Education issues

April 22, 2018 - 11:46 am
KINGS PARK, N.Y. (AP) — A former U.S. Merchant Marine Academy soccer player has filed a $5 million claim against the federal government amid an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct and hazing involving former team members. Newsday reports Sunday that a lawyer filed the claim this...
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April 12, 2018 - 4:30 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina have arrested a man wanted in the shooting death of a college football player in January. Winston-Salem police said in a news release Thursday that 21-year-old Jakier Shanique Austin was arrested in the parking lot of a Charlotte apartment complex...
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April 12, 2018 - 7:30 am
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A chemistry teacher at the Florida school where 17 people were shot to death has been arrested. Authorities say he left a loaded gun in a public restroom, where a drunk homeless man picked it up and fired it. No one was injured, but the teacher at Marjory Stoneman...
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April 09, 2018 - 4:03 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Minneapolis law firm says poor policies, training and supervision have plagued a small North Dakota high school where alleged hazing led to charges against five boys. The report by the Langevin Lentz firm for the Richland 44 School Board details reports from parents of what...
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April 08, 2018 - 2:13 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators approved an increase in spending on school funding early Sunday, with Republicans pushing the measure to passage over the bitter objections of some GOP colleagues in hopes of meeting a court mandate. Dozens of teachers, many wearing red shirts, converged on...
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April 08, 2018 - 1:33 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Legislature's debate on increasing school funding to meet a court mandate (all times local): 12:26 a.m. Sunday Kansas legislators have given their final approval to an increase in spending on the state's public schools amid intense pressure to respond to...
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April 06, 2018 - 6:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The school resource officer who confronted an armed student in a Maryland school shooting last month threw out the first pitch at the Washington Nationals' home opener. The Baltimore Sun reports that St. Mary's County Sheriff's Deputy First Class Blaine Gaskill took the mound at...
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April 05, 2018 - 1:52 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Michigan has permanently revoked the medical license of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar — a formality that would keep the former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor...
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April 05, 2018 - 11:02 am
PGA-MASTERS Woods tees off at Masters for 1st time since '15 AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods has teed off at the Masters for the first time in three years. The 42-year-old Woods was first off the first tee in his group, which includes Marc Leishman and Tommy Fleetwood. Woods pulled a 3-wood left...
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April 04, 2018 - 6:12 pm
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