School

School's First Day of School

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It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself. What will teh children do once they come?

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Elementary
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00:10
School's First Day of School

The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle

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Mason Buttle is the biggest, sweatiest kid in his grade, and everyone know he can barely read or write. But those troubles don't compare with grief. Fifteen months ago, Mason's best friend, Benny Kilmartin, turned up dead in the Buttle family's orchard. An investigation drags on, and Mason, honest as the day is long, can't understand why Lieutenant Baird won't believe the story Mason has told about that day.

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The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle

The Secret Sheriff of the Sixth Grade

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You don't need to be big or loud to be a hero. You just need to be brave.

In sixth grade, bad things can happen to good kids. Bullies will find your weakness and jump on it. Teachers will say you did something wrong when really you didn't mean to do anything wrong. The kids who joke the loudest can drown out the quieter, nicer kids.

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760L
The Secret Sheriff of the Sixth Grade

Twerp

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It's not like I meant for him to get hurt. . . .

Twerp

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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Harry, wand in hand, is in his sixth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. A great war is raging between good and evil, the "Second War" prophesied at the conclusion of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. There is no doubt that He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named has returned. The New York Times Book Review praises the author: "... funny, moving and impressive ...Like Harry Potter, [J.K. Rowling] has soared beyond her modest Muggle surroundings to achieve something quite special."

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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The fourth book in the internationally best-selling Harry Potter series. During the summer, 14-year-old Harry Potter happily joins the Weasleys at the Quidditch World Cup, which is held in England this year. He happily enters his fourth year at Hogwarts Academy, where he can once again see Cho Chang, who has captured his attention. He is even happy to be part of a competition between two rival schools of magic. But he is not happy that dreams have set his scar to burning again, a sure sign that his dark enemy, is growing stronger.

Diary of a Worm: Teacher's Pet

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Worm likes school...almost as much as he likes weekends. The best part of school for Worm is his teacher, Mrs. Mulch. When Mrs. Mulch misses a day of class, Worm and his friends discover that it's her birthday. Who knew teachers could take the day off? Who knew teachers had birthdays? Worm does know one thing--he has to figure out the perfect present.

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Diary of a Worm: Teacher's Pet

School Rules: Being a Good Citizen at School (2012)

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What does it take to be a good school citizen? How can students become better citizens at school? Engaging, age-appropriate program hosts help students understand five pillars of good school citizenship:

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Elementary
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00:14
School Rules: Being a Good Citizen at School

Knuffle Bunny Too

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Trixie can't wait to bring her one-of-a-kind Knuffle Bunny to school and show him off to everyone. But when she gets there, she sees something awful: Sonja has the same bunny. Suddenly, Knuffle Bunny doesn't seem so one-of-a-kind anymore. Chaos ensues until the bunnies are taken away by Ms. Greengrove. After school, Trixie finally gets her beloved bunny back. But in the middle of the night, Trixie realizes something. She has the wrong bunny!

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The Graduates/Los Graduados (2013)

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The Graduates explores pressing issues in education today through the eyes of six young Latino and Latina students from across the United States. More than a survey of contemporary policy debates, viewers gain a first-hand perspective on the different challenges facing Latino high school students and their families, educators and community leaders.

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High
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02:00
The Graduates/Los Graduados

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