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Tween bullying explodes in social media as schools seek better solutions

National statistics say one in five tweens and teens report being bullied at school. Doing the math, that means an average of seven kids in every class. The number has fallen from nearly one in three reported in 2007, but the downturn offers scant comfort to those being cornered, hit and smeared on social media.

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Planada middle schoolers get tech training, future career options

All those sleek black boxes – amazing when they work, maddening when they don’t – are the refrigerators for this generation, the technology no preteen or teenager can imagine living without. Bringing tech job skills to middle schoolers, therefore, seemed like a natural fit to Domingo Flores, information technology director for Planada Elementary School District.

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