Education issues

February 08, 2018 - 12:52 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian university has published the results of a study on how safe it is to eat snow. Istvan Mathe, a professor at the Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, told The Associated Press on Thursday that the 2017 experiment showed it was safe to eat snow which...
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Vice President Mike Pence addresses the media before a briefing on missile defense with Alaska Gov. Bill Walker and Gen. Lori J. Robinson, Commander, United States Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command, at Joint Base Elemendord-Richardson, Alaska, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Zeke Miller
February 06, 2018 - 8:07 am
TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said he has not ruled out the possibility of meeting with North Korean officials at the upcoming Olympics in South Korea. "Let me say President Trump has said he always believes in talking, but I haven't requested any meeting," Pence said before departing...
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February 05, 2018 - 3:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department is seeking to delay an Obama-era rule meant to counter racial disparities in special education, an official said Monday. In December 2016, the Obama administration said "students of color remain more likely to be identified as having a disability and face...
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People pick up students after a shooting at the Salvador B. Castro Middle School near downtown Los Angeles Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. A girl opened fire Thursday in a middle school classroom on Thursday, authorities said. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
February 02, 2018 - 8:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A semi-automatic handgun went off accidentally inside the backpack of a 12-year-old girl in a Los Angeles middle school classroom, sending a single bullet tearing through the wrist of another girl before hitting a boy in the head, police said Friday. Los Angeles police spokesman...
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People pick up students after a shooting at the Salvador B. Castro Middle School near downtown Los Angeles Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. A girl opened fire Thursday in a middle school classroom on Thursday, authorities said. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
February 02, 2018 - 2:27 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordan Valenzuela was in class when he heard the bang, and then the screaming. In a classroom next door, a 15-year-old boy had been shot in the head, a 15-year-old girl was shot in the wrist and several others were struck by broken glass. Jordan tells The Associated Press that...
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People pick up students after a shooting at the Salvador B. Castro Middle School near downtown Los Angeles Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. A girl opened fire Thursday in a middle school classroom on Thursday, authorities said. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
February 01, 2018 - 9:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a Los Angeles school shooting (all times local): 6:50 p.m. A Los Angeles police spokesman says a middle-school shooting that wounded four children was accidental. Spokesman Josh Rubenstein says the 12-year-old girl arrested in Thursday's shooting was being booked on...
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Parents wait for news of students at the Belmont High School in Los Angeles Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. Two students were shot and wounded, one critically, inside a Los Angeles middle school classroom Thursday morning and police arrested a female student suspect, authorities said. (Damian Dovarganes)
February 01, 2018 - 7:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A girl believed to be 12 years old opened fire Thursday in a middle school classroom, critically wounding one classmate and injuring three others, authorities said. Police arrested the girl and recovered a gun after the shooting that happened just before 9 a.m. at Salvador B...
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Parents wait for news of students at the Belmont High School in Los Angeles Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. Two students were shot and wounded, one critically, inside a Los Angeles middle school classroom Thursday morning and police arrested a female student suspect, authorities said. (Damian Dovarganes)
February 01, 2018 - 5:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four students were shot and wounded, one critically, inside a Los Angeles middle school classroom Thursday morning and police arrested a female student believed to be 12 years old, authorities said. A 15-year-old boy hit in the head was transported to a trauma center in critical...
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Los Angeles Policecordon off the Belmont High School in Los Angeles Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. Two students were shot and wounded, one critically, inside a Los Angeles middle school classroom Thursday morning and police arrested a female student suspect, authorities said. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
February 01, 2018 - 4:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a Los Angeles school shooting (all times local): 1:48 p.m. Doctors say the most seriously injured victim of a Los Angeles middle school shooting has a good medical prognosis. The teenage boy was brought to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center in critical condition...
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Parents wait for news of students at the Belmont High School in Los Angeles Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. Two students were shot and wounded, one critically, inside a Los Angeles middle school classroom Thursday morning and police arrested a female student suspect, authorities said. (Damian Dovarganes)
February 01, 2018 - 3:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two students were shot and wounded, one critically, inside a Los Angeles middle school classroom Thursday morning and police arrested a female student believed to be 12 years old, authorities said. A 15-year-old boy hit in the head was transported to a trauma center in critical...
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