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Federal Judge Tells School To Take Pierced Girl

Posted: 10/08/2010 - An attorney says a federal judge has ordered Johnston County Schools to admit a 14-year-old student suspended for wearing a nose piercing she says is part of her religion.

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NC End-Of-Grade Tests No Longer Required

Posted: 10/07/2010 - Students in North Carolina no longer have to pass end-of-grade standardized tests in order to be promoted to the next grade.

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Paying For Your Kid's College? Don't Raid Your 401(k)

Posted: 10/06/2010 - Most American families with children who are likely to attend college rank saving for school as high a priority as saving for retirement, a survey released Tuesday shows, but despite their good intentions many of them still risk making expensive mistakes.

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New Sex Ed Funding Ends Decade Of Abstinence-Only

Posted: 10/02/2010 - For the first time in more than a decade, the federal government is funding sex education programs that aren't based solely on abstinence. But they're not just about handing out condoms, either.

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Kids With ADHD More Likely To Have Missing DNA

Posted: 09/30/2010 - Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are twice as likely to have missing or extra chromosomes than normal children — the first evidence that the disorder is genetic, a new study says.

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Educators Want Change To No Child Left Behind

Updated: 09/28/2010 - Educators from five counties hand delivered paper plates with messages on how to reform No Child Left Behind, to the office of U.S. Representative Walter Jones in Greenville.

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Art Without Borders

Updated: 09/20/2010 - East Carolina University and the Greenville Museum of Art are celebrating Hispanic heritage with arts-based exhibitions, discussions, concerts and classes for students.

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NC School Program Lets Parents Monitor What Kids Eat

Updated: 09/18/2010 - A new online service at Elizabeth City-Pasquotank County Schools allows parents to check on what their children are eating for lunch and breakfast as part of an effort to reduce childhood obesity.

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Texas Teens Arrested After Locker Room Hazing Incident

Posted: 09/17/2010 - Six teenage football players spent the weekend in a juvenile detention facility after they were arrested on aggravated sexual assault of a child charges stemming from an investigation of a locker room hazing incident

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COPS: Teacher Broke 5-Year-Old's Arm

Updated: 09/16/2010 - Another teacher in North Carolina has been charged with assaulting a student in their classroom, the second this week.

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UNC Desegregation Anniversary

Updated: 09/16/2010 - Three African-American men who were the first to attend the University of North Carolina will be honored in a series of events.

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CDC: One-Third Of Sex Ed Omits Birth Control

Posted: 09/15/2010 - While almost all U.S. teens had a formal sex education, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says only about a third learned proper birth control methods.

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New School Board Member For Pitt County

Posted: 09/14/2010 - A new Pitt County School Board member was sworn in Monday night to fill the position left vacant with the death of Michael Dixon.

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