Education issues

FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, a family reunites following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. A commission tasked with investigating government actions surrounding the Florida high school massacre and the state’s other mass shootings is set to hold its first meeting, Tuesday, April 24. (John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)
April 24, 2018 - 11:34 am
COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (AP) — Faulty classroom design and failures in the police radio and 911 systems contributed to the chaos and deaths during the recent Florida high school massacre, a commission investigating the shooting was told at its first meeting Tuesday. Broward Sheriff's Office Detective...
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April 24, 2018 - 10:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — New federal data show that black students continue to be expelled and suspended from school much more frequently than their white peers. The report released by the Education Department on Tuesday is likely to add to an already tense national debate about what causes such racial...
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This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse scandal, apologized during the interview which aired on Sunday, April 22, 2018. (CBS News/60 Minutes via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 9:50 am
LONDON (AP) — A Cambridge University academic says the suspended CEO of Cambridge Analytica, the election consultancy at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal, lied to British lawmakers investigating fake news. Academic Aleksandr Kogan's company, Global Science Research, developed a Facebook...
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April 23, 2018 - 9:18 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Eighteen Syracuse University students face disciplinary charges after videos emerged showing fraternity members using racial slurs and simulating a sexual assault of a disabled person. Department of Public Safety Chief Bobby Maldonado announced Sunday that investigators had...
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Marion County Sheriff's Detectives John Lightle, left, and Dan Pinder, right, escort a handcuffed and shackled Sky Bouche, 19, center, to a waiting patrol car, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Ocala, Fla. Bouche is the suspect in a shooting that occurred at Forest High School Friday morning. (Doug Engle/Ocala Star-Banner via AP)
April 21, 2018 - 4:36 pm
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A man accused of opening fire at a Florida high school was denied bond during his first court appearance Saturday. The Ocala Star-Banner reported that Sky Bouche appeared before Judge Willard Pope via video conference at the Marion County Jail, with a public defender at his side...
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Marion County Sheriff's Detectives John Lightle, left, and Sgt. Mike Mongeluzzo, right, escort a handcuffed and shackled Sky Bouche, 19, center, to a waiting patrol car, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Ocala, Fla. Bouche is the suspect in a shooting that occurred at Forest High School Friday morning. (Doug Engle/Ocala Star-Banner via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 7:17 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A gunman carried a shotgun in a guitar case and opened fire Friday in a Florida high school, wounding one student before he was arrested on a day planned for a national classroom walkout to protest gun violence, authorities said. Nineteen-year-old suspect Sky Bouche...
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Fairview Middle and High School students taking part in a national school walkout event to protest gun violence and honor shooting victims at Fairview High School in Fairview Township, Erie County, Pa., Friday April 20, 2018. As part of the event, most of the students walked twice around the Keck Field running track twice. Protests were planned across the country Friday, on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 5:37 pm
Once again, they filed out of class. In a new wave of school walkouts, they raised their voices against gun violence. But this time, they were looking to turn outrage into action. Many of the students who joined demonstrations across the country Friday turned their attention to upcoming elections...
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April 20, 2018 - 9:59 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — In a story April 19 about an Illinois bill concerning school resource officers, The Associated Press misstated the name of a poverty advocacy group. It is the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, not the Sargent Shriver Center on Poverty Law. The AP also...
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FILE - In this March 7, 1989, file photo, first lady Barbara Bush reads to a group of day care students at the Library of Congress in Washington celebrating "1989-Year of the Young Reader." In March 1989, JUST weeks after moving into the White House, Mrs. Bush founded the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy. It has since raised more than $110 million to create or support literacy programs for men, women and children nationwide. She remained active with the group until mere months before her death Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at age 92. (AP Photo/Charles Tasnadi, File)
April 20, 2018 - 8:26 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — On a hot summer day in 1978, as her husband mulled his first presidential run, Barbara Bush headed to Houston's leafy Memorial Park for a jog while she thought about what issues she'd like to focus on should she become first lady. Bush was concerned about stubborn societal...
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This Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo shows the Theta Tau fraternity house in Syracuse, N.Y. Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud announced the fraternity was suspended over videos with racist, sexist content. Syverud, described the video involving members of Theta Tau, a professional engineering fraternity, as racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic, sexist and hostile to people with disabilities. He said the videos were turned over to the school's Department of Public Safety for possible disciplinary or legal action. (Julie McMahon/The Syracuse Newspapers via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 7:13 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A fraternity suspended at Syracuse University over an offensive video says the activities were intended as a "satirical sketch." The university's Theta Tau chapter says on its website that the video shows a "roast" that depicts an uneducated, intolerant person. The chapter...
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