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U.S. Schools Underreport How Often Students Are Restrained Or Secluded, Watchdog Says

Districts are supposed to tell the government how often students are held or detained. But a new report says those numbers are so inaccurate, there's no way of knowing the prevalence of these methods.

Gwen Lynch graduated 8th grade on Monday as the only student of a one-room public school on the tiny island of Cuttyhunk in Massachusetts. Hayley Fager/WCAI hide caption

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On A Tiny Island, Comedian Delivers A Graduation Speech For One

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Teen Age Riot Sonic Youth
Sugar & Whitebread Glass Candy

Kyle Kashuv, a student survivor of the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, became a nationally prominent gun-rights advocate while many of his surviving classmates instead organized to advocate for gun control. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Harvard Rescinds Offer To Parkland Survivor After Discovery Of Racist Comments

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Light Lock Instupendo
It Means I Love You Jessy Lanza
Fa-Fa-Fa Datarock

Recording artist Meek Mill is seen on April 2 at a Philadelphia gathering to push for changes to Pennsylvania's probation system. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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'Wake-Up Call' About A Broken System: New Study Shows Failings Of Probation, Parole

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Maktene Felbm
Long Sommeil College

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed Florida's prescription drug importation program into law last week at The Villages, a large retirement community outside Orlando. Florida Governor's Press Office hide caption

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Florida Governor's Press Office

Florida Wants To Import Medicine From Canada. But How Would That Work?

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Transitions Sebo K
Proton Candy Metro Area
Transit(ions) FloFilz
Entropy Reigns [Ewan Pearson and Usher's Closed System Instrumental] Danny Howells & Kelley Polar

In California's Mojave Desert sits First Solar Inc.'s Desert Sunlight Solar Farm. California is among the states leading the decarbonization charge. Tim Rue/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Going 'Zero Carbon' Is All The Rage. But Will It Slow Climate Change?

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San Junipero (Saturday Night in the City of the Dead) Clint Mansell
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Ronson's latest album, Late Night Feelings, is due out June 21 via RCA Records. Collier Schorr/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After Years Of Hit-Making For Others, Mark Ronson Puts His Feelings 1st

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Starman Sally Shapiro & Electric Youth

Flames consume a home in Paradise, Calif. PG&E will pay the town and other jurisdictions $1 billion for wildfire damage caused by its equipment. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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California Utility PG&E To Pay $1 Billion To Local Governments For Wildfire Damage

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