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Texas Christian College Frowns on Students Working at Hooters

A new Hooters restaurant is coming to a West Texas city, but one local Christian university frowns on its female students working at the chain known for scantily clad waitresses, chicken wings, and the slogan “delightfully tacky, yet unrefined.”

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Houston Schools Plan to Reconnect with At-Risk Students

Trustees at the Houston Independent School District approved a proposal to retake control over its Disciplinary Alternative Education Program (DAEP), the place where middle and high school students all too often wind up after breaking school rules, only to find themselves in the school-to-prison pipeline.

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Parents Want Knife-Packing 5th Grader Expelled at Texas School

A knife-packing 5th grader came to school with the intent to allegedly harm others at one suburban Houston elementary school, a major violation of the student code of conduct. Parents, worried this can happen again, are angry and want the student expelled.

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Texas Teen Arrested After Bringing Gun to School, Claims Fear of Gangs

Terrified of bullying from gangs, an East Texas teen claimed as his rationale for bringing a backpack handgun into high school last week. The teen’s mother confirmed the motivation. “Safe school” policies resulted in his arrest for unlawfully carrying a weapon in a prohibited place.

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Texas Family Outraged That Boy Super Glued Daughter’s Hair at School

Outraged best describes a Central Texas family after a high school boy at school smeared super glue onto their daughter’s hair, burning her scalp. The family says the high school only disciplined the culprit after the girl’s father threatened to call 9-1-1.