Education issues

A sign outside a business in Draffenville, Ky., less than a mile from Marshall County High School, expresses sympathy Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, for the victims of a shooting at the school that occurred Tuesday. (Ryan Hermens. (Ryan Hermens/The Paducah Sun via AP)
January 26, 2018 - 8:28 am
BENTON, Ky. (AP) — The 15-year-old boy accused of gunning down classmates at a western Kentucky high school was ordered held on murder and assault charges as the shaken community where it happened strained to cope with the devastation. On Thursday, a juvenile court judge found probable cause to...
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People attend a vigil for the victims of a fatal shooting at Marshall County High School on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at Mike Miller County Park in Benton, Ky. The 15-year-old accused of the fatal shooting on Tuesday, which left over a dozen injured, was ordered held Thursday on preliminary charges of murder and assault. (AP Photo/Robert Ray)
January 25, 2018 - 10:57 pm
BENTON, Ky. (AP) — The 15-year-old boy accused of gunning down classmates at a Kentucky high school has been ordered held on murder and assault charges. Meanwhile, the shaken community where the unspeakable occurred strained to cope with the devastation. The 15-year-old boy — who is accused of...
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People attend a vigil for the victims of a fatal shooting at Marshall County High School on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at Mike Miller County Park in Benton, Ky. The 15-year-old accused of the fatal shooting on Tuesday, which left over a dozen injured, was ordered held Thursday on preliminary charges of murder and assault. (AP Photo/Robert Ray)
January 25, 2018 - 9:29 pm
BENTON, Ky. (AP) — The 15-year-old accused of killing two classmates with a handgun in a school shooting that left 18 others bleeding and broken was ordered held Thursday on preliminary charges of murder and assault. The juvenile court judge found probable cause to keep detaining the teenager as...
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Lauren Bengtzen, of Gilbertsville, Ky., paints the Marshall County High School logo on a window at a Taco John's restaurant in Benton, Ky., Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. Bengtzen, who graduated from Marshall County High School last spring, said she came in early for her shift at the restaurant to paint the window after the fatal school shooting Tuesday. (Ryan Hermens/The Paducah Sun via AP)
January 25, 2018 - 2:16 pm
BENTON, Ky. (AP) — The 15-year-old accused in a school shooting that killed two students and left 18 others bleeding and broken remains cloaked in the secrecy of juvenile court, where his initial hearing on preliminary charges of murder and assault was scheduled on Thursday. Prosecutors said they...
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January 25, 2018 - 12:15 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A state audit finds that New York education officials are falling behind in implementing a new state law aimed at combating sexual violence on college campuses. The audit released Thursday by Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli was first reported by The Associated Press. It found that...
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A Kentucky State Police trooper checks with a motorist entering Marshall County High School Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, near Benton, Ky. Two students died and another 18 people were injured in a shooting on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Stephen Lance Dennee)
January 24, 2018 - 6:40 pm
BENTON, Ky. (AP) — A tight-knit rural community reflected Wednesday on the hometown horror of a school shooting that killed two teenagers, injured 18 and sent hundreds of others fleeing for their lives from a place many considered immune from violence. Police have not publicly identified the 15-...
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UPDATES TO REMOVE NUMBER OF PEOPLE INJURED - Police escort a person, second from right, out of the Marshall County High School after shooting there, Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky. Gov. Matt Bevin said two people were killed numerous others were injured in the shooting. (Dominico Caporali via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 10:36 am
BENTON, Ky. (AP) — They ran silently, too stunned to shout. Some of the children ran into classrooms to hide from the boy with the gun. Some ran out of the building, into the fields, across the streets, through the doors of nearby businesses. "No one screamed," said 16-year-old Alexandria Caporali...
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UPDATES TO REMOVE NUMBER OF PEOPLE INJURED - Police escort a person, second from right, out of the Marshall County High School after shooting there, Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky. Gov. Matt Bevin said two people were killed numerous others were injured in the shooting. (Dominico Caporali via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 10:18 am
BENTON, Ky. (AP) — They ran silently, too stunned to shout. Some of the children ran into classrooms to hide from the boy with the gun. Some ran out of the building, into the fields, across the streets, through the doors of nearby businesses. "No one screamed," said 16-year-old Alexandria Caporali...
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UPDATES TO REMOVE NUMBER OF PEOPLE INJURED - Police escort a person, second from right, out of the Marshall County High School after shooting there, Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky. Gov. Matt Bevin said two people were killed numerous others were injured in the shooting. (Dominico Caporali via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 8:01 am
BENTON, Ky. (AP) — They ran silently, too stunned to shout. Some of the children ran into classrooms to hide from the boy with the gun. Some ran out of the building, into the fields, across the streets, through the doors of nearby businesses. "No one screamed," said 16-year-old Alexandria Caporali...
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UPDATES TO REMOVE NUMBER OF PEOPLE INJURED - Police escort a person, second from right, out of the Marshall County High School after shooting there, Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky. Gov. Matt Bevin said two people were killed numerous others were injured in the shooting. (Dominico Caporali via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 7:28 am
BENTON, Ky. (AP) — They ran silently, too stunned to shout. Some of the children ran into classrooms to hide from the boy with the gun. Some ran out of the building, into the fields, across the streets, through the doors of nearby businesses. "No one screamed," said 16-year-old Alexandria Caporali...
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