Tag: Education issues

US churches reckon with traumatic legacy of Native schools

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The discoveries of hundreds of unmarked graves at former residential schools for Indigenous children in Canada have prompted renewed calls for a reckoning over...

Memorial for Sandy Hook massacre victims nears construction

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NEWTOWN, Conn. — After nearly eight years of discussion and planning, a memorial to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting is...

Indictment: Man who hates women planned shooting at sorority

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CLEVELAND — A man who identifies with a group that despises women appeared in federal court in Cincinnati on Wednesday on charges related to...

Hugs as California public school returns to class in person

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CHULA VISTA, Calif. — There was pumping music, dancing teachers and lots of hugs as one of the first public schools in California opened...

Getaway driver gets 42 years in Chicago honor student death

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CHICAGO — The getaway driver in the 2013 fatal shooting of a Chicago high school honor student who just days before her death had...

Israel arrests dozens of Hamas-linked students in West Bank

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JERUSALEM — Israel says it arrested “dozens” of Palestinian students in the occupied West Bank who are linked to the Hamas militant group. ...

Sex harassment lawsuit against Yale, doctor, is settled

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HARTFORD, Conn. — A settlement has been reached in a wide-ranging sexual harassment lawsuit filed by six women who were doctors at Yale University...

Video shows Florida massacre suspect attacking jail guard

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Accused Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz rushed at a jail guard and was briefly able to wrestle him to the...

Oklahoma board approves rules banning certain race theories

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Public school teachers in Oklahoma could have their teaching licenses suspended for teaching certain concepts about race and racism under new...

Former football player says KU ignored harassment complaints

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LAWRENCE, Kan. — A former University of Kansas football player says the university offered him more than $50,000 in benefits if he left the...