Education

FILE - April 30, 2010, file photo, College of Southern Nevada baseball player Bryce Harper warms up before a college baseball game in Henderson, Nev. A few years before Bryce Harper was hitting home runs at big league ballparks, the slugger had dreams of bashing baseballs in western Colorado. Getting to Grand Junction, of all places, means you've made it to the JUCO World Series. And for every junior college player, that has been the dream destination since 1959. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)
May 26, 2017 - 7:48 pm
A few years before Bryce Harper was hammering home runs at big league ballparks, the slugger had dreams of bashing baseballs in western Colorado. Getting to Grand Junction means you've made it to the JUCO World Series. And for every junior college player, that has been the dream destination since...
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May 26, 2017 - 7:53 am
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A student at a Georgia middle school has been arrested after he was found with a loaded gun. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports ( http://on-ajc.com/2qmEbN9 ) that Paulding County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Ashley Henson says the weapon was discovered after the eighth-...
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Supporters of a lawsuit against the San Diego school district listen during a news conference in San Diego, Calif., Thursday, May 25, 2017. Six parents have sued the San Diego school district, alleging that its anti-Islamophobia campaign favors Islam over other religions and grants special protections to Muslim students. District officials have vigorously defended the campaign, saying bullying of Muslim students is pervasive and vastly underreported. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)
May 25, 2017 - 10:54 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Six parents have sued the San Diego school district, alleging that its anti-Islamophobia campaign favors Islam over other religions and grants special protections to Muslim students. Charles LiMandri, an attorney for the parents, called the campaign a "politically correct solution...
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Facebook CEO and Harvard dropout Mark Zuckerberg delivers the commencement address at Harvard University commencement exercises, Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Cambridge, Mass., (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
May 25, 2017 - 8:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg returned Thursday to Harvard, where he launched Facebook and then dropped out, telling graduates it's up to them to bring purpose to the world, fight inequality and strengthen the global community. "Change starts local. Even global changes start small — with people...
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May 25, 2017 - 6:43 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Six parents have sued the San Diego school district, alleging that its anti-Islamophobia campaign favors Islam over other religions and grants special protections to Muslim students. Charles LiMandri, an attorney for the parents, called the campaign a "politically correct solution...
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Facebook CEO and Harvard dropout Mark Zuckerberg, center, smiles as he is introduced before being presented with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree as Baylor College of Medicine professor Huda Zoghbi, left, and actor James Earl Jones, second from left, applaud during Harvard University commencement exercises, Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
May 25, 2017 - 4:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's CEO returned to Harvard to speak to its graduating class on Thursday, telling them it is up to their generation to create a purpose for today's world, to care about others, to fight inequality and strengthen the global community. Mark Zuckerberg received an honorary...
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May 25, 2017 - 4:05 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina remains steadfast in its belief that the NCAA is overreaching in its investigation of the school's long-running academic fraud case. In a 102-page response to a third set of NCAA charges, North Carolina on Thursday once again challenged the NCAA's jurisdiction to...
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May 25, 2017 - 2:37 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A grand jury declined to indict an escort and former Louisville men's basketball staffer in a sex scandal that engulfed the program. The Jefferson County grand jury decided Thursday there wasn't enough evidence for charges of prostitution and unlawful transactions with a...
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View of flower tributes at St Ann's square in central Manchester, England, Thursday May 25 2017. More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the venue late Monday evening. Britons will find armed troops at vital locations Wednesday after the official threat level was raised to its highest point. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
May 25, 2017 - 9:14 am
LONDON (AP) — The bombing at a Manchester concert on Monday night claimed the lives of 22 people, many of them teenagers and their parents. Here what's known about them so far: ___ Chloe Rutherford, 17, and her boyfriend Liam Curry, 19, were described as a perfect couple who "wanted to be together...
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May 25, 2017 - 4:25 am
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina school principal's effort to collect school lunch debt has drawn ire. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports ( http://avlne.ws/2rUXYDA ) Haw Creek Elementary School Principal Jay Dale sent a letter to parents earlier this month saying that the Buncombe County...
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