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Huntington Announces Possible School Closure List

Huntington, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) -- Closing an elementary school, a middle school, cutting five teachers and several other staff members. That's the plan to balance a $2.5 million dollar deficit in the Huntington County Community Schools district.Full story

Urban buildings unplug from water grid

In one of Seattle's most urban neighborhoods, a small elementary school is trying to wean itself off the city's water grid. Full story

Kindergartner with gun renews safety debate

While some parents clamor for stricter security measures at a Houston elementary school where a kindergartner accidentally fired a gun that injured three students, school security and national security experts say the rarity of such incidents among younger students make spending limited resources on Full story

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Colorado police pepper-spray misbehaving boy, 8

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No graduation at Japanese school after tsunami deaths

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  Gun discharges at elementary school, injuring 3

Houston authorities say at least three children are injured when a gun a student took to an elementary school discharged. NBC's Andrea Mitchell reports.

  Teacher under fire after 'slave auction'

A Virginia elementary school teacher is under fire after staging a mock auction of black students during a Civil War lesson. WAVY's Melanie Woodrow reports.

  Kids helping K.I.N.D.

Msnbc’s Lawrence O’Donnell tells you about one elementary school that’s raising money to help peers in Africa, and how you can get involved.

  School shooter kills 9 kids in Brazil

The gunman opened fire in an elementary school, killing at least nine students and injuring more than a dozen others. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Police: Boy sold homemade weapons to classmates

An elementary school student is being accused of making and selling weapons. WITN's Kelsie Smith reports.

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