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Pennsylvania schools are arming their teachers with very useful mini baseball bats
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Pennsylvania schools are arming their teachers with very useful mini baseball bats

In the midst of a national gun debate led by victims of the Parkland shooting, one Pennsylvania school district is taking a ... rather questionable approach to protecting students from another in-school tragedy. The Millcreek School District announced Wednesday that it will be arming its 500 teachers with miniature baseball bats to fend off potential…

Schools, Parents Fight a Juul E-Cigarette Epidemic
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Schools, Parents Fight a Juul E-Cigarette Epidemic

At Northern High School in Dillsburg, Pa., Principal Steve Lehman’s locked safe, which once contained the occasional pack of confiscated cigarettes, is now filled with around 40 devices that look like flash drives. The device is called a Juul and it is a type of e-cigarette that d

New Haven schools chief begins tenure winning over early critics
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New Haven schools chief begins tenure winning over early critics

Photo: Brian Zahn / Hearst Connecticut Media New Haven school board members Joe Rodriguez and Ed Joyner and Superintendent of Schools Carol Birks. New Haven school board members Joe Rodriguez and Ed Joyner and Superintendent of Schools Carol Birks. Photo: Brian Zahn / Hearst Connecticut Media New Haven schools chief begins tenure winning over early…

Hundreds of schools have shut down in a Mexican tourist haven after bandits broke in and forcibly cut students’ hair
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Hundreds of schools have shut down in a Mexican tourist haven after bandits broke in and forcibly cut students’ hair

Federal police officers patrolling the Caleta beach, crowded with local residents and tourists, in Acapulco, Mexico, in 2016. AP Photo/Enric Marti Attacks on schools in the Mexican tourist city of Acapulco have prompted hundreds of them to close their doors. The attacks, early on Tuesday, involved robberies of students and teachers, some of whom had…

Some Schools Will Punish Students Who Protest Gun Violence With Walkout
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Some Schools Will Punish Students Who Protest Gun Violence With Walkout

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Schools brace for massive student walkouts over gun violence
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Schools brace for massive student walkouts over gun violence

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As schools around the country brace for student walkouts following the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida, principals and superintendents are scrambling to perform a delicate balancing act: How to let thousands of students exercise their First Amendment rights while not disrupting school and not pulling administrators into the raging debate over…

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