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1 student shot, 1 arrested at central Illinois high school

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Quinnipiac University students wait to hear from family in Puerto Rico

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Trenton elementary student brings weed to school, principal fails to call police
TRENTON >> A Trenton Public Schools student allegedly brought drugs to Franklin Elementary on Tuesday, but police did not begin investigating until Wednesday afternoon due to the school principal’s alleged failure to report the incident to the superintendent. Varn said the officers on Wednesday recovered a weapon and a substance believed to be marijuana at Franklin Elementary, which is located at the corner of William and Liberty streets   Read More ...
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Oklahoma pre-K student found wandering near busy roadway after leaving school
EDMOND, Okla. - An Edmond elementary school is taking extra steps after a young student walked away from the school this week. Officials said the child is a pre-K student at Westfield Elementary, located near N. Pennsylvania and N.W. 178th St. Each day, thousands of cars zip past Westfield Elementary on the four-lane roadway out front. On Monday, a vigorous game of tag on the pre-K playground distracted the teachers on duty and a young student got loose   Read More ...
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More, and more diverse, US college students voted in 2016
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Whether motivated by support for particular policies or enthusiasm – or ire – toward the candidates, the 2016 election captured the attention of U.S. college and university students nationwide. That’s the finding of a new study of students at more than 1,000 U   Read More ...
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Freeman Superintendent: 'Every day we move a little further along in our healing process'
FREEMAN, Wash. - One week after a student entered Freeman High School and shot four students, killing one, Freeman School District Superintendent Randy Russell says the students are moving closer to normalcy and wellness. In a statement Wednesday, Russell said all three schools will be back on a normal school day schedule starting Thursday, but that counseling support will continue to be available for anyone who needs it   Read More ...
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School requires students to submit dress pics before homecoming dance
PEWAUKEE, Wis. — A suburban Milwaukee school district is requiring all students wearing a dress to next month’s homecoming dance to submit pictures of their outfit before they can buy tickets, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. According to the Pewaukee School District, the policy is aimed at keeping students from being turned away from the event for showing too much skin   Read More ...
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“This didn’t have to happen,” says mother of beaten Ruskin High School student
The fractured relationship between Ruskin High School students Cullen Landis and Jonay Wright had been troubling both of their families for months before Landis was beaten to the point of unconsciousness in the school Tuesday. Municipal court records obtained by The Star Wednesday show Landis had been cited for hurting Wright at the school in June. Cullen Landis’ mother, Ebony Landis, wished the day after the assault that the father had spoken to her and her husband instead   Read More ...
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College student gets surprise visit from family on leave from National Guard
BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana State University student got a special surprise this week on campus. It was a normal Tuesday for John Estrada, an LSU graduate student in petroleum engineering. That is, until he walked into the engineering building. School officials said Estrada walked into the building and found his brother, who is with the U.S. Army National Guard and on leave from Afghanistan   Read More ...
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College student gets surprise visit from family on leave from National Guard
BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana State University student got a special surprise this week on campus. It was a normal Tuesday for John Estrada, an LSU graduate student in petroleum engineering. That is, until he walked into the engineering building. School officials said Estrada walked into the building and found his brother, who is with the U.S. Army National Guard and on leave from Afghanistan   Read More ...
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Brown University moves to replace student loans with grants
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University has launched an initiative to replace undergraduate loans with grants that don't need to be repaid. The Providence Journal reports that the college started its $120 million fundraising project on Wednesday. Brown hopes to make education more accessible to students. The initiative, called The Brown Promise, is scheduled to start with incoming students during the 2018-2019 academic year   Read More ...
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College student gets surprise visit from family on leave from National Guard
BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana State University student got a special surprise this week on campus. It was a normal Tuesday for John Estrada, an LSU graduate student in petroleum engineering. That is, until he walked into the engineering building. School officials said Estrada walked into the building and found his brother, who is with the U.S. Army National Guard and on leave from Afghanistan   Read More ...
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College student gets surprise visit from family on leave from National Guard
BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana State University student got a special surprise this week on campus. It was a normal Tuesday for John Estrada, an LSU graduate student in petroleum engineering. That is, until he walked into the engineering building. School officials said Estrada walked into the building and found his brother, who is with the U.S. Army National Guard and on leave from Afghanistan   Read More ...
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College student gets surprise visit from family on leave from National Guard
BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana State University student got a special surprise this week on campus. It was a normal Tuesday for John Estrada, an LSU graduate student in petroleum engineering. That is, until he walked into the engineering building. School officials said Estrada walked into the building and found his brother, who is with the U.S. Army National Guard and on leave from Afghanistan   Read More ...
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College student gets surprise visit from family on leave from National Guard
BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana State University student got a special surprise this week on campus. It was a normal Tuesday for John Estrada, an LSU graduate student in petroleum engineering. That is, until he walked into the engineering building. School officials said Estrada walked into the building and found his brother, who is with the U.S. Army National Guard and on leave from Afghanistan   Read More ...
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College student gets surprise visit from family on leave from National Guard
BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana State University student got a special surprise this week on campus. It was a normal Tuesday for John Estrada, an LSU graduate student in petroleum engineering. That is, until he walked into the engineering building. School officials said Estrada walked into the building and found his brother, who is with the U.S. Army National Guard and on leave from Afghanistan   Read More ...
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Middle school teacher caught between fighting students
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91 percent of law students pass bar exam on first try
.... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ..........ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two years ago, 81 percent of University of New Mexico students who took the state bar exam for the first time passed the test. It was a fairly routine outcome for the state’s only law school. So when the first-timer pass rate plunged to 71 percent in February 2016 and 68 percent in July 2016 — New Mexico’s first year as part of the Uniform Bar Examination group — UNM administrators recognized an urgent need to address the situation, creating a task force to determine how to improve results   Read More ...
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Local high school students have plans for old Magna space
By Andi Tenbarge The building that was once home to the old Magna store has sat vacant for decades. Since then, the Miracle Mile group has tried to find the right developer to occupy the space. But now, upper level EMITT Academy students from Jefferson High School are trying to change that. Ahead on 13 News at 5 and 6, we talk to those students about why they're getting involved and what else Miracle Mile is up to   Read More ...
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UConn students to rally against GOP budget
It's been more than 80 days since Connecticut has had a budget. Despite one finally being passed by state lawmakers late last week, not everyone is happy. Rallies are set for outside of the University of Connecticut Health Center's campus in Farmington and the main school campus in Storrs where students said they'll take a stand against the Republican budget. The budget calls for $300 million in cuts to both the health center and the school over two years   Read More ...
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JRSHS students scope out career paths
John Stark Regional High School in Weare is committed to preparing all students to be college and career ready. In support of that mission, the school recently held a College and Career Planning Fair with moe than 50 representatives from colleges, military organizations, and technical and training schools.   Read More ...
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Wisconsin School Requires Students to Submit Dress Pics Before Homecoming Dance
PEWAUKEE, Wis. — A suburban Milwaukee school district is requiring all students wearing a dress to next month’s homecoming dance to submit pictures of their outfit before they can buy tickets, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. According to the Pewaukee School District, the policy is aimed at keeping students from being turned away from the event for showing too much skin   Read More ...
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West Chester parents meet with police, school district after death threats, racial slurs
West Goshen Police Chief Joseph Gleason stood in front of parents Tuesday evening, more than a week after online death threats and racial slurs targeted several West Chester East High School students. A black student has since been charged, and the targeted students are back in school. But on Tuesday, some parents were still frustrated, angry even, with the police and school district response to the threats posted last Sunday on the “East Shade Room” Instagram page   Read More ...
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Drexel gets $3 million from Lenfests for co-op salaries
Drexel University said Wednesday that the Lenfest Foundation has pledged $3 million to supplement the salaries of students working cooperative education jobs in the nonprofit cultural sector. The university has heard concerns over the years that co-op students working in those jobs earn less than their counterparts — or in some cases nothing — in the corporate. health sciences, technology, and other for-profit settings, who are traditionally paid $15,000 to $30,000   Read More ...
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L.A. County to investigate public school system's enrollment of Catholic school students
Los Angeles County education officials have launched an investigation into fiscal and legal questions surrounding a small public school district that has been enrolling Catholic school students. The inquiry centers on the Lennox Virtual Academy, an online school operated by the Lennox School District, which has about 5,000 students and is located near Los Angeles International Airport. Earlier this month, The Times reported that the district had entered into unorthodox partnerships with at least four Catholic schools, offering them money and free laptops in exchange for enrolling their students in the district’s virtual academy   Read More ...
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Georgia Tech says 1 person arrested in protest is a student
ATLANTA – Georgia Tech says one of the people arrested during a protest following a vigil for a student killed by campus police is a student at the university, while the other two are not. An officer shot 21-year-old Scout Schultz late Saturday. Investigators have said Schultz called 911 to report an armed suspicious person. The school identified those arrested Monday night as Vincent Castillenti, Jacob Wilson and Cassandra Monden   Read More ...
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One student shot, second arrested at Illinois high school
Police in central Illinois say a male student shot and injured another student in a high school cafeteria before being subdued by a teacher Wednesday. Mattoon police Chief Jeff Branson and Mattoon School Superintendent Larry Lilly said the shooting happened at Mattoon High School about 11:30 a.m. Officials said the injured student was in stable condition and the suspected shooter was in custody   Read More ...
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Black students rally at Cornell amid student beating probe
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — A black students organization at Cornell University is demanding coursework on "privilege and power" and conversion of a frat house into a cultural center following an alleged attack of a black student by a white student. Black Students United held a protest Wednesday and delivered demands to President Martha Pollack. The Cornell Daily Sun reports one demand is to permanently ban Psi Upsilon from campus   Read More ...
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Nebraska, Iowa students named National Merit semifinalists
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced the names of about 16,000 semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The winners include students from Nebraska and Iowa. The students have an opportunity to continue in the competition for about 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million that will be offered next spring. To be considered for a Merit Scholarship award, semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the finalist level of the competition   Read More ...
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1 student shot, 1 arrested at central Illinois high school
A teacher subdued a male student who fired shots and wounded another student in a central Illinois high school cafeteria on Wednesday morning, police said.   Read More ...
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One student shot, one arrested at Mattoon High School in Illinois
MATTOON, Ill. (AP) — Police in central Illinois say a teacher subdued a male student who shot and wounded another student in a high school cafeteria. Mattoon police Chief Jeff Branson and Mattoon School Superintendent Larry Lilly say the shooting happened at Mattoon High School about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. Police say the suspect, a male student, is in custody. Officials said the injured student is in stable condition at a local hospital   Read More ...
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1 student shot, 1 arrested at central Illinois high school
MATTOON, Ill. (AP) — Police in central Illinois say a teacher subdued a male student who shot and wounded another student in a high school cafeteria. Mattoon police Chief Jeff Branson and Mattoon School Superintendent Larry Lilly say the shooting happened at Mattoon High School about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. Police say the suspect, a male student, is in custody. Officials said the injured student is in stable condition at a local hospital   Read More ...
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Massachusetts university scrambles to deal with racial intimidation as students find shocking messages in dorms
Westfield State University in Massachusetts is investigating racial intimidation after a student reported finding a disturbing sign on her dorm room door. A senior at Westfield State posted an image of the offensive signage on Twitter, tagging the university and President Ramon Torrecilha. This is how your students of color get treated…. 3 days in a row of this. pic   Read More ...
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School requires students to submit dress pics before homecoming dance
PEWAUKEE, Wis. – A suburban Milwaukee school district is requiring all students wearing a dress to next month’s homecoming dance to submit pictures of their outfit before they can buy tickets, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. According to the Pewaukee School District, the policy is aimed at keeping students from being turned away from the event for showing too much skin   Read More ...
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Quinnipiac University students wait to hear from family in Puerto Rico
HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Students at Quinnipiac University, Shelma Morales and Mia Martinez haven’t heard from their relatives since Hurricane Maria hit the island. Morales said, “I tried to speak to my grandmother last night and I spoke to her for about 15 minutes and then the signals went off and I couldn’t contact her anytime after that.” Martinez added, “After about three o’clock in the morning all communication cut off   Read More ...
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The Department of Education cuts off a student loan watchdog
The letters "CFPB" may not be much more than alphabet soup to your average student loan borrower. They stand for Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a new-ish federal agency — created in 2011 — with a unique mission and a big effect on student lenders and for-profit colleges accused of defrauding or otherwise mistreating Americans. But the U.S. Education Department has just called a halt to the enforcement collaboration between itself and CFPB   Read More ...
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Assignment asking students to role-play as KKK sparks anger
A South Carolina elementary school teacher who asked students to role play as Ku Klux Klan members for a homework assignment has been placed on administrative leave.   Read More ...
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South Carolina HS students make 'rape' joke at football game
(FOX NEWS) -- Four students at a South Carolina high school have been disciplined for spelling out “rape” during a football game, and then sharing the image through social media. The male students at Westside High School in Anderson, during a game Friday against D.W. Daniel High School, rearranged themselves to form the word, and captioned the Snapchat, “What do we do to Daniel   Read More ...
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Assignment asking students to role play as KKK sparks anger
LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina elementary school teacher who asked students to role play as Ku Klux Klan members for a homework assignment has been placed on administrative leave. The Island Packet reports that Lexington-Richland School District 5 says it's "taking this matter very seriously" after Tremain Cooper posted a picture of his nephew's assignment on Facebook last week   Read More ...
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Top teacher at Jacksonville school suspended after students flash breasts, grope others in class
A Lake Shore Middle School Teacher of the Year was suspended one week without pay Monday because seventh-grade students in his class flashed their breasts and several girls and boys kissed and touched each others’ crotches. A boy also licked a girl’s breast in a truth-or-dare-like game during class time, according to an investigator. According to the district’s investigative report, Brent Sawdy, a civics teacher, allowed students to watch a science program or work on their own school work May 2 while he completed some work at his desk and on a computer   Read More ...
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Enrollment up slightly at South Dakota public universities
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Board of Regents says fall enrollment at the state's six public universities increased slightly compared to last year, up a third of one percent. The total number of students at the six universities is 36,662. The increase equates to 131 additional students. Regents say Dakota State University at Madison reported the greatest percentage growth with nearly 4 percent more students   Read More ...
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Four University of Utah students charged with criminal mischief after BYU's Cougar statue is vandalized
Provo • Four University of Utah students who were literally caught red-handed 15 minutes after allegedly spray-painting two red “U” logos and a white smiling face on the cougar statue at Brigham Young University’s football stadium almost got away with the rivalry-inspired act of vandalism, according to a report filed by BYU police. However, the students — two males, 18 and 20, and two females, 18 and 19 — returned to the scene of the crime to get selfies and other photographs of their artwork and were arrested by police in the early morning hours of Sept   Read More ...
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