School discipline

February 05, 2018 - 3:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department is seeking to delay an Obama-era rule meant to counter racial disparities in special education, an official said Monday. In December 2016, the Obama administration said "students of color remain more likely to be identified as having a disability and face...
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January 30, 2018 - 10:59 pm
LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee high school student's anti-bullying video has resulted in nearly 600,000 views on YouTube and a suspension for its creator. Lebanon High School student Emily Gipson said school administrators accused her of "trying to incite violence" and gave her a two-day in-...
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January 30, 2018 - 10:57 pm
LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee high school student's anti-bullying video has drawn nearly 600,000 views on YouTube and netted a two-day suspension for its 16-year-old creator. Emily Gipson tells news outlets school that administrators accused her of "trying to incite violence" and handed her the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2017, file photo, Houston head coach Major Applewhite watches from the sidelines during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Navy in Houston. A lawsuit by former Texas women's track coach Bev Kearney against the school is probing how administrators in the offices that investigate campus sexual misconduct handled former football assistant Major Applewhite's 2009 relationship with a student trainer. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)
January 30, 2018 - 11:19 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A lawsuit by former Texas women's track coach Bev Kearney against the school is probing how administrators in the offices that investigate campus sexual misconduct handled former football assistant Major Applewhite's 2009 relationship with a student trainer on a bowl trip...
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Law enforcement personnel from the Ellis County Sheriff's Office park outside a high school in Italy, Texas, following an active shooter incident at the school Monday morning, Jan. 22, 2018. Sheriff's officials said a boy who is a student at the school was taken into custody. (Jennifer Lindgren/KTVT Dallas Fort Worth via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 7:20 pm
ITALY, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Texas high school (all times local): 6:20 p.m. An assistant district attorney is declining to say whether the case of a 16-year-old boy accused of opening fire inside a Texas high school will remain in juvenile court or whether prosecutors will move...
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Law enforcement personnel from the Ellis County Sheriff's Office park outside a high school in Italy, Texas, following an active shooter incident at the school Monday morning, Jan. 22, 2018. Sheriff's officials said a boy who is a student at the school was taken into custody. (Jennifer Lindgren/KTVT Dallas Fort Worth via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 5:12 pm
ITALY, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Texas high school (all times local): 4:15 p.m. The head of a Texas school district where a 15-year-old girl was shot and a 16-year-old boy has been arrested says in a statement to parents and the community that he understands they have "many...
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January 02, 2018 - 8:13 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago won't force a suburban school district to suspend a policy that enables transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice, concluding in a new ruling that decades-old anti-discrimination statutes extend to students whose gender identity...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by Stony Brook University shows Professor Patrice Nganang. A judge ordered the release of Nganang held in the Central African nation of Cameroon since early December 2017. Patrice Nganang's lawyer says the dual U.S. and Cameroonian citizen was released early Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017. Emmanuel Simh says his Cameroonian passport was taken and that he will be expelled to an unknown destination. (Stony Brook University via AP, File)
December 27, 2017 - 11:39 am
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A New York literature professor held in the Central African nation of Cameroon since early this month after writing an article that criticized the government was released Wednesday, his lawyer said. Stony Brook University Professor Patrice Nganang was expelled from Cameroon...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by Stony Brook University shows Professor Patrice Nganang. A judge ordered the release of Nganang held in the Central African nation of Cameroon since early December 2017. Patrice Nganang's lawyer says the dual U.S. and Cameroonian citizen was released early Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017. Emmanuel Simh says his Cameroonian passport was taken and that he will be expelled to an unknown destination. (Stony Brook University via AP, File)
December 27, 2017 - 11:02 am
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A New York literature professor held in the Central African nation of Cameroon since early this month for writing an article that criticized the government was released Wednesday, his lawyer said. Stony Brook University Professor Patrice Nganang was expelled from Cameroon...
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