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  • For the rest of us, the middle-school locker room was a place for hastily removing our bras without taking off our T-shirts.

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  • They looked like low-budget astronauts in a middle-school science fiction play.

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  • Also endangered are 92 school librarians, the popular ecological site Camp Schmidt and middle-school sports.

    Facing budget cuts, Pr. George's county risks losing busing to its best programs

  • Dozens of elementary-school kids had cheered on Mr. Karnazes and about 200 adults and middle-school students.

    The Cross-Country Runner

  • Midway through the action the kids go looking for clues to what's going on and find them in absurd abundance in a middle-school biology lab—a trove of someone else's Super 8 film that answers their every question and ours, but also sticks out as clumsy exposition.

    'Super 8': Old Format, Fresh Thrills

  • In fact, when several dozen elementary- and middle-school kids from the Detroit area used this exercise for 15 minutes a day, many showed significant gains on a widely used intelligence test.

    Boot Camp for Boosting IQ

  • Dad, a middle-school counselor by day and a boxing trainer by night, makes a connection with friends of friends in the Mexican boxing circuit.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • Her middle-school attitute toward life demonstrates a 45-year-old woman who has never reached any level of maturity beyond 7th grade.

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  • "Every week, someone said, 'You should really think of your family; this is a day for them, too,' " says Mr. Lasky, 30, a middle-school teacher from Woodbridge, N.J.

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  • Class sizes have risen across nearly all elementary- and middle-school classrooms in the past year, according to a report released Thursday by the New York City Independent Budget Office.

    City Classroom Size on the Rise

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