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Bullying Can Lead to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Bullying does not have to result in suicide for it to have serious, long-term effects. A recent study published in the Journal of Adolescent Psychology discovered that nearly 33 percent of all bullying victims suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Parents Get All Bent Out of Shape Over School’s Yoga Program, Cite Religious Objection

Over the last couple decades, yoga has gone from being thought of as a mystical ancient Indian discipline to a mainstream exercise practiced the world over.

In fact, all students in the Encinitas Union School District, which is in the San Diego area, now do yoga twice a week as part of their physical education curriculum. But this isn't sitting well with some parents, who are worried that the Hindu philosophy on which yoga is based is seeping into these lessons.

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Heated Debate Erupts on Facebook Following Herkimer County School Merger Vote

And then there were two.  Voters in the Herkimer School District followed a path first blazed by those in Frankfort by defeating a measure that would merge school districts in The Valley.  In a vote conducted today that involved the districts of Ilion, Mohawk and Herkimer, voters in Herkimer blocked the proposed three district merger.

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Herkimer, Ilion, Mohawk Residents Vote On Merger, Polls Open At Noon

Herkimer, NY (WIBX) - Do residents of the Ilion, Mohawk, and Herkimer School Districts have the urge to merge?

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Mohawk Valley Counselors Association’s Annual “College Night” Happening Tonight

Do you know someone looking to go back to school and grab their degree? Well prospective college students are invited to visit over 120 colleges at the Mohawk Valley Counselors Association’s annual “College Night" tonight. 

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New Research Reveals Overweight Teens Get Bad Grades

There are many dangers that can come from being an overweight or obese teenager, including the risk of developing chronic conditions like heart disease, Type-2 diabetes and stroke.

However, new research indicates that teens suffering from obesity might be at risk for acquiring more than just poor health, but lower school grades as well.

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100-Year-Old Driver Hits 11 People Near Los Angeles Elementary School [VIDEO, POLL]

Main Street Elementary School in South Los Angeles was a scene of confusion and mayhem Wednesday when a 100-year-old driver backed his car onto a sidewalk and injured nine children and two adults at the end of the school day.

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Should Kids Be Fined for Skipping School?

You may already know some lucky kids are being rewarded with things like shoes, iPads and even cars just for showing up to school. But if they don’t, is it fair to fine them — and their parents?

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Oklahoma Kindergartner Banned From Wearing Michigan Shirt in School

An Oklahoma City kindergartner was recently made to go behind a tree and turn his shirt inside out before being allowed to return to school. The kid had the audacity to wear a shirt from a college outside the state of Oklahoma.

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Detroit Bribes Kids with Free Pair of Shoes to Get Them to Come to School

There is no better motivation to get kids to show up for school quite like some good old fashion bribery, right? Well, the city of Detroit seems to think so.

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Author Calls Out Lazy Student on Yahoo! Answers for Not Reading His Book

Back in the day, we had Cliff’s Notes. These days, there’s the internet and magical sites like Yahoo! Answers where students can get easy answers for writing book reports. Well, that is until the author sees your post and calls you out for it.

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Principal Takes on a Man with a Gun During School’s Open House

Students at a Georgia high school will likely start their first day back wondering if they should have included a bulletproof vest on their supply list, as police say they are still searching for a man who showed up on campus last week with a loaded gun.

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