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Alleged Ocala school shooter officially charged

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A 19-year-old who allegedly fired a shotgun in a Florida high school and injured a student has been officially charged. Sky Bouche was arrested April 20 after the shooting at Forest High School in Ocala where a 17-year-old student was shot in the ankle. Bouche was ...

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Ethnically mixed schools lessen hostility

Image copyright Getty Images Pupils in secondary schools with a more diverse racial mix are much more positive about people of different ethnicities, say researchers. The more mixed the school, the warmer feelings pupils are likely to have towards other races and ethnicities. The study – from the London School ...

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Teachers Are Organizing. But What About Teachers’ Unions?

Commentary As teachers take the lead in pay-raise protests, their unions face an uncertain future —Photo: Craig Sherod Photography Bruce Fuller, a sociologist at the University of California, Berkeley, works on how schools and civic activists push to advance pluralistic communities. He is a regular opinion contributor to edweek.org where ...

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German police stop ‘truant’ families at airport

Image copyright AFP Image caption German police are on the lookout for parents defying school rules Police carrying out checks at an airport in southern Germany discovered several school-aged children travelling ahead of the holidays. Reports concerning 10 families have now been sent to education officials in Bavaria, German media ...

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‘Sharenting’ puts young at risk of online fraud

Image copyright Getty Images “Sharenting” – where parents share personal information about their children on social media – is the “weakest link” in risking online fraud and identity theft, warns Barclays. The bank says parents are compromising their children’s future financial security with so much online sharing. Barclays forecasts by ...

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Another American School Is Devastated by Gun Violence

Student Dakota Shrader is comforted by her mother, Susan Davidson, following a shooting at Santa Fe High School on May 18 in Santa Fe, Texas. —Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily News via AP May 18, 2018 | Updated: May 18, 2018 Santa Fe, Texas Another American school has been devastated ...

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Board of Education approves education secretary candidates

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont State Board of Education has approved three candidates for Republican Gov. Phil Scott to consider for the next secretary of education. Vermont Public Radio reports the board approved the candidates during their meeting in Rutland on Wednesday. In a letter sent to the governor ...

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