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Six students sent home from 20% Haitian school for wearing Haitian flag

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On Wednesday, Haitian Flag Day, at least six students at Immokalee High School in Florida were sent home from school for wearing shirts containing Haitian flags. 129 more words


In Quotes: Principals and Early Education

“In elementary schools, principals must be able to foster a school culture that values early education, to understand what high-quality teaching looks like in the early grades, and to provide useful feedback and support to early grade teachers and increasingly pre-K teachers as more elementary schools offer pre-K for three-and four-year-olds.” 79 more words


Kindergartener gets suspended for using 'bubble gun' at school

A kindergarten student at Southeast Elementary School in Brighton, Colorado, received a one-day suspension on Monday for using a bubble-blowing “gun” during recess.

The young girl’s mother… 250 more words


Vermont high school has protest, counter-protest over bathroom debate

An unnamed student at Green Mountain Union High School complained about AJ Jackson, a transgender student born as a female and identifying as male, using the boys’ restroom. 211 more words


Elementary school to be named for Japanese-American internment camp survivor

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When President Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered the internment of Japanese-Americans in 1942, Saburo Muraoka was one of the 100,000 victims. Muraoka was born in Yokohama, Japan, and immigrated to the United States in 1915, where he became a successful farmer and businessman. 149 more words


Oregon middle school students skip class to protest Obama's bathroom decree

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Students at Hedrick Middle School in Medford, Oregon, decided to skip class on Monday and instead hold signs outside to protest against the new bathroom policy ordered by the Obama administration. 181 more words


Colorado high school bans American flags, then reverses decision

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Fruita Monument High School in Colorado caused a stir on May 9th when they made a decision to ban all flags from the school parking lot–including the American flag. 143 more words