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  1. Locks of Love honors teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | The Inter-Mountain

    French Creek Elementary students and staff honored two teachers by celebrating a Locks of Love event at the school.

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  2. A Spooktacular Day in West OrangeRead the original story

    55 min ago | TheAlternativePress.com

    Overcast skies and chilly weather did not deter the March of the Marionettes as Halloween took over the township in schools and neigborhoods. In addition to the Halloween parades and events at West Orange elementary and middle schools, the Downtown West Orange Alliance held its first Mayor's Spooktacular as parents and children trick or treated along Main Street businesses.

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  3. Letter from Sharon Miller - Board of EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | TheAlternativePress.com

    My name is Sharon Miller, and I am running for a third term on the South Plainfield Board of Education, LINE 4. I would like to thank our community for your support and trust in me over the last six years as a member of the BOE. I am seeking a third term on the BOE because I want to continue to volunteer and give back to our wonderful community.

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  4. Community Calendar Nov. 2Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    Donations will be taken from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. a Nov. 2 - United Way of Central Arkansas Second annual Run United 5K fun run at 9 a.m. at UCA Bill Stephens Track and Soccer Complex.

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  5. Climate Activists Tout Effectiveness Of School BrainwashingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Caller

    Climate change activists are touting new evidence demonstrating the effectiveness of educational programs that seek to transform American schoolchildren into anti-carbon activists through the power of animation and freestyle rapping. The Alliance for Climate Education is a non-profit organization that seeks to educate students on climate science and inspire them to take collective action to fight global climate change.

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  6. Center School student pleads not guilty in alleged Molotov cocktail scareRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seattle Times

    A 15-year-old student at Seattle's Center School entered a not-guilty plea Friday to possession of an incendiary device after allegedly bringing a Molotov cocktail and a butane lighter to school Monday, King County prosecutors say. He also pleaded not guilty to felony harassment, a charge connected to alleged threats he made last week to shoot two classmates with an assault rifle.

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  7. HFC's 'Dinosaurus!' starts month-long theatrical run on Dearborn campus SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    Some of the scenes from the Henry Ford Theater Arts' production of Dinosaurus!, running the weekends of Nov. 1-2, 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, and in weekday matinees for school groups Nov. 10-14, 17-21 and 26-27. Henry Ford College Theater Arts will present throughout November Dinosaurus! , a live stage play featuring 3D animated dinosaurs and live actors, starting tomorrow at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Adray Auditorium .

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  8. 3rd victim in Marysville school shooting diesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Windsor Beacon

    A 14-year-old girl who was critically injured after a student opened fire inside a Marysville high school cafeteria last week has died, raising the death toll in the shooting to four. Shaylee Chuckulnaskit died Friday afternoon, a week after she was shot in the head, officials at Providence Regional Medical Center said.

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  9. Press freedom abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    PG editorial cartoonist Rob Rogers has always been a liberal apologist, but with his Oct. 29 " Brewed on Grant " he sank to a new low. Unable to point to failure in Gov. Tom Corbett's administration, he crudely portrayed Mr. Corbett as a porn sympathizer, gay and unfriendly to education.

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  10. Obituary: Erin 'Scratchy' Hutter / Rare violinist who performed in classical and rock worldsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Post-gazette.com

    Erin "Scratchy" Hutter was the rare violinist who crossed between the rock and classical worlds, bringing her unique touch to the Butler Symphony and to Pittsburgh bands such as Boxstep and The Deliberate Strangers. She also was an elementary school music teacher for almost 20 years in the North Hills School District until 2011.

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  11. CU-Boulder offering high school seniors experience in asteroid...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Oct. 31--If a stray asteroid were to threaten Earth someday soon, it's possible a high school student could have a hand in spotting it. The University of Colorado will host 36 of the nation's top high school students beginning next summer to image, measure and track near-Earth asteroids using the university's telescopes.

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  12. Florida school district asked to give students Satanic coloring book, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NOLA.com

    A national group called The Satanic Temple has asked an Orange County, Florida school district to hand out copies of its Satanic coloring book to students in January, the Orlando Sentinel reports. The request to give students copies of "The Satanic Children's Big Book of Activities" is reportedly in opposition to the school district's policy allowing religious materials to be distributed inside its schools, the report states.

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  13. Recent 'Never Settle' Successes for UARead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PressReleasePoint

    The University has begun tracking many of its strategic plan accomplishments on its Never Settle website, which includes a Progress tab. Since the University of Arizona launched its Never Settle strategic academic and business plan a year ago under the leadership of President Ann Weaver Hart , significant progress has been made toward reaching many of the plan's goals related to innovation, partnering, engagement and synergy.

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  14. Trend of teachers leaving NC, classroom increasingRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

    More North Carolina teachers left the profession last year because they were unhappy or decided to go to another state, a new report found. About one in seven of the 96,010 teachers employed statewide during the 2012-2013 school year left their school district last year, according to the report to be presented to next week's State Board of Education meeting.

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  15. NU-Telecom provides service to schoolsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Journal

    Telecom has recently been awarded a 10-year contract with Little Crow Telemedia Network and Minnesota River Valley Education District to provide data and video connectivity to 19 school districts within a distance-learning network spanning central Minnesota. The cooperative between LCTN and MRVED allows for shared resources between districts including a high speed broadband WAN which provide Cloud Data services and distance learning options providing upper level high school classes as well as innovative instruction techniques and educational experiences for students and educators.

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  16. His time's come: Tech's Robertson picking up the pass-rush paceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Pete Robertson psyches himself up for games with elaborate face paint, a la former Red Raider Brandon Carter, also from Longview. Texas Tech's Pete Robertsonhas emerged as a quarterbacks' nemesis with at least one sack in all five Big 12 games so far.

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  17. Spokane City Council President denies violating City's Ethics CodeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    On Friday, Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart found himself the subject of a possible ethics violation for leaking what city officials are calling a highly confidential email. City officials say Stuckart forwarded an email that dealt with pending litigation about a lawsuit against the city.

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  18. Was 15-year-old student who fell to his death from Point Fermin cliff in San Pedro bullied?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Press-Telegram

    The mystery surrounding a San Pedro teenager's fall to his death from a Point Fermin cliff remained just that Friday. Why did the 15-year-old cut school about an hour before he was found dead? Did he slip while clearing his mind at the ocean? Did he commit suicide? Did someone push him? Detectives spent Thursday asking questions, talking to friends who knew Anderson Bard as well as the boy's teachers and family.

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  19. Third victim in Washington state school shooting rampage diesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CNews

    Visitors leave flowers the day after a shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington October 25, 2014. A student fatally shot one classmate and wounded four others when he opened fire in the cafeteria of his Washington state high school on Friday, following a fight with fellow students, authorities said.

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  20. Lethbridge schools face limited space as enrolment increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GlobalNews

    In a growing city like Lethbridge, an increase in the school district's enrolment numbers is inevitable. But there is only so much the system can handle at a time, and the figures from this year are pushing the limits.

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