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Some NY schools resist educating illegal aliens

[caption id="attachment_32549" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]ROOSEVELT, N.Y. (AP) — New York officials ordered a statewide review Thursday of public school compliance with enrollment policies for unaccompanied minors and immig ...

Philadelphia teacher's union irate over benefit cut

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia teachers vowed to fight a sudden move by the district Monday that cancels their union contract and forces them to start paying health premiums of as much as $140 a month. The teachers union, with about 15,000 members, ...

Parents, students upset at dress-code enforcement

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Parents and students at a Utah high school say they're angry at the way school administrators enforced a dress code at a homecoming dance. Parent Chad Pehrson said his 17-year-old daughter was one of dozens of students at Bingha ...

Summer wave of illegal alien children enter US schools

[caption id="attachment_32549" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]FRANKFORD, Del. (AP) -- The group of mostly Spanish-speaking teenage boys with styled spiky hair and high-top sneakers enthusiastically pecks away on hand-held table ...

Wesleyan University orders fraternities to become coed

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Wesleyan University in Connecticut on Monday ordered its fraternities with houses on campus to become coeducational within the next three years. The move was announced in a letter to the university community from President Mi ...

Teacher assigns comparison of George Bush and Adolph Hitler to 6th graders

A Washington, D.C. public school teacher promised to apologize after asking her students to compare a recent lesson on Adolf Hitler with the presidency of George W. Bush. Sixth grade students at McKinley Middle School were given a homework assignment ...

Teachers get aggressive in active shooter training

[caption id="attachment_33947" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]As they looked around the biology classroom at Parkway West High, the teachers began to see its typical components much differently than before. A power cord could h ...

Los Angeles schools roll back discipline

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Students at the nation's second largest school district will be shielded from prosecution and sent to administrators for low-level offenses as part of a sweeping reform of the way school police respond to bad behavior, Los Angeles ...

Public School Demographics are Changing

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. (AP) -- The cheerful sign outside Jane Cornell's summer school classroom in Pennsylvania's wealthiest county says "Welcome" and "Bienvenidos" in polished handwriting. Inside, giggling grade-schoolers who mostly come from homes whe ...

First armed school marshals trained in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH -- The first seven school marshals in Texas -- armed employees in the classroom, ready to respond to an active shooter situation -- are being trained in Fort Worth at Tarrant County College's Northwest campus. The new class of law enforcem ...


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