Education issues

Students released from a lockdown embrace following following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
February 15, 2018 - 3:05 am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Just before the shooting broke out, some students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School thought they were having another fire drill. Such an exercise had forced them to leave their classrooms hours earlier. So when the alarm went off Wednesday afternoon shortly before they...
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France's Adrien Theaux reacts in the finish area of the men's downhill at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 15, 2018 - 3:04 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 5 p.m. French skiers are unhappy that Olympic organizers wouldn't allow them to wear stickers on their helmets to commemorate David Poisson, a teammate killed in a training crash last November. The sticker...
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Fort Meade gate next to the The National Security Agency is seen Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Fort Meade, Md. One person was wounded in a shooting Wednesday morning outside the National Security Agency campus at Fort Meade. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
February 15, 2018 - 1:32 am
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The FBI is trying to determine why a black SUV carrying three people tried to enter a top-secret intelligence site at Fort Meade, but officials said they don't believe terrorism was the reason. The unauthorized vehicle at the National Security Agency's campus prompted shots...
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Pierre Vaultier, of France, celebrates after winning gold during the men's snowboard cross final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
February 15, 2018 - 1:31 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Pierre Vaultier of France has defended his title in men's snowboardcross at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Vaultier barely qualified for the final after crashing during the semifinals but recovered to win...
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Gold medalist, Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, reacts to her victory after the second run of the Women's Giant Slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018., Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
February 15, 2018 - 12:57 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 2:55 p.m. American Mikaela Shiffrin has won gold in the women's giant slalom in her Pyeongchang Olympic debut. She used a hard-charging final run to win her second career Olympic gold medal. The 22-year-old...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018, file photo, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks about the tech sector during an industry conference, in Salt Lake City. Romney plans to announce his Utah Senate campaign Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Three people with direct knowledge of the plan say Romney will formally launch his campaign in a video. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
February 14, 2018 - 11:53 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney is preparing to announce a bid for Utah's Senate seat held by retiring Orrin Hatch, a position some hope the 2012 GOP presidential nominee will use to continue his biting criticism of President Donald Trump. Romney, who once called Trump "a phony" who was unfit for...
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Parents meet at a hotel in Coral Springs, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, to pick up their children, following a shooting at nearby Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Fla. A former student opened fire at the Florida high school Wednesday, killing more than a dozen people and sending scores of students fleeing into the streets. (Jim Rassol/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
February 14, 2018 - 11:17 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly shooting at a Florida high school (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel says the 19-year-old suspect in the deadly school shooting, Nikolas Cruz, had been expelled from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for "disciplinary...
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Students released from a lockdown embrace following following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
February 14, 2018 - 9:51 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A former student opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle at a Florida high school Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and sending hundreds of students fleeing into the streets in the nation's deadliest school shooting since a gunman attacked an elementary school in Newtown,...
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Students released from a lockdown are overcome with emotion following following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
February 14, 2018 - 9:13 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly shooting at a Florida high school (all times local): 8:35 p.m. A student who escaped the deadly shooting at a Florida high school says he knew the suspect when he attended the school, describing him as a "weird kid" and something of a "loner."...
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Students released from a lockdown are overcome with emotion following following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
February 14, 2018 - 8:42 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly shooting at a Florida high school (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida says he is "devastated and saddened" by the deadly shooting attack on a high school in his state. The Republican senator says he remains ready to assist state...
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