Education issues

September 25, 2017 - 7:11 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal appeals court agreed Monday that the University of Cincinnati should not have suspended a student accused of sexually assaulting a fellow student. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal's 3-0 ruling agreed with a federal judge's 2016 order that put the suspension on hold...
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September 25, 2017 - 4:45 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Archdiocese has paid $1.3 million to settle a sex-abuse lawsuit involving a former member of a religious order who taught in its schools. A man sued the archdiocese in 2015, alleging the church knew Edward Courtney abused students at two archdiocesan schools in Seattle...
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September 25, 2017 - 10:40 am
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Federal officials are investigating the handling of campus sexual violence at Hampton University and the College of William and Mary. The Daily Press http://bit.ly/2wfsavZ reports that the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights is investigating under Title IX, which...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 1957, file photo, nine African American students enter Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., escorted by troops of the 101st Airborne Division. (AP Photo/File)
September 24, 2017 - 2:31 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Among the most lasting and indelible images of the civil rights movement were the nine black teenagers who had to be escorted by federal troops past an angry white mob and through the doors of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, on Sept. 25, 1957. It had been...
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Surviving members of the Little Rock Nine, the students who integrated Central High School in 1957, speak with the media Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Ark. From the left are Thelma Mothershed Wair, Minnijean Brown Trickey, Terrence J. Roberts, Carlotta Walls LaNier, Gloria Ray Karlmark, Ernest G. Green and Elizabeth Eckford. Melba Pattillo Beals attended and is off the camera to the right. Jefferson Thomas died in 2010. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
September 22, 2017 - 6:36 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — When she saw images unfold from a deadly white supremacist rally this summer in Virginia, Minnijean Brown Trickey immediately thought about the angry mob she and eight other black students faced when they integrated an all-white high school in Little Rock 60 years ago. "...
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CORRECTS TO OMIT ANN COULTER- -In this Sept. 21, 2017 photo, a group has put up flyers and a booth on Sproul Plaza calling for protesters to "Shut Down Milo Yiannopoulos," at the University of California, Berkeley campus in Berkeley, Calif. Right-wing showman Milo Yiannopoulos is holding a "Free Speech Week" at the University of California, Berkeley with a planned lineup including conservative firebrands Steve Bannon. The university says it has no confirmation the headline acts will appear but is preparing strong security to head off any more violent protests at the liberal campus. (AP Photo/Jocelyn Gecker)
September 22, 2017 - 5:26 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — When computer science major Lindsay Nichols considers the possibility of a "Free Speech Week" featuring right-wing firebrands at the University of California, Berkeley, the first word that comes to her mind is "annoyance." Biology student Kyeong Kim agrees. She's all for...
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September 22, 2017 - 5:01 pm
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — All five members of a Christian college football team in suburban Chicago charged with battery of one of their teammates have turned themselves in to police. The Chicago Tribune reports that the last of the Wheaton College students appeared at the Wheaton police station on...
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September 22, 2017 - 5:01 pm
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — All five members of a Christian college football team in suburban Chicago charged with battery of one of their teammates have turned themselves in to police. The Chicago Tribune reports that the last of the Wheaton College students appeared at the Wheaton police station on...
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September 21, 2017 - 8:40 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — More charges have been filed against a former substitute teacher in North Carolina accused of having inappropriate contact with students. Media outlets reported 31-year-old Lamont Deshon Barrett was charged Thursday with eight counts of indecent liberties with a student and...
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September 21, 2017 - 6:05 am
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A fight near a North Carolina high school culminated in gunshots. The Goldsboro News-Argus reports that four people are in custody following the altercation two streets down from Eastern Wayne High School on Wednesday afternoon. Maj. Robert Thaxton with the Wayne County...
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