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Denver area high school students cheer as a passing motorist honk in support of their protest. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Denver area high school students cheer as a passing motorist honk in support of their protest. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
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History curriculum sparks student walkout in Denver area

ARVADA, Colo. (AP) -- Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday in protest over a conservative-led school board proposal that would focus history education on topics that "promote citizenship, patriotism" and "respect for authority" in a show of civil disobedience that the new standards aim to downplay.

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Report: Early absences can set students seriously behind

This early in the new school year many parents may not realize that missing two to three days of school per month can set students back at least a year academically, a new report warns.

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South Jersey teen arrested for bringing toy gun to school

LINWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Police in southern New Jersey have arrested a 15-year-old student on charges he brought a toy gun to school.

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Are kids being punished too harshly for posting about their schools on social media?

It's not uncommon to hear news stories about students getting into trouble for posting things about their school on social media. The latest story on this topic has a different ending than usual.

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Back-to-school deals return to stores early

Most schools in New Jersey only ended a few weeks ago, but that hasn't stopped stores from rolling out back-to-school deals.

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NJ Bill Would Bolster School Safety for Free [AUDIO]

Many New Jersey schools have surveillance cameras that can stream live video to a remote location. A new bill in Trenton would allow police to have access to the live stream in cases of emergency.

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Would You Enroll Your Child in an Spanish-English Immersion Program? [POLL]

Hola muchachos!  I figured I’d get a head start in writing in Spanish, since that seems to be the way we’re heading as a country. In fact, even officials from Princeton are mulling the idea of offering a dual English-Spanish immersion program at the Community Park Elementary school.  

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NJ School Classes to Be Revised Under Bill [POLL, AUDIO]

Do you think visual and performing arts courses should be equally important as math and science classes? A pair of New Jersey lawmakers are co-sponsoring a bipartisan measure to make it a requirement.

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Report: New Jersey High School Graduation High

A new report finds New Jersey's high school graduation rate is relatively high, and the number of "dropout factory" schools is shrinking.

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Is Twirling a Pencil in School a Bona Fide Threat? [POLL/AUDIO]

A Vernon Township seventh-grader is now back in school after he was suspended several days for twirling a pencil between his fingers.

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