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Boys asked to leave school after dressing like women

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When students at White Pass Junior and Senior High School in Washington state were told to dress like their favorite celebrities, organizers likely expected Miss America and Nikki Minaj to be on someone's list.
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Sometimes the educational bureaucracy has to be taught by the students. Kudos to these kids and to their fellow students who supported them.

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New Approaches To Discipline Strive to Keep Kids Out of Jail

New Approaches To Discipline Strive to Keep Kids Out of Jail | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
Teen courts and restorative justice are focused on cutting off the "school to prison pipeline."
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Helping young people to grow into useful members of society should be the goal of schools. Too often, like much of our society, schools have become institutions for control. These small steps seem like a positive change, but one that still needs much support and effort.

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How To Make The Most Of Your 10 Minutes With Teacher

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Like a good Boy Scout, parents should be prepared: Educators agree that doing your homework can make a big difference. Here's expert advice on how to ace your next parent-teacher conference.
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If you're a parent, take the time to meet with your child's teacher(s) and go to those meetings prepared. Here's some useful advice.

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