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Student Says Science Teacher Tackled Indiana School Shooter

Education Week - 2 hours 32 min ago
A male student armed with two handguns opened fire at a suburban Indianapolis middle school Friday morning, wounding another student and a teacher before being taken into custody, authorities said.
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Gamers Are the New High School Athletes: The Rise of Esports

Education Week - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 21:24
Already popular at the college and professional levels, esports are now gaining a foothold in K-12 schools despite concerns about bad behavior and equity problems associated with competitive game playing.
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Virginia Gov. Names New State Schools Superintendent

Education Week - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 20:30
Chesterfield County Superintendent James Lane was named to the post, which has been filled on an interim basis since January when Steve Staples retired.
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Trump Panel Slammed on Slow Pace of School Safety Work

Education Week - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 19:41
The cabinet-level commission chaired by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has met once since it was created after the February shooting that killed 17 at a high school in Parkland, Fla.
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Court: Pa. School District Can Let Transgender Students Use Bathroom of Choice

Education Week - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 19:36
An appeals court says a Pennsylvania school district can allow transgender students to use the bathroom and locker room of the sex with which they identify.
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