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3 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

Alleged South Pasadena mass shooting plans unbelievable, residents say

SOUTH PASADENA >> Residents and community leaders in a sleepy town that has not witnessed a single murder in the last four years expressed shock Tuesday when police released details about two teenage boys' alleged massacre plans .

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Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, South Pasadena, CA, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

4 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

Ferguson pledges efforts at reconciliation

The city of Ferguson, Missouri, says it working hard to better connect with the community and learn from the "discord and heartbreak" that followed the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks

8 hrs ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay

Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

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... The nation's second largest school district says students caught misbehaving will be sent to the principal's office rather than the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, US News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

11 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Start of school again delayed in Ferguson due to safety concerns after fatal police shooting

The start of fall classes has been postponed again in the St. Louis suburb where a fatal police shooting continues to provoke unrest.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Jennings, MO

16 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

New laws: Teachers do not have to disclose guns

Kasey Hansen yelled as she pointed her loaded handgun at a target's chest at a shooting range outside Salt Lake City.

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Related Topix: Guns, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

20 hrs ago | B104.7

State Gives $340M to 81 Schools, Groups for Pre-K

New York officials say 81 school districts and community groups are set to receive $340 million to fund full-day pre-kindergarten programs for nearly 37,000 children.

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Related Topix: New York

Yesterday | The Island Packet

Pot legalization makes anti-drug message hazy

A young couple trade off smoking out of a bong made from a mask on Sunday, the final day of Hempfest, in Seattle's at Myrtle Edwards Park on the waterfront.

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Brandon Sun

Los Angeles schools make discipline less harsh for low-level offences to keep kids out of jail

Students at the nation's second largest school district will be shielded from prosecution and sent to administrators for low-level offences as part of a sweeping reform of the way school police respond to bad behaviour, Los Angeles Unified School District officials will announce Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Drugs, Oakland, CA

CBS Local

LAUSD Schools Make Discipline Less Harsh

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 to the way school police respond to bad behavior.

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

In new book, Ryan takes on stubborn GOP orthodoxy

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... Students at the nation's second largest school district will be shielded from prosecution and sent to administrators for low-level ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat

Brandon Sun

Police: 2 boys arrested after plotting mass shooting at their Southern California high school

Two teenage boys were arrested Monday after making specific plans to kill three staffers then gun down as many students as possible at their Southern California high school, police said.

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Related Topix: South Pasadena, CA, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment

Merced Sun-Star

Compassion seen as way to eliminate 'epidemic of anger' in schools

Anyone who sets foot in a school has seen them - the kids everyone picks on. They are the ones with poor hygiene, who throw tantrums or chairs; the children who seem like too much trouble.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Myrtle Beach Online

Study: Dropout risk goes up with higher math/science hurdle

The decades-long push to boost the number of math and science classes high-school students must take to graduate has raised a question: Will students who already are struggling to meet the current requirements drop out if the bar is even higher? Their study, published in the June/July issue of the journal Educational Researcher found that students ... (more)

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The Arizona Republic

Phoenix school district partners with charter

Madison district partners with charter to open new high school PHOENIX -- Madison district officials decided to become the first elementary school district in Arizona to open a charter high school.

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Related Topix: Gilbert, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, Litchfield Park, AZ, Chandler, AZ

WIBW-TV Topeka

State Sex Ed Standards Not Enough For Lawrence School District

The Lawrence Journal World reports the national standards include more information than the Kansas Standards about birth control and sexual orientation.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality

Sunherald.com

Teen arrested in online school-shooting threat

Deputies arrested the teen after serving a search warrant at his home, Lt. Tom Bryski said.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Tips to help your child avoid back-to-school illness

It's referred to informally among teachers and parents as the back-to-school plague - when the classroom at the start of a new school year is a hot zone for germs.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, University of Georgia

KRQE Albuquerque

Community efforts to help Santa Fe schools rising

Community groups and business owners in Santa Fe say there is a growing movement to invest in the success of the city's students.

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Related Topix: New Mexico

The Macon Telegraph

Technical centers ready students for careers

Ozbolt, 20, of Portage, works at Urschel Laboratory in Valparaiso, earning $15 per hour.

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Related Topix: Valparaiso, IN, Portage, IN, Porter County, IN, Munster, IN, Lake County, IN

NBC Chicago

"Huge" Shooting": Instagram Post

Threats posted to Instagram are being investigated by authorities in Santa Clarita Valley Sunday.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA

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