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High school football county championships live chat

Long Island’s top high school football teams square off this weekend for a county championship and a shot to reach the LIC. Sports stories from Newsday

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Stray bullet hits school bus in Bronx, driver hurt

A stray bullet crashed through a school bus in the Bronx and injured the driver Thursday afternoon, cops said. New York News – NY Daily News

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UYC rally vets day

With Announcement Expected, Students & Advocates Continue Push for Change in School Discipline Code

Rally on the steps of Tweed (photo: @UYC_YouthPower) Annual revisions to the disciplinary policies for New York City public school students are typically put into place before the start of each school year. Students in the midst of the 2014-2015 year, however, continue to wait for an updated version as the new Department of Education […]

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East Ramapo School Board Is Criticized by New York State Monitor

East Ramapo School Board Is Criticized by New York State Monitor The school district is among a small number in New York and New Jersey where Orthodox Jews control the school board even though they overwhelmingly send their children to private schools, mostly yeshivas. …. It was New York State, not New York City. Read […]

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E-cigarette use rising in high school kids

Use of electronic cigarettes by high school students tripled over three years, according to a new government report released Thursday.  In a large national survey last year, 4.5 percent of high school students said they had used e-cigarettes in the previous month.  myfoxny.com – NYC News

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School in Manhattan allows cell phones

Some New York City public school students are being allowed to bring their cell phones to school.  Officials at the Martin Luther King Junior Educational Complex on Manhattan’s Upper West Side say they needed to take matters into their own hands after students were being charged $ 5 per day to store their phones at […]

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School bus overturns in New Jersey; 4 people hurt

Four people were injured when a school bus overturned in Princeton after a collision with a car. WNYW – Local News

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Spain Park High School Marching Band in New York City for 2014 Veterans Day

Spain Park High School Marching Band in New York City for 2014 Veterans Day … HOOVER, Alabama – The Spain Park High School Marching Band is in New York City today to participate in the city's 2014 Veterans Day parade. Spain Park's band was one of 10 to 15 bands chosen to march in the […]

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Teen suspect who shot mom outside Brooklyn school arrested

The Brooklyn mom shot in the arm picking her kids up from school is too frightened to return to the area. New York News – NY Daily News

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Police Searching For Suspect After Mother Hit By Stray Bullet Near School In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewyork) – Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire near a school in Brooklyn, wounding a mother on her way to pick up her children. Safia Bibi is feeling weak, but grateful. She’s back home after surgery on her arm, having survived the frightening ordeal. Relatives said the 34-year-old mother left […]

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Safia Bibi, 34, was wounded by a stay bullet in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Nov. 5. (Credit: CBS2)

Mother Hit By Stray Bullet While Picking Up Her Child At Brighton Beach School

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A mother was shot Wednesday while picking up her child from school in Brooklyn. The shooting happened on Brighton 6th Street in Brighton Beach, police said. Two groups got into a fight and someone fired a gun, police said. A stray bullet hit the 34-year-old woman — identified as Safia Bibi […]

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School suspensions steady, despite mayor’s vow to reduce them

Mayor de Blasio vowed to lower the number of school student suspensions but the figure has remained about the same over the past two school years. School administrators doled out… | Metro | New York Post

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School safety agent arrested for possession of guns and pot

An off-duty NYPD school safety agent and his brother were busted for drugs and guns in their Brooklyn pad Wednesday, cops said. Police were executing a search warrant in the… | Metro | New York Post

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Drones 101: NJ school teaches drone use

You can hear the sound of drone propellers at Mount Olive High School in New Jersey a couple of times a week. A TV production teacher is teaching these juniors and seniors how to operate a drone.Mount Olive High bought the drone this year as part of its extensive program to integrate technology with education […]

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‘My name is not Ebola': African children bullied at school

“My name is not Ebola. It’s Amadou.” That’s what young Amadou Drame told his adolescent tormentors​​ before they attacked him and his brother at a Bronx middle school infected with… | Metro | New York Post

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