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Skowhegan School Board Votes To Keep ‘Indians’ Nickname

The S.A.D. 54 school board voted on Thursday night against changing the use of the word 'Indians' as the schools nickname. The vote came after months of discussion and input from local Indian tribes.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Preschool Student Not Allowed To Eat Her Oreos At Lunch

A Colorado mom is saying that a teacher at her child's preschool refused to let her daughter eat the Oreo cookies she packed for her daughter's lunch because they weren't nutritious.

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Chris Hondros, Getty Images

Happiest Job in America, School Principal

The online job site ‘CareerBliss, came up with the 10 happiest jobs. Over a two year period and 25,000 reviews, they have determined ‘school principal’ as the happiest job in America.

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Andrew Burton, Getty Images

Muslim Holidays Are Now New York City Public School Holidays [POLL]

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced earlier today that the Muslim holidays of Eid-al-Adha and al-Fitr have been added to the city's public school schedule. The mayor calling it 'a change that respects the diversity of our city.'

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William Pergini, Thinkstock

Question Of The Day: Should Schools Have Access to Student’s Social Media Accounts?

Illinois legislators have approved a new law that will allow school districts and universities the right to access student's social media accounts.

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Enter Your Nominations For The ‘B98.5 Teacher of the Month’

Once again this school year, we will be presenting "The B98.5 Teacher of the Month" brought to you by: Connected Credit Union, serving Maine educators and anyone living or working in Kennebec and Somerset counties.

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Crossing Guards Topic of Special Augusta School Board Meeting

The Augusta school board will be holding a special meeting tonight (Sept. 25) at 6:30 p.m. at the Capital Area Technical Center. The public is invited to discuss the elimination of crossing guards.

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images

New High School Won’t Be Named Obama

A new elite high school in Chicago was to be named after President Barack Obama but that will not happen. Mayor Rahm Emanuel thought it would be a good idea but after on going complaints from African-Americans, they will look for another name.

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Scott Olsen, Getty Images

San Diego School Buys Ambush Protection Vehicle

San Diego Unified School has landed a new vehicle for its campus, a mine resistant Army truck. It was received through the Pentagon’s excess property giveaway program with a huge allotment coming to San Diego.

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China Photos, Getty Images

ChapStick Banned From School

An 11 year old girl from Stuarts Draft elementary School in Virginia was not allowed to use ChapStick when her lips became chapped. In fact, none of the students in the school are allowed to use ChapStick, it is deemed ‘inappropriate’.

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