Primary and secondary education

A flooded out car is stranded in high water off U.S. 59 as rain from Tropical Depression Imelda inundated the area on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, near Spendora, Texas. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
September 19, 2019 - 10:53 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Houston officials say floodwaters are receding across most of the city and efforts will continue through the night to clear the city's freeways of hundreds of vehicles stalled by the flooding. The...
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FILE - This Sept. 10, 2012 file photo shows Chicago teachers walk walking a picket line outside a school in Chicago, after they went on strike for the first time in 25 years. Teachers in Chicago, the nation's third-largest school district, again are inching closer to a strike that could take place as early as next month. AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
September 15, 2019 - 9:43 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Teachers in the nation's third-largest school district are inching closer to a strike that could happen as early as next month. After rejecting the district's latest offer, Chicago educators are back at the bargaining table negotiating issues including pay, staffing shortages and...
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FILE - This Sept. 10, 2012 file photo shows Chicago teachers walk walking a picket line outside a school in Chicago, after they went on strike for the first time in 25 years. Teachers in Chicago, the nation's third-largest school district, again are inching closer to a strike that could take place as early as next month. AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
September 15, 2019 - 9:42 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Teachers in the nation's third-largest school district are inching closer to a strike that could take place as early as next month. After rejecting the district's latest offer, Chicago educators are negotiating issues including pay, staffing shortages and class sizes. Chicago's last...
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September 14, 2019 - 12:32 am
PREP FOOTBALL= Alexander Central 49, South Iredell 7 Andrews 53, North Georgia , Ga. 20 Anson County 43, Chesterfield, S.C. 3 Apex Middle Creek 49, Raleigh Athens Drive 0 Arden Christ School 27, Murphy 7 Asheville Roberson 42, Asheville 21 Avery County 42, North Wilkes 7 Ayden-Grifton 40, Farmville...
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September 14, 2019 - 12:29 am
PREP FOOTBALL= Abbeville 14, Southside Christian 10 Allendale-Fairfax 27, Williston-Elko 16 Andrew Jackson 34, Great Falls 0 Andrews 28, Georgetown 21 Anson County, N.C. 43, Chesterfield 3 Aynor 37, East Clarendon 14 Bamberg-Ehrhardt 65, Lake Marion 0 Baptist Hill 67, Academic Magnet 0 Bishop...
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September 14, 2019 - 12:26 am
PREP FOOTBALL= Adairsville 35, Coahulla Creek 0 Alcovy 41, Salem 2 Andrews, N.C. 53, North Georgia 20 Appling County 42, Dodge County 7 Athens Academy 13, Cherokee Bluff 0 Aucilla Christian, Fla. 49, Georgia Christian 0 Bainbridge 27, Brooks County 26 Beach 26, Windsor Forest 20 Blessed Trinity 28...
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From left, Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., entrepreneur Andrew Yang, former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke and former Housing Secretary Julian Castro participate Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by ABC at Texas Southern University in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
September 12, 2019 - 10:31 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic presidential debate (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Democratic presidential contender Andrew Yang says he supports a mix of options, including charter schools, in trying to fix the nation's education system. The former tech entrepreneur said at Thursday...
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FILE - In this July 16, 2015, file photo, Janice Jackson, chief executive officer for Chicago Public Schools, appears at a news conference in Chicago. Federal education officials called Chicago Public Schools' handling of sexual abuse complaints "tragic and inexcusable" and outlined legally-binding corrective steps after a systemic investigation of the nation's third-largest school district. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast File)
September 12, 2019 - 4:55 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools will overhaul how it handles sexual abuse complaints after a federal investigation found "tragic and inexcusable" problems following student complaints, the U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday. The agency's Office for Civil Rights called its review...
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In this Aug. 22, 2019 photo, Jessica Moloney, holding her 6-month-old daughter Amelia, expresses her displeasure at a meeting at Highland High School in Marengo, Ohio, about how the school board handled a recent incident where a child had access to a gun, pointed it at another student, and that parents weren't informed. Schools across the country have faced a backlash for favoring privacy over telling parents when there are threats in their children’s classrooms. Safety experts advise schools to tell parents as much as they can as soon as they can about threats. (Fred Squillante/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)
September 09, 2019 - 12:44 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When officials at a Catholic high school in South Carolina learned that a 16-year-old student made videos of himself firing a gun and using racial slurs, they alerted police, but not parents. After the videos made it into the news over the summer, the backlash came quickly...
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September 07, 2019 - 12:33 am
PREP FOOTBALL= Allatoona 37, Creekview 7 Appling County 40, Charlton County 20 Aquinas 47, Wilkinson County 6 Archer 49, Spartanburg, S.C. 10 Athens Academy 49, Stephens County 19 Athens Christian 36, Landmark Christian 15 Bainbridge 37, North Miami Beach, Fla. 0 Berkmar 16, Lithia Springs 14...
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