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54 min ago | Farmington Daily Times

Chinese school provides 'excitement and adventure' for Kirtland mother and daughter

Fed up with the public education system in the U.S., a Kirtland mother and daughter have found a new school on the other side of the globe.

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Related Topix: Kirtland, NM, World News, China, Farmington, NM

5 hrs ago | The News-Star

Why I fight for local education

People often ask, what do I think is the most important issue facing Louisiana? Or, if I could accomplish just one thing as governor what would it be? These are tough questions.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Family, Kids, Standardized Testing, Education

9 hrs ago | WITN

NC Teachers Wooed By Texas Salaries

The Charlotte Observer reports that the Houston Independent School District held a job recruitment fair in Charlotte on Friday, following similar events in Greensboro and Raleigh.

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Related Topix: Greensboro, NC, Raleigh, NC

13 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Sexual harassment at Comic-Con in the spotlight

Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue - allegations of sexual harassment at the annual comic book convention.

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14 hrs ago | CBS Local

Boy, 12, To Be College's Youngest Full-Time Pupil

A 12-year-old Southern California boy who hopes to become a computer engineer will be the youngest full-time student in the history of MiraCosta College when he enrolls next month.

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Related Topix: Oceanside, CA, Education, Home Schooling, UC San Diego

18 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

Marijuana poses more risks than many realize

Doctors say they're increasingly fielding questions about the safety of marijuana, as use of the drug rises and more communities consider legalizing it.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Family, Teenagers

19 hrs ago | Pickens Sentinel

SDPC grads awarded scholarships

Seven graduates of the class of 2014 have earned the School District of Pickens County Teacher Forum Educational Scholarship.

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Related Topix: Pickens County, SC

Sat Jul 26, 2014

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

a Mrs. Azusaa awarded honorary doctorate at APU commencement ceremony

AZUSA >> Bus rides past Azusa Pacific University , then Azusa Pacific College, found longtime resident Inez Gutierrez wondering how the school, with its growing student enrollment, could become more involved with the community.

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Related Topix: Azusa, CA, Azusa Pacific University, Pacific University

Examiner.com

Middle school teacher Kristina Moore accused of yr-long sex assault on student

The Cypress-Fairbanks ISD fired Thornton Middle School science teacher Kristina Lynn Moore after an investigation revealed she allegedly had been having sexual relations with a 14-year-old student.

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Related Topix: Katy, TX

KFVS12

Get your wallet ready - Back-to-school shopping is almost here

Retailers estimate families with grade-school children will spend an average of just over $669 on back-to-school expenses this year, a total of $26.5 billion, according an annual survey by the National Retail Federation.

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Daily Herald

School custodian sentenced for sex with student

A former custodian in a western Illinois school district has been sent to prison for having sex with a 15-year-old student.

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Whittier Daily News

Rosemead School District seeks $30 million bond for projects

District officials want to use the money for a list of projects that include updating computer labs, science labs and school libraries, repairing and upgrading heating, ventilation and air conditioning, fixing and replacing outdated and leaky roofs, replacing portable classrooms, upgrading school security and fire safety systems, removing asbetos ... (more)

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San Bernardino County Sun

Teacher pay averages $84,489; LAUSD data missing

A newly released survey of 653 of California's 1,058 school systems reports teachers were paid on average $84,489, while 33 administrators earned more than $250,000 in pay alone last year.

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Related Topix: California, Bell, CA, Torrance, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Lawsuit filed over abuse death of Palmdale boy

City News Service say a wrongful death suit was filed Friday against the county's child welfare and social services divisions, the Sheriff's Department, the Palmdale school district, and the boy's mother and her boyfriend.

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Related Topix: Palmdale, CA, Los Angeles County, CA, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Modesto, CA

Morning Journal

Teacher facing child endangering charge to resign

A school superintendent in northwest Ohio says a kindergarten teacher accused of pushing and grabbing one of her students is expected to resign.

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Related Topix: Ohio

KFVS12

Ex-Rep. Wallace named to Missouri education board

Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday appointed Maynard Wallace to fill the last vacant position on the eight-member education board.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Ozark County, MO

Vallejo Times-Herald

Database details California school employee pay

California teachers earned an average of about $85,000 per year in salary and benefits last year, while 100 superintendents made more than $250,000 each, according to data provided by hundreds of school districts statewide.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Creek, OR

Sentinel & Enterprise

School superintendent docked over plagiarism

The superintendent of Newton's public schools has been docked a week's pay for failing to credit Gov. Deval Patrick in graduation speeches at the city's two public high schools.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Boston University

Free Republic

Teacher arrested in Hesperia for alleged sex acts with teen in BMW

A substitute teacher was arrested for allegedly engaging in sex acts with a 16-year-old girl in a BMW in Hesperia early Sunday, officials said.

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Related Topix: Hesperia, CA, San Bernardino County, CA, Adelanto, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Teacher's Job Fair for Houston School District in Greensboro

Sabrina Santucci reports from Guilford County that the Houston Independent School District is recruiting teachers and promising them about $18k more than they are making in North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Greensboro, NC, Guilford County, NC, Wake County, NC

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