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1 hr ago | WPXI

New Brighton Area substitute teacher accused of having sex with students

Officials said Leiseth was a substitute teacher for the New Brighton Area School District.

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Related Topix: New Brighton, PA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

5 hrs ago | KMIZ

Park Hill district reports data security breach

The Park Hill School District says a data security breach might have compromised personal information of 10,210 current and former employees and students.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

10 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

Authorities rescind arrest warrant for school superintendent

An arrest warrant issued last week for Calhoun County Superintendent Billy Wiggins was rescinded Tuesday after the school district's attorney asked the court to repeal its decision.

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Related Topix: Calhoun County, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Port Lavaca, TX

14 hrs ago | 4029TV.com

Report: South Korean ferry licensed on false docs

The operators of the sunken Sewol ferry prioritized profit over safety, and the vessel was licensed based on falsified documents, South Korean investigators said in an interim report.

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14 hrs ago | KFVS12

3 high school seniors working on eyewear app

Three high school students are spending their summer trying to make information about Western Kentucky University appear right before your eyes - in the form of an app for wearable computer technology known as Google Glass.

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Related Topix: Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Board votes to fire school official with huge pay

The newspaper reported the salary in February, prompting outrage among parents and teachers.

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Related Topix: Hawthorne, CA, Lawndale, CA

Bellingham Herald

Congress looks for ways to combat sex trafficking of children

Since the collaborative effort began in 2008, the program has identified and helped many more victims and potential victims, said one of its creators, Jenee Littrell, an assistant principal at Grossmont Union High School District in San Diego County.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican

Bellingham Herald

SEC and California school district settle dispute

Without admitting or denying the Securities and Exchange Commission's allegations, officials with the district located southeast of Fresno, Calif., agreed to adopt new training and written policies, among other changes.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

KRNV-TV Reno

El Rancho schools adopt ethnic-studies curriculum

A Southern California school district will soon require ethnic-studies classes - years ahead of a similar curriculum that legislators hope to someday implement statewide.

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The Jackson Sun

Kansas won't release data from reading, math tests

Kansas won't be issuing any report cards this year on how well its public school students performed on standardized reading and math tests after cyberattacks and other problems this spring.

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Related Topix: University of Kansas, Topeka, KS

WHAS11

Report finds violations with ACT tests

A former high school principal and two others have been referred to the Education Professional Standards Board after an investigation by the Kentucky Department of Education found violations with standardized testing.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Kentucky

WYMG-FM Springfield

School District Taps New Security Chief

Springfield School Board members overwhelmingly supported the choice of John Philbrun as Coordinator of Security and Safety for the district.

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The Macon Telegraph

3 Ga. men indicted in after-prom party sex assault

The indictment comes more than a month after the three former Calhoun High School students turned themselves in to Gilmer County sheriff's officials May 28 on charges of aggravated sexual battery.

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Related Topix: Gilmer County, GA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The News-Messenger

Schools rewire to close digital gap

The thousands of miles of wiring frantically being strung throughout America's schools this summer might look like everyday Internet cables.

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Related Topix: Computers, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Clermont County, OH

LongmontFYI

Longmont police: Man sold pot to Silver Creek HS students

A Longmont man is accused of selling marijuana to at least two Silver Creek High School students from his nearby apartment, police said Monday.

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Related Topix: Longmont, CO

The Cary News

Wake County schools uncertain about funding for new programs

Thousands of Wake County year-round calendar students are starting a new school year Monday, but millions of dollars in new programs for the 2014-15 school year are in limbo until the state budget is adopted.

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Related Topix: Wake County, NC, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Raleigh, NC

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Nearly 1 in 5 high school seniors use hookah

The United States may be winning the war on cigarettes. After decades of public service announcements about the dangers of smoking, fewer teens are lighting up.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, UC San Francisco

FOX23

Schools work to focus incoming college students

The excitement of acceptance into that dream college has passed. The first day of classes is still weeks away.

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Related Topix: Harvard University, Fort Worth, TX, University of Virginia

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers

But it's a truism confirmed time and time again, that when a natural disaster strikes, people often find a streak of inner goodness.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Natural Disasters, Pilger, NE, US Military, Hastings, US Army, Opinion

The New Zealand Herald

Guns in schools, churches and shops in Georgia

It is nearly midnight at the Electric Cowboy, a factory-sized dance club off the motorway.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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