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School Breakfast Program Creates Obesity Debate

Schools in New York offering breakfast have come under attack because some kids are eating twice in the morning - once at home and breakfast at school. Some are saying this is going to contribute to childhood obesity, but should the school be at fault if the kids lie and say they haven't eaten breakfast?

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Michigan Teacher’s Aide Suspended For Refusing To Let School Look At Her Facebook Page [POLL]

Here we go snooping around in someone's personal business again. A teacher's aide was suspended after she refused to let the school district she worked for access her Facebook profile. Frank Squires Elementary School in Cassopolis, Michigan insisted they check Kimberly Hester's account last year after she posted a picture of a co-worker wearing their pants around the ankles and a pair of shoes.

The woman is trying to take legal action against the school now that she has been put on unpaid leave. Do you think the school was out of line? See the picture and take the poll.

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Giant 45-Foot Paper Plane Launched Over Arizona Desert [VIDEO]

It was a short flight, but a successful one for the team on the 'Arturo's Desert Eagle' project. Aeronautical engineers designed the plane, inspired by 12-year-old Tucson resident Arturo Valdenegro.

The 45-foot paper airplane with a 24-foot wingspan, was launched Wednesday by a team with the Pima Air & Space Museum.

Take the jump and watch the flight.

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Middle School Principal Bans Hugging

A principal at a middle school in New Jersey has banned hugging. The school says they did this because of the excessive welcomed and unwelcomed hugging or physical contact with students.

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Student Threatens To Kill Her Professor And Her Classmates [VIDEO]

Associate Professor Stephen M. Kajiura was reviewing with his evolution class in GS 120 for a midterm when Florida Atlantic University student Jonatha Carr interrupted him to ask a question. How does evolution kill black people? Kajiura attempted to explain that evolution doesn’t kill anyone.

Jonatha then became violent.  She asked her question four times, and became increasingly upset each time.

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Would You Date Your Former Teacher? [Poll]

We read about this all the time where former students and teachers date and even marry each other in some cases. So, would you date your former teacher or would you find it weird? Go ahead and take the poll.

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School Changes St. Patrick’s Day To O’Green Day

While you're out celebrating St. Patrick's Day today, think about a school who's had to change the name to O'Green Day because they didn't want to offend anyone. A school in Massuchetts decided the holiday has deep roots in Catholicism so they changed the name.

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Skimpy Dresses Banned From High School Prom [VIDEO]

Did the weird clothes you wore when you were a teen hurt anything or anyone? I didn't think so.

Prom dresses that show too much skin are banned from the high school prom in Southington, Connecticut. A committee made up of parents, students and faculty agreed on the adoption of a new prom dress code. Must be everything else is taken care of.

 

See the dresses after the jump.

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Student Reprimanded For Wearing A T-Shirt That Read ‘All The Cool Girls Are Lesbians’

A Massachusetts high school has set off a national free speech debate after a student was reprimanded for wearing a T-shirt that proclaimed, 'All the Cool Girls Are Lesbians.'

The student, who hasn't been publicly identified, complained in a letter to the chairwoman of the Lynn, Mass School Committee  and mayor of the town that in January, she was asked by a vice principal to cover up the T-shirt and never wear it again.

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Girl Borrows Asthma Inhaler And Gets Expelled From School

A girl who borrowed her friend's asthma inhaler at a school in Colorado got expelled because officials say she broke the school's drug policy. The school says no one is allowed to share prescription drugs, but the families of both girls are saying it was an accident.

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Fatty Foods Under Attack In Texas Schools
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Fed Up With Lunch Menu, Students Boycott Cafeteria Food

Students at a junior high school in Texas staged a four day boycott of cafeteria food because they wanted healthier lunch options on the menu. The students brought lunch from home because they wanted to get the point across for the school to add healthier alternatives including salads.

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Michigan Co-Ed Entrepreneur Launched A ‘Walk Of Shame” Shuttle Service [VIDEO]

Just five bucks gets you a ride, a bottle of water, a five dollar-off coupon for the 'morning after' pill and a complimentary high-five. Meet the University of Michigan Senior Kellyann Wargo, who just launched a Walk of Shame Shuttle to ferry the lovesick and hungover home on Valentine's Day.

Basically Kellyanne is a college student in Ann Arbor. She's become a bit of a local celebrity with her Walk Of Shame Shuttle. Her motto '"Faster than a taxi because I speed (and I don't judge).'

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