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By Alexander Russo — October 11, 2007 1 min read

Student opens fire at Cleveland school, shoots 4, kills self AP
Student opens fire at Cleveland school, shoots 4, kills self.

Report Recounts Horrors of Youth Boot Camps NYT
Reports of abuse of troubled young people in privately run boot camps and other residential treatment centers are ...

Special Ed Tuition Case Ends in Tie Decision Title I Monitor
An equally divided U.S. Supreme Court left standing on Oct. 10 an appeals court decision requiring New York City public schools to reimburse for private school tuition the parents of a child with...

Noose on Door at Columbia Prompts Campus Protest NYT
A day after a noose was found hanging on a black professor’s office door at Columbia University’s Teachers College, the police said that their hate crimes unit had mounted a full investigation.

California Seeks School Sites Far from FreewayNPR
Lawmakers and scientists agree that building schools close to freeways is a bad idea. The concern is air pollution and the impact it can have on young lungs. But in Los Angeles, where more than 100 new public schools are being built, it’s hard to find a site that’s not near a freeway.

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