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Schools Giving Tickets, Not Detention Slips, Report Says

http://dfw.cbslocal.com

Court has become a deterrent instead of detention for some North Texas students.

The social and economic group Texas Appleseed collected five years worth of data from 22 districts across the state and found young students, including a six year old in Dallas, who received class C misdemeanor tickets for things like disrupting class, leaving school early and school yard brawls that didn’t include weapons.

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High School coach whips basketball players

http://edition.cnn.com

High School coach whips boys as a way to "save these young men from the destruction of self,"

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Detroit Proposal: Jail for parents who skip school conference

http://www.detnews.com

Detroit Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy is pushing for a law that calls for jail time for parents who skip parent-teacher conferences, a plan some call inspired and others consider the nanny state run amok.

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Worthy pushes plan aimed at truant parents

http://www.mlive.com

A Detroit-area prosecutor pushing a proposed statewide law that could jail parents for up to three days for repeatedly missing parent-teacher conferences continues to make her pitch.

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California is broke so they cut funding for gifted children first

http://www.sfgate.com

As California's public schools have increasingly poured attention and resources into the state's struggling students, high academic learners - the so-called gifted students - have been getting the short shrift, a policy decision that some worry could leave the United States at a competitive disadvantage.

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School suspends 169 students for violating new extreme dress code

http://www.jconline.com

After enacting an insanely strict dress code, a public high school suspended 169 students for violations. The mass number of suspensions sparked protests and disobedience.

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