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    Illinois restores $97 million of school funding cuts
    The Associated Press via The News-Gazette
    Nearly 600 of the 800 Illinois school districts will have $97 million in state funding restored after a budget deal brokered between Gov. Bruce Rauner and legislative leaders cut money for education, with about one-third going to Chicago schools and the rest scattered among the other districts.
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    How #IWishMyTeacherKnew can help teachers support students
    The Christian Science Monitor
    A third grade teacher from Colorado asked students to share one thing they wished she knew about them. Their honesty highlights not only the struggles youth face, but also the need for greater classroom connectivity.
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    Stanford research: Teachers more likely to label black students as troublemakers
    Stanford University News
    Racial differences in school discipline are widely known, and black students across the United States are more than three times as likely as their white peers to be suspended or expelled, according to Stanford researchers.
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    Danville schools may ban sweets at parties, fundraisers
    The Associated Press via Belleville News-Democrat
    School board members in Danville are expected later this month to consider prohibiting pizza, cupcakes, cookies and other foods considered unhealthy from being sold during fundraisers or eaten during school parties.
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    Protecting students from homophobic bullying
    Medical Xpress
    With as many as 8 out of every 10 LGBT students enduring bullying at school, the findings can help shape new programs to make schools safer, said Lynch School of Education Associate Professor Paul Poteat, who presents the study today at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association.
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    Study: Half of kids admit to hurtful social networking
    Detroit Free Press
    Armed with cellphones and a dizzying array of social media choices, half of middle and high school students in a recent study admit to social media abuse — from bullying schoolmates to spreading rumors to pressuring others to send sexual texts or pictures. They also admitted to stalking their partners.
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    Review: Teaching kids about sex abuse in school encourages reporting
    Reuters via Fox News
    Children who learn about preventing sex abuse in school more often report abuse in their own lives than do kids who are not taught about it, according to a new research review.
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    Embrace best practices for students who learn differently
    Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
    There is a critical need for teachers who know how to instruct students who learn differently. I would go as far as to say this is a crisis. At any given point, we can pull a headline and find a child or adult who requires special education services and is missing the instruction and support they deserve.
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