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People gathered at Torrey Pines High School on Sunday, May 7, 2017, in San Diego, near a memorial for a 15 year-old student that was shot and killed by police in the parking lot the day before. (K.C. Alfred /The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP)
May 08, 2017 - 5:24 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 15-year-old boy left a suicide note before he was killed by officers after pointing a BB gun at them in the dark in a high school parking lot, police said Monday. Assistant Police Chief Brian Ahearn said police found the note on the Torrey Pines High School student who lived with...
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Soon-to-be graduates, Callie Rittweger, left, and Ashley Owen, right, from the University of Georgia's Franklin College of Arts communications program, pose for photos at the Arch, Thursday, May 04, 2017. The university will be having its graduation ceremony May 5 at Sanford Stadium. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed legislation allowing guns on Georgia's college campuses today also. (John Roark/ Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
May 04, 2017 - 8:56 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation Thursday allowing people with permits to carry concealed handguns on Georgia's public college campuses, despite the objections of state university leaders and his own veto of a campus-carry measure last year. Deal shocked fellow Republicans with...
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May 04, 2017 - 7:37 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation Thursday allowing people with permits to carry concealed handguns on Georgia's public college campuses, despite the objections of state university leaders and his own veto of a campus-carry measure last year. Deal shocked fellow Republicans with...
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Guadalupe Chavez, center, and others yell during a protest outside of the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services building in San Francisco, Monday, May 1, 2017. Immigrant and union groups will march in cities across the United States on Monday, May 1, 2017, to mark May Day and protest against President Donald Trump's efforts to boost deportations. The day has become a rallying point for immigrants in the U.S. since demonstrations were held in 2006 against a proposed immigration enforcement bill. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 01, 2017 - 1:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Several hundred teachers picketed outside Philadelphia schools early Monday as thousands more immigrants and union members across the United States prepared a series of strikes, boycotts and marches to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies. The demonstrations on May...
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U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, left, talks with pre-k students Alivia, 5, and Kellen, 5, while visiting Laura Foster's class at the Van Wert Early Childhood Center, Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Van Wert, Ohio. American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten joined DeVos during the visit. (Cathie Rowand/The Journal-Gazette via AP)
April 20, 2017 - 10:42 pm
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the head of a national teachers union sought to find common ground as they toured public schools in Ohio, but differences remained. The school visit came just months after American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten fiercely opposed the nomination...
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April 19, 2017 - 8:04 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former University of Iowa athletic administrator said Wednesday that during her tenure she became concerned after noticing that female coaches who were fired were often gay and had become more open about their sexuality. Jane Meyer testified about Iowa coaches as her case...
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April 17, 2017 - 3:31 pm
MOAB, Utah (AP) — In a story April 14 about a newly named dinosaur, The Associated Press erroneously attached photos from a different fossil dig in Utah. The photos have been removed. The story is below: Professors name dinosaur after digging up thousands of bones University officials say they've...
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Joanna Kowalska, an English teacher, who takes part in a teachers' strike, sits in a classroom in a school Warsaw , Poland, Friday, March 31, 2017. Teachers across Poland staged a one-day strike on Friday to protest a sweeping overhaul of the education system by the populist government that will see middle schools eliminated this coming fall. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
March 31, 2017 - 2:54 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Teachers across Poland went on strike Friday to protest a sweeping educational overhaul by the populist government that will eliminate middle schools this fall. Many fear the change is a pretext for introducing a more nationalistic curriculum that will leave children less...
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Joanna Kowalska, an English teacher, who takes part in a teachers' strike, sits in a classroom in a school Warsaw , Poland, Friday, March 31, 2017. Teachers across Poland staged a one-day strike on Friday to protest a sweeping overhaul of the education system by the populist government that will see middle schools eliminated this coming fall. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
March 31, 2017 - 10:00 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Teachers across Poland staged a strike Friday to protest a sweeping overhaul of the education system by the populist government that will see middle schools eliminated this fall. Many fear the change is a pretext for introducing a more nationalistic and old-fashioned...
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President Donald Trump walks across the tarmac at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Va., Thursday, March 2, 2017 after arriving on Air Force One for his first visit to the Hampton Roads area since taking office in January. The purpose of his visit was to deliver a speech in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier Ford at Newport News Shipbuilding. (Bill Tiernan/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
March 03, 2017 - 10:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will be visiting a private, religious school in Florida on Friday, signaling that his education agenda will focus on school choice. The president will tour St. Andrew Catholic School in Orlando, where he is expected to drop in on classrooms, and meet with...
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