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Illegal immigrant student hopes case helps reform

Fri, 05/14/2010 - 01:00

A student detained for immigration violations hopes her case will spur others to action to promote reform in immigration laws.

Collinwood Student Walkout

Fri, 05/14/2010 - 01:00

High school students walk out in protest of teacher layoffs, and again in protest of arrests of two students at first demonstration.  The article discusses the students' use of YouTube and Facebook to organize the protest and expresses concern that adult groups improperly steered the students.

Don't shoot the messenger

Thu, 05/13/2010 - 01:00

The author of an article about President Obama's technophobia discusses the benefits of technology (as well as the drawbacks), including the use of video games for educational purposes.


Sachem Student at Center of Anti-Bullying Legislation

Tue, 05/11/2010 - 01:00

Student complaints about bullying lead to county anti-bullying legislation.

Student Gets Detention for Possessing Piece of Candy

Mon, 05/10/2010 - 01:00

A Texas 3rd grader had to serve a one-week detention after a teacher found a single Jolly Rancher candy in her possession, and her family plans to appeal the decision to the school board.

In New Jersey, a Civics Lesson in the Internet Age

Tue, 04/27/2010 - 01:00

Students use Facebook to organize school walkouts in protest of New Jersey Governor Christie's cuts in state funding for schools.