Primary and secondary education

Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Stacy Davis Gates, center, other union officials and their supporters lead thousands of striking union members on a march through the Loop, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Chicago. Striking teachers went on strike after their union and city officials failed to reach a contract deal in the nation's third-largest school district. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
October 17, 2019 - 8:46 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Striking teachers marched in picket lines outside hundreds of Chicago schools on Thursday after their union and city officials failed to reach a contract deal in the nation's third-largest school district, canceling classes for more than 300,000 students for the duration of a walkout...
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Members of the Chicago Teachers Union House of Delegates hold a press conference after members turned down the district's latest offer, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019 in Chicago. Chicago parents and community groups are scrambling to prepare for a massive teachers' strike set to begin Thursday, prompting the city to preemptively cancel classes in the nation's third-largest school district. (Matthew Hendrickson/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
October 16, 2019 - 9:20 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago parents and community groups are scrambling to prepare for a massive teachers' strike set to begin Thursday, prompting the city to preemptively cancel classes in the nation's third-largest school district. The Chicago Teachers Union confirmed Wednesday night that its 25,000...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 10, 2019 file photo, 6-year-old elementary school students go through the lunch line in the school's cafeteria in Paducah, Ky. Nearly a million students could lose their automatic eligibility for free school lunches under a Trump administration proposal that's expected to reduce the number of people who get food stamps. In October 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has released an analysis finding as many as 982,000 children could be affected by the change. (Ellen O'Nan/The Paducah Sun via AP)
October 16, 2019 - 4:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly a million children could lose their automatic eligibility for free school lunches under a Trump administration proposal that would reduce the number of people who get food stamps. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released an analysis that says as many as 982,000...
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October 11, 2019 - 11:28 pm
PREP FOOTBALL= Alleghany County 31, West Wilkes 13 Andrews 35, Cherokee 24 Anson County 56, Montgomery Central 7 Ashe County 44, North Wilkes 28 Asheville Roberson 43, Asheville Erwin 39 Bear Grass 36, Seven Springs Spring Creek 30 Bessemer City 46, Monroe Union Academy 20 Boonville Starmount 48,...
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People wait in line for gas at Robinson Enterprises in Nevada City, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 Millions of people were poised to lose electricity throughout northern and central California after Pacific Gas & Electric Co. announced Tuesday it would shut off power in the largest preventive outage in state history to try to avert wildfires caused by faulty lines.(Elias Funez/The Union via AP)
October 09, 2019 - 6:41 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses went out early Wednesday, affecting millions of people in California. Pacific Gas and Electric Co. said a forecast of extreme wind and dry weather has created fire danger of an unprecedented scope, prompting it to initiate...
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FILE- In this Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, rescue personnel perform a search in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla. A year after Hurricane Michael, Bay County, Florida, is still in crisis. Thousands are homeless, medical care and housing are at a premium, and domestic violence is increasing. Michael was among the strongest hurricanes ever to make landfall in the United States. This summer, county officials unveiled a blueprint to rebuild. Among their ideas: Use shipping containers and 3-D technology to build new houses and offer signing bonuses to lure new doctors. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
October 09, 2019 - 12:58 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A year after Hurricane Michael, the Florida county hardest hit by the Category 5 storm is still in crisis: Thousands in Bay County are homeless, medical care and housing are at a premium, domestic violence has become a problem and severely diminished mental health services are...
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First lady Melania Trump, applauds student awardees at a Red Ribbon Rally at the Drug Enforcement Agency in Arlington, Va., Monday, Oct. 7, 2019.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 07, 2019 - 2:48 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Melania Trump said Monday that companies "must stop" marketing e-cigarettes to children, saying they are addictive and dangerous. Marketing tobacco products to kids is already prohibited in the United States, and Juul Labs Inc., the nation's largest maker of electronic...
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October 07, 2019 - 8:34 am
PELION, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina say they've charged an 11-year-old boy who's accused of threatening to kill a middle school classmate. The State reports that Lexington School District One said in a news release that a sixth grader had to be restrained by school officials as he...
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October 04, 2019 - 11:55 pm
PREP FOOTBALL= A.C. Flora 49, Crestwood 7 Abbeville 30, Batesburg-Leesville 6 Airport 24, Midland Valley 21 Andrew Jackson 28, Chesterfield 13 Andrews 49, Carvers Bay 6 Aynor 45, Cheraw 28 Barnwell 35, Allendale-Fairfax 0 Battery Creek 31, Creekside Christian Academy, Ga. 6 Belton-Honea Path 41,...
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October 04, 2019 - 11:22 pm
PREP FOOTBALL= Adairsville 22, Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe 21 Alexander 42, Northgate 14 Allatoona 38, Sprayberry 21 Alpharetta 48, Centennial 0 Athens Academy 24, Prince Avenue Christian 0 Baconton 41, Randolph-Clay 6 Banneker 34, Lithia Springs 14 Battery Creek, S.C. 31, Creekside Christian Academy...
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