Education issues

January 18, 2018 - 5:12 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on white nationalist Richard Spencer's campus speeches (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Kent State University is denying a request to allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak on campus this spring on the day marking the anniversary of the Ohio National Guard...
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FILE – In this Oct. 19, 2017, file photo, white nationalist Richard Spencer speaks at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla. A Kent State University spokesman confirmed Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, that Spencer's campus tour organizer is making a bid for him to speak at the Ohio school on May 4, 2018, the anniversary of shootings that killed four students during a Vietnam war protest in 1970. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
January 18, 2018 - 2:19 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — White nationalist Richard Spencer wants to speak at Kent State University on the anniversary of the fatal Vietnam protest shootings, the school confirmed Thursday, the same day he was approved to speak at Michigan State University in March. Spencer, a leading figure in the white...
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January 18, 2018 - 10:33 am
MOSCOW (AP) — An underwear dance video filmed in a college dormitory has turned out to be risky business for some Russian cadet pilots. The mock homoerotic strip-tease recorded by cadets at the Ulyanovsk Civil Aviation Institute went viral earlier this week. Some Russian politicians have called on...
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FILE - This Nov. 3, 2017 file photo shows the Florida State University, Pi Kappa Phi fraternity house near the FSU campus in Tallahassee, Fla. The Tallahassee Police Department on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2018, said that nine men are facing hazing charges in connection with the death of a Florida State University fraternity pledge, Andrew Coffey, 20, who was a junior and a pledge at Pi Kappa Phi. He died Nov. 3 after he was found unresponsive after a party. (Joe Rondone/Tallahassee Democrat via AP, File)
January 17, 2018 - 4:35 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — An off-campus party where a Florida State University fraternity pledge drank a lethal dose of alcohol was overflowing in beer and liquor, strippers and more than a dozen participants getting sick from being highly intoxicated. More details from the party were released...
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January 16, 2018 - 8:39 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Latest on the robbery suspect killed by officers on school grounds. (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Vermont State Police say law enforcement officers fatally shot a robbery suspect on high school grounds after he refused their orders to drop his weapon and made threatening...
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January 12, 2018 - 12:37 pm
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Two white cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy have been punished for harassing a black classmate. A spokesman for the academy in New London, Connecticut, says the commandant of cadets ruled at a hearing Thursday that the cadets violated regulations and ordered discipline...
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January 12, 2018 - 11:03 am
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Some parents want students to use see-through backpacks and a Georgia school district is pleading with people to lock up their guns after a student brought a loaded gun into his elementary classroom. The Telegraph reports that the gun was found in a student's jacket just before...
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January 11, 2018 - 10:10 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Tyler Scanlon had 13 points and 11 rebounds and Boston University beat cold-shooting Colgate 72-58 on Thursday night. Boston U (8-8, 4-1 Patriot League) never trailed and a double-digit lead for most of the second half. Colgate (8-8, 3-2) made just 18 of 61 from the field (29.5...
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FILE - In this Friday, April 1, 2016 file photo, La Lumiere's Brian Bowen (20) moves the ball against Montverde Academy in the DICK'S Sporting Goods High School National Basketball Tournament in the Queens borough of New York. Suspended Louisville freshman Brian Bowen Jr. has signed to play with South Carolina. Bowen was held out of practices and games after Louisville announced it was being investigated as part of a federal corruption probe of bribery in college basketball that led to the firing of coach Rick Pitino. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File)
January 11, 2018 - 6:25 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Frank Martin doesn't see adding Brian Bowen Jr. as a risk, only as an opportunity to give the Louisville transfer a new chance to play in college. "I don't judge people for their successes or their mistakes, that's not who I am," Martin said Thursday. "I'm...
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January 11, 2018 - 4:31 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State guard Markell Johnson has been cleared to rejoin the team after the dismissal of a felony assault charge against him in his home state of Ohio. Court records in Cuyahoga County indicate a prosecutor dismissed the charge without prejudice Thursday. A...
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