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District threatens detention for students who cut class for rally

Some students could be reprimanded if they violated school policy by attending a student-run Inauguration Day rally. At least one parent spoke out against the district chastising students for participating in the rally and violating school protocol, while a local attorney explains why student could get in trouble despite expressing a First Amendment right.

Education

Students hold Inauguration Day rally at State High

Students held a rally at State High during Inauguration Day. One of the event’s organizers said the rally was to promote peace and love, and not specifically protesting the election. But the district said any students who violate school rules would be reprimanded.

Education

Local students learn about MLK

Some local teachers tie Martin Luther King Jr. Day into class curriculum. Howard Elementary School teacher Amber Buchanan’s fifth-grade students made class presentations about the civil rights leader.

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Pedro Rivera speaks at STEM meeting

Pennsylvania Department of Education Secretary Pedro Rivera spoke Tuesday morning at the state STEM advisory committee meeting. It was held at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, and gave investors that chance to network with each other and brainstorm ways to improve science, technology, engineering and math-related fields.
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Pedro Rivera speaks at STEM meeting 1:00

Pedro Rivera speaks at STEM meeting

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Nutrition and Health Fair

Penn State professor calls on all to recognize common ground 0:40

Penn State professor calls on all to recognize common ground

Students hold #NotMyPresident protest at Penn State 1:33

Students hold #NotMyPresident protest at Penn State