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14 vintage photos that show how high schools have changed in the US

High schools in the US have changed dramatically since the late 19th century. During the Progressive Era in the early 1900s, social and political reform sparked increasing rates of high-school enrollment. In 1954, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that segregation in public schools is unconstitutional. Since then, activists have continued […]
14 vintage photos that show how high schools have changed in the US
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Nearly 50 students were caught in a sexting scandal at a Georgia high school

46 students at Union County High School in Union County, Georgia, were caught sharing nude photos of classmates on their phones, officials said. Union County Schools Superintendent John Hill said the students were aged between 14 and 18. He said many students likely didn’t know they were committing crimes when […]
Nearly 50 students were caught in a sexting scandal at a Georgia high school
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A black student is suing her former high school after being told her skin was ‘too dark’ to perform on the dance team, lawsuit says

University of Missouri student Camille Sturdivant is suing her former high school’s district for racial discrimination. Sturdivant, who is black, claims that she was discriminated against while on the dance team at Blue Valley Northwest High School in Overland Park, Kansas. She claims in the lawsuit that the team’s choreographer […]
A black student is suing her former high school after being told her skin was ‘too dark’ to perform on the dance team, lawsuit says
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The wrestling referee who forced a black teen to cut off his dreadlocks before a match has been banned from officiating in the district

Wrestling referee Alan Maloney has been banned from officiating in New Jersey’s Buena Regional School District, its superintendent announced on Wednesday. It comes after Maloney forced wrestler Andrew Johnson to choose between forfeiting the match or cutting off his dreadlocks. Johnson’s family called the December 19 incident a “race-related transgression.” […]
The wrestling referee who forced a black teen to cut off his dreadlocks before a match has been banned from officiating in the district