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To Reduce Teen Smoking and Vaping, FDA Cracks Down

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 16:06
A top U.S. health official on Thursday pledged to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars, and tighten rules regarding the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes.
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Parkland Shooting Investigation: Ignoring a Simple Security Measure Led to Higher Death Toll

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 21:45
Safety experts told the commission investigating the shootings that people died in the rampage because the school did not follow recommendations to establish "hard corners" in classrooms where students would be better shielded from gunfire coming through classroom doors.
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Students Say They Reported Threats Before School Massacre

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 13:42
Two students told investigators they reported the Florida high school shooting suspect to an administrator for making threats but felt they were not taken seriously, a commission investigating the massacre was told Tuesday.
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Florida Charter School Operator Gets 20 Years for Fraud

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 13:42
The founder of a company that operated charter schools in several Florida counties has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
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Rural Communities Test Ways to Hook Gifted Students

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 22:39
In the mountains of Virginia and Kentucky, gifted educators use local lessons to help bright students feel rooted and engaged.
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Buckle Up, Betsy DeVos: House Democrats Take the Helm

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 22:38
With newly empowered Democrats in charge of the House education committee, expect the education secretary to testify more on Capitol Hill as she and other Trump education officials go under the microscope.
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