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Pa. Middle School Students Given 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' PuzzlesThe students were given puzzles based on the erotic novel and movie "Fifty Shades of Grey." The puzzles contained terms including "spanking," ''submissive," ''leather cuffs" and "bondage."
New Technology Making Its Way Into The ClassroomIn the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.
Study: Delay The Dreaded Middle School YearsNew research suggests delaying middle school might help girls remain free of body image issues until at least <em>slightly </em>later in life.
Some Bucks County Students Getting Tablets To Enhance Their Learning ExperienceMiddle school students returning to class next month in the Bristol Township School District in Bucks County will be using tablets to help enhance their learning experience.
Supreme Court Supports Random Drug Testing Of StudentsThe US Supreme Court says students who want to participate in extracurricular activities may be subject to random drug tests.
Teachers Called Heroes After Burlington Township Student Collapses During Gym ClassA Burlington Township middle school student was rushed to the hospital after collapsing during the beginning of physical education class Wednesday morning.
12-Year-Olds Face Charges For Allegedly Trying To Sell Prescription Pills To ClassmatesTwo 12-year-olds are facing charges for allegedly trying to sell prescription sleep pills for $10 a piece to classmates at Riverside Township Middle School.
DA Seth Williams Talks To Northeast Philadelphia Students About BullyingPhiladelphia District Attorney Seth Williams stopped by a Northeast middle school on Monday to talk about a hot topic. He made the students "deputies" against bullying.
Parents Voice Concerns After Test Reveals Mold Problem At Cedarbrook Middle School Officials with the Cheltenham Township School District held a meeting Monday night to update parents about options moving forward as officials work to fix a mold problem in Cedarbrook Middle School.
Study: Random Drug Testing At New Jersey Schools Effective A six year study has concluded that random drug testing in New Jersey schools is an effective deterrent in the fight against substance abuse.
Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School StudentsThe first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.
South Jersey Middle School Briefly Placed On LockdownPenns Grove Middle School is reportedly on lockdown after parents told officials they thought they had seen two students carrying guns or pellet guns to school.