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Apple's contactless student IDs come to 12 more schools

A new school year is approaching, and for Apple that means an expansion of its contact-free student IDs. Apple Watch and iPhone owners can tap their devices to access campus facilities in 12 more sch...

Apple's contactless student IDs come to 12 more schools

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Student loan crisis: These are the schools that pay off the least With college tuition burdening the wallets of so many Americans, these schools aren't necessarily helping to solve the problem.       ...
14:26 2019-07-21

India slaps US with new tariffs — on lentils, apples, almonds and walnuts India is slapping back at the United States with new tariffs on $240 million worth of American goods starting Sunday. Apples, almonds, lentils, walnuts and some chemical products will be hit with levies of up to 70 percent. The long-threatened move is retaliation for President Trump’s move to take a...
07:13 2019-06-16

India imposing increased, retaliatory tariffs on US exports including apples, almonds India is now imposing increased tariffs on 28 U.S. products including apples, almonds and walnuts, a move seen as a retaliatory act.       ...
19:52 2019-06-16

Electric car chargepoints to accept contactless payment next year News 15 Jul, 2019 Government “prepared to intervene” to force contactless payments on public chargers; Chargemaster announces contactless payment...
16:52 2019-07-15

Hackers can bypass £30 limit on contactless cards, study finds Researchers have discovered that the £30 limit on Visa contactless cards can be bypassed, potentially enabling criminals to empty out victims' bank accounts without touching the card....
20:39 2019-07-31

Is college worth it? Here are the top 50 schools that pay off the most College costs can be difficult to estimate, and outcomes can be challenging to quantify. Here are the top 50 US colleges that pay off the most.       ...
17:26 2019-07-16

Desegregation remains an issue in many US schools CLEVELAND, Miss. — This small Mississippi Delta town serves as a reminder that fierce debates over the integration of black and white students are not a thing of the past. Two rival high schools in Cleveland, one historically black and the other historically white, had to be merged just two years ag...
01:52 2019-07-12

The best public high schools by state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed rankings for all public schools from school data clearinghouse Niche to determine the best public high school in every state.       ...
00:39 2019-08-09

Odisha To Shut 1,000 Schools Having Less Than 10 Students Close to 1000 schools having less than 10 students on the roll will be shut down in Odisha to tackle the teachers'' shortage issue, the government said on Sunday....
02:26 2019-06-24

DOE job ad sought ‘teachers of color’ for NYC schools The racially targeted post on the Indeed.com job site said Lower Manhattan's Community School District 1 was seeking "teachers of color for the 2019-2020 school year."...
04:13 2019-06-04

6 schools to be notified of serious NCAA violations A high-ranking NCAA official told CBS Sports on Wednesday that at least six Division I men's basketball programs will receive notices of allegations for Level I violations as a result of the federal government's investigation into corruption in the sport....
05:00 2019-06-13

Two students go missing from city schools Two students went missing from city schools Friday morning, police said. Junior Parker, 21, who suffers from autism, slipped out of the Stuyvesant HS at about 8:45 a.m. while attending a program there, cops said. A flurry of police cars, helicopters and harbor units descended on the area in the effo...
06:52 2019-05-25

Office 365 banned from schools in privacy row Microsoft's Office 365 software has been banned in part of Germany following fears over data privacy.The cloud-based online suite has been barred for use in schools in the state of Hesse after lawmakers ruled it was gathering information from users who were unable to give their consent.Office 3...
13:52 2019-07-16

Schools rethink vaping discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Officials at schools across the United States have begun rethinking their approach to teen vaping, as statistics show a rise in suspensions and other disciplinary actions for students caught using e-cigarettes on school grounds. Many who previously emphasized discipline ...
05:39 2019-05-27

Changing gender is easier than ever in NYC schools City kids can now change their gender status on school records without any legal documentation — and play for the sports teams of their preference, the Department of Education announced Friday. With parental permission, students can alter their genders, change their names and join sports teams...
03:39 2019-06-29

In Afghanistan, attacks against schools have tripled in one year The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that much greater protection for educational facilities was needed across Afghanistan where attacks against schools have increased three-fold in just one year. The call coincides with the third International Conference on Safe Schools, taking place this...
23:26 2019-05-28

NYC schools were most ‘violent and disruptive’ in state last year New York City schools had the most “violent and disruptive incidents” in the state last year — accounting for more than half, with incidents including assaults, sexual offenses and bomb threats, a new report reveals. The data released Tuesday by state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli shows 17,991 incidents ...
10:13 2019-08-14

| SA Schools squads named for U18 International Series The SA Schools and SA Schools A squads to contest the U18 International Series against Argentina, England, France, Wales has been announced by SA Rugby....
21:00 2019-07-15

Schools reckon with social stress: ‘I’m on my phone so much’ BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Teachers say they’re seeing so much student anxiety that a national union newsletter labels it a “mental health tsunami.” Many of those educators, along with doctors and researchers, say smartphones — especially the nonstop pull of social media — are at least p...
09:26 2019-06-07

New law prevents New York schools from arming teachers NEW YORK (WNBC) – A new law in New York will prevent local school districts from authorizing teachers from carrying firearms on school grounds. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure into law on Wednesday. Guns send 8,300 kids a year to hospitals, study finds. Courtesy: NBC While law enforcement...
20:00 2019-08-01

Malta schools ask what's a better uniform — ties or tracksuits Children in Malta are obliged to wear school uniforms, a tradition that many European countries abandoned long ago. State schools may finally ditch ties and blazers, a relief for kids as one private school has shown....
17:00 2019-05-29

Students found safe after disappearing from NYC schools Both students who disappeared Friday from their respective New York City schools have been found safe, police said Saturday. Junior Parker, the 21-year-old autistic man who disappeared from lower Manhattan’s Stuyvesant High School, where he had been attending a program, was found around 2:15 p...
01:13 2019-05-26

CFB notebook: Schools not required to report injuries The NCAA declined to implement standardized injury reports in college football for the 2019 season as a potential response to the rise of legal sports wagering....
18:39 2019-08-08

YouTube in schools: A digital revolution in the classroom Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos to learn things as well. How does this affect the educational program?...
21:39 2019-06-04

6 SEC schools among 16 regional hosts for NCAA Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Six Southeastern Conference schools are among the 16 regional hosts for the NCAA baseball tournament, with LSU playing at home in the first round for the 26th time. The NCAA announced the hosts Sunday night. The rest of the 64-team field will be unveiled Monday. The tournament beg...
04:39 2019-05-27

Vote on Los Angeles schools tax hike today Trump administration rollback of school lunch rules to face scrutiny on the Hill — House Democrats to probe Education Department on disaster response...
16:52 2019-06-04

Schools Fight Websites That Sell Homework Help As the school year starts off, colleges and high schools are increasing steps to spot and fight a persistent form of cheating in which students find someone online to do their homework....
10:26 2019-08-13

If English women’s football is to catch the USA’s, schools will be key There is a gulf in funding for girls’ and women’s football between the two countries but the FA plans to narrow it“The last Fifa World Cup was a remarkable achievement but we are setting an even more ambitious target for 2023. To achieve this we will be working tirelessly with the clubs in the FA Wo...
22:39 2019-07-04

Why US public schools’ creepy use of surveillance AI should frighten you Public schools across the US continue to spend millions implementing AI-powered surveillance solutions alleged to prevent or mitigate violence. The only problem: most of them don’t work. US schools now rival China’s when it comes to ubiquitous surveillance, yet our students remain at the highest ris...
01:13 2019-07-24

Schools should have one meat-free day a week, says charity Soil Association calls for pupils in England to get ‘healthier and more climate-friendly’ mealsAll state schools in England should offer pupils a compulsory plant-based menu one day a week, under new recommendations to the government that aim to make school meals more environmentally friendly and re...
22:26 2019-05-21

Busing Worked in Louisville. So Why Are Its Schools Becoming More Segregated? Some desegregation plans faltered in the face of white resistance. Louisville’s plan has proved remarkably resilient, surviving riots and court rulings....
23:00 2019-07-31

New law allows Illinois schools to teach hunting classes "Students who are exposed to lessons in hunting safety have a greater chance of respecting firearms and using them properly for the rest of their lives," Republican Sen. Jason Plummer, a sponsor on the bill, said....
16:26 2019-08-01

How to Curb Bullying in Schools? Fine the Parents, Some Say A Wisconsin city is due to vote next week on a bill that would make parents pay if their children bully others — a measure several municipalities have already tried....
05:13 2019-06-12

Watchdog: Schools underreporting use of restraint, seclusion A federal watchdog agency says public schools have significantly underreported their use of restraint and seclusion to control students’ behavior. The Government Accountability Office on Tuesday detailed reporting errors in which New York City, Philadelphia and other districts entered zeros in...
04:26 2019-06-19

Virginia NAACP sues over schools with Confederate names A Virginia chapter of the NAACP filed a lawsuit saying school names that commemorate Confederate leaders "champion a legacy of segregation and oppression."...
09:52 2019-08-17

| Safe for Catholic schools to reopen - Sri Lanka army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
17:39 2019-05-21

Arizona’s rural schools squeezed by declining enrollment PHOENIX (AP) — Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state’s most populous county has risen by over 70,000. For rural areas, declining enrollment can me...
20:52 2019-06-16

Safe For Catholic Schools To Reopen, Says Sri Lanka Army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening Tuesday of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
19:13 2019-05-21

Ex-Arizona schools considered for temporary migrant lodging Arizona school district officials are considering former school buildings to house migrant families. The Phoenix Elementary School District approved a three-month lease Friday for the Ann Ott School to temporarily house more than 80 people. The Tucson Unified School District is considering using Men...
07:52 2019-07-13

‘Phenomenal’ nine medals for England at European Schools championships The future is bright for England boxing in this week's Amateur Scene The post ‘Phenomenal’ nine medals for England at European Schools championships appeared first on Boxing News....
17:13 2019-08-13

Arizona’s rural schools lose thousands of students PHOENIX (AP) – Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state’s most populous county has risen by over 70,000. For rural areas, declining enrollment ...
02:52 2019-06-17

Review: ‘Rockonomics’ Schools Us in the Costs and Benefits of Creativity The suicide earlier this year of Princeton economics professor, Alan B. Krueger, colors the reading of his final book: a highly personal exploration of the economics of creativity....
16:39 2019-06-03

Immigrants Brought Riches to Urban Schools. Now They’re in the Shadows. As immigrant families forgo services or are dropped from public assistance, schools are seeing their student populations undercounted and their funding cut....
19:13 2019-06-15

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusive relationships, a U.S. study suggests....
12:13 2019-06-06

A Ballot Measure Could Help Los Angeles Schools, but Will Voters Support It? Wednesday: An update on the L.A. teachers’ strike; a proposal to stop unconstitutional abortion restrictions; and Michelin restaurant picks sans stars....
01:26 2019-05-30

NYC schools could save billions by using existing facilities: report New York City’s public school system could save $2.4 billion and alleviate overcrowding if education officials think outside the box instead of drawing up costly construction plans, according to a new study. The report by the Citizens Budget Commission said the Dept. of Education spends too mu...
06:39 2019-07-11

City schools not prepared for mass shootings: report City schools are not adequately prepared for the next Adam Lanza, according to a hair-raising new report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli that found Department of Education campuses are relying on faulty alarms and radios, late and outdated safety plans and incorrect personnel records. “The stat...
07:39 2019-06-14

Mandarin Made Mandatory In Many Nepal Schools: Report Many schools across Nepal have made it mandatory for students to learn Mandarin lured by the Chinese government's offer to cover salaries of teachers who teach the language, a media report said on......
13:13 2019-06-15

'Senseless': attacks on schools soar in Afghanistan – report Unicef research shows more than 1,000 schools were closed by the end of last year due to ongoing conflictAttacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled between 2017 and 2018, surging from 68 to 192, according to the UN children’s agency, Unicef, the first increase since 2015.According to figures collecte...
16:26 2019-05-28

NYC schools investigator alleges he was denied promotion because of race Thomas Chin claims in his Manhattan federal suit that his bosses at the Special Commissioner of Investigation’s Office routinely passed him over, despite a stellar track record of investigating sexual-abuse cases involving students....
06:52 2019-07-14

Attacks on Afghan schools nearly triple, warns UNICEF A sharp rise in attacks on schools in Afghanistan is preventing a generation of children from getting an education, UNICEF reports. Threats from the Taliban and "Islamic State" mean hundreds of schools remain shuttered....
11:52 2019-05-28

UN agency: Attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations children’s agency says attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018, compared to the year before. UNICEF’s press release on Tuesday says the number of attacks on schools went from 68 in 2017, to 192 in 2018. It was the first time school a...
11:39 2019-05-28

Judge Real, who desegregated California schools, dies at 95 LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. District Judge Manuel Real, who desegregated schools in Southern California, has died. He was 95. The court’s Central District of California said in a statement posted Friday that Real died on Wednesday. His courtroom was in Los Angeles. Real was the longest-serving act...
02:00 2019-07-01

Netherlands 'burka ban' introduced in schools, hospitals and on buses The Netherlands has introduced a so-called burka ban which prevents people from wearing face coverings in hospitals, schools and on public transport....
14:39 2019-08-01

Some German schools teach media competence to kids As children around the globe often feel stressed when it comes to dealing with the demands of the digital world, Germany has taken a more hands-on approach to teach the young generation media competence. (June 11)       ...
20:39 2019-06-11

Schools 'crowd fund for pencils, glue and books' The prime minister says the government is putting a "record level of funding". into schools, after Jeremy Corbyn asks about some closing early on Fridays....
20:52 2019-05-22

New York law bans teachers from carrying guns in schools New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law Wednesday that bars teachers from carrying guns on school grounds -- arguing that introducing more firearms is not the way to make students safer....
21:39 2019-07-31

Pokémon manga e-books are available in schools and libraries worldwide Pokémon manga e-books are now available to public libraries and schools worldwide through OverDrive, Inc. Students and library patrons can visit overdrive.com to find a participating library. From there, you'll be able to download Pokém......
20:26 2019-06-11

WannaCry? Hundreds of US schools still haven’t patched servers Enlarge / School IT is old school. And still vulnerable to EternalBlue. (credit: PhotoAlto / Frederic Cirou / Getty Images) If you're wondering why ransomware continues to be such a problem for state and local governments and other public institutions, all you have to do to get an answer is poke ...
14:13 2019-05-22

137 children aged 10 and 11 caught with knives in London schools More than 130 children aged 10 and 11 have been caught with knives or used them to commit violence in London schools in the past four years, the Standard can reveal....
04:26 2019-06-11

Baltimore schools’ mission: Help students cope with trauma BALTIMORE — When she transferred to a new K-8 school two years ago, Tinazsha Johnson was in deep distress. The Baltimore sixth grader was crushed by the death of her mother. Her father was in and out of lockups. She’d witnessed searing violence in her neighborhood and felt overwhelmed helping ...
20:52 2019-07-31

Brazilian rural schools suffer from lack of connectivity Infrastructure limitations and high cost of services are among the challenges faced by educators, who often use their personal devices to support teaching activities, says study....
05:00 2019-07-20

DOE to roll out contentious admission test to more schools across city For the first time, the Specialized High School Admission Test, SHSAT, will be offered at 55 locations across the city. In the past, the test for entrance to the eight specialized schools....
00:52 2019-08-04

N4T School Supply Drive: Amphitheater Public Schools TUCSON- News 4 Tucson continued its 3rd annual News 4 Tucson School Supply Drive Tuesday at Amphitheater Unified School District’s La Cima Middle School.  Leslie Ferre is a teacher at the school and said that she is always looking for supplies. “My first year, a month in I already had a ...
12:39 2019-07-24

Schools, telephone lines to reopen in Kashmir after lockdown Authorities began restoring some telephone lines in Indian Kashmir on Friday night, the top state official said, as heavy security prevented some protests in the region's main city of Srinagar from getting out of control....
22:13 2019-08-16

BJP Slams Bengal Over Dining Rooms In Schools With "70% Muslims" West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Thursday lashed out at the West Bengal government, saying that it had ordered the construction of dining rooms in state-run schools in Cooch Behar district......
11:26 2019-06-28

Schools turn to technology to reduce toll during shootings LOS ANGELES — Efforts to combat school shootings are starting to shift from preventing the violence to reducing the number of victims through technology that speeds up law enforcement’s response and quickly alerts teachers and students to danger. School districts are using products like gunsho...
14:33 2019-05-21

The top ‘party schools’ in America, according to the Princeton Review Colleges probably love to be put on “best of” lists for things like academics and school spirit. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
19:00 2019-08-10

Over 80 per cent of schools in anglophone Cameroon shut down, as conflict worsens More than 80 per cent of schools in the English-speaking North-West and South-West regions of Cameroon are closed, as the security situation and living conditions continue to deteriorate due to the three-year conflict between the Government and armed groups, the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, reported ...
23:13 2019-06-21

Cousin of Parkland victim pushes bill for alarms in schools An upstate teenager whose cousin died in the Parkland, Fla., massacre is pushing a state bill that would force public schools to install silent panic alarms to alert law enforcement when an active shooter is on the loose, she told The Post on Monday. Jadyn Turner, a 15-year-old from Nyack, and her d...
00:26 2019-06-11

FBI warns of rise in cyberattacks against schools as they embrace digital learning The kind of attacks more commonly reserved for banks and other institutions holding sensitive data are increasingly targeting school systems around the country....
23:39 2019-07-16

Inside China’s top ‘party schools’: Plenty of Communist doctrine on tap Playing a crucial role in Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s campaign to promulgate Communist Party ideology to skeptical young Chinese are nearly 3,000 training institutes, where thousands of visiting party members are taught how to carry out and maintain its rule....
07:52 2019-07-17

Sixth grader represents Amphi Schools in national spelling bee TUCSON – A local 12-year-old spelling bee contestant made it to Washington D.C. on Tuesday to compete with more than 500 other kids. News 4 Tucson learned that Tanish Doshi was eliminated in the third round Tuesday afternoon. Doshi, a sixth grader at Richard B. Wilson K-8 School, is one of nine stud...
06:52 2019-05-30

German government backs compulsory measles jab for schools, kindergartens Children in Germany will have to prove they've had a measles vaccination before they can attend kindergarten or go to school, under a new draft law. Parents who object to immunizing their kids face hefty fines....
13:00 2019-07-17

NYC schools investigator arrested for drunk driving following marijuana complaint A NYC schools investigator was arrested on charges of drunken driving less than two months after a complaint was sent to Chancellor Richard Carranza that she reeked of pot, records show. Camille Blake, a prober with the city Department of Education, has now come under investigation herself, but rema...
05:26 2019-06-09

Bastion of Anti-Vaccine Fervor: Progressive Waldorf Schools Opposition to vaccines on the left is increasingly worrying the authorities. At one progressive school, 60 percent of the 300 students were not vaccinated against measles and other diseases....
12:26 2019-06-13

Why migrants who speak indigenous languages slip through cracks in US schools Many students end up in special education classrooms as schools lack infrastructure and have few, if any, translators Looking back on her first day of high school in New York, Elisa, 18, can now laugh about it. But on that day, she was nervous. She and her dad navigated the New York subway to get he...
01:13 2019-06-19

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "tip of the iceberg"....
11:39 2019-06-05

| Sudan shuts schools as pupils' killing sparks outrage Sudanese authorities Tuesday ordered all schools nationwide to suspend classes indefinitely after crowds of students launched demonstrations against the killing of five pupils at a rally in a central town....
19:39 2019-07-31

SEC clears path for schools to sell alcohol at sporting events The SEC cleared member schools to sell alcohol in general seating areas. The measure means sales are allowed at football and basketball games.        ...
20:39 2019-05-31

Notre Dame fire: lead decontamination of schools begins Work to protect children from risks of poisoning to be completed before schools openWorkers have started decontaminating schools in Paris that were found to have unsafe levels of lead following the blaze at the Notre Dame Cathedral, as part of efforts to protect children from risks of poisoning. Rel...
17:26 2019-08-08

Schools to teach pupils about perils of fake news and catfishing Education secretary says guidance will help guard children against online harmsGuidance on teaching online safety in schools to make children more resilient to catfishing, fake news and other online harms has been announced by the education secretary.The guidelines will combine teaching on relations...
21:13 2019-06-27

'Education under fire' as attacks on Afghan schools jump, UNICEF says Attacks on schools in Afghanistan increased almost threefold last year, making it increasingly difficult to ensure an education for children in many parts of the country, the United Nations children's fund UNICEF said on Tuesday....
05:39 2019-05-28

Trump’s Trade War Targets Chinese Students at Elite U.S. Schools First trade, then technology — now talent. The Trump administration has started taking aim at China’s best and brightest in the U.S., scrutinizing researchers with ties to Beijing and restricting student visas. Several Chinese graduate students and academics told Bloomberg News in recent...
05:00 2019-06-04

State Dems fighting charter schools near end of legislative session State Democratic lawmakers have declared war on charter schools in the waning days of the legislative session — introducing four bills that parrot recommendations by the anti-charter teachers’ union....
02:39 2019-06-03

Office 365 declared illegal in German schools due to privacy risks Enlarge / Germany's government continues its history of principled Microsoft opposition. (credit: Flickr user fdecomite) Last week, the German state of Hesse declared that its schools may not legally use the Office 365 cloud product. Hesse is one of the sixteen federal states of Germany, with a po...
23:26 2019-07-15

Push for Ethnic Studies in Schools Faces a Dilemma: Whose Stories to Tell A struggle in California, one of three states creating K-12 ethnic studies materials, highlights some of the fraught questions around the discipline....
21:00 2019-08-16

Illinois requires public schools teach LGBTQ history Illinois public schools will be required to teach about the contributions of LGBTQ people across the state and the country — under a new law approved by Gov. J.B. Pritzker. The law, signed by Pritzker last week, mandates that the history curriculum in schools across the state include lessons s...
21:13 2019-08-13

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
23:00 2019-07-12

Schools Wrestle With Privacy of Digital Data Collected on Students For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the second grade, was accused by a teacher of googling a profane song....
18:13 2019-07-10

State to probe DOE special education schools after Post exposé The state comptroller will audit conditions at the city’s special education schools — after a series of Post articles exposed harrowing conditions at a Queens facility for disabled kids last month. State officials sent schools Chancellor Richard Carranza a letter Tuesday asking for the Departm...
10:39 2019-08-17

NYC public schools caught tossing books, unused supplies Upper West Side parents are being asked to pony up nearly $100 for classroom supplies like glue sticks, Crayons and washable markers — staples they could find by looking in the trash outside their kids’ schools. Dunces at PS 166 threw away the very items they now want parents to buy, some of them ne...
05:26 2019-08-18

Two vacant TUSD schools considered as shelters for asylum seekers TUCSON —  TUSD board member Kristel Foster said the image of using what used to be the Pima County Juvenile Detention Center to house migrant families on a temporary basis sends the wrong message. “We don’t detain migrants in Tucson looking for asylum,” Foster said. “Th...
07:52 2019-07-13

Prohibitory Orders Lifted In 5 Districts In J&K; Schools, Colleges Reopen Prohibitory orders under CrPC section 144 were lifted in five Jammu districts and restrictions were relaxed in Doda and Kishtwar, paving the way for resumption of normal activities that were badly hit......
13:39 2019-08-10

Italy bans unvaccinated children from schools after measles outbreaks As countries around the world grapple with rise of “anti-vax” sentiment, non-vaccinating parents in Italy face fines or their children being turned away from school...
15:52 2019-05-21

Law schools will face tougher sanctions if too many graduates fail bar exam Law schools could get their American Bar Association accreditation revoked if 75% of graduates who take the bar exam don't pass within two years.        ...
00:13 2019-05-22

Illegal immigrant population to surge 10% this year, flood schools The continued surge of Latin American illegal immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border will lead to hundreds of thousands being released into the country, increasing the already massive population of migrants by some 10%, according to a new analysis....
18:13 2019-07-11

Top Carranza executives ditched their residential zones for ‘whiter’ schools Two of Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s top executives ditched their residential zones to get their kids into better — and less diverse — schools, The Post has learned....
07:13 2019-07-07

De Blasio shouts that he ‘hates’ charter schools at campaign event Mayor Bill de Blasio went scorched earth against charter schools at a teachers union-sponsored education forum for Democratic presidential contenders bellowing, “I hate the privatizers and I want them to stop them.” De Blasio made the comments as part of his opening statement at the National E...
18:39 2019-07-08

Two vacant TUSD schools considered shelters for asylum seekers TUCSON —  TUSD board member Kristel Foster said the image of using what used to be the Pima County Juvenile Detention Center to house migrant families on a temporary basis sends the wrong message. “We don’t detain migrants in Tucson looking for asylum,” Foster said. “Th...
17:13 2019-07-15

Big pharma pours millions into medical schools — here’s how it can impact education The opioid crisis has highlighted the power of drug manufacturers when it comes to swaying physicians' prescribing habits, but exposure to industry starts much earlier on....
21:26 2019-08-12

Ilhan Omar Wants Schools to Stop Humiliating Kids Who Can't Afford to Pay for Lunch A few weeks ago, The Hill circulated a piece about a nine-year-old boy who used his allowance to pay off everyone in his class’s lunch debts. The story was pitched as “heartwarming,” but it was not, because debt shouldn’t even exist for third graders, particularly for something as imperative as a ho...
03:39 2019-06-20

Living in Holland Park: area guide to homes, schools and transport It's the smart, tree-lined, mansion-filled enclave where top celebrities will pay millions in cash to live, though these neighbours don't always get on....
14:13 2019-07-19

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 million to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
00:39 2019-07-13

Impact of trade tensions with China being felt in American schools and universities Tightening of visa restrictions had led to denials and delays for Chinese students who want to study in the U.S., and those who want to stay here after graduation....
21:26 2019-06-13

Christian Co-Ed Schools Regarded "Highly Unsafe" For Girls' Future: Court The Madras High Court on Friday observed that there was a general feeling that coeducational study in Christian educational institutions was "highly unsafe" for the future of girl children and though......
00:39 2019-08-17

France fries: Record heat hits tourists, schools, hospitals PARIS (AP) — Schools are spraying kids with water and nursing homes are equipping the elderly with hydration sensors as France battles a record-setting heat wave baking much of Europe. The French national weather service activated its highest-level heat danger alert for the first time, putting four ...
12:00 2019-06-28

DIGGING DEEPER: Alleged terrorists attended Tucson high schools TUCSON – The Digging Deeper team uncovered the latest documents that involved the arrests of two Tucson men charged with terrorism-related crimes. The federal government asked a judge to order both Ahmed Mohamed and Abdi Hussein to provide biometric information such as a finger or thumbprint to unlo...
05:52 2019-08-14

French town plans to give out free Viagra to save its schools Free viagra offered to help repopulate a town. Yeah, you read that right. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
04:39 2019-05-23

Live Updates: Rainfall Likely To Continue, Mumbai Schools, Colleges Closed The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has announced that schools and colleges in Mumbai will remain closed today to ensure that students are not put at risk due to flooding caused by heavy rainfall......
05:39 2019-08-05

Yankees great Bernie Williams goes to bat in Washington for art and music in public schools Bernie Williams' love of music is known to New York Yankees fans. Now he is advocating for more music education in public schools.        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

The Children of Philadelphia Have Been Attending Toxic Schools for Years. This Is a National Crisis The children of Philadelphia are in dire need of our help. They are at the mercy of a man-made, ticking time bomb that is nearly inescapable. I’m talking about toxic schools....
00:39 2019-06-22

Private schools angry over state proposal to give city more oversight New York’s elite private-school community is “furious” over a state proposal to give the city Department of Education oversight of their kids’ curricula — and they’re fighting back, insiders told The Post. The blanket Albany proposal is primarily intended to ensure that ­yeshiva students get quality...
08:00 2019-07-12

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education....
08:52 2019-05-22

Asian parents call for Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s firing Branding him a “dangerous” anti-Asian racist, a group of some 80 protesters gathered Wednesday outside the Department of Education headquarters in Manhattan to call for Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s ouster. Chanting, marching and waving signs, the mostly Asian American pare...
18:52 2019-06-27

Toxic lead removed from Paris schools after Notre Dame fire Workers have started decontaminating some Paris schools tested with unsafe levels of lead following Notre Dame fire in order to protect children from risks of lead poisoning...
14:13 2019-08-08

Collaboration with US med schools helps Rwanda improve women's health care (Reuters Health) - Rwandan women have better access to obstetrics and gynecology services thanks to an international partnership to train more doctors, a new study finds....
19:13 2019-07-12

US schools accused of censoring climate crisis message in graduation speeches Students say authorities have barred them from reading a text that warns of ‘catastrophic climate change’ for being too politicalSchools and colleges across the US have been accused of censoring students who have attempted to use their graduation speeches to speak out on the unfolding climate crisis...
08:13 2019-06-07

‘Kids Need a Good Start’: Readers Debate Admissions at Elite N.Y.C. Schools The drop in black and Hispanic student admissions to New York’s specialized high schools led to an impassioned discussion among readers with personal experiences at them....
22:26 2019-06-05

Stephen Miller Wanted to Block Undocumented Children from Public Schools Just when you thought Trump senior adviser and psychopath Stephen Miller couldn’t be any more diabolical, a new report says that he wanted to find a way for the Trump administration to block undocumented children from studying in public schools....
09:00 2019-08-18

Pro-charter forces make last-ditch Albany plea to lift cap on schools ALBANY — Dozens of charter school advocates from across the five boroughs made a last-ditch plea at the state Capitol building Wednesday, pushing the Legislature to lift a cap that’s blocking more charters in the city. James Merriman, CEO of NYC Charter School Center, joined with representatives of ...
23:00 2019-06-05

"Separatists Close Schools, But Send Their Children Abroad": Amit Shah As many as 130 family members of separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir are either studying abroad or working, Home Minister Amit Shah said in the Rajya Sabha on Monday. He was replying to queries......
04:00 2019-07-02

NCAA's Power 5 schools see steep raise in pay for non-revenue coaches Amid controversy over athlete compensation, the rate of increase for head coaches' pay in non-revenue sports is close to the rise in football.       ...
02:26 2019-08-13

Tennessee coach filmed rubbing girl's back to change schools A longtime Tennessee high school baseball coach is being stripped of his coaching duties and sent to another school over a video of him rubbing a female student's back....
18:00 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
00:13 2019-07-14

Virginia Schools’ Bathroom Rule Violates Transgender Rights, U.S. Judge Says The ruling is an important victory for transgender rights advocates as legal battles over school bathroom policies continue to play out across the country....
06:00 2019-08-10

Tennessee coach filmed rubbing girl’s back to change schools EAGLEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A longtime Tennessee high school baseball coach is being stripped of his coaching duties and sent to another school over a video of him rubbing a female student’s back. News outlets report Eagleville High coach and history teacher Travis Holland is being transferred to...
16:39 2019-06-14

Critics cry ‘grade inflation’ at NYC schools as students pass without meeting standards At the Science School for Exploration and Discovery, MS 244 in the Bronx, an impressive 94 percent of students in grades 6-8 passed their math classes in the 2017-18 school year. But how much math they actually mastered is questionable. Only 2 percent of those same Mott Haven students — nearly all H...
07:13 2019-06-30

State Education Department moves to boost oversight of private schools The state Education Department proposed revised rules Friday to boost its oversight of private and religious schools. The regulations would require the nonpublic schools to provide “substantially equivalent instruction” to what’s offered at public schools. The scrutiny comes amid complaints from edu...
11:39 2019-06-01

Government's Big Change As Southern States Protest Hindi-In-Schools Plan The government has tweaked its draft education policy after an outcry over a three-language plan that required children in southern states to compulsorily learn Hindi. In the new draft National......
10:52 2019-06-03

Terror attacks on Afghan schools leave millions with no formal education Terrorist attacks against schools in Afghanistan have forced more than 1,000 to close, meaning nearly half the nation's children won't get a formal education, UNICEF reports....
18:13 2019-05-28

Children in Xinjiang housed in mass boarding schools, research claims Children of parents detained in China's vast system of "re-education camps" in the far west region of Xinjiang are being separated from their families and placed in vast purpose-built boarding schools, according to new research....
08:01 2019-07-05

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers diverts 'nearly $100M' to schools in budget veto Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers issued a series of budget vetoes Wednesday, one of which will funnel millions of extra dollars for spending at state schools....
04:52 2019-07-04

Notre Dame’s melted lead prompts deep clean for schools The city of Paris has ordered a deep cleaning for schools nearest to Notre Dame, whose lead roof melted away in the cathedral’s devastating fire in April...
16:13 2019-07-18

Local teachers compete in 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools The contest specializes in trades including manufacturing, welding, construction, automotive and agriculture mechanics. / Courtesy: Getty Images TUCSON –Two Tucson high school teachers are among to semifinalists for the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. Cesar Gutie...
18:52 2019-07-17

Amphi Public Schools kicks off free ‘Summer Meals’ program School districts offer summer meal programs for students who rely on school for food. TUCSON – Amphitheater Public School District is kicking off its Summer Meals program on Monday. The district will hold a press conference to let families with children under 18 know about their program at 11 a.m., ...
17:01 2019-06-03

Audit finds nepotism at after-schools program that charged parents fees A Queens group awarded millions of taxpayer dollars to run summer youth jobs and after-school programs violated rules by charging parents “enrollment fees” to enroll their children while managers engaged in nepotism by placing their own kids in jobs, a new state audit released Friday rev...
03:39 2019-06-29

Brexit Is Sending Students Packing, Straining Private Schools on Both Ends While campuses in Britain look toward Asia in their struggle to refill seats, those on the Continent are scrambling to prepare for a crush of new pupils....
15:13 2019-05-27

Taiwan orders markets, schools closed on Friday as super typhoon approaches Authorities in Taiwan have ordered markets, businesses and schools to close on Friday as a super typhoon approaches the island, forcing flight cancellations and landslide warnings shortly after an earthquake of magnitude 6 struck....
15:00 2019-08-08

Tyson Foods recalls over 190,000 pounds of chicken fritters sold to restaurants, schools Tyson Foods is recalling thousands of pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritter products after consumers reportedly found hard plastic in the food.       ...
03:01 2019-06-09

As anti-vaxx dispute rages, attention turns to California's Waldorf schools The private schools stress nature, creative expression and hands-on learning but the 27 in the state have very low vaccination ratesOn a rainy Saturday in May, small children in tall boots, wool caps and rain gear watched marionettes perform a fairytale in San Francisco’s Golden Gate park. The crowd...
14:13 2019-05-28

Gender-neutral restrooms planned for Nevada district's newly built schools A Nevada school district has eliminated separate male and female restrooms in its floor design for newly constructed schools, instead opting for gender-neutral facilities.  ...
08:26 2019-08-01

Richard Carranza lobbies Albany to scrap entrance exam for top high schools New York City School Chancellor Richard Carranza trekked to Albany Wednesday in an end-of-session push for a state law to eliminate the single entrance exam for admission into the city’s specialized high schools. The Democrats who run the state Assembly held a behind-closed-doors caucus meetin...
04:26 2019-06-13

New report shows Arizona schools improving on the National Assessment of Educational Progress A new report shows Arizona schools are improving on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). The National Assessment Governing Board tests a large group of students in every state to allow for comparisons between the states. Source: pixabay.com The board’s most recent report sho...
06:13 2019-07-11

Quebec children at risk of lead exposure from water in schools and daycares: report Children in Quebec are at risk of lead exposure from drinking water in their daycares and elementary schools due to inadequate oversight, says a provincial public health research institute....
14:13 2019-07-11

Gov. Kate Brown signs bill requiring Oregon schools to teach about Holocaust Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed a new law Monday requiring that the Holocaust and other genocides be taught in state public middle and high schools beginning in the 2020-21 school year....
20:52 2019-07-16

Summer Break Of Haryana Government, Private Schools Extended Till July 7 Haryana government today extended summer holidays of all government and private schools till July 7 due to rising temperature and prevalent heatwave....
09:26 2019-07-01

Hong Kong braces for Typhoon Wipha; schools, financial markets shut early Hong Kong on Wednesday raised a tropical cyclone signal 8, its third highest level, as schools and financial markets closed and office workers left work early to get home before the storm....
17:52 2019-07-31

Holocaust history now required in Oregon schools after law championed by teen, concentration camp survivor Oregon public schools will now be required to teach students about the Holocaust, and other genocides throughout history, after the passage of a new bill signed into law by Gov. Kate Brown on Monday....
18:52 2019-07-16

New Hampshire passes bill to provide free tampons, other menstrual products in public schools New Hampshire middle and high schools must now provide free menstrual products, including tampons, to students under a bill signed Wednesday.        ...
08:52 2019-07-18

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum hosted by the largest union in the U.S....
01:13 2019-07-06

Florida schools required to teach mental health courses after state ed board vote Florida's public schools will be required to give students at least five hours of instruction on mental health issues beginning in 6th grade after the state's board of education approved changes to the curriculum Wednesday....
09:26 2019-07-19

Palestinian children’s education deeply impacted by ‘interference’ around West Bank schools, UN warns Alarmed by a high number of reported incidents of interference in or near Palestinian schools in the West Bank since the beginning of the school year in September, the UN called on Wednesday for them to be better-protected from the effects of Israeli occupation....
21:00 2019-05-21

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Orders Fire Safety Audit Of Schools Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Friday ordered a fire safety audit of schools, colleges and coaching centres following a massive blaze which engulfed a four-storey commercial complex in Sarthana,......
01:39 2019-05-25

Houses near London's top-performing secondary schools: how to find a well-priced family home in the right catchment area London parents need to start thinking now about where they want their kids to study next year. In the first part of a new series, we find good-value family homes — at a variety of price points — near top-performing secondary schools....
19:39 2019-08-01

Best London commuter areas for schools: four spots with outstanding primary and secondary education within 45 minutes of the capital Due to the exodus of young families from London out to the home counties in search of space and value for money, the South-East now faces an acute pupils-to-places crisis. The region is expecting a 5.5 per cent rise in the number of school- age children over the next two years....
13:13 2019-05-29

Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine ‘too terrified to learn’ amid spike in attacks on schools Schoolchildren are bearing long-lasting mental and physical scars of eastern Ukraine’s conflict, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday, as the agency warned of an “alarming” increase in attacks on schools during the first four months of 2019....
18:00 2019-05-21

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley has criticized Donald Trump. She's also fought against opioids and supported schools As Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley's criticism of President Donald Trump's remarks on the Ohio mass shooting draws national attention, some ask: Who is she?        ...
07:13 2019-08-07

Living and renting in Camberwell: travel links, parking, schools, best streets — and the average cost of monthly rent Handy train connections, comparatively affordable rents and a burgeoning foodie scene drew Sam Hurst to move south of the river almost four years ago....
14:13 2019-06-17

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey calls on schools to fire coaches who break NCAA rules Notre Dame basketball coach Mike Brey called on schools to fire coaches that have been connected to NCAA rules violations in effort to clean up sport.        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

What’s the best laptop for a student for under £500? Ruqayyah needs a laptop costing up to £500 for her teacher training course. What are her best options?I’m due to start my teacher training in September. Which laptop should I buy on a £500 budget? RuqayyahThis question comes up every year. Obviously, the answers change as technology moves on. What d...
17:26 2019-08-16

How much of your paycheck goes to student loans? JPMorgan Chase Institute, a think tank, reviewed data of 4.6 million customers with student loans to better understand the burden of debt.       ...
20:26 2019-07-31

The 7 essentials every college student needs Heading back to college and dorm living? Don't forget these critical must-haves tested by the product experts at Reviewed.       ...
09:52 2019-08-14

All You Need To Know About SBI's Student Scholar Loan SBI Loan: State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, is offering loans to students to pursue higher education in Indian or abroad. State Bank of India offers five different types of education......
09:26 2019-05-28

John Calipari has 'long-term' contract with Kentucky but will still listen to other schools John Calipari admitted to listening to job offers but reiterated he doesn't plan to leave Kentucky. He agreed to a long-term contract after UCLA interest.        ...
01:39 2019-06-05

Student is first in UK to be convicted for using 3D printer to make gun The United Kingdom on Wednesday convicted for the first time a 26-year-old college student on the charge of printing a restricted firearm on a 3D printer....
01:39 2019-06-20

U.S. says $168 mln ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
23:39 2019-06-14

The right job can help you pay down your student loans. Here's how to find it Looking help on a student loan? About 8% of employers offer benefits addressing student debt, according to the Society for Human Resource Management.       ...
12:13 2019-08-14

A Star Diamond Student Speaks Guide Vadim Pokhlebkin calls Paul Hotke “One of the star students” of the Diamond method. Paul took the Dick Diamond "Trade Small, Win Often" course February-May. Hotke is an articulate guy -- he owns his own CPA business and trades part-time. You can hear just what he has to say about t...
21:39 2019-05-31

UK Student Auditions For ‘America’s Got Talent’ LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A University of Kentucky student auditioned for ‘America’s Got Talent’ to try and show that it’s never too late to follow your dream. Nearly two and a half years ago, Callie Day was a tech at a Lexington Walmart pharmacy, but she had other pas...
02:00 2019-05-31

How to pay off student loans without a billionaire bailout College is an investment but staggering debt is depressing. What do grads need to do, if they're not lucky enough to have someone pay the bill.        ...
19:01 2019-05-24

Billionaires Can't Save Us From Student Loans By now I’m sure you’ve seen at least a headline about the Best Graduation Speech of 2019 So Far: Robert F. Smith shocked 396 new graduates last weekend when he informed Morehouse College’s class of 2019 that he planned to pay their student loans. All of them....
18:13 2019-05-22

AG Warns Of Student Loan Scams FRANKFORT, KY. (LEX 18) – The Attorney General’s office has issued a scam alert to warn former and current college students about companies offering student loan debt relief for a fee. It is illegal for companies to charge upfront fees before providing debt relief services. Kentuckians in Alle...
17:26 2019-06-21

Ask Engadget: I'm a student trying to find my first job or internship The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac......
05:52 2019-08-18

The best student laptops: all the best options for school School can get expensive really fast: books, tuition and accommodation – not to mention student laptops – add up quickly. However, the silver lining is that there are many incredible student laptops out there that could save you hundreds of dollars. In fact, the best laptops for studen...
03:26 2019-05-22

Kentucky told schools to display the motto 'In God We Trust.' One district framed $1 bills A new state law requires Kentucky public schools to display the motto "In God We Trust." One district has responded with framed copies of a $1 bill.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Schools host Project Graduation, a ‘safe place’ for after-graduation fun TUCSON – Graduation is an exciting time for local high school students, but it can be dangerous with parties and underage drinking. It is why there is Project Graduation, a safe, all-night grad party, hosted by the school and parents. The event started as an alternative to student-run events i...
00:26 2019-05-23

A new waterfront town for Londoners: £1bn Thames Estuary district is being 'home zoned' for schools and culture With a deep-water container port that will house a huge new media city, the waterfront town of Thurrock will be 'home zoned' for schools, culture and community....
19:26 2019-06-27

Student accused of rape admitted he ‘just really wanted to have sex’ A Florida college student accused of rape confessed to the victim that he “just really wanted to have sex,” according to a disturbing new report. University of Central Florida student Jaime Polanco, 21, was arrested Friday after he apologized for raping the victim in a recorded phone cal...
23:39 2019-07-18

Australian student released in North Korea says ‘I’m OK’ An Australian student has been released after a week in detention in North Korea and told reporters in Beijing he was “very good” but didn’t say what happened...
13:13 2019-07-04

UPDATE 1-U.S. says $168 mln ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
23:39 2019-06-14

Struggling to pay student loans? You could be targeted by scammers Those struggling to pay student loans continue to be targeted by bad actors who charge costly fees and don't live up to promises of loan forgiveness.       ...
14:39 2019-07-14

U.S. says $168 million ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
04:26 2019-06-15

Former student says she feels betrayed by college after rape CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Marshall University student says she was forced to leave her dream college in West Virginia because the school allowed the man who she says raped her to remain on campus. Alicia Gonzales told The Associated Press on Friday that she felt betrayed by the college’...
15:00 2019-06-15

Parents chime in about the student debt crisis Folks, in my weekday column I chided parents for allowing their kids to take on too much college debt. Student debt, as you probably know, is becoming a presidential campaign issue. I argued that adults were part of the student debt crisis because they didn’t say “no” when their children wanted to g...
23:26 2019-07-07

21-year-old student found dead near a lake A 21-year-old University of Mississippi student who was found dead near Oxford over the weekend may have been a victim of foul play, according to CNN affiliate WMC....
20:52 2019-07-23

Student arrested in North Korea tweets he's 'obviously' not a spy The Australian student who was arrested in North Korea has tweeted for the first time since being deported from the country to say that he is "obviously" not a spy....
22:00 2019-07-09

Family: University failed to act before student was killed SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The family of a University of Utah student shot last year says in a lawsuit that college officials have refused to take responsibility for missing chances to prevent her death despite multiple reports to police. Lawyers for the family of track star Lauren McCluskey said Thursda...
19:52 2019-06-27

Taking out student loans? You need to know these 27 finance terms If you’re new to the student loan and financial aid process, the terminology can be confusing. Here’s a list of terms that borrowers should know.       ...
18:39 2019-07-22

Apple Music student trials now last for six months Apple has revealed its back-to-school promotions for this year, and they include a much longer trial period for students who want to try out its music subscription service. Eligible college students can now enjoy Apple Music for six months instead of......
15:13 2019-07-10

K12.com exposed 7 million student records for a week K12.com, an online education platform, inadvertently exposed the personal information of nearly seven million students, according to security researchers at Comparitech. The exposed database contained full names, email addresses, birthdates and gende......
17:52 2019-07-10

Former student who reported rape says college betrayed her CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The warnings came in text messages from her friends: He’s outside the dorm. He’s at the student center. He’s at Starbucks. But for Alicia Gonzales, sometimes it didn’t matter where he was. She would often hide away in her room on the campus of Marshal...
11:00 2019-06-16

Suspect charged in killing of Utah student A tech worker accused in the disappearance and death of a Utah college student has been charged with murder, kidnapping and other charges. (July 10)        ...
23:13 2019-07-10

Student Deported From North Korea Says He’s ‘Pretty Obviously’ Not a Spy Alek Sigley, 29, an Australian who sometimes wrote about his life in Pyongyang, was accused of “systematically collecting information” for news media outlets....
19:26 2019-07-09

5 student loan tips for recent grads If you feel like you're never going to get out from underneath your student loan debt, these five things could help you make a game plan        ...
04:00 2019-05-30

Student Review: “Trade Small, Win Often” (Watch) Thomas Lasco is a retired professional pilot. He trades full-time. He took our "Trade Small, Win Often" course in February-May. See what he has to say about Dick Diamond's 80/20 method and the course....
23:52 2019-05-24

Student Loan Watchdog Job Given to an Industry Executive The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new student loan ombudsman is a former compliance official at a loan servicer that government auditors have criticized....
01:52 2019-08-17

Student debt has millennials haggling at a new level Elizabeth Willard Thames, 35, a financial writer based in Vermont, has learned to always negotiate. “On large purchases, I always say, ‘Is there a discount if I pay in full and upfront?’” The answer she often receives is yes. She asked to pay the total cost of laser eye surgery in cash, writing a $4...
21:13 2019-05-22

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first day of the trial of the sensational case....
09:13 2019-06-13

Buried in Student Debt? Here's How to Play Catch-Up A combination of factors—the shadow of the 2007-09 recession, mounting student debt and a changing job market—are hindering millennials’ financial progress. In response to readers’ requests, here is a three-part guide....
12:52 2019-05-31

Should parents pay for an extended warranty for their student's laptop? This article originally appeared on Windows Central and has been inducted into our Back to School guide Know how your student uses their laptop Thousands of students head back to college every year, and even though your student — with an able laptop in hand — is responsible, lecture ha...
01:26 2019-08-02

Trial set for ex-Kentucky student charged in boy’s death LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a former University of Kentucky student charged with driving under the influence and reckless homicide in the death of a 4-year-old boy. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the trial of 19-year-old Jacob Heil is set for April 6. Authorities say Mar...
09:13 2019-06-10

Teacher’s aide gets 5 years for sex with special-needs student A twisted former teacher’s aide in Pennsylvania will spend at least five years in prison for having sex with a 13-year-old special-needs girl — who hopes he rots behind bars for taking her “happiness away,” according to a report. Jean Pierre Larue, 36, received a five- to 12-year prison sentence Wed...
22:13 2019-08-01

Florida teacher writes ‘WTF is this?’ on student’s homework This image shows a homework assignment that a teacher wrote an inappropriate comment on. WJHG/WECP/Melinda Smith) BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – A Rutherford High School teacher may have to face consequences after writing a slang term for a cuss word on top of a student’s homework assign...
06:52 2019-05-30

Arrest Made In Utah Student’s Murder The search for a missing Utah college student has come to a grim end. Salt Lake City Police say the remains of 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck were discovered at the home of 31-year-old Ayoola Ajayi. Ajayi has been arrested on charges of aggravated murder, kidnapping, desecration of a body and obstructi...
05:39 2019-06-29

Thames Water: No water supply for 100,000 properties and schools closed across Hampton, Twickenham and West London due to burst pipes At least 100,000 properties in south and west London have been left with no running water or a limited supply after a major water pipe burst in Hampton....
04:00 2019-06-13

4 Men Raped Class 12 Student, Filmed Crime In UP: Police Four people were booked for allegedly raping a Class 12 Dalit girl and making a video of the crime in Uttar Pradesh's Basti district, police said Monday....
05:00 2019-07-23

Transgender student kicked out of Baptist college after surgery The same day a transgender student underwent top surgery, Baptist Welch College told him he was no longer welcome in the dorms.        ...
19:26 2019-08-13

A stranger paid off a student’s debt so she could walk in her graduation Joe Belanger/Shutterstock Karen Moore, a woman from South Carolina, wanted to do something good for her community. She called the principal of her alma mater, asking if there were any outstanding debts. As it turned out, one student owed money to a third-party company and it might've prevented them...
14:01 2019-06-08

Police: Body of missing student found in canyon Utah police say the body of a slain college student has been recovered in a canyon 85 miles north of Salt Lake City. (July 5)        ...
01:26 2019-07-06

Lottery win delays summer job talk for college student TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A father-son talk about a summer job is on the backburner after a New Jersey college student won a $1 million lottery prize. Kristopher Chrysanthopoulos’ dad had invited him to lunch to talk to the 20-year-old about the need for a summer job. During the ride, he decided to...
13:52 2019-06-05

Beacon student horrifically burned should get over $70M from city: lawyer The lawyer for the Beacon High School teen who was badly burned in a botched chemistry experiment asked a jury to award his client more than $70 million in damages for past and future pain. Ben Rubinowitz asked for the stunning figure for Alonzo Yanes, now 21, who was disfigured after a fireball eru...
01:39 2019-06-28

Student burned in chemistry class should get $5M: city lawyer A city lawyer argued that the teacher who conducted a chemistry experiment gone awry shouldn’t be blamed for the accident that badly burned a Beacon High School teen — and the former student should be awarded no more than $5 million in damages. Mark Mixson, who reps the Department of Education and f...
21:52 2019-06-27

Burger King is helping graduates pay off student loans Need help paying off your student debt?Burger King can help. The burger company has a student loan repayment program that's active through June.        ...
22:52 2019-05-23

North Korea: Released Australian Student Was Spying SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in spying by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views toward the North. Pyongyang’s official Korean Centra...
16:26 2019-07-06

This company is helping pay down its employees' student debt. 'They are creating value for us' Chegg has a new program that will give its employees up to $5,000 a year to help pay off student debt. "If they borrowed money and they are creating value for us, we want to help them," says CEO Dan Rosensweig....
02:52 2019-06-07

N.Korea: Australian student was spying, spreading propaganda North Korea says an Australian student who was released after being detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and committed espionage by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views toward the North...
12:52 2019-07-06

Police: Award-winning band director had sex with student HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police say an award-winning high school band director gave an underage female student marijuana and engaged in sexual acts with her multiple times. News outlets report 30-year-old Jordan Peveler was arrested Wednesday on multiple sex charges, including third-degree ...
18:39 2019-06-06

Australian Student Is Missing in North Korea, His Family Says The family said that it had not heard in days from Alek Sigley, 29, who has offered a close look at his life inside the reclusive North on social media....
20:26 2019-06-27

Sanders to propose eliminating all $1.6T of student debt in US: report Bernie Sanders, the 2020 hopeful, is set to announce on Monday a policy proposal that would eliminate all $1.6 trillion of American student debt, according to a report....
09:13 2019-06-24

Your Money: Families need to brush up on student loan literacy For Americans worried about the escalating price of a college education, here's good news: Tuition for the typical family barely budged in the past year, following years of out-of-control U.S.......
04:26 2019-07-23

Australian student held a week, released by NKorea An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea arrived Thursday in Tokyo, after saying to reporters "very good" before leaving Beijing but without saying what happened. (July 4)        ...
22:26 2019-07-04

North Korea Says Freed Australian Student Had Been Spying North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spying acts" through his work with foreign media....
22:13 2019-07-06

Sadananda Gowda: From Student Leader To Union Minister From a student leader associated with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in Karnataka's Udupi to now a union minister in the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government for the second time,......
00:00 2019-05-31

Bronx classroom ‘a massacre’ after student’s fatal stabbing: cop "There was blood all over the place, on the floor, on the walls," Officer Oliva Carvajao said in Bronx Supreme Court at the bench trial of Abel Cedeno....
22:00 2019-07-03

Teacher adopts student after removed from transplant list COLORADO (WTHR) — A Colorado teacher is taking on a big responsibility to help one of his students. Finn Lanning, a math teacher, is giving 13-year-old Damien a second chance by adopting him. Damien/GoFundMe Damien has been in foster care since a young age, according to a GoFundMe page starting by L...
08:39 2019-05-31

The Australian Student Detained in North Korea Has Been Released (CANBERRA, Australia) — An Australian student was released Thursday after a week in detention in North Korea and flew to Beijing, where he described his condition to reporters as “very good.” Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced to Parliament that Alek Sigley, ...
08:39 2019-07-04

Missing Australian student released by North Korea Alek Sigley, the 29-year-old Australian who went missing in North Korea last week, has been released and safely arrived in China on Thursday afternoon....
08:39 2019-07-04

Clemson student dies after falling off house roof A college student died after falling off the roof of a home in South Carolina early Sunday morning, a report said. Thomas Few, 20, a Clemson University student, tumbled off the house on Old Greenville Highway, a local NBC affiliate reported. Police were investigating if Few was intoxicated when he f...
20:52 2019-06-30

Australian student released from detention in North Korea Australia's prime minister said Alek Sigley was "safe and well" after being released from North Korea. It was the first time an official confirmed the 29-year-old had been detained since he went missing last week....
11:52 2019-07-04

Transgender student was kicked out of his Tennessee college after top surgery The same day a transgender student underwent top surgery, Welch College told him he was no longer welcome in the dorms. He's since been suspended from school for at least two terms.        ...
00:26 2019-08-13

British student killed by wave as she watched the sun rise A British student died when a wave dragged her into the sea from a South African beach where was watching the sun rise over Christmas, an inquest has heard....
02:26 2019-08-13

Helping a college student navigate a payroll snafu at UPS Dear John: I am a college student at Binghamton University. Over my winter break in December/January, I worked for a few days with UPS as a driver’s helper. At the end of break I was trying to get paid and called the head office of my branch in Farmingville, NY....
09:52 2019-06-02

Australian student released from North Korea says he's 'very good' An Australian student who was detained in North Korea was freed and safely left the country on Thursday, after Swedish officials helped broker his release....
14:00 2019-07-04

Australian Student Detained in North Korea Is Freed An Australian student who was detained in North Korea for more than a week has been set free, a move that Prime Minister Scott Morrison said was a victory for behind-the-scenes diplomacy with Pyongyang....
14:13 2019-07-04

Ex-L.S.U. Student Convicted in Fraternity Hazing Death of Freshman Matthew Naquin, 21, faces up to five years in prison for negligent homicide. His conviction is the latest example of the increasingly hard line prosecutors are taking with hazing deaths....
04:26 2019-07-18

Student dies from stray bullet on way to school in Brazil Police in Brazil are investigating the death of an 18-year-old student hit by a stray bullet on his way to school in Rio de Janeiro, the latest victim in the city’s violence...
00:26 2019-08-10

Student’s senior photos in legendary bathrobe go viral Sporting a dated haircut and a mom-approved outfit, many look back at their senior portraits and cringe. But not Evan Dennison. He’s the stuff of which high school legends are made. Heather Waters, mother to 17-year-old Dennison, hired photographer Tiffany Clark to take photos of her son befor...
16:00 2019-07-18

Hackers steal student data from Australia's top university A "sophisticated operator" has broken the cyber defenses of the Australian National University (ANU) and stolen years' worth of sensitive student data. Many of ex-students of ANU now work for the Australian government....
10:26 2019-06-04

'Fat suit' may uncover medical student biases against obesity (Reuters Health) - Obesity simulation suits, worn by actors who play fake patients during training exercises, may help teach medical students about their own anti-fat prejudices, suggests a small study in Germany....
21:13 2019-08-09

Former Oklahoma student alleges university misreported data OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former University of Oklahoma student is seeking class-action status for her federal lawsuit against the school for misreporting data used to nationally rank the university. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in federal district court in Oklahoma City on behalf of Elani Gretzer, a ...
19:00 2019-05-30

How Couples Can Talk About Their Finances, Including Student Debt Don’t avoid that awkward conversation about finances—especially debt—with a new significant other. A group of experts has some suggestions for millennials on this edition of the WSJ’s “Secrets of Wealthy Women” podcast....
22:26 2019-05-31

Police: Student stabs principal during graduation rehearsal RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey principal was stabbed at a school during a rehearsal for eighth-grade graduation. A Rutherford police release says a 14-year-old male student ran across the Washington School gymnasium on Friday morning and struck the Union School principal in the...
05:13 2019-06-15

Drowning in student loan debt? You may have to ditch your dream job The very student debt that’s taken on to allow someone to pursue their ambitions later morphs into a burden that requires them to ditch those plans.       ...
19:13 2019-07-10

The Latest: Mourning family of slain student thanks police SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into a Utah college student’s disappearance (all times local): 12:05 p.m. The uncle of a missing Utah college student is thanking police for their work during an 11-day search that ended with news of her death. The uncle of 23-year-old Mack...
20:52 2019-06-28

School receptionist sent inappropriate photos to student: cops MORGANTON, N.C. — Authorities in North Carolina have accused a school receptionist of sending inappropriate pictures to a student. Citing court records, news outlets reported Thursday that 51-year-old Leigh Perkins Greene was indicted Monday on charges including attempted indecent liberties with a c...
04:13 2019-08-17

5 high schoolers selected as National Student Poets NEW YORK (AP) — Five 10th and 11th graders have been named National Student Poets and will serve as regional literary ambassadors through readings, workshops and other programs. The winners, each of whom receive $5,000, include Christian Butterfield of Bowling Green, Kentucky; Julie Dawkins of Edmon...
17:13 2019-06-13

The government, the biggest cause of the student loan crisis in the US, needs to fix this problem Governments need to find the resources to help families make smarter financial decisions about college during children's high school years. That way, young people will enjoy a great education with less debt and better financial outcomes....
15:26 2019-05-21

British student dies in Madagascar after falling from plane Family pays tribute to ‘bright, independent’ Alana Cutland, 19, who was on an internshipA Cambridge University student has died in Madagascar after falling from a plane.Alana Cutland’s family said they had been left “heartbroken” and paid tribute to the “bright, independent woman”. Continue reading...
20:39 2019-07-31

What is the ‘Rainbow Experiment’ that severely burned Beacon HS student? “The Rainbow Experiment” has long been a popular staple of high school chemistry classes because it features dramatic, colorful bursts of fire that fascinate students. But it’s also extremely dangerous, experts warn. In the case of the Beacon High School class that left student Alonzo Yanes severely...
07:52 2019-06-19

Vigilante student uses Snapchat filter to catch ‘predator’ cop An online vigilante used Snapchat’s face-swap filter to trick predators looking for underage girls — snaring a California cop, according to police. Male student Ethan, 20, told NBC that he used the filter to pretend he was actually a 16-year-old girl who he called “Esther” on...
21:26 2019-06-12

Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Repeatedly Raping His Student A Delhi court has sentenced a 29-year-old tuition teacher to 20-year rigorous imprisonment for repeatedly raping his student, saying the crime was the "gravest of its kind" and needed to be dealt with......
17:13 2019-08-02

What These Student Debaters Learned From the 2020 Democratic Debates For those who recently attended a debate camp, the Democratic debates were not a chance to undercut rivals or wring donations but something else: a lesson plan....
00:39 2019-08-05

Sallie Mae is expanding from student loans to credit cards. Should you get one? Sallie Mae just released a suite of three credit cards targeted at college students, recent grads and young professionals. Should you get one?       ...
13:52 2019-06-13

Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
23:13 2019-05-21

‘A horror’: B.C. law student still can’t reach her family due to Kashmir clampdown A Kashmiri woman who is studying in B.C. says she still can't get in contact with family back home, nearly two weeks after a security crackdown in the region....
04:39 2019-08-18

Amazon Prime Student Members Can Get Music Unlimited for $.99 If you’re a college student with an Amazon Prime Student account, now you can add Amazon Music Unlimited to that membership for an additional $.99 a month....
21:26 2019-08-06

Teacher gets 5 years in prison for affair with female student A twisted former New Jersey second-grade teacher will spend at least four years behind bars after she admitted to having an “emotionally and morally damaging” affair with a teen girl at her charter school. Lauren Coyle-Mitchell, 36, was sentenced Friday after she copped to having oral se...
22:13 2019-08-06

| Madagascar says remains of UK student who fell from plane now found Police in Madagascar said villagers had found the remains of a British student who apparently jumped from a plane after opening the aircraft door in mid-air....
07:52 2019-08-08

Teacher gives student shoes off his own feet moments before graduation A Virginia teacher gave the shoes off his own feet to a graduating fifth grader — whose own footwear busted just as he was about to walk across the stage, according to a new report. The boy was graduating from George Mason Elementary in Mason when his well-worn shoes broke down, local station ...
19:13 2019-06-14

College freshmen, don't get schooled on your student loan Student loans are a reality for most college freshmen. Here are key things you should know about getting your first loan.        ...
15:52 2019-05-23

All-Mobile Student Ticketing Process Returns for 2019-20 Kroger Field – UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – After a successful implementation last year, student tickets for Kentucky football and men’s basketball games will once again be fully mobile in 2019-20. The student ticketing process was developed based on regular feedback from students asking for ...
01:13 2019-06-15

Student debt is keeping doctors from rural areas Burdensome student loan debt is discouraging aspiring doctors from setting up their own practices, exacerbating the decline of primary care doctors in rural and impoverished communities....
05:13 2019-06-21

Arizona high school gives car to student with perfect attendance This sure beats a certificate. An Arizona high school gave a car to a student to reward him for his perfect attendance record this year. The East Valley Institute of Technology in Phoenix ran its perfect attendance list for each of its campuses — and several hundred students ended up qualifyin...
21:13 2019-05-22

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact with student GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and public sexual indecency. Brittany Zamora/ KPNX Accord...
21:52 2019-06-11

An Important Message: This Man With A Top Hat And Twisty Mustache Is Visiting Schools Warning Students About The Dangers Of Piloting Hot Air Balloons Under The Influence Of Dr. Fixit’s Vigor-Inducing Delousing Tonic And Quaffable Cure-All It’s a dangerous world out there, but one intrepid educator is going around the country to make sure our nation’s youth enter that world prepared: This man with a top hat and twisty mustache is visiting schools to warn students about the dangers of piloting hot air balloons while under the influence...
06:13 2019-07-13

Position U: Which schools produce the most talent at each position Which school is the real QBU? What about DBU? ESPN Stats & Info did the math and broke down which colleges can lay claim to producing the best at each position in the BCS and CFP eras....
14:39 2019-07-23

Parkland student journalists recognized at Pulitzer Prize ceremony Pulitzer Prizes are issued for achievements in journalism, literature and the arts. Honorees covered shootings at Parkland, Pittsburgh, Annapolis.        ...
01:00 2019-05-29

Beacon HS student burned in botched chemistry experiment awarded nearly $60M A Manhattan jury on Monday awarded nearly $60 million in damages to a former Beacon High School student who was badly burned by a teacher’s botched chemistry experiment more than five years ago. The stunning amount nearly equals the $70 million-plus that Alonzo Yanes’ lawyer asked for du...
10:26 2019-07-02

Without student debt, Morehouse graduates will have more options, from careers to homes Here's how billionaire Robert F. Smith's promise to pay off student loans for nearly 400 Morehouse College graduates could change their lives....
15:26 2019-05-21

Many college students doubt they'll be able to pay off their student loans – ever At a time when college students are billions of dollars in debt, many doubt they'll ever be able to pay back what they've borrowed on time or in full.        ...
11:26 2019-05-29

Alek Sigley: Australian student released from North Korea Student detained for a week in North Korea says he is ‘very good’ as he arrives at airport in Beijing Alek Sigley, the 29-year-old Australian who was missing in North Korea for more than a week, has left the country and arrived safely in China.An upbeat Sigley briefly spoke to a throng of reporters ...
11:39 2019-07-04

Skoda names student-built Kodiaq pick-up concept One-off Mountiaq is part of annual project by students on Czech firm's training programme Skoda will showcase a one-off pick-up concept in June, as part of a student training programme, and has revealed it will be called the Mountiaq.  The two-door Kodiaq-based off-roader has been developed by 35 s...
12:39 2019-05-28

College student fooled Secret Service, snuck into Mar-a-Lago A college freshman pleaded guilty Tuesday to fooling Secret Service agents and sneaking onto Mar-a-Lago while President Trump was in town over Thanksgiving. Mark Lindblom, 19, apologized to a federal magistrate, saying he didn’t mean any harm when he infiltrated the swanky Palm Beach club. ...
03:52 2019-05-29

Former NYC student awarded nearly $60M after chemistry experiment left him severely disfigured A former New York City high school student was awarded nearly $60 million by a jury after he was left severely disfigured in a horrific chemistry experiment gone wrong....
15:39 2019-07-02

Ex-Arizona teacher sentenced to 20 years for molesting teenage student Former Arizona teacher Brittany Zamora has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty for molesting a 13-year-old student.        ...
15:00 2019-07-13

Detained Australian student released from North Korean custody An Australian college student who was detained in North Korea last week has been safely freed, Australian officials said Wednesday. Alek Sigley, 29, was staying with several other Western students in the capital Pyongyang, but had went missing on June 25. “[Sigley] has been released from deten...
09:13 2019-07-04

Student with autism gets diploma, honored with supportive, silent ovation These upstate high school graduates made the commencement day extra special for their autistic classmate — by staying absolutely silent as he walked across the stage to receive his diploma, a heartwarming video of the event shows. Jack Higgins — who had attended Carmel High School in the...
00:01 2019-07-11

Medical student endures 6 brain surgeries at hospital where she trains Claudia Martinez, 28, is a walking miracle. She’s also a fourth-year medical student at the same hospital that has treated her throughout six brain surgeries. The Brawley, Calif., native who was raised in Houston, Texas, wanted to be a doctor since she was a little girl, but she never could ha...
01:13 2019-05-29

US Billionaire's Gift To Graduates Fuels Student Debt Debate When the American billionaire Robert Smith announced to students graduating from historically black Morehouse College that he would pay off their student loans, he put himself at the center of one of......
10:26 2019-05-22

Serena survives Fourth of July test by Slovenian student For the second time in four days a Wimbledon champion called Williams found herself being whipped by a high school teenager but in the end it was Serena Williams dishing out the punishment as she stormed to a 2-6 6-2 6-4 second-round win over Slovenia's Kaja Juvan on Thursday....
22:00 2019-07-04

Brooklyn teacher admits to sexually abusing 14-year-old student A former Brooklyn educator has admitted to sexually abusing a 14-year-old student on seven separate occasions while on school grounds. Andre Braddy, a once-beloved teacher at the Lenox Academy middle school in Canarsie, pleaded guilty Wednesday to 14 felonies for the sickening conduct, including cri...
02:26 2019-07-06

Brittany Zamora sentenced to 20 years in prison for sex with teen student A former Arizona teacher was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for having sex multiple times with one of her students, a 13-year-old boy. The sentence, the minimum that 28-year-old Brittany Zamora faced, was the culmination of a sensational case that drew international attention, The Arizona Re...
00:39 2019-07-13

U.S. to seek death penalty for murder of Chinese grad student U.S. prosecutors were expected on Monday to argue that an Illinois man who kidnapped, raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed....
13:00 2019-07-08

Chapman University: Student had fake SATs in bribes scandal ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A private university in California says it determined one student linked to the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted by federal authorities may have submitted fraudulent SAT scores. Chapman University said Thursday it’s evaluating if any action is needed agai...
19:26 2019-05-24

Homeless Student Awarded $3 Million in Scholarships, Named Valedictorian For most high school students, their senior year is riddled with challenges. But outside of the demands of homework and having hormones on the fritz, 17-year-old Tupac Mosley of Memphis, Tenn., faces a particular challenge unlike anyone else in his graduating class: he’s homeless....
01:52 2019-05-23

North Korea accuses freed Australian student of spying An Australian student detained for more than a week before being freed in North Korea on Thursday was spying for news outlets, the country's state media said Saturday....
19:52 2019-07-06

North Korea accuses released Australian student of spying Pyongyang’s news agency said Alek Sigley had spread propaganda against the regimeNorth Korea has said an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in spying by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views about the coun...
22:00 2019-07-06

North Korea says freed Australian student had been spying: KCNA North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spying acts" through his work with foreign media....
20:39 2019-07-06

Flamingo euthanized after elementary school student hits it with rock A flamingo at an Illinois zoo was euthanized after an elementary school student threw a rock into the wading bird’s exhibit this week — accidentally hitting it, according to local reports. The incident occurred when the young visitor skipped a rock into the flamingo habitat at Miller Par...
17:13 2019-05-22

J.J. Watt did something awesome to help a young student get a better grade on class project The Texans star took time to film a commercial for "Energy Chips" in hopes the student will get a better grade on a project.        ...
15:26 2019-05-22

Morehouse College Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who founded Vista Equity Partners and became the richest black man in America, said that he and his family would pay the Class of 2019’s debt....
19:52 2019-05-21

Few Talked About Race at This School. Then a Student Posted a Racist Slur. When white students at a Minnesota school posted a slur to Snapchat, black classmates demanded action. Their efforts led to uncomfortable conversations about race....
09:39 2019-06-07

NASA Announces University Student Design Challenge Winners NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has chosen scholars from The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, Virginia, as first and second place winners of the 2018-2019 University Student Design Challenge....
03:01 2019-05-22

US Seeks Death Penalty For "Calculated" Murder Of Chinese Student U.S. prosecutors argued on Monday that an Illinois man who raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed, and called on her heartbroken fiance and friends to tell the......
05:52 2019-07-09

Brazilian footie legend Romario, 53, ‘in relationship’ with 22-year-old student IT APPEARS to have been confirmed that Brazilian football icon Romario is in a relationship with a stunning 22-year-old after she posted a message online....
04:26 2019-07-09

Serena survives Fourth of July test from Slovenian student For the second time in four days a Wimbledon champion called Williams found herself being whipped by high school teenager but in the end it was Serena Williams dishing out the punishment as she stormed to a 2-6 6-2 6-4 second-round win over Slovenia's Kaja Juvan on Thursday....
21:13 2019-07-04

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for days at the hands of Beijing police....
05:39 2019-05-26

US Student Wrote, "I'm From Hong Kong." Intense Chinese Anger Followed Sitting on a bus in Boston, thousands of miles from her home in Hong Kong, college student Frances Hui crossed paths with an inquisitive fellow passenger. Where are you from? the passenger pressed....
05:39 2019-05-26

Australian student 'very happy' in Tokyo after North Korea detention An Australian student released after being mysteriously detained in North Korea said he was safe and well in Tokyo on Friday and intends returning to normal life, without commenting on what happened to him in Pyongyang....
06:52 2019-07-05

North Korea Accuses Expelled Australian Student of Spying Alek Sigley had admitted to “systematically” collecting information, the North said, and a state news agency reported that he had been “caught red-handed.”...
16:26 2019-07-06

KFC-obsessed college student given fried chicken bouquet at graduation A KFC-addicted university student has hilariously celebrated her graduation day by posing for photos with a delicious bouquet of fried chicken instead of flowers. In the lead-up to her graduation, interior design student Lucy Zhao, 22, said she knew she wanted to do something special and unique to m...
15:52 2019-06-13

The Givling trivia app claims to help people with student debt. But is it a scam? Billed as a community that crowdfunds the payoff of people’s student debt, the Givling app has attracted borrowers hoping for financial relief.       ...
15:52 2019-06-21

Trial begins for student disfigured by science experiment gone wrong Former pupil Alonzo Yanes was in 10th grade on the morning of Jan. 2, 2014, when his chemistry teacher, Anna Poole, opened a jug of methyl to conduct a “Rainbow Demonstration,” the plaintiff’s lawyer said....
00:26 2019-06-11

New Wave of Student Activism Presses Colleges on Sexual Assault Student protesters across the country demanding action on issues related to sexual misconduct have focused on their schools, using similar tactics and winning major concessions....
22:13 2019-06-09

BJP Takes Aim At "Student" Prashant Kishor Vs "Principal" Amit Shah Taking a dig at TMC chief Mamata Banerjee for engaging election strategist Prashant Kishor for the 2021 West Bengal assembly polls, the BJP said he is not a "bigger" strategist than its president Amit......
22:39 2019-06-08

De Blasio tangles with student activist over school diversity efforts An irritated Mayor Bill de Blasio pointedly defended his school diversity efforts on WNYC Friday after a teen caller questioned his sense of urgency. Phoning in to the Brian Lehrer show, student Tiffani Torres chided de Blasio directly for not taking sufficiently swift action in combating school seg...
23:13 2019-06-07

Jeremy Hunt pledges to cancel student debt for entrepreneurs Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he wants to cancel student debt for those who start up their own businesses and employ others....
20:26 2019-06-27

Yeshiva Student Found Stabbed to Death in West Bank The killing set off a hunt for the assailant by the Israeli Army, which was treating his death as a terrorist attack. Investigators were pursuing the possibility of a botched abduction....
15:00 2019-08-08

New Jersey student fatally hit by car 6 months before completing doctorate: report A New Jersey girl who was six months from completing a doctorate in physical therapy at the University of Delaware and one day from her 24th birthday was fatally hit by a car while crossing a highway last week, according to reports....
22:00 2019-06-27

"Science Student" Akhilesh Yadav's Take On Failed Alliance With Mayawati Akhilesh Yadav, dumped by Mayawati after their alliance flopped in the national election, sought to explain it away as an experiment that had failed but had exposed weaknesses. Unlike the Bahujan......
10:26 2019-06-05

Australia says no word yet on student reported detained in North Korea Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday Canberra has yet to establish the whereabouts of an Australian man missing in North Korea for several days.The family of Alek Sigley said on Thursday they had not heard from the 29-year-old university student in Pyongyang, the North Korean capi...
05:26 2019-06-28

Australia Welcomes Help to Find Student Missing in North Korea (CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia’s prime minister said he has discussed the disappearance of an Australian student in North Korea with other world leaders attending the Group of 20 summit and accepted offers to find out what has happened to him. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the pl...
09:26 2019-06-28

Board votes to fire teacher over student immigrants tweet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas school board has voted to fire an English teacher who tweeted that her high school was full of students who are in the country illegally. The Fort Worth Independent School District board voted 8-0 at a special meeting Tuesday night to terminate Carter-Riverside...
06:26 2019-06-05

The Latest: Police say Colorado school guard shot student DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a school shooting in Colorado (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Newly unsealed court records say a hired security guard responding to a school shooting in Colorado shot a student on campus. The document says several officers responding to the May 7 shooting at STEM School High...
02:52 2019-06-21

Killing of Student Protesters in Sudan Sets Off New Unrest, and Worry Four teenagers and an adult were killed in one of the deadliest episodes in months of unrest. The killings threaten talks to form a new civilian government....
17:52 2019-07-31

Family of student who jumped from plane blames prescription meds A 19-year-old British student who jumped from a plane during a biology internship in Madagascar was “mumbling” and “pretty incoherent” two days before her death — possibly due to the effects of prescription meds, according to her family. Alana Cutland was on her way back home after cutting sho...
17:26 2019-08-02

Cambridge University student jumps to death from plane in Madagascar A 19-year-old Cambridge University student — reportedly distressed over her “failed” research project — jumped to her death from a small airplane during a biology internship in Madagascar. Alana Cutland was on her way back home after abruptly cutting short her planned six-week research t...
05:26 2019-08-01

Triceratops Skull, 65 Million Years Old, Unearthed by College Student, 23 Passed over for an air-conditioned summer internship, Harrison Duran instead braved rattlesnakes in a remote area of North Dakota to help make a thrilling discovery....
22:52 2019-07-31

High school student charged with distributing laced candy COURTLAND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia high school student has surrendered to authorities over accusations she distributed candy laced with an unknown substance to fellow students, sending up to eight to the hospital. News outlets report the 16-year-old girl at Southampton County High School surrendered t...
18:26 2019-06-18

2-in-1 Laptop Teacher vs Student Face-off: a tale of two power users The concept of the 2-in-1 laptop certainly isn’t new but, in 2019, this subgenre of the best laptops out there has gained major traction. The idea has been incredibly refined since its debut several years ago, with options all over the price spectrum.In fact, we firmly believe that a 2-in-1 l...
20:52 2019-08-02

Mother of burned student told daughter he looked like ‘Frankenstein’ The mother of the Beacon High School student severely burned in a botched chemistry experiment testified that her son looked like “a monster” as he emerged in public for the very first time Tuesday. A grim-faced Alonzo Yanes, wearing a baseball cap and blue Eddie Bauer windbreaker that a...
00:39 2019-06-19

College student uses gender-swap filter to catch cop looking for underage sex A male college student reportedly used a gender-altering photo-filter on Snapchat to pose as a 16 year-old girl.        ...
00:26 2019-06-13

Marshall expels convicted student facing 2 more rape charges HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University in West Virginia has expelled a student who was allowed to remain enrolled despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female schoolmate. The college’s Wednesday announcement comes as 22-year-old Joseph Chase Hardin faces new sexual assault cha...
18:26 2019-06-12

College takes thousands of student photos without permission for study The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is facing backlash after admitting it took more than 1,700 photos of students without their consent. The school took the photos as part of an ongoing study on facial recognition, according to the Colorado Springs Independent....
22:52 2019-06-19

Teacher ‘traumatized’ remembering screams of student in school lab fire All she remembers is her victim’s screams. In a deposition read aloud at the civil trial against Beacon High School chemistry teacher Anna Poole, she describes the moment a lab demo caused a fireball that engulfed 10th-grader Alonzo Yanes, who is now seeking $27 million in damages. “I remember looki...
07:39 2019-06-14

Student brings stepdad to tears with sweetest Father’s Day gift ever A Maryland college student brought her stepfather to tears this Father’s Day in when she gifted him a framed picture of the two of them surrounded by all the inspirational sticky notes he left her when she was growing up. Brian Sandusky left a note on his stepdaughter’s door every day when she was i...
01:00 2019-06-20

UA Student Union renovations provide inclusive stage access TUCSON- The University of Arizona’s Grand Ballroom underwent renovations to make the stage accessible for those who can’t use stairs. “We have completely updated the stage so it is a more inclusive and more open to all of our guests that attend any event in the Grand Ballroom,̶...
10:52 2019-08-07

Special education teacher gives student with autism award for ‘most annoying’ An Indiana fifth-grader, who has autism, was given a “most annoying male” award by his teacher during a ceremony attended by classmates and the school faculty, according to the boy’s father. Rick Castejon told The Times of Northwest Indiana that he was at the awards luncheon last m...
21:39 2019-06-04

Student Journalist Uncovers High School’s Use of Prison Labor Spencer Cliche, a high school senior in Massachusetts, conducted a monthlong investigation into his school’s use of prison labor to reupholster auditorium seats....
13:39 2019-06-28

New Jersey school librarian accused of seducing teen student This is not your average Harlequin romance. A New Jersey middle-school librarian is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student — and will head to trial for the alleged misconduct during class hours. Kimberly Pinkham, 38, appeared Thursday morning in Gloucester County court wh...
05:39 2019-08-09

This fast food giant wants to pay off customers' student loans! On Facebook, Burger King announced they are paying off student loans with Whopper Loans!....oh but there’s a catch.        ...
15:52 2019-05-24

Kamala Harris has a student debt forgiveness plan, but it's complicated Borrowers will have a lot of boxes to check before they can get the $20,000 in student debt forgiveness on the table in Kamala Harris' newly released plan....
22:00 2019-07-31

Video Shows Teacher Threatening To Kill Student With Axe In J&K: Police The police on Tuesday registered a case after an undated video surfaced showing a teacher of a private school from Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir allegedly threatening to kill a student with an......
00:13 2019-07-03

Sanders is right: Republican tax cuts cost more than forgiving student debt Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has joined the Democratic presidential candidate in making a contrast with the 2017 lawA 2016 plan for free college tuition didn’t go far enough for Bernie Sanders. In this election cycle, the candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination is promising to forgive all o...
15:52 2019-06-30

Racist, anti-gay student flyers challenge Wyoming district CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — School officials in Wyoming’s largest city say they’re making changes after students distributed racist and anti-gay flyers at a junior high school. The leaflets at McCormick Junior High School in March told pre-teens to “Join the KKK” and that “It...
22:39 2019-06-30

Parents want answers after college student brings loaded gun to class PHOENIX (KPNX) – A Valley mother and father want answers after a student brings a loaded gun to their son’s college class. They say the incident happened at Chandler-Gilbert Community College last week and that school officials did very little about it. “Make sure that this gun is not coming b...
07:13 2019-08-10

Koran teacher gets 10 years for sending porn to teen student A married mosque teacher in Washington, DC, will spend a decade behind bars for sending pornographic images to a 15-year-old girl with whom he was “absolutely” infatuated, a judge has ruled. Seitu Sulayman Kokayi, 30, of Alexandria, Virginia, was sentenced Friday for sending explicit videos and imag...
21:52 2019-07-01

1st Ever Black Student Body President Elected at Yale University Yale University was founded in 1701 and is the third-oldest institute of higher learning in the United States. It is one of the nine Colonial Colleges, founded prior to the United States becoming a sovereign nation following the American Revolution. In its 318-year history, the college has never had...
20:26 2019-05-31

LGBTQ student group receives homophobic threat over voicemail An official at a Lower Manhattan organization that supports LGBTQ students received a homophobic voicemail during Pride Month, cops said Monday. The 32-year-old employee of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Educational Network on William Street received a voicemail on June 8 that said, “I hate f&#...
19:13 2019-07-01

U.S. to seek execution for Illinois man in gruesome slaying of Chinese student Federal prosecutors on Wednesday will begin arguing that an Illinois man should be executed for the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student in 2017....
18:52 2019-07-17

A trip to the campus counselor led to one student being detained and questioned by the police (KLAF) University of Louisiana at Lafayette student, Siraaj Salem, felt as if she was betrayed by the on-campus counselor after confiding in them. Recalling her session, Salem said: “I was second guessing myself. Did I do the right thing by coming here, and I was scared. I said ‘well, is she going t...
08:00 2019-07-02

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
08:26 2019-07-19

New student-built Skoda Mountiaq pick-up truck revealed News 3 Jun, 2019 The one-off Skoda Mountiaq was designed and built by 35 students at the Czech brand’s vocational school to showcase their skills...
16:39 2019-06-03

Police: 1 person in custody in missing Utah student case SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say one person has been taken into custody in the case of a Utah college student who disappeared 11 days ago. Salt Lake City police said the person was brought in Friday morning, but did not immediately provide further details ahead of a planned news conference. The news...
18:39 2019-06-28

From student message board to open-source CMS: a Q&A with the creator of Drupal Drupal has completely changed the way large organisations think about and build their digital estate.The open source content management system (CMS), which was founded in the year 2000, is now used by some of the world’s biggest brands like Warner Music, Virgin Sport, Princess Cruises and Wil...
17:13 2019-06-03

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in slaying of student from China A U.S. court jury on Wednesday began deliberating whether life in prison or the death penalty should be imposed on an Illinois man convicted of the abduction and decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
04:13 2019-07-18

Florida college student, suspended over gun photo, sues school A Florida woman is suing a technical college after she was suspended indefinitely when a photo of her posing with a hand gun at a shooting range on social media was reported to school leaders. ...
02:13 2019-06-01

Borrowers left in lurch as U.S. mismanages student debt relief: lawsuit Millions of teachers and other public sector workers have been denied relief of their student loan debt under government programs because of mismanagement by the U.S. Department of Education, a lawsuit filed on Thursday charged....
22:13 2019-07-11

A Cambridge student fell to her death after opening an airplane door midflight Police say a 19-year-old British student fell to her death from a small airplane in Madagascar after opening a door in midair.        ...
20:52 2019-08-01

Johns Hopkins professor fired for jeopardizing student safety, report A Johns Hopkins associate research professor has been fired from the University for jeopardizing student safety after he attempted to break into a campus building with bolt cutters to stop a student sit-in protest....
00:13 2019-08-11

Virginia judge rules in favor of ex-student in transgender restroom case A federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday in favor of a transgender former student, concluding that a school board's transgender restroom ban was discriminatory. ...
06:26 2019-08-10

Employers’ New Perk for Millennials: Extra Help Repaying Student Loan Debt Like millions of her peers, Nicole Read graduated with thousands of dollars of debt. Unlike most of them, she’s getting direct help from her employer to pay it back. The 26-year-old’s job at event organizer Live Nation Entertainment in Beverly Hills, California, comes with a benefit that...
19:00 2019-08-08

Start university with a saving thanks to this 9-month fibre student broadband deal You've confirmed your university on UCAS, you've chosen your halls or living arrangements, you've even invested in an entire IKEA kitchen set (oh, you keen student you). But one thing that might not have even crossed your mind is what to do about your broadband deal. The major diffic...
20:26 2019-08-10

Florida student contracts flesh-eating bacteria on spring break A Florida college student on spring break contracted a rare flesh-eating bacteria while spending time on a river, according to a report. While swimming, Daniel Lively scraped his calf on a nail while on a dock of St. Johns River in March during his spring break, news station WFTV reported. “I ...
22:13 2019-08-01

Florida student's graduation cap seized amid fears it could include explosive Officers in Florida on Monday thought a digital graduation cap decoration could be an explosive device and took the necessary precautions, campus police told Fox News....
06:00 2019-08-01

Student who drove at cyclists and police at Parliament guilty of attempted murder An asylum seeker who rammed his car into cyclists outside Parliament before trying to run down police guards in a determined attempt to "kill and maim" as many people as possible is facing years in prison today....
14:26 2019-07-17

'Heroic' Virginia rabbi missing after diving into ocean to save a student A Virginia rabbi and day camp counselor in Norfolk, Va. went missing after jumping into the ocean to save a student who struggled to make it back to shore amid choppy waters, according to reports....
20:13 2019-07-11

PhD candidate sentenced to life in prison for Chinese student's kidnapping, death A former PhD candidate convicted of kidnapping and killing a Chinese University of Illinois student was sentenced to life in prison after the jury failed to make a unanimous decision, officials said....
10:13 2019-07-19

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in gruesome slaying of student from China Federal jurors on Wednesday were deliberating the fate of an Illinois man who was found guilty of the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago, and will decide whether to sentence him to death or life in prison....
23:26 2019-07-17

Illinois man receives life sentence for murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
03:39 2019-07-19

Ole Miss student Ally Kostial shot 8 times in apparent homicide A University of Mississippi sorority sister who was found dead on a routine police patrol was shot eight times, according to authorities who revealed new, disturbing details about her death. “It is apparent that foul play was involved,” a Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department spokesperson said of Al...
19:26 2019-07-23

Woman sentenced to 20 years in prison for having sexual contact with 13-year-old student Editor’s Note: The above video details the entire case from Zamora’s arrest all the way to just before her sentencing hearing Friday, July 12. PHOENIX (KPNX) – In a roughly hour-long sentencing hearing Friday, Brittany Zamora learned her fate after she admitted to having sexual con...
20:52 2019-07-12

Santa Rita HS student detained after weapon found in backpack, TUSD says TUCSON – Police detained a student at Santa Rita High School Wednesday afternoon after a weapon was found inside his backpack. According to Tucson Unified School District, the school staff received a tip that the student, who was identified as a male, had a weapon in his backpack. TUSD said after a ...
12:39 2019-08-08

Ex-teacher Brittany Zamora sentenced to 20 years in prison for molesting student Ex-Goodyear teacher Brittany Zamora will be on probation for the rest of her life and must register as a sex offender.        ...
04:52 2019-07-14

Remains Of Cambridge Student Who Fell From Plane Found: Madagascar Cops Police in Madagascar on Wednesday said villagers had found the remains of a British student who apparently jumped from a plane after opening the aircraft door in mid-air....
05:26 2019-08-08

2020 Dems making big, costly promises on student loan forgiveness The Democratic presidential candidates' costly plans for universal health care dominated the recent Detroit debates -- but their plans for tackling the costs of higher education are every bit as ambitious, and controversial, even if they don't prompt the same on-stage fireworks as the "Medicare-for-...
23:00 2019-08-11

Police find body believed to be rabbi who saved student from drowning Search and rescue crews pulled the remains "presumed to be that of the missing swimmer" Reuven Bauman, 35, from the ocean near False Cape around 2:15 p.m., Virginia Beach Police said in a statement....
03:39 2019-07-15

Madagascar plane fall: police find body thought to be student Cambridge student Alana Cutland opened door of aircraft while flying over savannahPolice on the island of Madagascar searching for a British teenager who fell out of a plane have found a body believed to be that of the Cambridge University student.Alana Cutland, a 19-year-old natural sciences studen...
04:39 2019-08-07

Student debt can wear on your mental health. Here's how I stayed happy A heavy debt burden can wear on your well-being. Here's how to stay positive while you get back in the black.       ...
14:26 2019-07-17

Past-due student loans, credit card debt could weigh on U.S. growth More people in the United States appear to be struggling to keep up with their credit card and student loan debt, which could put pressure on one of the strongest drivers of economic growth....
01:00 2019-08-14

Married teachers found guilty of sexually abusing teen student A pair of Pennsylvania teachers has been found guilty of sexually abusing a former student, according to reports. Nicodemo Baggetta, 30, and wife Ruth Ann Baggetta, 37, were convicted Wednesday by a jury in Lackawanna County that deliberated for roughly 90 minutes after the teen — who is now 19 — de...
21:52 2019-06-20

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with prosecutors having already said they would seek the death penalty....
13:26 2019-06-12

AI predicts college student stress from phone sensor and questionnaire data In a newly-published paper, researchers describe an AI system that taps mobile phone and questionnaire data to predict student stress level.Read More...
16:26 2019-06-28

Student sues Long Island school over off-campus party beating A Long Island high school student who had his nose broken, teeth knocked out and face cut in a beating by several other classmates off campus, filed a $10 million notice of claim against his school district for failing to protect him from the bullies. Ethan Treto, 18, claims the attack stemmed from ...
07:52 2019-06-12

Arizona teacher pleads guilty to sexually abusing teen student GOODYEAR, Ariz. — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora, 28, pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and public sexual indecency. The victim told authorities ...
07:52 2019-06-12

Student discovers lost Siegfried Sassoon poem to young lover Heartfelt handwritten lines from the war poet ‘fell into the lap’ of researcher who was trawling through theatre director’s lettersIt is a poem of only eight lines, but those lines are filled with tender emotion for a young man who was the author’s lover. The words are all the more poignant as the p...
13:13 2019-06-09

Democrats' student debt forgiveness proposals may resonate more in blue states Voters in blue states stand to have more student debt forgiven under Democrats' proposals than those in red states, according to an analysis by CNBC...
21:13 2019-06-28

Man charged with murder, kidnapping of missing Utah student Mackenzie Lueck Mackenzie Lueck has been missing since June 17, 2019 and was last known to be at the Salt Lake City International Airport. She left the airport in a ride share vehicle and was dropped off at Hatch Park in North Salt Lake.Salt Lake City Police Dept Salt Lake City police charged a man with murder Frid...
05:39 2019-06-29

Cancer patients with student debt are supposed to get a break. The government isn't giving it President Trump signed a bill last year allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments throughout their medical treatment and then for six months afterward....
22:26 2019-06-29

Body of missing Utah student Mackenzie Lueck found in canyon The body of slain Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was discovered in a canyon about 85 miles from the Salt Lake City home where a suspect was arrested last week, police said Friday. Remains recovered from Logan Canyon on Wednesday were positively identified as the 23-year-old Lueck, who went missing two...
02:39 2019-07-06

Police investigating Clemson University student death after he fell off of a roof Police are investigating the death of a Clemson University student after he fell from a roof early Sunday morning.        ...
06:39 2019-07-01

Bangladesh Student Gets 42 Years Jail For Terror Attack On Australia Host A Bangladeshi student who enrolled in an Australian university with the aim of killing someone in the name of ISIS was jailed for 42 years Wednesday for stabbing her local host as he slept....
10:39 2019-06-05

High school student skips graduation party to help homeless families A Houston high school student skipped out on her own graduation party — to celebrate a homeless shelter for women and children. Leanne Carrasco, who graduated from Waltrip High School on Saturday, marked her personal milestone the next day by serving pizza at the Star of Hope Family Development Cent...
20:39 2019-06-04

Hackers access student data at top Australian university going back 19 years Australia's top-ranked university said on Tuesday hackers breached its cyber defenses late last year to obtain sensitive data, including students' bank account numbers and passport details going back 19 years....
13:13 2019-06-04

U.S. states ask education secretary to forgive disabled veterans' student loans A bipartisan group of state attorneys general on Friday called on U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service....
21:39 2019-05-24

Family of Utah student killed by ex-boyfriend files suit against university The family of a Utah college student who was killed by her ex-boyfriend last October is bringing a $56 million lawsuit against her school for “deliberate indifference” to her calls for help before her death....
06:26 2019-06-28

Illinois man on trial for Chinese student's murder obsessed with Ted Bundy: prosecutor An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a scholar visiting from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said as the man's trial opened on Wednesday....
21:13 2019-06-12

Student injured in science class recalls ‘hopelessly burning alive’ “I saw flashes of blue and orange. I heard my classmates go, ‘Whoa!’ and scream, said Alonzo Yanes — appearing publicly for the first time since the horror....
05:52 2019-06-19

Conservative Parkland student dropped by Harvard asks for forgiveness: 'I wish I could take it back' The conservative Parkland shooting survivor and pro-Second Amendment activist who was dropped by Harvard University after a bevy of offensive remarks and racial slurs came to light appeared on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" Monday where he apologized and asked for forgiveness....
04:39 2019-06-18

Givling app, which offers student debt prizes, is like 'Black Mirror': She spent $42,000 to win The Givling app has attracted a large and loyal following of borrowers hoping for relief from decades of monthly loan payments. It might be making their situations worse....
19:26 2019-06-21

UK design student creates a smart chest binder for trans people A UK design student created a smart wearable that could make chest binding safer, easier and more comfortable for transgender men and non-binary people. Chest binding is the act of flattening one's breasts using a tight garment in order to make the c......
17:39 2019-06-17

Women's World Cup: Lena Oberdorf – The 17-year-old student learning fast Her coach says she's "fantastic," and Lena Oberdorf has made made her mark at the World Cup while taking time out from school. With Germany through to round of 16, she could enhance her reputation against South Africa....
22:13 2019-06-14

Chobani pays off student lunch debt for an Idaho school district Yogurt company Chobani has offered to pay off $85,000 in student lunch debt for the Twin Falls School District. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.       ...
19:00 2019-06-14

6 unique ways companies are helping employees pay off crushing student debt JGI/Tom Grill/Getty Images National student debt is at an all-time high of nearly $1.6 billion. While many companies provide student-loan assistance, some businesses have found more creative ways of keeping their employees out of debt. Some of these policies include trading vacation days for studen...
21:39 2019-06-13

Parkland Student Rejected by Harvard Asks Forgiveness for Racist Comments The student, Kyle Kashuv, a recent graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, had repeatedly used racial slurs in a written chat with classmates when he was 16....
02:52 2019-06-18

Trio of sharks kills California college student snorkeling in the Bahamas The victim’s parents and family members saw the sharks and tried to yell, but she didn’t hear their warnings in time.       ...
20:01 2019-06-27

Police execute search warrant in disappearance of Utah college student Investigators have executed a search warrant at a house in connection to missing college student Mackenzie Lueck, according to the Salt Lake City Police Department....
20:52 2019-06-27

NYPD names Bronx high school student ‘Police Commissioner for a Day’ She went from high school student — to police commissioner. At least for a day. Beyonce Dennis, an 18-year-old senior at Bronx Studio School for Writers and Artists, was chosen for the honorary role Wednesday from more than 100 students, all of whom were asked to write essays discussing what t...
04:26 2019-06-13

Australia says no progress in finding student feared detained in North Korea Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday Canberra has yet to establish the whereabouts of an Australian man missing in North Korea for several days.The family of Alek Sigley said on Thursday they had not heard from the 29-year-old university student in Pyongyang, the North Korean capi...
02:26 2019-06-28

Neighbor of 'person of interest' in student's disappearance says 'many women' frequent his home A neighbor of the man Salt Lake City police said is a person of interest in the disappearance of the University of Utah student who was last seen more than one week ago after ordering a Lyft and being dropped off at a local park told Fox News on Thursday that “many women” frequent his home....
03:52 2019-06-28

| Australian pleads guilty to rape, murder of Arab-Israeli student A man has pleaded guilty to raping and killing a young Arab-Israeli student in Melbourne, one of a spate of attacks that sparked fears about women's safety in Australia....
00:52 2019-06-13

Student complains swimwear left her 'vagina out' – only to discover she wore it wrong AN IBIZA reveller was mortified when she flashed her intimate areas in a skimpy swimsuit. The partygoer later realised she wore the cossie back-to-front....
05:00 2019-07-02

Billionaire to graduating college students: My family is going to eliminate your student loans Robert Smith announced that he and his family would set up a grant to pay off the nearly 400 graduating seniors' student loans. The total gift is estimated at $40 million....
15:52 2019-05-21

Give wounded vets a break on student loans: officials to DeVos Top officials from virtually every state in the country called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive the $1 billion in student debt racked by the nation’s disabled veterans....
01:26 2019-05-27

Australian government warns released student not to return to North Korea Australia's government warned a student not to return to North Korea on Friday, a day after he was released from detention by Pyongyang under mysterious circumstances....
04:52 2019-07-05

U.S. states want federal government to forgive disabled veterans' student loans Attorneys general from 47 U.S. states on Friday called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service....
05:00 2019-05-25

NC student who died tackling gunman gets Purple Heart, Bronze Star WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (WRAL) — A University of North Carolina-Charlotte student who was killed when he tackled a gunman who opened fire inside a classroom has been posthumously awarded military honors. Twenty-one-year-old Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell was awarded a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. The Cha...
23:39 2019-05-24

North Korea claims detained student was spying, spreading propaganda SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that an Australian student who was released by the country after being detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in espionage by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views toward the North. Pyongy...
15:52 2019-07-06

Australian student freed from North Korea after being detained on claims of spying Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency, or KCNA, said the North deported Alek Sigley on Thursday after he pleaded for forgiveness over his activities, which the agency said infringed on North Korea’s sovereignty....
17:52 2019-07-06

Cops search for autistic student missing from Stuyvesant High School A 21-year-old student with autism was reported missing from Stuyvesant High School Friday morning — bringing a flurry of police cars, helicopters and harbor units to the area to find him, police sources said. The student — described as a slender, black male about 5 feet 10 inches tall — was seen wal...
22:52 2019-05-24

Body of missing University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck found _____ The body of slain University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck has been found, authorities said Friday. Lueck’s remains were discovered in Logan Canyon in Logan, Utah, on Wednesday, and Salt Lake City police Chief Mike Brown said he personally called Lueck’s parents Friday to update ...
22:26 2019-07-06

Slain North Carolina student gets Purple Heart, Bronze Star WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A University of North Carolina student who was killed when he tackled a gunman who opened fire inside a classroom has been posthumously awarded the highest military honors. Twenty-one-year-old Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell was awarded a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. The Cha...
14:39 2019-05-24

New Amazon Prime Student members can get the latest Echo Dot at a shockingly low price Based on the latest reports, it doesn't look like Amazon's dominant position in the global smart speaker market is in any real danger for the foreseeable future. But you can never be too careful when trying to fend off a tech giant like Google, which has been routinely offering its entry-level model...
09:00 2019-05-23

Fired lunchroom worker hadn't charged student for 3 months, her former employer says A lunchroom worker in New Hampshire who said she was fired for allowing a student to take food without paying hadn't been charging the student for anything for several months, her former employer said....
06:13 2019-05-23

Your Money Adviser: Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
20:39 2019-05-21

U.S. seeks death penalty for 'calculated' murder of grad student from China U.S. prosecutors argued on Monday that an Illinois man who raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed, and called on her heartbroken fiance and friends to tell the jury about the victim's kind, optimistic nature....
01:13 2019-07-09

Body pulled from East River identified as missing college student The body pulled from the East River over a week ago has been identified as a 21-year-old University of Albany student who disappeared earlier this month, police said Monday....
00:26 2019-05-28

Australian student 'safe and well' after detention in North Korea: prime minister An Australian graduate student who went missing in North Korea last week has been released from detention and is now "safe and well" in China, according to Prime Minister Scott Morrison....
13:13 2019-07-04

Teen rape suspect from ‘a good family’ identified as ex-Syracuse student The teenage rape suspect a New Jersey judge let off easy because he comes from “a good family,” was a student at Syracuse University — until recently. The upstate New York school said in a statement Wednesday: “The individual in question is no longer a student at Syracuse University. Syr...
02:13 2019-07-11