Public Schools

illinois on gay pride flag
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August 12, 2019 - 12:05 pm
(KFTK) — Historical contributions by members of the LGBTQ community will now be included in public school curriculum in Illinois. Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill requiring the inclusion into law over the weekend. The new law ensures that students in Illinois public schools will learn about the...
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In God We Trust
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July 26, 2019 - 10:00 am
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — When students return to public schools across South Dakota this fall, they should expect to see a new message on display: “In God We Trust.” A new state law that took effect this month requires all public schools in the state’s 149 districts to paint, stencil or otherwise...
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June 14, 2019 - 5:44 pm
(KFTK)-- A city in Wisconsin is finally putting its foot down when it comes to bullying and is considering an ordinance that would impose fines on the parents of bullies. The superintendent of the Wisconsin Rapids Public Schools, Craig Broeren, said he asked two municipalities to assess the...
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