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  1. Armijo students savor catered Fuddruckers lunchRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    The drive ended Nov. 24 with Armijo collecting 4,118 pounds of food. That's the lion's share of the 6,801 pounds collected by the schools that included Fairfield and Rodriguez high schools, and also the alternative schools banding together, the Public Safety Academy, Matt Garcia Learning Center and Sem Yeto satellite school.

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  2. Ssac Ed Ray to step downRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Herald Star Online

    Gary Ray will step down next January after more than eight years as head of the agency that oversees interscholastic athletics, cheerleading and band activities among its more than 280 member schools.

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  3. Illinois threaten to withhold funds if district don't testRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    CHICAGO – Illinois State Board of Education officials are threatening to withhold funds from any school district failing to administer a new statewide exam to students. In a letter to district administrators, State School Superintendent Christopher Koch says the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers examination must be given "to all students except those who are specifically exempted under law."

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  4. District 51 follows state guidelines that allow parents to decide...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KKCO-TV Grand Junction

    Some school districts in other states have demanded vaccinations or proof of resistance to certain diseases before they let kids through the door. There are specific vaccinations required by state law for school attendance but religious, medical, or personal exemptions can be made.

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  5. High School raises money for CPD bulletproof vestsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    Brother Rice High School students got to ditch their uniforms for a day, fund-raising to buy bullet proof vests for Chicago Police officers. The one-day fundraiser, held Wednesday at the Catholic school, 10001 S. Pulaski Road, attracted about 700 students of the all-male school and raised $700 for Get Behind the Vest - an initiative the Chicago Police Department's Memorial Foundation started a few months ago to buy the new vests.

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  6. Litchfield school budget of $21 million proposedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    Local taxpayers could see a hefty increase in the school portion of their tax bills depending on what happens at the polls in March.

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  7. Police: Belen band teacher may have filed false police report against studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KOB-TV

    Did Belen High School's band teacher break the law by filing a false police report against his students? That's the question police are trying to answer. In the meantime, the teacher won't be allowed back into the classroom.

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  8. High School students' artwork on display at Pinkerton's Stockbridge Theatre: All about that bassRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    A massive bass guitar made out of recycled auto parts is one of the 700 pieces on display at the Stockbridge Theatre at Pinkerton Academy as part of the Scholastic Art Awards of New Hampshire exhibit.

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  9. Free speech advocates question discipline by Bedford HighRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    First Amendment advocates say Bedford High School may not have taken the right course of action in disciplining students based on comments they made on Twitter, which the high school deemed inappropriate and disruptive.

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  10. PHOTOS: Operation Kid Sight provides students with free vision screeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    Third-grader Annika Home has her vision screened by Concord Lions Club member Carl Nolin at Penacook Elementary School on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. The screening was part of Operation Kid Sight, a Lions Club of New Hampshire program that hopes to screen all of the statea s elementary students for possible vision problems over the next year or two.

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  11. South Seattle lawmakers want to split Seattle Public SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Crosscut.com

    Seattle Public Schools would split into two separate districts under a bill filed Friday by Reps. Sharon Tomiko Santos and Eric Pettigrew, both south Seattle Democrats.

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  12. Middle School Students Sickened by Pot BrowniesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    A chocolaty snack allegedly handed out in between periods by an 8th grader at Sam Brannan Middle School Thursday has left one student arrested, one in the hospital and 10 suspended. "A girl brought brownies with drugs in it.

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  13. Edmonds School District to request two-year graduation requirement waiverRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | My Edmonds

    T he Edmonds School District Board of Directors unanimously approved a motion Tuesday that requested a temporary waiver of the new career and college ready graduation requirements. The application to the State Board of Education would be for the Class of 2019.

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  14. Parents of teen file lawsuit over fatal 2013 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    The parents of an Ottawa Hills teen killed in a drunken driving crash in 2013 filed a lawsuit in Lucas County Common Pleas Court on Friday against the liquor store that sold the alcohol to his friends, his friends who purchased it, and the couple who hosted the birthday party where their son was drinking.

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  15. LCSO increases patrols at Lehigh park after attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NBC2 News

    A sight off of the Sanibel Causeway had people turning their heads, pulling off the road and snapping pictures in amazement. Drivers couldn't believe their eyes when they saw what to many appeared to be an old fashioned Florida home floating in the Gulf of Mexico.

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  16. ACS Cobham students go global for international fairRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Surreycomet.co.uk

    Richard Harrold, lower school principal, said: "There is a surprise around every corner at the international fair. Each stall makes a huge effort, which you have to applaud, especially if there are only a few country representatives to help out.

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  17. Eureka City Schools Officials Settle Lawsuit with National Center for Youth Law, ACLURead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Indybay.org

    Eureka City Schools has reached a settlement agreement that resolves a lawsuit filed last year by the National Center for Youth Law and the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. Under the agreement, the district will implement a community-wide collaborative process aimed at cultivating a positive and inclusive school climate where all students feel welcome and safe.

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  18. Selma City School Board schedules second community meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Sharon Seay is still having trouble digesting all of the problems that have engulfed the Selma City School District over the last year or so. A state intervention continues to this day, correcting problems uncovered by a state investigation.

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  19. Majority at some LAUSD kindergartens are under-vaccinatedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

    While a measles outbreak and a statewide pertussis epidemic have focused public attention on parents who refuse to vaccinate their children, experts say under-vaccination is also a pressing problem. Over 90 percent of kindergarteners at some Los Angeles Unified School District schools are walking the halls without all of their state-required vaccinations.

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  20. Minor injuries in Livingston Manor school bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    A school bus carrying 22 Livingston Manor Central School District students slammed into a tree at 7:57 a.m. as it drove down a snowy, slushy hill on Hunter Lake Road, according to Phil Vallone, president of the Rolling V Bus Corporation, which transports students for the district.

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