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  1. Gannett Peak Elementary students want every school to do Pushups for UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | County 10 News

    In a newly released video, students at Gannett Peak Elementary School are urging their counterparts around the country to help out their friends in Uganda. Earlier this year , the students did 10,000 push-ups all together in an effort raise money and awareness for clean water in Uganda.


  2. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Daily Star

    The murder squad sprayed a Pakistan school with bullets and bombs in a bid to wipe out as many pupils as possible. School principal Tahira Kazi, a mother-ofthree, was set on fire in front of horrified students by the seven-strong killing team.


  3. SADD students join holiday checkstop campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | GlobalNews

    For the first time ever, students and local law enforcement are holding a holiday checkstop on the Blood Reserve. The campaign is not about enforcement, but rather education.


  4. Preschool provides more than learningRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

    The sounds of English and Spanish filled the air last week at the island's newest preschool as children gathered for a snack before heading out for a romp on the playground. "Uno, dos, tres, cuatro, cinco, seis, siete, ocho," para-educator Lisa Breen counted as she knelt at a table and talked with a young student about his Goldfish crackers.


  5. Schools begin wide effort to prevent suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

    "I want better support for grieving and compassion, but I also want better intervention for people contemplating suicide," said Superintendent Michael Soltman, who announced the new project last week. He said he hopes the three-year effort will produce suicide-prevention programs the district is able to sustain, as well as a school environment where those who struggle get the help they need.


  6. In high school meetings, Jacksonville leaders express concern for...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | The Florida Times-Union

    School Superintendent Nikolai Vitti and Sheriff John Rutherford shake hands before the start of Wednesday afternoon's presentation at Andrew Jackson High School. Bishop John Guns from St. Paul Baptist Church addresses students during Wednesday afternoon's presentation at Andrew Jackson High School.


  7. Metro High students spend day helping charities prepare for holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | KCRG

    Metro High School sophomore Isaac Smith, 16 , junior Demontrae Poole, 17, and junior Jamal Williams, 17, pack apples in boxes of food on Metro's holiday service day at St. Wenceslaus in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. St. Vincent de Paul volunteers will deliver 185 Christmas food boxes this weekend.


  8. Flu Activity Up, Some Schools ClosingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Dec. 17, 2014 -- Flu season is ramping up, according to the CDC, which is reporting widespread flu activity in 14 states, including much of the U.S. mid-Atlantic region and several Southern states. In many states , flu is having a big impact on schoolchildren.


  9. Cupertino leaders discuss options to improve bicycle safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | San Jose Mercury News

    October's tragic bicyclist death has the city of Cupertino continuing its quest to make the roads safer for bicyclists and pedestrians near schools. The city council spent a few hours the evening of Dec. 16 discussing possible actions the city can take to improve traffic safety near schools in the wake of the truck collision death of Monta Vista High School student Ethan Wong on Oct. 27. The five-member council received a presentation from city staff on possible measures that can be taken.


  10. Ellen Corbett goes to work for Hayward school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Weeks after being term-limited out of the Legislature, former state Senate Majority Leader Ellen Corbett has taken a lucrative new job with the Hayward Unified School District. Corbett, 59, who spent most of the past 24 years in local or state elected offices, will serve as the district's new executive director of institutional advancement, communications and government relations -- a newly created post that will pay her $167,822 annually.


  11. Leaders speak to Andrew Jackson studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | News 4 Jax

    Calling Andrew Jackson High School students to stand together is about more than getting engaged in a message. For Pastor John Guns, it's about saving their lives.


  12. Zephyr Cove Elementary Students Get New Winter CoatsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | KTVN Reno

    Some Zephyr Cove Elementary School students will be able to stay this warm this winter thanks to Tahoe Douglas Professional Fire Fighters. On Wednesday morning the group donated 44 brand new coats to students as part of the 'Coats for Kids' campaign which assists elementary school children, ages 3 -12.


  13. Saline High School principal: no evidence there is threat to students following rumorsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago |

    The Saline High School principal says there is no evidence of a threat to students after rumors circulated through the school.


  14. Missouri selects new education leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | KMBC-TV

    Missouri has selected a new education commissioner who is pledging to build relationships and focus on students as the department moves on from the resignation of a leader who faced frequent criticism while dealing with struggling districts. The State Board of Education promoted deputy commissioner Margaret Vandeven to the state's top education leadership role, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced Wednesday.


  15. Washington Township police 'keeping our ears open' as...Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago |

    Washington Township police continue to investigate how three bullets found their way to the floor of a high school classroom Tuesday. The discovery of the .22 caliber bullets Tuesday at Warren Hills Regional High School prompted a three-hour order for students and staff to remain in the building.


  16. Elida schools to consider an armed presenceRead the original story

    28 min ago | The Daily Herald

    ELIDA Addressing a virtually-universal concern during Tuesday night's meeting, the Elida Board of Education discussed school safety and the possibility of an armed presence within the district's schools. As part of its agenda, the board was presented with a resolution directing Superintendent Tony Cox to establish a committee "to review, study and recommend to the Board a safety plan that includes an analysis of utilizing approved volunteers to convey deadly weapons or dangerous ordnance into Elida's school safety zone and/or to possess a deadly weapon or dangerous ordnance in Elida's school safety zone for the welfare and safety of the students."


  17. Pros & Cons of Common Core Weigh...Read the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | The Intelligencer

    Advocates and critics of West Virginia's Common Core education standards gathered Tuesday at the state Capitol Building to discuss the program's future. Speakers addressed the Legislature's Joint Standing Committee on Education Tuesday morning in the chambers of the House of Delegates, speaking for and against the program.


  18. The Long, Sad Tradition of College Admissions MistakesRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Time

    The news that Johns Hopkins University had mistakenly sent acceptance letters to applicants who didn't actually make the cut was especially cruel for the nearly three hundred kids who were actually rejected. But it was not, unfortunately, uncommon.


  19. Who may reopen New Orleans public schools? Orleans Parish School Board to sue the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | The Times-Picayune

    Orleans Parish School Board member Sarah Usdin at a May 2013 meeting of the board. She abstained from a vote to sue the Recovery School District over who may open new charters in the city.


  20. Color BlindRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Pasadena Weekly

    Decisions by two current members to leave the Pasadena school board could result in a board with no African-American representation. However, elections in March - which include races for mayor and the City Council - could result in more minority representation on the Board of Education, especially for Latinos and Armenian-Americans.