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New Jersey high school wrestlers dodge charges for controversial ‘lynching’ photo

A group of high school wrestlers who appeared in a controversial photo that some said depicted a lynching won’t face criminal charges, prosecutors said. New York News – NY Daily News

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Muslims in New York City Unite on Push to Add Holidays to School Calendar

The city’s Muslims do not often work together politically, but they have found common ground in the fight to close public schools for Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. NYT > N.Y. / Region

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Janitor charged with raping woman at Brooklyn school

A New York City school janitor is charged with rape after police say he attacked a woman inside a school in Brooklyn. New York City news from Eyewitness News on WABC-TV’s 7online.com

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FIERY CRASH: Tractor trailer jumps divider on California highway and slams head-on into college tour bus carrying high school students killing 9, injuring 36

A charter bus and a tractor trailer collided on a California highway on Thursday — killing at least nine people, according a report. New York News – NY Daily News

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Teen suspect charged in school stab rampage

Teen suspect charged in school stab rampage In The News: Celebrity deaths Oscar Pistorius NCAA Royal Family New York Mets Crime · Home Sections Search Tips Sign in / Register Subscribe Follow New York Post · News · Teen suspect charged in school stab rampage. By Laura Italiano and Katy B. Read more on New […]

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Billy Joel Visits Elementary School On Long Island For Tribute Concert

When a Long Island elementary school invited singer Billy Joel to watch students perform a tribute concert, they didn’t expect the Piano Man to actually show up. But about five minutes before Wednesday’s program began, Joel pulled up to Deasy Elementary School in Glen Cove, N.Y., on his motorcycle and took a seat in the […]

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DOE Changing Policy So That Failing State Tests Does Not Mean Automatic Ticket to Summer School

There might be a little less pressure on the nearly 500,000 city kids taking state standardized tests this month, as the Department of Education is changing its policy: failing the exams will no longer mean an automatic ticket to summer school. NEWS – NY1

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8 Morris Intermediate School Students Suspected Of Drinking Alcohol, Taken To Hospital

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Emergency services were called to an intermediate school on Staten Island after education officials said a bottle of liquid several students reportedly drank from smelled of alcohol. Department of Education spokeswoman Marge Feinberg told 1010 WINS eight 7th-grade girls at Morris Intermediate School drank an unknown liquid from a water bottle and […]

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Today’s Lead: Mayor To Allow Religious Groups In School Buildings

Mayor Bill de Blasio said yesterday that he will allow religious groups to rent space in public school buildings when classes are not in session. The announcement comes a week after a federal appeals court ruled that the City could ban the practice if it wished. “I’ve said very clearly what I believe: that a […]

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Caught in the School Debate

Two Harlem schools, P.S./M.S. 149 and a Charter Run by the Success Academy Charter Schools, lie at the heart of the battle over charter-school expansion in New York. WSJ.com: Newyork Main

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City's right to ban religious services from public school buildings is upheld

City's right to ban religious services from public school buildings is upheld … But the New York Civil Liberties Union called the ruling “a victory for religious freedom.” “When a school is converted to a church in this way, it sends a powerful message … that the government favors that particular church .Our Constitution gives […]

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Court: NYC can ban church service in public school

In the latest chapter of a long-running legal fight over separation of church and state, a federal appeals court again ruled on Thursday that New York City school officials can ban a small Christian congregation from holding weekend services in a grade school. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that a city Department […]

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City’s right to ban religious services from public school buildings is upheld

The U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a 2012 ruling by a lower court. The panel said the city’s “prohibition was consistent with its constitutional duties.”      New York News – NY Daily News

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Teen struck, dragged by 18-wheeler while walking to school

A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition at a San Antonio, Tex., hospital after he was struck by an 18-wheeler and dragged along a road as he walked to school early Monday.      The Jet Stream – NY Daily News Blogs

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Teen struck, dragged by 18-wheeler while walking to school

A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition at a San Antonio, Tex., hospital after he was struck by an 18-wheeler and dragged along a road as he walked to school early Monday.      Knicks Nation – NY Daily News Blogs

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