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3 hrs ago | O-R Online

Canonsburg Middle School again designated a School to Watch

Canon-McMillan Middle School Principal Greg Tranto accepts certificate of congratulations from State Sen. Tim Solobay, D-Canonsburg, during the assembly to recognize the school's success.

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Related Topix: Family, Education Etc., Canonsburg, PA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tim Murphy, Washington County, PA, Upper St. Clair, PA

4 hrs ago | The Economist

Muslims and education: Religious studies

IT IS known as the Trojan Horse plot, but it may have been less subtle. Late in 2013 an anonymous letter was uncovered, outlining a hardline Muslim plan to "overthrow" teachers and governors in several Birmingham state schools and replace them with people who would run the schools on orthodox Islamic lines.

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Related Topix: Family

8 hrs ago | WKRN

PETA looks to educate Rutherford students after killing of dog

Los Angeles-based non-profit PETA , or People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, is reaching out to all Rutherford County schools after a 16-year-old boy brutally killed his family's dog last week.

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Related Topix: Activism, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Rutherford County, TN, Christiana, TN, Family

10 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

Towson University offers new middle school major

The middle school years are considered some of the most difficult for students and teachers to adjust, but a Towson University based program that is quickly gaining a national reputation, is hoping to change that.

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Related Topix: Towson University, Towson, MD, Baltimore County, MD

14 hrs ago | Keighleynews.co.uk

Cash help to fight bullies in Keighley area

A A 20,000 grant has been provided from the community fund of North Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Julia Mulligan.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Family

18 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

NFPB takes sex education to the Internet

THE National Family Planning Board says it is at an advanced stage of expanding and enhancing the service delivery of sexual reproductive health information and products among adolescents and the youth, using the Internet.

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Related Topix: Family, Human Sexuality

22 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Prof. Omenugha is Commissioner for Education in Anambra

The second Nigerian female Professor of Mass Communication, Prof. Kate Azuka Omenugha, has been appointed the Anambra State Commissioner for Education, by Governor Willie Obiano.

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Related Topix: Family, Nigeria, World News,

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Patch.com

Trial Ordered for Man Accused of Breaking Into Home in 4S Ranch While Pre-Teen Was Home Alone

A man charged with 11 residential burglaries, including a break-in at a home in 4S Ranch while a 12-year-old boy was home alone, was ordered today to stand trial on 18 counts.

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Related Topix: Family

CNN

Boko Haram still holding Nigerian school girls captive

Boko Haram kidnappers are still holding 187 girls captive more than a week after the Islamists abducted them from their dormitories in northeastern Nigeria, according to school and government officials.

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Related Topix: Family

Inside Bay Area

Good Neighbors by Faith Barnidge: Youth Homes open house, Galindo...

John and Cynthia Montgomery, right, greet guests last year at the Alamo-Danville Garden Tour, which will be held this year on Saturday, May 3, to benefit local charities.

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Related Topix: Danville, CA, Home Gardening, Home, Alamo, CA, Life, Charity , Pleasant Hill, CA, Family

York Press

Seven former pupils return to York secondary school to teach

Melanie Fox, Mark Willoughby, Sean Rescorle, Kevin Church, David Cockerill, Sam Ross and Katie Forrester - pictured holding photographs of their younger selves SEVEN former pupils of a York secondary school enjoyed it so much that they have all gone back to work there.

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Related Topix: Family

The Motley Fool

Which of These 3 Foreign Education Stocks Should You Buy?

As the U.S. for-profit education sector continues to face headwinds, investors are putting foreign education companies such as Nord Anglia Education on their radar.

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Related Topix: Family

The New Zealand Herald

Teacher charged with committing indecent acts

A former teacher at one of the country's top secondary schools has appeared in court charged with committing indecent acts at the school and on a street outside.

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Related Topix: Family

Politico

The woman who killed affirmative action. Twice.

No one was more thrilled with Tuesday's Supreme Court decision to uphold Michigan's affirmative action ban than Jennifer Gratz.

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Related Topix: US News, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Family

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Free Republic

Homosexual Director of Camp Modeled After BoyScouts Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Multiple Boys

The arrest of a middle school teacher on suspicion of child sexual abuse this week has raised questions about the West Contra Costa Unified School District's hiring practices, because the teacher was hired while police were investigating him.

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Related Topix: Family, Gay/Lesbian, Education Etc.

Denver Westword

North High's 'I Am a Viking' campaign highlights school's successes

Things are changing at North High School: Test scores are up. More kids are taking AP classes.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Independent.ie

Ruairi Quinn heckled and booed by teachers after accusing union of lacking faith in its members

EDUCATION Minister Ruairi Quinn sparked a war of words with the ASTI after suggesting the union lacked faith in its own teachers over controversial Junior Cert reforms.

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Related Topix: Family

Tri-cityherald.com

230 girls abducted in Nigeria still missing

In this photo taken Monday, April, 21. 2014. Security walk past burned government secondary school Chibok, were gunmen abducted more than 200 students in Chibok, Nigeria.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Family

Inside Colombia

In Colombia, War as a legacy

The National Ombudsman's Office estimates that about 6,000 children are in the hands of illegal armed groups, while the NGO Human Rights Watch puts the figure closer to 11,000.

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Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Family

Witney Gazette

New teaching union chief's fight against child poverty

A WITNEY teacher elected as president of a national union says he has to give breakfast to pupils in his school.

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Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Family, Kids

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