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A year after Newtown, gun control groups keep hope

A divided Congress denied President Barack Obama's calls for changes. The national gun lobby, led by the National Rifle Association, is arguably stronger than ever. And surveys suggest that support for new gun laws is slipping as the Newtown memory…

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Program aims to help at-risk students reduce recidivism

Two local nonprofit agencies are teaming up on a new program to help students in the juvenile justice system successfully transition back into school. The program, called Encircle, provides academic support, case management and social services to students at the Bill…

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Education activists protest, rally in scores of cities

Today parents, educators, students and activists around the country are staging a “Day of Action” with scores of coordinated events in more than 60 cities that sponsors hope will draw national attention to the problems of corporate-influenced school reform and…

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California schools fear losing millions for low-income students

Major California school districts fear they will be shortchanged millions of dollars in funding for their low-income students under new state rules requiring them to verify family incomes every year. Officials in Los Angeles, San Diego, Fresno and elsewhere are scrambling…

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