Education issues

JoAnna Ciaramello chats with sons James, center, and Jack at a park in Parkland, Fla., on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. The two boys escaped a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine's Day. The shooter, Nikolas Cruz, had been one of Jack Ciaramello’s cadets in the school's tight-knit Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
February 18, 2018 - 3:03 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The sound of gunfire still ringing in his ears after his mad half-mile sprint, Jack Ciaramello was standing with friends in a grocery store parking lot when a sheriff's deputy approached. He asked the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High senior if he knew a former student named...
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Actor Daniel Kaluuya poses with his Rising Star award for 'Get Out' backstage at the BAFTA 2018 Awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 18, 2018 - 2:58 pm
LONDON (AP) — Many stars heeded a call to wear black to Sunday's British Academy Film Awards, using the celebration of U.K. and international cinema to call for an end to sexual harassment, bullying and inequality across society. Several female stars brought feminist activists and anti-violence...
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Congregation members embrace during a service at the First United Methodist Church of Coral Springs in Coral Springs, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. The service was dedicated to the victims of the Wednesday mass shooting at nearby Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, who is in custody, was charged with 17 counts of murder. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
February 18, 2018 - 1:33 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida focused their anger Sunday at President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive. "You're the president. You're supposed to bring this nation together, not divide us," said...
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A group of people hold signs that read 'Guns Down Test Scores UP' during a protest against guns on the steps of the Broward County Federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, is charged with killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
February 18, 2018 - 12:04 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local): 12 p.m. In the wake of the high school shooting that killed 17 people, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio says Florida should consider enacting a law that would allow family members or law enforcement officials to ask...
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A group of people hold signs that read 'Guns Down Test Scores UP' during a protest against guns on the steps of the Broward County Federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, is charged with killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
February 18, 2018 - 11:32 am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The school records of the suspect of a mass shooting in Florida killed 17 people reveal a child that had problems since middle school. According to records obtained Sunday from the state...
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A group of people hold signs that read 'Guns Down Test Scores UP' during a protest against guns on the steps of the Broward County Federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, is charged with killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
February 18, 2018 - 11:20 am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Florida Gov. was in attendance at a church service Sunday just a few blocks from the high school where a shooting rampage killed 17 people. Scott shook hands and hugged churchgoers there. The...
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This photo provided by the Broward County Jail shows Nikolas Cruz. Authorities say Cruz, a former student opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, killing more than a dozen people and injuring several. (Broward County Jail via AP)
February 18, 2018 - 11:18 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The evidence against the Florida school shooting suspect is so overwhelming, the only question left for the courts if he is convicted is whether he will be sentenced to death or spend the rest of his life in prison. The fate of 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, who faces 17...
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A group of people hold signs that read 'Guns Down Test Scores UP' during a protest against guns on the steps of the Broward County Federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, is charged with killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
February 18, 2018 - 9:29 am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Survivor of the shooting rampage at a Florida high school that killed 17 people are planning a march on Washington next month to pressure politicians to take action on gun violence. Speaking...
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This photo provided by the Broward County Jail shows Nikolas Cruz. Authorities say Cruz, a former student opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, killing more than a dozen people and injuring several. (Broward County Jail via AP)
February 18, 2018 - 8:53 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The evidence against the Florida school shooting suspect is so overwhelming, the only question left for the courts if he is convicted is whether he will be sentenced to death or spend the rest of his life in prison. The fate of 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, who faces 17...
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Alessandra Mondolfi holds a sign against AR-15 weapons as she yells, "No More" during a protest against guns on the steps of the Broward County Federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, is charged with killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
February 17, 2018 - 11:09 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a mass shooting at a Florida high school, with thousands of angry protesters at state rallies demanding immediate action from lawmakers, and more demonstrations planned across the country in the weeks ahead. Organizers...
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