Education

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2016 file photo, actor Will Ferrell poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film "Zoolander No.2"in London. One of the University of Southern California's most distinguished alums - funnyman Ferrell - is returning to his alma mater to give the keynote address at this year's 134th commencement, Friday, May 12, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
May 12, 2017 - 3:13 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the University of Southern California's most distinguished alums — funnyman Will Ferrell — is returning to his alma mater to give the keynote address at this year's 134th commencement. The question remains: Will the member of the Class of 1990 bring arguably his most...
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FILE - In this Monday, April 17, 2017 file photo, state Rep. Mike Ritze, R-Broken Arrow is pictured on the House floor in Oklahoma City. Ritze told News9 in an interview that the newly created Republican Platform Caucus believes the state could save $60 million if it would identify what the caucus believes is 82,000 non-English speaking students "and then turn them over" to Immigration and Customs Enforcement to determine if they are citizens. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
May 11, 2017 - 6:15 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Republican member in the Oklahoma House is suggesting that tens of thousands of non-English speaking students in public schools be turned over to U.S. immigration officials as cost-saving measure in the cash-strapped state. Broken Arrow Republican Rep. Mike Ritze told News9...
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May 11, 2017 - 5:05 pm
School officials never told the mother of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who killed himself that another student had thrown him against the wall two days earlier and knocked him unconscious in an attack recorded by a surveillance video, attorneys for the boy's mother said Thursday. The 8-year-old hanged...
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May 11, 2017 - 3:12 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the California governor's revised budget plan (all times local): 12 p.m. Republicans are praising California Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to pay down part of the state's pension debt in his revised budget proposal. But they're criticizing other parts of the...
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FILE - In this Monday, April 17, 2017 file photo, state Rep. Mike Ritze, R-Broken Arrow is pictured on the House floor in Oklahoma City. Ritze told News9 in an interview that the newly created Republican Platform Caucus believes the state could save $60 million if it would identify what the caucus believes is 82,000 non-English speaking students "and then turn them over" to Immigration and Customs Enforcement to determine if they are citizens. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
May 11, 2017 - 3:09 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A new Republican caucus in the Oklahoma House is suggesting that more than 80,000 non-English speaking students in public schools be turned over to federal immigration officials. Broken Arrow Republican Rep. Mike Ritze told News9 in an interview Wednesday that the newly created...
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May 11, 2017 - 1:55 pm
School officials never told the mother of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who killed himself that another student had thrown him against the wall two days earlier and knocked him unconscious in an attack recorded by a surveillance video, attorneys for the boy's mother said Thursday. The 8-year-old hanged...
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivers a commencement address to graduates at Bethune-Cookman University, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
May 10, 2017 - 10:14 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Drawing shouts of "Liar!" and "Just go," Education Secretary Betsy DeVos powered through her commencement address Wednesday at a historically black university, even as many of the graduating students turned their backs to her in protest. "Let's choose to hear one another...
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FILE - This April 4, 2017, file photo shows Penn State University's Beta Theta Pi fraternity house in State College, Pa. Helped by surveillance footage, prosecutors painted a harrowing picture of the events inside the house in early February that led them to charge 18 members in the death of Timothy Piazza, a pledge. (Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times via AP, File)
May 10, 2017 - 3:13 pm
Helped by surveillance footage, prosecutors painted a harrowing picture of the events inside a Penn State University fraternity in early February that led them to charge 18 members in the death of a pledge. The video from cameras inside Beta Theta Pi, interviews with students and text messages...
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U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos reacts as she speaks to the crowd at the ASU + GSV Summit at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Tuesday, May 9, 2017. DeVos is reiterating her push for school choice during an annual education technology conference, comparing the issue to being able to switch between phone service providers. (Leah Hogsten/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
May 10, 2017 - 2:15 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Many of the graduating students turned their backs on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and boos nearly drowned out her commencement speech Wednesday at Bethune-Cookman University. DeVos carried on with her keynote address to the historically black university, praising its...
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May 10, 2017 - 11:42 am
Helped by surveillance footage, prosecutors painted a harrowing picture of the events inside a Penn State University fraternity in early February that led them to charge 18 members in the death of a pledge. The video from cameras inside Beta Theta Pi, interviews with students and text messages...
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