, visitors would likely notice the diversity of language and culture among the hundreds of students moving through the halls. Step inside the "Our CASA" room - dedicated for those students aspiring to attend college - and that diversity is magnified through the eyes and manner of the many young faces inhabiting the space created especially for them.

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