Education issues

March 26, 2018 - 6:50 pm
GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) — Authorities say the student who fatally shot a female classmate at a Maryland high school died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Monday that 17-year-old Austin Rollins fired one fatal shot to his head. The sheriff...
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Candidate for New York governor Cynthia Nixon speaks during a news conference Monday, March 26, 2018, in Albany, N.Y. The "Sex and the City" star and public education advocate is challenging Gov. Andrew Cuomo in September's Democratic primary. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 26, 2018 - 5:40 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Actress Cynthia Nixon blasted Gov. Andrew Cuomo as a "bully" and a "wannabe Republican" Monday during her first visit to Albany since announcing her bid for New York governor. The "Sex and the City" star and public education advocate criticized the two-term governor for not...
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March 26, 2018 - 1:46 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Actress Cynthia Nixon is blasting Gov. Andrew Cuomo as a bully and a "wannabe Republican" during her first visit to Albany since announcing her bid for New York governor. The "Sex and the City" star and public education advocate addressed reporters near the state Capitol Monday...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 file photo, Remington rifle cartridges are displayed at the 35th annual SHOT Show in Las Vegas. U.S. gun maker Remington Outdoor Company has filed for bankruptcy protection after months of financial problems, falling sales and lawsuits tied to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. Records from the bankruptcy court of the district of Delaware show that the company filed late Sunday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
March 26, 2018 - 12:11 pm
Remington, the storied gun maker that began turning out flintlock rifles when there were only 19 states in the Union, has filed for bankruptcy reorganization amid years of slumping sales and legal and financial pressure over the Sandy Hook school massacre. In papers filed Sunday in federal...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 file photo, Remington rifle cartridges are displayed at the 35th annual SHOT Show in Las Vegas. U.S. gun maker Remington Outdoor Company has filed for bankruptcy protection after months of financial problems, falling sales and lawsuits tied to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. Records from the bankruptcy court of the district of Delaware show that the company filed late Sunday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
March 26, 2018 - 6:49 am
U.S. gun maker Remington Outdoor Company has filed for bankruptcy protection, after years of falling sales and lawsuits tied to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. Records from the bankruptcy court of the district of Delaware show that the company filed late Sunday. Remington had in February...
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March 26, 2018 - 5:32 am
U.S. gun maker Remington Outdoor Company has filed for bankruptcy protection, after years of falling sales and lawsuits tied to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. Records from the bankruptcy court of the district of Delaware show that the company filed late Sunday. Remington had in February...
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Cameron Kasky, a survivor of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., waves after speaking at the "March for Our Lives" rally in support of gun control in Washington, Saturday, March 24, 2018, on Pennsylvania Avenue near the U.S. Capitol. in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
March 26, 2018 - 1:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the "March for Our Lives" rallies for tougher gun laws (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum has suggested that students pushing for changes in gun laws would be better off taking classes in CPR so they would be better prepared for...
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March 25, 2018 - 10:17 pm
ORWIGSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A rural school district in Pennsylvania that has armed teachers and students with rocks to ward off potential school shooters has arranged for additional armed security in its buildings. Blue Mountain School District Superintendent David Helsel said in a statement posted on...
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Cameron Kasky, a survivor of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., waves after speaking at the "March for Our Lives" rally in support of gun control in Washington, Saturday, March 24, 2018, on Pennsylvania Avenue near the U.S. Capitol. in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
March 25, 2018 - 4:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the "March for Our Lives" rallies for tougher gun laws (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 people were gunned down in February, say getting young Americans mobilized and registered to vote will be their focus in...
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Cameron Kasky, a survivor of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., waves after speaking at the "March for Our Lives" rally in support of gun control in Washington, Saturday, March 24, 2018, on Pennsylvania Avenue near the U.S. Capitol. in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
March 25, 2018 - 12:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the "March for Our Lives" rallies for tougher gun laws (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 people were gunned down in February, say getting young Americans mobilized and registered to vote will be their focus in...
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