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 California Governor Appeals Court Ruling Overturning Protections for Teachers
In a one-page appeal, Gov. Jerry Brown and the state attorney general, Kamala D. Harris, argued that a decision of such scope needed to be made by a higher court.






 App City: Shuffle, Deal and Learn
Brainscape has many flashcard decks for free or for purchase, lets you assemble your own, and shuffles as you rate your knowledge of the cards.






 Pre-K Clash May Hint at the Start of a Rivalry Between de Blasio and Stringer
This week, Comptroller Scott M. Stringer criticized the city?s rollout of prekindergarten expansion, eliciting an unusually strong response from Mayor Bill de Blasio.






 U.S. Colleges See Little Risk From Ebola, but Depend on Students to Speak Up
Universities and colleges in the United States also admit that they have limited ability to track students? travels or their health.






 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.


 Dictionary completed after 101 years
A dictionary of medieval Latin reaches its defining moment after 101 years of painstakingly gathering entries.

 Abusers 'brazenly targeted girls'
An ex-care worker in Rotherham, where 1,400 girls were sexually exploited, says men collected victims as young as 11 from a children's home.

 Many areas 'lack out-of-school care'
A report suggests large areas of the country are not providing enough out-of-school childcare for primary-age children.

 Petition for school head to quit
More than 240 people sign an online petition calling for the head of a Somerset school to quit after poor GCSE results.