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Derry Township School District Considers 'Common Sense' Changes to Weapons Policy

When is a cake knife like a shotgun? When a student takes that cake knife to a Derry Township School District building to celebrate a birthday.

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New N.J. Superintendent Enters, Exiting Supt. Reflects on his Year

Raymond Gonzalez, the new schools superintendent, arrives next week in the midst of a period of tumult in the district.

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Minn. District Near Civil Rights Deal

A Minnesota school district must report to the federal government any future allegations of harassment against Somali students as part of a tentative agreement to end a civil rights investigation, the district's superintendent said Monday.

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NYC Official Reprimanded for Poor Judgment

A New York City Department of Education official has been reprimanded for enlisting staffers to rally parents behind an effort to end teacher seniority rules.

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Caregivers Tackle Bullying in Fla. Schools

Bullying has grabbed national attention recently, especially in light of several recent suicides of youths and young adults that are being attributed to bullying. CNN aired a special series on bullying last week.

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Zero-tolerance Policies Increasing School Suspensions, Study Says

In the decade since school districts instituted "zero tolerance" discipline policies, administrators have increasingly suspended minority students, predominantly for nonviolent offenses, according to a report released Wednesday.

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Managing Bullying in Politically Charged Climates

Differences remain in how bullying should be addressed.

Cleveland's Pathway to Progress

CEO Eugene Sanders, Cleveland Metropolitan School District

Disciplining Students with Disabilities

The legal implications of managing these pupils.

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