Education issues

FILE - In this July 26, 2017 file photo, Garrison Keillor, creator and former host of, "A Prairie Home Companion," talks at his St. Paul, Minn., office. The University of Minnesota has removed a plaque honoring humorist Garrison Keillor after he faced allegations of sexual misconduct. Keillor's plaque is no longer displayed on the school's Scholars Walk, which honors outstanding university faculty and alumni. On his Facebook page, Keillor said Monday, Feb.. 12, 2018, the removal of his plaque was "a relief." (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen, File)
February 12, 2018 - 8:16 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota has removed a plaque honoring humorist Garrison Keillor after he faced allegations of sexual misconduct. Keillor's plaque is no longer displayed on the school's Scholars Walk, which honors outstanding university faculty and alumni, Minnesota Daily...
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February 12, 2018 - 3:59 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota has removed a plaque honoring humorist Garrison Keillor after he faced allegations of sexual misconduct. Keillor's plaque is no longer displayed on the school's Scholars Walk, which honors outstanding university faculty and alumni, Minnesota Daily...
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February 12, 2018 - 2:28 pm
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — The teenager who shot and killed a child on a South Carolina school yard cried and apologized afterward and said it was a good thing his gun jammed before he could shoot more children, a detective testified Monday. Anderson County Det. Ronald Wood comments Monday came during a...
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February 12, 2018 - 10:33 am
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — He was 14 years old when authorities say he fatally shot his father and then drove to a nearby schoolyard, firing into the playground during recess and killing a 6-year-old boy. Should he now be tried as an adult? A hearing starts Monday in South Carolina to answer this...
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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2016, file photo New Mexico coach Bob Davie walks in the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against New Mexico State in Las Cruces, N.M. The University of New Mexico suspended Davie on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, for 30 days without pay, following multiple investigations that examined whether he and coaching staff interfered with criminal investigations or misconduct cases involving players. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton, File)
February 08, 2018 - 7:13 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico suspended head football coach Bob Davie on Thursday for 30 days without pay, following multiple investigations that examined whether he and coaching staff interfered with criminal investigations or misconduct cases involving players. The...
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February 08, 2018 - 12:53 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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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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