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A patient with diabetes monitors blood glucose with a glucometer. (Photo by ELMER MARTINEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Probe Sought In Fla. Pre-K Diabetic Issue

A federal investigation is being sought into claims that diabetic children are being turned away from many Florida pre-kindergarten programs.


Shirley Jackson, right, a teacher in Miami Dade school system, joins hundreds of other people in Miami's Liberty City neighborhood during a rally on April 4, 2012 in Miami, Fla. (credit: Angel Valentin/Getty Images)

Teacher: I Was Fired For Organizing Trayvon Martin Fundraiser

A national civil rights group called Monday for the reinstatement of a southeastern Michigan teacher it says was fired for helping students organize a fundraiser for the family of Trayvon Martin, a teen shot to death by a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer.


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