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Plugging the school to prison pipeline

Plugging the school to prison pipeline

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Education | A school district in Florida, law enforcement, and the NAACP have reached a deal intended to reduce student arrests for minor offenses. The agreement aims to…

Military families enlist in homeschool education

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Homeschooling | A growing number of military parents are tired of switching schools for their kids with every move. Instead, they are embracing homeschooling and increasingly…

Wisconsin labor reforms still battling opposition in the courts

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Politics | The legal battle over Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s signature collective bargaining legislation continued this week, with a Madison judge ruling…

High school diplomas cancel last regrets for some WWII vets

High school diplomas cancel last regrets for some WWII vets

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Education | A World War II veteran received his high school diploma this month more than seven decades after he left school to join the Navy.  “The only thing I…

Jindal to Obama: Come see the successful voucher program you’re trying to kill

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Education | Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is inviting President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder to check out his state’s school voucher program firsthand,

LA schools didn’t do iPad homework

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Education | Just one week into the Los Angeles Unified School District’s plan to equip all 640,000 of its students with iPads, the district abruptly halted the device…

Christians aren’t exempt from campus speech protections

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Free Speech | Mary Beth Tinker was just 13 when she spoke out against the Vietnam War by wearing a black armband to her Iowa school in 1965. When the school suspended her,

Virtual reality violence too real to ignore

Virtual reality violence too real to ignore

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Technology | Police arrested a Louisiana high school student last week for posting a YouTube video of himself simulating the shooting of classmates using the augmented…

Ditching standardized tests

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Education | Last spring, while his eighth-grade classmates took state standardized tests, Tucker Richardson woke up late and played basketball in his Delaware Township,

Malala Yousafzai awarded Children’s Peace Prize

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Education | Lumbering yellow buses, empty Walmart shelves, and squeals of children at recess mark  the beginning of a typical school year in America. But for girls…

Michiganders say ‘no’ to six ballot initiatives

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Politics | DETROIT—The tour bus featured a full wraparound graphic with the words “YES on 1, NO on the rest.” It traveled across the state of Michigan the week…

Occupy Facebook

Occupy Facebook

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Occupy Wall Street | Editor's Note: This past week, WORLD editor in chief Marvin Olasky hosted a group of mid-career WORLD readers for a series of intense journalism training

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