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 2 Die, Including Gunman, in Shooting at Washington State High School
A gunman killed one student and wounded four others in the cafeteria at a school in Marysville, Wash., before turning the gun on himself.






 The Ad Campaign: Cuomo, With a Daughter?s Help, Tweaks His Education Image
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo?s ?Education? television ad appears to be a response to criticism from his opponent, Rob Astorino, of his support for the Common Core standards.

 Remains Found in Virginia Identified as Missing Student Hannah Graham
The remains found in a wooded area were identified as Hannah Graham, who has been missing since Sept. 13.






 Motherlode Blog: Turn Your Princess-Obsessed Toddler Into a Feminist in Eight Easy Steps
Imposing a Women?s Studies Curriculum on your Disney Princess. Someday she?ll thank you!






 Beverly Hills to boot non-district K-8 pupils
After more than four hours of emotional and sometimes contentious debate, the Beverly Hills Unified School District approved a controversial proposal Tuesday to boot out more than 400 out-of-district students.

 ?At hope? kids better than ?at risk??

Sen. Rosa Franklin, D-Tacoma, is sponsoring a bill this session that would replace references to low-income children such as "disadvantaged," and "at-risk" with a more-positive term, "at hope." Decades ago, poor children became known as "disadvantaged." Then they were "at-risk." Now, a Washington lawmaker wants to replace those euphemisms with a new one: "at hope."


 Hawaii legislators seek to lengthen school year
Stuck with the nation's shortest school year, Hawaii lawmakers will consider proposals for longer and more school days when this year's legislative session opens Wednesday.

 Loophole frees mentally ill youth offenders

In this undated file photo provided by Jan Henry, her husband Todd Henry is shown playing a guitar in Tyler, Texas. Todd Henry, a special education teacher, was fatally stabbed by a student at the school.Recent slaying cases highlight the complexities of a 1997 law meant to keep mentally ill juveniles from being held in detention centers where they can't get proper treatment.


 Students punished over sexist chants
A number of students are punished following an investigation after footage emerged of a group chanting about violence and necrophilia.

 Norfolk schools inquiry faces review
The investigation into alleged inspection irregularities at three Norfolk schools will be reviewed by an "independent figure", says Ofsted.

 Head teachers' union NAHT joins TUC
The National Association of Head Teachers which represents 28,500 school leaders, has joined the Trades Union Congress.

 Call to scrap term-time holiday ban
Council leaders call for a more "common-sense approach" to term-time holidays.