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Florida State Attorney's Office: 'No evidence' of crime in child school spanking video

Florida prosecutors have determined that no crime was committed after video circulated of an elementary school principal using a paddle to spank a 6-year-old girl whose mother secretly recorded it on video and alleged battery and child abuse.

Fox News - US News - 3 hours ago

'Backpack Bill' would offer school-choice scholarships to all Ohio students

Ohio school-choice advocates are applauding a bill introduced in the Ohio House they say empowers families to choose the best education options for their children.

Washington Examiner - US News - 4 hours ago

What's on TV Saturday, May 8: 'Attenborough's Journey'; 'High School Musical' on Disney

What to watch Saturday, May 8: "Attenborough's Journey"; "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series"; the Dodgers visit the Angels; and more.

Los Angeles Times - Entertainment - 4 hours ago

Army trainee waives bond hearing in school bus hijack case

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An Army trainee has waived his first chance to appear in court on...

Houston Chronicle - US News - 6 hours ago

Soldier Enters, Drives a School Bus During Alleged Hijacking

Pvt. Jovan Collazo, a 23-year-old Fort Jackson, South Carolina, Army trainee, is accused of hijacking a school bus full of children on May 6, 2021. Collazo has been charged with 19 counts of kidnapping. (Video by Richland County Sheriff’s Department) - Opinion - 8 hours ago

When leaving the Dominican Republic to begin his journey to the major leagues, Ubaldo Jiménez promised his mother he'd get an education. Twenty years later, he graduated from college — with honors.

After 12 major league seasons, a World Series appearance, a no-hitter and more than $65 million in career earnings — Ubaldo Jiménez, 37, kept his word to his mother.

Chicago Tribune - US News - 8 hours ago

Families make the leap to private school from public as financial aid becomes more available

During the coronavirus crisis, families are finding that financial aid provides access to schools they otherwise couldn't afford.

CNBC - Top Stories - 13 hours ago

A graduate from Oprah Winfrey's school in South Africa just became the first to get a PhD

Lindiwe Tsope has become the first graduate of Oprah Winfrey's Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa to be awarded a PhD.

CNBC - Top Stories - 13 hours ago

Idaho school shooting: 'Absolute blessing' no one dead after young schoolgirl opens fire on classmates

The sixth-grade shooter, thought to be aged 11 or 12, pulled the gun out of her backpack and was eventually disarmed by a teacher

Telegraph UK - World - 14 hours ago

Students who scrawled swastikas and lewd images on Rota school walls won't be expelled, officials say

Four students who scrawled swastikas, offensive messages and images of genitalia on the walls of Naval Station Rota schools were suspended but can remain in school.

Stars and Stripes - World - 14 hours ago

Ohio man arrested in cold case murder of teacher who was bridesmaid at his wedding

A beloved teacher found dead in Texas more than 26 years ago was murdered by an old school friend, who requested she be a bridesmaid in his wedding to his first wife.

New York Daily News - Top Stories - 16 hours ago

To help kids, do things differently: How New York should invest billions in new school spending

The COVID pandemic has been blamed for exacerbating inequities in our schools and students falling through the cracks. There’s some truth to that, but the larger problem is our school system has long been underserving our students, particularly our Black and Brown children.

New York Daily News - Opinion - 18 hours ago

School teacher arrested after alleged hair pulling punishment scalpe...

School teacher arrested after alleged hair pulling punishment scalped child and left him with internal bleeding

Korea Times - Top Stories - 20 hours ago

Editorial: Who dropped the ball on extra school time for LAUSD? Just about everyone.

Two unions didn't want to extend the school year after rough pandemic times, but it needed to be done. Neither the state nor the school board tried hard enough.

Los Angeles Times - Opinion - 21 hours ago

Child shoots three at school in Idaho, police say

The girl, likely aged 11 or 12, shot and wounded two of her fellow students and a member of staff.

BBC News - US News - 1 day ago

Girl shoots 3 people at US school before teacher disarms her

United States News -She "retrieved a handgun from her backpack, fired multiple rounds inside of the school and out.". Read more at

The Straits Times - World - 1 day ago

Sheriff: Girl shoots three at Idaho school; teacher disarms her

A shooting at an eastern Idaho middle school Thursday injured two students and a custodian, and a male student has been taken into custody, authorities said.

Stars and Stripes - US News - 1 day ago

The Fort Jackson private wanted to go home, so he 'hijacked' a school bus full of kids, officials say

An unidentified Army trainee is accused of kidnapping elementary school children after fleeing Fort Jackson with a rifle.

Army Times - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Girl shoots three at Idaho school before teacher disarms her

Two students, custodian shot and wounded by sixth-grade girl, who was disarmed by a teacher

The Globe and Mail - World - 1 day ago

Girl shoots 3 at Idaho middle school; teacher disarms her

BOISE, Idaho — A shooting at an eastern Idaho middle school Thursday injured two students and a custodian, and a student was taken into custody, authorities said.

The Columbian - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Osceola school district to explore guardian program at charters despite misgivings

Osceola County school board members said at a meeting Thursday they will explore replacing resource officers with armed staff at nearly all the district’s charter schools, but most say they are against such a move for now.

Orlando Sentinel - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Vaccine passport ban forces private Florida college to drop requirement

A private Florida university will no longer require all staff and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19, reversing a policy that would violate Florida’s new ban on vaccine passports.

Orlando Sentinel - US News - 1 day ago

A missing arts link: Structured theater programs for middle school students | Commentary

A retired middle school educator says there is a missing link in theater arts programs between elementary and high school that needs to be filled.

Orlando Sentinel - Entertainment - 1 day ago

No more pajamas: Back-to-school fashion gives students a sense of hope after pandemic

As L.A. County high schools reopen, teens are redefining back-to-school wardrobe, shedding their remote-learning loungewear for innovative looks.

Los Angeles Times - Business - 2 days ago

#OSNow PODCAST: Mandatory heart tests for students that play high school sports and effort to reconnect students with the arts (Ep. 644)

Daily Orlando Sentinel Now podcast: Mandatory heart tests for students that play high school sports and effort to reconnect students with the arts.

Orlando Sentinel - US News - 2 days ago

'It saves lives': OCPS students must get heart test to play sports, school board decides

“It saves lives. It’s that simple,” said Orange County School Board member Pam Gould.

Orlando Sentinel - Health - 3 days ago

Dedicated teacher holds classes on prairies during pandemic

Kolsoom Faqiri, 39, is a teacher who works in an elementary school in a village, suburb of Gorgan, the capital of northern Golestan province.

Tehran Times - Top Stories - 3 days ago

'We need to invest in children': Joe and Jill Biden plug education spending while visiting Virginia schools

Riding high in the polls, the president will have his professor wife by his side as he travels to a school and community college in Virginia to trumpet the benefits of his multi-trillion-dollar spending plans.

New York Daily News - Politics - 4 days ago

An Oscar for My Octopus Teacher is a boost for South African film. But ... -- By The Conversation

OPINION: The film’s Oscar win shows it’s possible to reach a massive global audience from SA and win one of the world’s most influential awards. But there’s also a counter point to this, write Liani Maasdorp and Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk.

Independent Online - Opinion - 4 days ago

Eleanor Abell Owen, an artist, teacher and curator who collected art and antique American furniture, dies

Eleanor Abell Owen, an artist who worked in both oils and watercolors was also an art teacher, has died at 87.

The Baltimore Sun - Entertainment - 8 days ago

Indigenous in São Paulo: Erased by a colonial education curriculum

In Brazil's biggest city, descendants of the original inhabitants live in invisibility and struggle to keep their traditions despite São Paulo’s celebrated cultural diversity

Mongabay - Top Stories - 9 days ago

High school names nine valedictorians -- Two of the nine valedictorians at Bellaire High School in Houston are twin sisters.

Two of the nine valedictorians at Bellaire High School in Houston are twin sisters.

CBS News - Top Stories - 9 days ago

Seven injured in school bus crash in Texas City

Five people -- four students and a driver -- were hospitalized as a precaution, officials...

Houston Chronicle - Weird - 10 days ago

Do We Still Need the Electoral College? -- This documentary in the CBSN Originals "Speaking Frankly" series explores whether the Electoral College helps or hurts American democracy.

This documentary in the CBSN Originals "Speaking Frankly" series explores whether the Electoral College helps or hurts American democracy.

CBS News - Top Stories - 1 month ago

230 people fall ill with gastroenteritis symptoms at Zhenghua Primary School

SINGAPORE: The authorities are investigating a gastroenteritis outbreak at Zhenghua Primary School, after 230 people fell ill with symptoms, ...

Channel NewsAsia - Health - 1 year ago

A School on Navajo Nation Stayed Open. Then People Started Showing Symptoms.

The federal government has released little information about the spread of coronavirus in Navajo schools. Now, some students and school staff are sick with symptoms consistent with COVID-19.

ProPublica - Health - 1 year ago

How Do You Get Laptops to 1.1 Million Public-School Students?

An East Village principal, sick at home, tries to take his school remote.

New York Magazine - Technology - 1 year ago

These Students Re-created Their Closed High School on Minecraft

“In the past week, the fact that I’ve seen the school in Minecraft more than real life, it’s kinda sad.”

New York Magazine - Technology - 1 year ago

7 days, one chance to get their names on a patent. Baker College Prep students solve medical supply problems during Medline internships.

Baker College Prep students get real-life experience with STEM careers and more in Medline's internship program.

Chicago Tribune - Health - 1 year ago

The recent school lunch fight isn't about Trump attacking Michelle Obama, it's about devaluing low-income children | Commentary

No responsible parent allows children to dictate a daily menu of french fries, pizza and ice cream. And yet, Trump's administration is pushing a rule that caves to kids’ poor cravings and the potato industry’s interest.

Orlando Sentinel - Health - 1 year ago

MLK Day: Kids need less shielding and more education about why racism is bad | Commentary

Teaching children how to love themselves and others is a wonderful start. But teaching children, more plainly, that people who hate people because of their skin color are wrong and we have to stand against that is powerful. We have to start teaching anti-racism.

Orlando Sentinel - Health - 1 year ago