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This combination of undated photos released by the Jefferson County, Colo., Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 shows Sol Pais. (Jefferson County Sheriff's Office via AP)
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April 17, 2019 - 11:15 am
By KATHLEEN FOODY and COLLEEN SLEVIN Associated Press LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — Denver-area public schools will be closed Wednesday as authorities search for a young Florida woman who flew to the city and bought a gun after becoming "infatuated" with the mass shooting at Columbine High School. The...
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January 22, 2019 - 3:08 pm
GREAT NECK, N.Y. (AP) — Lots of kids in middle school end up losing their winter hats at school. And when that happens, it's usually no big deal. But if the hats cost a small fortune, it's a big deal. That's what's happening at a middle school in Great Neck, New York — where kids have been rocking...
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January 11, 2019 - 12:05 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A school board in northern Virginia has picked a new name for a school that had been named for Confederate general Robert E. Lee. News outlets report that Washington-Lee High School will now be known as Washington-Liberty High School. The Arlington County school board voted 5-...
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December 17, 2018 - 3:44 pm
TAYLORSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman has been charged with driving while impaired after a crash with a school bus that sent 13 students to the hospital. The North Carolina Highway Patrol issued a news release saying Kimberly Ann Austin was also charged with driving left of center. The...
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December 13, 2018 - 11:59 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam wants to boost state spending on school counselors as a way to keep kids safer. The Democratic governor announced Thursday that he plans to ask the Republican-controlled General Assembly to approve $36 million in new spending to hire more school...
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August 31, 2018 - 1:50 pm
By JAY REEVES , Associated Press ARAB, Ala. (AP) — The fight over Confederate symbolism has landed in an Alabama town where education leaders have banned the high school marching band from playing "Dixie" as the fight song. Dozens of opponents of the decision packed a city school board meeting...
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July 05, 2018 - 1:21 pm
The Chesterfield County School Board will receive, during a special-called meeting on July 11, a proposal to amend its previously adopted Capital Improvement Plan to add a new elementary school in the Matoaca District. The new 900-student school is proposed to open in Fall 2020 and would be built...
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June 20, 2018 - 12:22 pm
By DAVE COLLINS , Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The developer of a school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children has lost the ability to sell its products online after being dumped by PayPal. Acid Software said Tuesday that purchases of "Active Shooter" were "...
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June 02, 2018 - 11:51 am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A school board in Virginia will continue to defend its transgender bathroom ban in court. The Gloucester County School Board said that it wants a federal appeals court to decide if its transgender policy violated the rights of former student Gavin Grimm. The board's request...
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June 01, 2018 - 1:10 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A former high school dean and anti-violence advocate nicknamed "Rev" for his pastor-like influence was sentenced Friday to up to 26 years in prison for shooting and nearly killing a student he had recruited to sell marijuana for him. Shaun Harrison, 58 was sentenced a day after a...
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