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Tight Budgets Reduce School Programs – But Should Music Education Be Cut? [POLL]

In Philadelphia, Penn., the Great Valley School Board proposed in March that athletic programs, social workers and elementary school music lessons be cut in order to close a $5.6 million financial gap and stay within budget for the 2012-2013 school year, according to Pete Kennedy on Patch.com. To date, no final decisions have been made.

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Jean Cotten Wins Texarkana College Special Election

Texarkana College President James Henry Russell has sent an email declaring Jean Cotten the winner of the special election for Place 2 on the Texarkana College Board.

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Liberty Eylau Backtracks on Discipline Over ‘”Gang Related” Hair Color [POLL]

Liberty Eylau School District  is back-tracking on the threat of disciplining two students over their hair color, which initially claimed was a symbol of gangs.

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How Many Grade School Teachers Do You Remember? [SURVEY]

During your years of growing up there are usually a few people that impact your life. The regulars would be your mom and dad. What about your teachers?

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How Can Your Kids Handle Being Bullied by a Bully [PHOTOS/VIDEO]

There are a number of different ways to help our children battle bullies without actually winding up in a fight.

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Bullying-My Personal Expierence

Bullying, is a word we hear often and some of us know all to well what it means. Some of us have no idea how something so small as getting picked on can be so harmful that it drives some kids to do very violent acts. I am probably a little odd since I have been on both sides of this bullying situation. As a child in primary school I was always proud to tell everyone that my mom was Japanese, she worked so hard to become a citizen of this country and to this day is still proud of her heritage. Little did I know how much I would be picked on because I was different.

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Do You Volunteer?

I have been attending the Atlanta First United Methodist Church since last year and have finally made the move to become more involved in the church. The youth program at the church is an area that I can get involved in and just makes sense since I have kids of my own. My son goes to church every Wednesday and just loves it. So I wanted to see what I might be able to do. The youth program lets kids from all over the town come to the church and enjoy great fellowship with kids their own age and also get a chance to learn the word of God.

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Arkansas Tuitions to Go Up

The University of Arkansas board of trustees will meet this Thursday and Friday to discuss tuition increases for the coming school year.

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How Do We End Bullying? Teach Kids They Are NOT Victims

I read an article this morning that said most parents aren’t quite sure how to handle a bullying situation where their child is the one being bullied, which is probably why so many kids are being bullied every year. As someone who experienced bullying firsthand as a kid, and has had kids in school for the last 14 years, here are my thoughts.

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Ross Perot Issues Community Challenge

Texarkana College Alumnus Ross Perot came back home today to lend a helping hand to the fiscally struggling institution and to issue the community a challenge.

The Dallas billionaire who grew up in Texarkana presented the college a check for $1 million dollars

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What is National Meatout Day?

Today is March 20th, or as some people call it 'National Meatout Day'. ' Meatout' is the world's largest grassroots diet education campaign. The 'Great American Meatout' began in 1985 to encourage people ,their friends, families, and communities to "kick the meat habit” and explore a wholesome, diet of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.

The 2012 goal of Meatout is to distribute free vegan food samples to 30,000 people!

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Last Space Shuttle, Lego-Style!

 

Ahhhh NASA, remember the good ol’ days when they flew space missions, real men and women did space walks, they launched new satellites and fixed failing ones? Remember those days?

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