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School Bans Girl Who Shaves Head in Support of Cancer-Stricken Friend [VIDEO]

What started out as an act of compassion has turned into a heated controversy.

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Controversial Policy Bars Children From Bringing Bagged Lunch to School Without Doctor’s Note [POLL]

A school in Richmond, Virginia has recently started enforcing a new rule that has parents up in arms. Following instructions laid out by the federal government, children are not allowed to bring their own bagged lunch to school without a note from a physician.

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dcjohn, flickr
dcjohn, flickr
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Should Students Have A 4-Day School Week? [Poll]

The popularity of the 4-day school week is growing across the country.

Learn some of the arguments for and against a 4-day school week, then let us know if you'd like to see a 4-day school week at your kids' school.

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Streeter Lecka, Getty Images
Streeter Lecka, Getty Images
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Would You Finish Your College Degree If You Signed A $6 Million Contract? [Poll]

Here's a dilemma we'd all love to have.

If you left college early for a huge payday, would you return for your final year of school to earn your degree?

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enokson, flickr
enokson, flickr
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Family Secret Revealed Through First Grade Project

Summer has arrived and kids are enjoying a well-deserved break from homework...and I am enjoying a break from controversy.

Towards the end of the school year my 6-year-old daughter brought home a small project from school which contained a big surprise.

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Category: Family / Kids, NL Tags:
eraphernaliavillage, flickr
eraphernaliavillage, flickr
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Zero-Tolerance School Policies – How Would You Apply Them? [Poll]

Zero-tolerance school policies draw a lot of attention, especially when school officials are forced to make a decision between following the "zero-tolerance" policy and simply applying common sense.

We've gathered some examples of controversial zero-tolerance policy decisions and want to know what you would have done.

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Girl, 13, Suspended for Bringing Butter Knife to Cut Fruit at Lunch

A butter knife is causing some major controversy in Attleboro, Massachusetts.

Yes, a butter knife.

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finding josephine, flickr
finding josephine, flickr
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How Many Snow Days Should Schools Be Required To Make Up? [Poll]

After a slow start, we've seen our share of snow this winter.

West Michigan students have seen their share of snow days too.

How many snow days should schools be required to make up?

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Carlos Alvarez, Getty Images
Carlos Alvarez, Getty Images
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Should Students Wear Uniforms? [Poll]

School uniforms always spark debate.

There are many arguments both for and against:  cost, effect on behavior, and effect on individuality are just a few.

Should students wear uniforms?

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twix, Flickr
twix, Flickr
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Should School Start Before Or After Labor Day [Poll]

Summer is unoffically over and students are back in school.

Summer lasts longer than it used to for many students.  Since 2006, Michigan law requires public schools to wait until after Labor Day to begin school.

Should school start before or after Labor Day?

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aS_Umi/flickr.com
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4-Year-Old Girl’s Hairstyle Get’s Her Banned From School Photos

You know, I'm starting to jump on the bandwagon with everybody else here.  I'm starting to think the political correctness and the desire to make all of humanity look, walk, talk, and dress the same way, is getting a little out of control here.  She's a 4-year-old girl!!!

So here's the story

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Share Some Of Your “First Day Of School” Photos Grand Rapids!

A Facebook friend of mine was talking about how she put some of her "First Day Of School" photos on her website so she and her friends could reminisce.  I'm sure I have some boxed away too; but, for now THIS one is my favorite First Day Back To School Photo! It's not mine, it's hers, but I think it's so cute.  I'm s

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