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Worst Case of Autocorrect Causes School-Wide Lockdown

It’s happened to everyone — you text your husband or wife, “I love you with every fiber of my being,” but your phone actually sends, “I love you with every fiber of malaysia.” Most of the time it’s funny, but one person experienced the worst case of autocorrect ever. So bad, in fact, that it prompted a school-wide lockdown.

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Ohio School Shooting Rattles Residents as Attacker Is Brought Into Custody

A shooting at an Ohio high school had local residents on lock-down for a short period on Monday morning.

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Who Is the ‘Piggyback Bandit’ and Why Is He Acting So Creepy at High School Sporting Events?

There is a short, 240-pound man who will show up at high school sporting events, do things on the sidelines to help the team, then talk someone into giving him a piggyback ride and leave. No, it’s not a joke.

He started this practice in 2008 on the West Coast, but continues it to this day and recently turned up in North Dakota.

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NJ Makes It Harder for Potential High School Dropouts to… Well, Drop Out

Sorry kids, but dropping out of high school in New Jersey may soon become more of a challenge.

As of now the Garden State requires that those between the ages of 6 and 16 attend school regularly, but a new bill being discussed in the state’s senate seeks to raise the mandatory age of high school attendance to 18.

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Pennsylvania Middle School Bans Ugg Boots [VIDEO]

Ugg boots may not seem like a contributing factor to bad behavior at school, but Pottstown Middle School in Pennsylvania claims they are a distraction and have banned the student body from wearing them.

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Twitter Helps Shy Students Take Part in Classroom Discussions Without Saying a Word

Twitter isn’t just a place for news or idle chatter. In fact, a new study reveals the microblogging service could be a powerful tool for educators, too.

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You Won’t Believe What a Group of Parents Did to Get Better Schooling for Their Kids

Parents upset about the education their children are receiving at the Notre-Dame de Caderot school in southern France didn’t merely hold meetings or complain to the school board.

Instead, they stormed the building and took several teachers and the school headmistress hostage.

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Fourth-Grader Suspended for Sexual Harassment After Calling a Teacher ‘Cute’

A 9-year-old North Carolina boy was suspended from school after saying a teacher was “cute” — a remark the school principal called sexual harassment.

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