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'Po Pimp' homework assignment angers parents

Parents in Newton County, Georgia, told Atlanta's WSB-TV that they were upset when their fourth-grader came home with a worksheet that included the phrase "Po Pimp." "Po Pimp" is the name of a 1996 Do or Die song that features rapper Twista and R&B singer Johnny P. Scott Tolleson went to the ...

How technology is ruining snow days for students

A "snow day" doesn’t always mean a day off from school. Sometimes, students are still expected in class. "Schools are still closing, mostly, when the weather is frightful. But now more and more districts are setting up what they call virtual classrooms; requiring students to work from home on laptops and ...

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Schools in Illinois now have access to kids' social media passwords

A new law approved by Illinois legislators now can demand a student's social media password. According to KTVI, Illinois schools could only take action against bullying if the post on Facebook or other social media occurred during the school day. The new law gives school districts and colleges the ability to ...

Police: Teen stabs classmate over Snapchat message

Authorities say a 16-year-old high school student fatally stabbed a classmate after he sent a message on the social media site Snapchat to the suspect's girlfriend. Police told local media outlets the 16-year-old Wando High School student was visiting his girlfriend Sunday night in Mount Pleasant when he saw the ...

Kids eat more fruits and veggies after recess

How do you get kids to eat their fruits and vegetables? Parents, educators and governments have struggled to come up with a clear solution, but a new study suggests that the answer might have been right under our noses the whole time. (Video via Buena Vista Television / "Recess") Brigham Young University and Cornell ...

Court orders jaywalking students to visit funeral home, write their own obituaries

A juvenile court’s unusual punishment for some Georgia students caught jaywalking has some people talking. The intersection of Old Atlanta and Nichols roads in Forsyth County is jammed with cars. The highway is adjacent to Lambert High School. There's a crosswalk about 50 yards up the street, but kids cut ...

Police: Student, teacher's aide had sex in car at cemetery

A teacher’s aide was charged Friday after police said she had sex with a student inside her car at a cemetery near Pittsburgh. >> Read more trending stories Police allege 45-year-old Tracy Ardeno, a teacher's aide at Washington High School in Washington, Pennsylvania, had sex with a 20-year-old high school ...

Police: French teacher molested students during class

A former Bellevue teacher is charged with molesting students during class at the French Immersion School of Washington. Florence Fournier-Montgieux, 31, is charged with child molestation for touching two second grade students at the Bellevue school.  The girls told their parents Fournier-Montigieux would reach her hands down their shirts and ...

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Parents say school took away blind child’s cane, replaced it with pool noodle

The parents of a blind 8-year-old boy are outraged after they say a school bus driver took their son’s cane away from him and gave him a pool noodle to use instead. School officials admit they confiscated the cane, which is school property, from student Dakota Nafzinger so that he ...

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Teacher caught on camera forcing student into pool during gym class

A physical education teacher in Stockton, California is on paid leave after police charged him with corporal injury after being recorded forcing a 14-year-old student into a pool during gym class.  KXTV reported Denny Peterson was seen on the video, dragging the girl toward the pool at Edison High School. ...

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