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Texas Student Gets Jailed over Truancy-But A Rapist Can get Probation?

That makes it even harder to believe that a judge anywhere, much less Texas, would do this: a teen in the Houston area is jailed over truancy. Truancy? Really? The nasty rapist could get probation but a teen girls gets jail?

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City to Allow Gun Range Near School — Is It Right?

Most city ordinances prevent liquor stores and strip joints from being too close to schools. But what about a gun range?

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School Fined a Whopping $15,000 for Selling Sodas During Lunch

You might not think selling a soft drink during a school lunch period is that big of an issue, but the truth is it could cost a school thousands of dollars.

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Students Won’t ‘Like’ This — Elementary School Threatens Expulsion If Kids Use Facebook

A while back, we told you about the Jewish girls’ school in Brooklyn that instituted a Facebook ban for its students, saying using the social media site violated its religious tenets.

Now an elementary school in Australia is following suit, but its demand that kids delete their Facebook pages has an entirely different reason: it’s an attempt to wipe out cyber-bullying.

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What Are the 10 Best High Schools in America?

US News & World Report has released its list of the best high schools in America, teaming up with the Washington, DC-based American Institutes for Research (AIR), one of the largest behavioral and social science research organizations in the world.

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Texas School Has Been Misspelling Its Own Name for Nearly Nine Years

An elementary school in Forth Worth, Texas, is finally correcting its name after having misspelled it for nearly nine years. Oops! That can’t bode well for literacy rates.

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Will The Sugar Police Strike Wichita Falls Next?

As far as I am concerned, it is my wife and myself who’ll make the call on what the kids eat and when and how much. Likewise, I will decide what I put into my stomach.

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New York Department of Education Removes References To Dinosaurs and Halloween In Tests

Apparently, the unalienable human rights laid out by our forefathers were life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness, and to never be offended.

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