Education

June 06, 2017 - 7:56 pm
SANDY, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a shooting in a Utah neighborhood (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Utah police say the shooter in a suburban Salt Lake City neighborhood is among three people who died in the incident and two others injured were children. Police Sgt. Jason Nielsen did not have further...
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June 06, 2017 - 7:51 pm
SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (AP) — Olympic silver medalist Danny Harris has been charged with contacting a teenage girl to commit a sex crime while he was a Southern California high school coach. The 51-year-old Harris was charged Tuesday with six counts of contacting a minor for sexual offense, child...
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June 06, 2017 - 2:59 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Senate has rejected plans to strip South Carolina's higher education agency of its ability to review the bulk of public colleges' building plans. The 19-23 vote Tuesday means the chamber disagrees with a budget clause suspending the agency's authority to say yes or no to...
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June 05, 2017 - 10:07 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Seeking to change the minds of Republicans despite having little leverage over them, North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper wants GOP legislators to put more in the final budget toward his favored ideas and less in tax breaks benefiting corporations and the rich. Cooper,...
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June 05, 2017 - 1:44 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a Missouri technical college's challenge of a ruling that its mandatory drug testing policy is unconstitutional when applied to all students. The nation's high court refused without comment Monday to intervene in the matter...
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In this Saturday, June 3, 2017, image made from a video, people run from the scene an attack in London. Chaos broke out for several minutes during Saturday night's attack in the heart of the city, with people scattering in all directions, sometimes directly into the path of the men trying to kill them. (Sky news via AP)
June 05, 2017 - 5:32 am
College student Vashu Tyagi was leaving his dorm and heading to a nearby bar to celebrate the end of classes Saturday night in London when he saw people running frantically down the street. As three men with large knives moved through the area, stabbing anyone in their path, police yelled at Tyagi...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2017 file photo, an inside view of a decommissioned Clark County School District buses in the Northwest Bus Yard in Las Vegas. More than a dozen states are trying to take steps to keep kids in school longer, from making kindergarten mandatory to raising the legal dropout age, but it’s not an easy sell. (Jeff Scheid/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)
June 05, 2017 - 3:41 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A dozen states are trying to keep children in school longer, from making kindergarten mandatory to raising the legal drop-out age. But it's not an easy sell. Nevada is among the states this year that have or are considering proposals to stretch the compulsory attendance age. A bill...
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FILE – In this May 5, 2017, file photo, Jim and Evelyn Piazza, center, stand by as Centre County, Pa., prosecutors discuss an investigation into the death of their son Timothy Piazza, seen in photo at right, during a news conference in Bellefonte, Pa. Penn State's board of trustees approved changes to the university's Greek system Friday, June 2, 2017, including taking control of previously self-governing fraternities and sororities, following the Feb. 4, 2017, death of the 19-year-old pledge from Lebanon, N.J. (Abby Drey /Centre Daily Times via AP, File)
June 02, 2017 - 7:13 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State is making changes to its Greek system, including taking control of the previously self-governing fraternities and sororities, following the February death of a pledge. The university's board of trustees approved a set of changes during a meeting Friday. Earlier...
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FILE – This file photo combination shows former Penn State vice president Gary Schultz, left, former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley, right, and former Penn State President Graham Spanier, center, in Harrisburg, Pa. Schultz, Curley and Spanier are scheduled to be sentenced for child endangerment Friday, June 2, 2017, in Harrisburg, Pa., for failing to report now-convicted sexual predator Jerry Sandusky to authorities in 2001. (AP Photos, File)
June 02, 2017 - 6:41 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State's former president and two other ex-administrators were sentenced Friday to at least two months in jail for failing to report a child sexual abuse allegation against Jerry Sandusky a decade before his arrest engulfed the university in scandal and brought down...
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June 02, 2017 - 4:56 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State is making changes to its Greek system, including taking control of the previously self-governing fraternities and sororities, in the wake of the February death of a pledge. The university's board of trustees approved a set of changes during a meeting Friday...
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