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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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...

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Teacher tapes student’s mouth shut because she talked too much

A local Florida teacher took discipline to a whole new (read: bizarre) level last week when she reportedly taped her chatty student's mouth shut with packing tape.

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