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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.
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.
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’.
Summer vacation means no more school but even more appealing to kids, no more homework. The small town of Hallstahammars, Sweden is considering banning homework completely. Leena Millberg, the head of schools in the town says government officials are investigating the proposal.
Chad's son, Bradley, was so excited to call me last night and tell me what was happening with his school, Fairview Elementary, in Auburn. All schools are in the running for this great promotion and you can vote for yours today!
A school in Richmond, Virginia has recently started enforcing a new rule that has parents up in arms. Following instructions laid out by the federal government, children are not allowed to bring their own bagged lunch to school without a note from a physician.
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