Education issues

March 30, 2018 - 1:03 am
IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York high school teacher has been fired amid accusations she had inappropriate relationships with two students. WHAM-TV reports West Irondequoit School District officials said the Irondequoit (uh-RAHN'-duh-kwoyt) High School teacher was fired after officials...
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Members of the grounds crew prepare the infield at Marlins Park before the opening day baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Miami Marlins, Thursday, March 29, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Gaston De Cardenas)
March 29, 2018 - 5:59 pm
The Latest on baseball's opening day (all times Eastern): 5:50 p.m. Justin Verlander has finished his first opening day start for the Houston Astros with six scoreless innings. Verlander struck out five, walked two and hit a batter while throwing 90 pitches for the World Series champions in their...
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Members of the Atlanta Braves grounds crew put final touches on the field as the team prepares to play the Philadelphia Phillies in a home opening baseball game Thursday, March 29, 2018, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
March 29, 2018 - 5:26 pm
The Latest on baseball's opening day (all times Eastern): 5:22 p.m. Zach Duke performed a baseball rarity at Camden Yards, striking out four in an inning. Unfortunately for the Twins reliever, he yielded two runs in the process. Duke entered in the seventh inning of a scoreless game and promptly...
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Members of the grounds crew prepare the infield at Marlins Park before the opening day baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Miami Marlins, Thursday, March 29, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Gaston De Cardenas)
March 29, 2018 - 3:38 pm
The Latest on baseball's opening day (all times Eastern): 3:30 p.m. The first home run of the season at Camden Yards was turned into an out by Orioles right fielder Craig Gentry. Minnesota's Eddie Rosario lifted a drive that was headed over the 7-foot wall before Gentry leaped, stuck up his glove...
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Zachary Cruz, brother of Nikolas Cruz, who's accused of killing 17 students and staff members at the school Feb. 14, appears in court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Thursday, March 29, 2018. He pleaded no contest to trespassing on the campus where the deadly rampage happened and was sentenced to time served and six months of probation. (Susan Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
March 29, 2018 - 2:38 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The brother of the suspected Florida high school gunman pleaded no contest Thursday to trespassing on the campus where the deadly rampage occurred and was later released from jail after being sentenced to time served and six months of probation. Circuit Judge Melinda...
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In this Wednesday, March 28, 2018 photo, law enforcement officers work at the scene of a shooting involving multiple officers from multiple agencies in the back parking lot of John Hardin High School in Radcliff, Ky. The school went on lockdown and no students were in immediate danger. (Jill Pickett /The News-Enterprise via AP)
March 29, 2018 - 11:18 am
RADCLIFF, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's governor is praising the quick response to a man who allegedly killed his wife and then was fatally shot by officers outside his son's high school. Authorities said the area's schools were locked down just eight minutes after law enforcement learned of a possible...
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FILE - This undated, file photo released by the Broward Sheriff's Office shows Zachary Cruz. The brother of the suspected Florida high school gunman is scheduled to be in court for reconsideration of his $500,000 bail on a trespassing charge. Attorneys for Cruz are expected to argue Thursday, March 29, 2018, that the bail is excessive. His bond was originally $25, typical for such a case. (Broward Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
March 29, 2018 - 9:20 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the brother of the Florida school shooting suspect (all times local): 9:20 a.m. The brother of the suspected Florida high school gunman has pleaded no contest to a trespassing charge and has been sentenced to time served and six months of probation. Judge...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photo, police patrolman John Burgette, 53, a school resource officer for 18 years, bows his head as Scranton High School students stand in silence to protest gun violence for 17 minutes at the high school in Scranton, Pa. (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP)
March 29, 2018 - 7:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Armed security officers are becoming more prevalent at America's schools, according to a federal study released Thursday amid a heated debate over whether teachers and other school officials should carry guns. Armed officers were present at least once a week in 43 percent of all...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photo, police patrolman John Burgette, 53, a school resource officer for 18 years, bows his head as Scranton High School students stand in silence to protest gun violence for 17 minutes at the high school in Scranton, Pa. (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP)
March 29, 2018 - 12:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Armed security officers are becoming more prevalent at America's schools, according to a federal study released Thursday amid a heated debate over whether teachers and other school officials should carry guns. Armed officers were present at least once a week in 43 percent of all...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photo, police patrolman John Burgette, 53, a school resource officer for 18 years, bows his head as Scranton High School students stand in silence to protest gun violence for 17 minutes at the high school in Scranton, Pa. (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP)
March 29, 2018 - 12:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new federal study says armed security officers are becoming more prevalent at America's schools as a heated debate rages over whether teachers and other school officials should carry guns. According to data from a survey conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics...
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