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Could Britain's First School For LGBT Students Make A Difference?

A youth group in England has submitted a proposal to open a school with the specific mission for catering to LGBT youth. The school would be in the city of Manchester, with the expressed purpose of creating a safe space for queer students. However, some have questioned if such a school would not be a form of segregation. Read more...

Life Not Hard Enough For LGBT Youth, So School District Makes Them Get Parent Permission To Form A Club

The Human Rights Campaign, the ACLU, and the Mississippi Safe Schools Coalition have all issued statements so far on behalf of students who want to form one of these clubs. So if acting in the students' best interests isn't enough of...Show More Summary

You Know What They Need?

Some kind of passage. A passage that's....safe. Safe for people to walk to and from home : Two men were shot, one of them fatally, near a Brighton Park elementary school on the Southwest Side early Tuesday evening, according to police.An 18-year-old was shot in the arm and back, and a 21-year-old was shot in the face about 5 p.m. Show More Summary

Turn Clicks into Bricks: Help Build Sustainable Classrooms for a Zimbabwe Primary School

Studio Mada is a team comprised of young Norwegian Architects working with a Zimbabwe School that's currently lacking the resources to provide safe buildings to teach in. They came up with the idea to crowdfund a brick press, which would enable the school

2015 Can Be the Tipping Point for Safe Schools and Children's Education Globally

2014 was a bad year for children and education. My hope is that 2015 will be a tipping point in the other direction. And there is good reason to believe so. Outrage at the massacre of 132 children in Peshawar, Pakistan late last year...Show More Summary

No pause in Newark crime for the New Year

The homicides and other major crime continue in 2015 where they left off in 2014 in Newark. And now, a community activist, is organizing patrols to get kids to and from school safely - and is calling on the feds to give New Jersey's largest city money to hire more cops. Covering the story for 1010 WINS.

The Fear That Haunts Peshawar

After the Taliban killed 147 people at a local school, 136 of them children, nobody in Pakistan's frontier city feels safe

Takenaka Bento Boxes — Maxwell's Daily Find 12.30.14

Takenaka Bento Boxes • From $14 • Amazon.com Thinking about taking lunches to work or school in the new year, these are the nicest bento boxes I've seen: fresh modern colors, each bento is microwave and dishwasher safe, as well as BPA free. Show More Summary

WATCH: Controversial video encourages kids to steal parent’s guns, turn them in at school

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A San Francisco filmmaker has created a controversial gun control video showing a young man stealing his mother’s gun, taking it to school and handing it over to a teacher saying, “I don’t feel safe with a gun in my house.” The video, created by Rejina Sincic and done in the...

Antigun PSA encourages gun theft, other offenses

Pretty appalling. The PSA has a kid stealing his mother's handgun, hiding it in his backpack, taking it to school, and handing it to a teacher, asking that she take it away since he doesn't feel safe with a gun...

JK Rowling Had The Perfect Response About LGBT Students At Hogwarts

JK Rowling comes out with her views on LGBT and Jewish students at Hogwarts. We're all happy to know that this fictional school is a safe haven for more than just Harry. The post JK Rowling Had The Perfect Response About LGBT Students At Hogwarts appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Reflecting on the Loss of Life in Pakistan

It's every parents worst nightmare. A group of gunmen enter the school and just begin shooting. School, which is such a privilege in Peshawar, is supposed to be a safe haven for the information-thirsty youth to drink from the well of knowledge. Show More Summary

New Yet Old | Thankfully Safe | Snap Away

Stock Logos: Southern Miss’ new eagle logo looks exactly like its old eagle logo. But uh, good job everyone! TVNewser: Truly scary stuff — NBC News producer Mushtaq Yusufzai says his two boys were inside the Peshawar school that was attacked by the Taliban. Show More Summary

Clever Business Idea: Cell Phone Storage Van outside of a School

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(Photos: Pop-Up City) This modified Ford E250 van is the main customer service port of Safe 'n' Secure Cellutions, a business in Brooklyn. Jhonn de La Puente, the owner, established the company to cleverly exploit an everyday market that most people might not consider. Show More Summary

King's Court: No College Basketball Goliath Is Safe in Year Filled with Upsets

A few days before what most believed would be a walkover game against a former Division II school, Nebraska's Tim Miles received a warning from a friend in the coaching profession. "Be careful," Miles was told. "Incarnate Word is going...Show More Summary

Extremism's Innocent Victims: Children and Islam

Yesterday morning, all over the world, mothers kissed their children and waved them off to school, like they do every day of term, content that they would be safe in their classrooms and playgrounds. Yesterday afternoon, all over the world, children rushed home excitedly. Show More Summary

Rosemary Anderson High School Shooting: Read The Latest Tweets From Portland Area

The Rosemary Anderson High School shooting in Portland, Oregon, caused quite a bit of confusion and sent concerned parents to the Rosemary Anderson High School on December 12 to make sure their children were safe. As reported by TheShow More Summary

The real debate about Chicago schools

Two challengers to Mayor Rahm Emanuel — 2nd Ward Ald. Bob Fioretti and Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia — have released education platforms this week. It's safe to say their priorities do not mirror what Chicago Public Schools has done during Emanuel's tenure.

Schools Can Be Front Line of Fight Against Ebola

A new initiative for safe schools that will combat Ebola has been launched in the wake of a visit to the worst affected areas in West Africa by World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and International Finance Corporation CEO Jin-Yong Cai. The...Show More Summary

Kenyan Student Converts School’s Waste (Yes, Poo) into Safe, Clean Cooking Fuel

In early January 2013, Kenya's oldest English-language school, the Maseno School, opened new dormitories for 720 students, and it had a couple of problems. Pit latrines and a faulty sewage system inevitably left foul odors and polluted local freshwater sources,

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