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Study: Middle School Sex Harassment Widespread, Goes Unnoticed At School

An alarming number of instances of inappropriate sexual behavior among middle school students appear to be going unnoticed by teachers and other adults, a new study concludes.

04/07/2014

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Suit: School Officials Illegally Strip-Searched Boy

The principal and assistant principal of a north suburban middle school subjected a 13-year-old boy to a strip search — visible to anyone outside the conference room they were in — because they suspected he had marijuana, according to a federal lawsuit filed by the boy’s mother.

10/04/2012

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Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School Students

The 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.

08/29/2012

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Families Protest Aurora School District’s Plan To Cut Soccer

A crowd of frustrated soccer moms, dads and players gathered Monday night at a meeting of Aurora’s Indian Prairie School Board, protesting a plan to eliminate middle school soccer.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2012

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Oswego Area Parents Furious Over Possible School Changes

It could be a contentious school board meeting Monday in Oswego Community School District 308.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2012

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Sexually Explicit Facebook Page Infuriates Portage, Ind. Parents

It’s a sign of the times in Portage, Ind., where parents are dealing with some sexually explicit postings that are being made about their kids on Facebook.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2011