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U.S. high schools

Coach Dies in Freak Accident: Kind Words of Remembrance

March 7, 2013, 7:48 am

Coach dies in freak accident impaled on the arm of a car-park gate when he turned to wave to a student while riding his bike home from practice.

Marines T-shirt Ban and 5 Other Dress Code Controversies

February 28, 2013, 9:01 am

A reported Marines t-shirt ban at an Illinois school was rescinded when the school realized the shirt was a Marines shirt and not just any t-shirt with guns on it. Here are [...]

DOE Collects First Uniform High School Graduation Data

November 28, 2012, 9:13 pm

There is a new data collection system in place for high school graduation rates, and the numbers for 2011 were released this week.

Difficulties of Picking the Right NYC High School

October 15, 2012, 12:43 am

Eighth-graders and their parents descended on Martin Luther King Jr. Educational Campus near Lincoln Center Sunday, narrowing down their list of prospective high schools.

47 Schoolchildren Pepper-Sprayed in LA

October 4, 2012, 9:52 pm

At least 47 Los Angeles high school students were pepper-sprayed by police on Thursday following a fight between two girls.

Students Caught Cheating Can Retake State Exams

July 11, 2012, 12:16 am

Seventy students at Stuyvesant High School caught cheating late last month on Regents exams will be allowed to retake the tests.

Panel Will Examine Measuring School Success

June 24, 2012, 11:31 pm

A panel of education experts will hold a discussion Thursday morning, examining methods of measuring the performance of city high schools.

Maryland Recalls 8,000 Diplomas Over Spelling Error

June 7, 2012, 9:56 pm

At least 8,000 high school diplomas issued in Maryland were recalled after it was found that a word was misspelled, according to reports.

Two High Schools Spared From Closing

April 26, 2012, 10:46 pm

Class will be in session for at least another year for students and teachers of Grover Cleveland High School and Bushwick Community High School.

US Graduation Rate Shows Modest Gains, Says Report

March 19, 2012, 9:44 pm

The graduation rate for U.S. high school students rose 3.5 percent between 2001 and 2009, a report released Monday found.


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