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District in California agrees to end racial discrimination in student discipline policies

Aug. 16, 2022
The U.S. Education Department's Office of Civil Rights found that the Victor Valley Union High School District disciplined Black students more frequently and more harshly than...
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Students will be allowed to stay in classrooms even if exposed to Covid-19, CDC says

Aug. 12, 2022
The center says students and school staff exposed to Covid who remain asymptomatic should wear a high-quality mask for 10 days, and get tested on day five.
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St. Landry Parish (La.) school board votes to end corporal punishment of students

Aug. 9, 2022
A revised policy says district employees may still use reasonable and appropriate physical force to defend against physical attack by a student.
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San Diego district reinstates mask mandates for all schools, offices

July 19, 2022
The school system has been mask-optional since April 4, but has returned to mandates because of a rise in Covid-19 cases.
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Cornell University residence hall plagued with mice infestation

Feb. 16, 2022
Officials at the Ithaca, N.Y., campus say the infestation stems from the lack of cleanliness and poor food management.
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Maryland high school student wounded after being shot Friday by another student

Jan. 25, 2022
A 17-year-old student at Colonel Zadok Magruder High School in Rockville is in custody after shooting another 15-year-old student with a shotgun in the school's bathroom after...
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Nashville (Tenn.) district ordered to pay student $70,000 over alleged harassment of student

Jan. 21, 2022
A judge ruled that the district violated Title IX when it failed to stop the harassment of a female student at Hunters Lane High School in Nashville after a video of her having...
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Seventh-grade student dies after overdosing on fentanyl at Hartford, Conn., school

Jan. 18, 2022
Police believe a student brought the drugs to the school; no arrests have been made.
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3 students overdose on drugs at Hartford, Conn., school

Jan. 14, 2022
One of the students was reported in grave condition after ingesting what authorities believe is fentanyl.