School discipline

April 24, 2018 - 10:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — New federal data show that black students continue to be expelled and suspended from school much more frequently than their white peers. The report released by the Education Department on Tuesday is likely to add to an already tense national debate about what causes such racial...
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This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse scandal, apologized during the interview which aired on Sunday, April 22, 2018. (CBS News/60 Minutes via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 9:50 am
LONDON (AP) — A Cambridge University academic says the suspended CEO of Cambridge Analytica, the election consultancy at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal, lied to British lawmakers investigating fake news. Academic Aleksandr Kogan's company, Global Science Research, developed a Facebook...
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April 23, 2018 - 9:18 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Eighteen Syracuse University students face disciplinary charges after videos emerged showing fraternity members using racial slurs and simulating a sexual assault of a disabled person. Department of Public Safety Chief Bobby Maldonado announced Sunday that investigators had...
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This Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo shows the Theta Tau fraternity house in Syracuse, N.Y. Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud announced the fraternity was suspended over videos with racist, sexist content. Syverud, described the video involving members of Theta Tau, a professional engineering fraternity, as racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic, sexist and hostile to people with disabilities. He said the videos were turned over to the school's Department of Public Safety for possible disciplinary or legal action. (Julie McMahon/The Syracuse Newspapers via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 7:13 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A fraternity suspended at Syracuse University over an offensive video says the activities were intended as a "satirical sketch." The university's Theta Tau chapter says on its website that the video shows a "roast" that depicts an uneducated, intolerant person. The chapter...
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Student demonstrators park trucks bearing Confederate flags and other banners and signs along the outer drive of Bay City Western High School in support of a Bay City Western High School student, who claims his Confederate flag was torn from his truck last week, Wednesday, April 18 2018, in Auburn, Mich. (Jacob Hamilton/The Bay City Times via AP)
April 19, 2018 - 4:34 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A student who led a two-day demonstration outside of his central Michigan high school this week said it was in response to the unpunished theft of a Confederate battle flag from his pickup truck. Cameron Myers, an 18-year-old senior at Bay City Western High School, an overwhelmingly...
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A police officer secures the crime scene after a car crashed into a group of people leaving several dead in Muenster, Germany, Saturday, April 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop)
April 07, 2018 - 1:58 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the vehicle that has crashed into a crowd in the German city of Muenster (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Outside Muenster University Hospital, a long queue has formed of people wanting to give blood after the hospital put an urgent call out for donations. The call came...
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FILE - In this March 20, 2018, file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos waits to testify before a House Committee on Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 20, 2018. DeVos is reviewing an Obama-era policy that tried to counter racial bias in school discipline and lessen penalties for student infractions. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
April 04, 2018 - 1:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is reviewing an Obama-era policy that tried to counter racial bias in school discipline and lessen penalties for student infractions. That's putting a spotlight on what causes disparities in school discipline and how they can be fixed. Under 2014...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2016, file photo, "Into Thin Air" author Jon Krakauer poses for a photo in Bozeman, Mont. A judge has ordered the conditional release of records about a University of Montana rape case to Krakauer after a four-year dispute that pitted student privacy against the public's right to know the decisions their government agencies are making. (AP Photo/Matt Volz, file)
March 28, 2018 - 2:39 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A judge has ordered the conditional release of records about a University of Montana rape case to author Jon Krakauer after a four-year dispute that pitted student privacy against the public's right to know the decisions their government agencies make. But the legal wrangling...
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Zachary Cruz, center, the brother of the Florida school shooting suspect, is displayed in a monitor via closed circuit television from the main jail as he as he makes his first appearance on charges of trespassing on the grounds of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. A judge set an unusually high $500,000 bond on Tuesday and imposed a host of other restrictions. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
March 20, 2018 - 6:05 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the Florida school shooting (all times local): 7 p.m. Florida's governor is offering to station state troopers at the high school where 17 people were killed last month. Gov. Rick Scott sent a letter Tuesday to Broward County Sherriff Scott Israel and Broward County...
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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 - 4:03 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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