Education issues

Workers stand next to a section of a collapsed pedestrian bridge, Friday, March 16, 2018 near Florida International University in the Miami area. The new pedestrian bridge that was under construction collapsed onto a busy Miami highway Thursday afternoon, crushing vehicles beneath massive slabs of concrete and steel, killing and injuring several people, authorities said. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
March 17, 2018 - 12:08 pm
MIAMI (AP) — An engineer left a voicemail two days before a catastrophic bridge failure in Miami to say some cracking had been found at one end of the concrete span, but the voicemail wasn't picked up until after the collapse, Florida Department of Transportation officials said Friday. The...
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Actress Charlize Theron speaks at an event at the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Theron said Saturday that the idea of arming teachers after recent U.S. school shootings or otherwise "adding more guns" to the situation is "so outrageous." (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
March 17, 2018 - 8:25 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Actress Charlize Theron says the idea of arming teachers after recent U.S. school shootings or "adding more guns" to the situation is "so outrageous." The South African says: "I have a very personal experience with gun violence. I lost my father to gun violence."...
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Moderator Vijita Patel, left, joins Parkland High School students Lewis Mizen, second left, Suzanna Barna, third left, and Kevin Trejos, right, in a moment of silence at the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Student survivors of a Florida high school shooting took their message calling for greater gun safety measures abroad for the first time on Saturday, sharing with educational professionals from around the world their frightening experience. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
March 17, 2018 - 5:56 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Student survivors of the worst high school shooting in U.S. history took their message abroad for the first time on Saturday, calling for greater gun safety measures and sharing with educational professionals from around the world their frightening experience. The...
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Moderator Vijita Patel, left, joins Parkland High School students Lewis Mizen, second left, Suzanna Barna, third left, and Kevin Trejos, right, in a moment of silence at the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Student survivors of a Florida high school shooting took their message calling for greater gun safety measures abroad for the first time on Saturday, sharing with educational professionals from around the world their frightening experience. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
March 17, 2018 - 5:09 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Student survivors of Florida's high school shooting took their message abroad for the first time on Saturday, calling for greater gun safety measures and sharing with educational professionals from around the world their frightening experience. The Feb. 14 attack...
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March 17, 2018 - 3:16 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Student survivors of Florida's high school shooting took their message calling for greater gun safety measures abroad for the first time on Saturday, sharing with educational professionals from around the world their frightening experience. The Feb. 14 attack that...
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March 17, 2018 - 2:49 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Student survivors of Florida's high school shooting are taking their message calling for greater gun safety measures abroad for the first time, sharing with educational professionals from around the world their frightening experience. Survivors Suzanna Barna,...
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March 16, 2018 - 10:36 pm
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a former Cornell University student has been arrested after bomb-making materials and an AR-15 rifle were found in his apartment near the campus. The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports that 20-year-old Maximilien Reynolds was charged in federal court Friday with...
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March 16, 2018 - 12:51 pm
PRESTON, Idaho (AP) — Threats have been made to an Idaho school where a biology teacher was accused of feeding a puppy to a snapping turtle and police in response stepped up school security. Police Chief Mike Peterson in the small, southeastern town of Preston said Friday the threats were vague but...
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Miam-Dade Fire Rescue personnel work after a brand new, 950-ton pedestrian bridge collapsed in front of Florida International University, Thursday, March 15, 2018, in Miami. Florida officials said Thursday that several people have been found dead in the rubble of the collapsed South Florida pedestrian bridge where the frantic search for any survivors continued past nightfall. (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
March 16, 2018 - 6:20 am
MIAMI (AP) — Six people were killed and 10 others hospitalized in the collapse of a pedestrian bridge under construction at Florida International University, police said Friday as state and federal investigators worked to determine how and why the five-day-old span failed. "This has turned into...
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FILE- in this Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, Hong Kong soccer fans boo the Chinese national anthem and chant banner "Hong Kong Independence" during the AFC Asian Cup 2019 qualification soccer match against Malaysia, in Hong Kong. Hong Kong authorities are planning new legislation requiring students to be taught China's national anthem and punishing anyone who insults it with up to three years in prison. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
March 16, 2018 - 5:03 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities on Friday unveiled planned legislation requiring students to be taught China's national anthem and punishing anyone who insults it with up to three years in prison. The legislation also calls for anyone who is present when "March of The Volunteers" is played...
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