Education

Seth Stokes
March 29, 2017 - 9:26 am
“Rolling classrooms”....that is how David Poag, Greenville County Schools Coordinator of Routing and Scheduling, describes school buses. With Greenville County in the process of installing WiFi on their buses, that name isn’t inaccurate. According to Greenville County Schools spokesperson, Beth...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2015, file photo, Arkansas fans cheer on the Hogs during an NCAA college football game against UTEP at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, Ark. The Southeastern Conference said Tuesday, March 28, 2017, it wants Arkansas lawmakers to exempt college sporting events such as football games from a new law greatly expanding where concealed handguns are allowed, citing concerns about safety at its games. (AP Photo/Samantha Baker, File)
March 28, 2017 - 8:42 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas House committee advanced a measure Tuesday to exempt college sporting events from a state law allowing guns after the Southeastern Conference appealed for guns to be banned from facilities such as football stadiums. Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed the new state law...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2015, file photo, Arkansas fans cheer on the Hogs during an NCAA college football game against UTEP at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, Ark. The Southeastern Conference said Tuesday, March 28, 2017, it wants Arkansas lawmakers to exempt college sporting events such as football games from a new law greatly expanding where concealed handguns are allowed, citing concerns about safety at its games. (AP Photo/Samantha Baker, File)
March 28, 2017 - 7:08 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas House committee advanced a measure to exempt college sporting events from a state law allowing guns after the Southeastern Conference appealed for guns to be banned from facilities such as football stadiums. Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed the new state law last week...
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Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio speaks during an NCAA college football news conference at Spartan Stadium, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in East Lansing, Mich. (Dale G Young/Detroit News via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 4:13 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — With his program embroiled in a sexual assault investigation, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio decided more conventional questions about spring practice would have to wait. There are far more serious issues facing the Spartans this offseason. "I think to stand up here...
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March 28, 2017 - 4:08 pm
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A patron who stole a book from a Montana library in 1982 has returned it after reading it at least 25 times, having it restored and having the author sign it. The man said having the stolen copy of Richard Matheson's 1975 novel "Bid Time Return" had been bugging him. He...
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March 28, 2017 - 4:05 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia senators have backed legislation allowing concealed handguns on public college campuses. Tuesday's Senate vote, 32 to 22, sends the bill to the House for final review. House approval will send the bill to Gov. Nathan Deal, setting up another difficult decision for the...
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From right, Ivanka Trump, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, John R. "Jack" Dailey, director of the National Air and Space Museum and NASA Astronaut Kay Hire, applaud at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, during an event to celebrate Women's History Month. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
March 28, 2017 - 1:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are calling on young girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math. They say those fields will provide the jobs of the future. Trump and DeVos spoke to students at the National Air and Space Museum in the...
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March 28, 2017 - 1:12 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Licensed gun owners could carry concealed handguns on public college campuses under legislation set for a vote in the state Senate. If senators approve the bill on Tuesday, it returns to the House. Both chambers would have to pass the measure before adjourning on Thursday to send the...
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March 27, 2017 - 8:20 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Concealed permit holders could carry handguns on private K-12 school property in North Carolina where church services also are held in legislation moving through the General Assembly. The House voted 82-34 on Monday night for the measure applying to religious-affiliated schools...
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A body is removed as police operate at a crime scene outside the Cameo club after a fatal shooting, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 26, 2017 - 11:22 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the nightclub shooting in Cincinnati (all times local): 11:15 a.m. A hospital spokeswoman says five people among those injured in the Cincinnati nightclub shooting have been treated at University of Cincinnati Medical Center and released. Kelly Martin says two others...
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