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Parents Rally To Save LA Charter Schools At Risk Of Closure

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Two successful charter schools shut down by the Los Angeles Unified School District now have a fighting chance of surviving.

Parents rallied outside a downtown L.A. 115 more words


Supreme Court Supports Random Drug Testing Of Students

By Amy E. Feldman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Can a public school randomly drug test its students?

The parents of a 14-year-old Pennsylvania girl had simply had enough of the school’s random drug tests. 153 more words

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The advantages of the double page spread teacher

We all know who these teachers are? Are you one? These are teachers that teach by the text book – one double page spread after another. 378 more words


Modi govt moves to include transgender children in schools

NEW DELHI: The Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has advised all States and Union Territories (UTs), barring Jammu and Kashmir, to take appropriate action for the inclusion of “third gender’’ children among socially and educationally backward classes for admission in educational institutions under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) to universalise elementary education. 206 more words


Tongue-tied no more

I was painfully shy in my younger days.  The only child of older parents, I wandered the hills of our farm anddeveloped a lively imagination but felt inhibited in communicating with adults or in a large group. 546 more words


Basketball: This 7-foot-1 basketball prodigy is in eighth grade

Connor Vanover is a 7’1 Eighth Grader with a silky jumper. The Class of 2018 Prospect has range out to the three point line and is very skilled around the basket. 50 more words