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Teacher who hosted white supremacist podcast she called ‘satire’ resigns, report says

Teacher who hosted white supremacist podcast she called ‘satire’ resigns, report says

A Florida middle school teacher, who claimed the white supremacist podcast she hosted was satire, reportedly has submitted her resignation to the school district.Citrus County School District assistant superintendent Mike Mullen e-mailed CNN Monday t...
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The hidden crisis on college campuses: 36 percent of students don’t have enough to eat

The hidden crisis on college campuses: 36 percent of students don’t have enough to eat

WASHINGTON — Caleb Torres lost seven pounds his freshman year of college — and not because he didn’t like the food in the dining hall. A first-generation college student, barely covering tuition, Torres ran out of grocery money halfway through the ye...
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From Stanford to Harvard, teen applied to 20 colleges - and got full rides to all of them

From Stanford to Harvard, teen applied to 20 colleges - and got full rides to all of them

Micheal Brown’s streak started in December, when the high school senior checked on his application status at Stanford University. He had applied there early — it was his top-choice college then — and fought off nerves as he sat down at a laptop, surr...
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Pasco County schools wants your ideas for improvement

Forget the suggestion box in the front office.The Pasco County school district has sent out an online all-call to schools, cities, civic groups and other entities, asking for ideas for how it can do better.ThoughtExchange went live Monday . Leaders r...
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River Ridge senior wins appointments to two military academies

River Ridge senior wins appointments to two military academies

NEW PORT RICHEY — It was history making.Connor Beckman, 17 and a River Ridge High School senior, glanced at emails in physics class on March 8. He read a message, then signaled his teacher, excitement bursting forth. "I’ve gotten appointments to both...
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Kentucky, Oklahoma teachers rally as rebellion grows

Kentucky, Oklahoma teachers rally as rebellion grows

OKLAHOMA CITY — The state Capitol in Kentucky filled with teachers protesting pension changes and demanding generous school funding Monday, and thousands of Oklahoma educators walked out of classrooms in the latest evidence of teacher rebellion in so...
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Hernando school district pays $150,000 to end lawsuit with bus tracking company

An longtime battle between a bus tracking company and the Hernando County School District ended last week with a $150,000 settlement, which the district will pay to Indianapolis-based Synovia Solutions.The School Board agreed to enter into a contract...
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School news for April 6

Calendar• April 27: Progress reports• May 17-20: High school graduations.• May 25: Last day of school for students.Theatre/Art/Music• Gulf High drama club presents Little Shop of Horrors at 7 p.m. April 5-7 and 2 p.m. April 8 at the school, 5355 Scho...
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Pinellas rushes to train dozens of new school resource officers

Pinellas rushes to train dozens of new school resource officers

School districts around the state are grappling with how to properly train and station armed guards at every school to comply with a new state law by the start of the new school year.Districts could arm and train school employees, which is an option ...
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Hillsborough school leaders await details on move to tighter security

Hillsborough school leaders await details on move to tighter security

TAMPA — Members of the Hillsborough County School Board got a glimpse at the state’s new law on school security on Thursday, although much information has yet to arrive.Questions include who, for example, would be considered qualified to work with st...
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