School curricula

This undated photo provided by the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office shows Jesse Randal Davidson. Social studies teacher Davidson barricaded himself inside a classroom at Dalton High School in Dalton, Ga., Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, and fired a handgun, sending students running outside or hunkering down in darkened gym locker rooms, authorities said. (Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 7:58 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and fired a handgun, sending students running outside or hunkering down in darkened gym locker rooms, authorities said. No Dalton High School students were in the classroom when the...
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February 28, 2018 - 4:59 pm
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on shots fired at high school in Georgia. (all times local): 5 p.m. A Georgia teacher accused of firing a gun inside his high school classroom is facing six charges, including aggravated assault involving a gun and terroristic threats and acts. The only injury from the...
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February 23, 2018 - 7:38 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University is providing scholarships to cover the tuition for all master's degree students studying acting and directing. The Ivy League university in Rhode Island announced the change Friday. It says it wants to ease student debt, diversify the pool of actors and...
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February 22, 2018 - 1:20 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When the Texas Board of Education last produced history curriculum guidelines for public schools, experts decried its members for attempting to promote religious and conservative ideology over facts. Now the state is considering revisions to the 2010 standards, which a group of...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017 photo, Sen. Dan Foreman, R-Moscow, waits for the State of the State address inside the House chambers at the state Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Foreman said Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, he would call Idaho State Police if any student affiliate from Planned Parenthood stopped by his office. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger,File)
February 19, 2018 - 10:50 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Republican state senator who shouted at University of Idaho students in the Capitol to lobby for a birth control bill on Monday now faces an ethics complaint after a tweet from an account presenting as the lawmaker's directed students to discuss "killing babies" with a...
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In this Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 photo, Jonathan Blank, center, 16, talks with his friends outside his home in Parkland, Fla. Blank and his friends are juniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where a shooter killed more than a dozen people on Wednesday. Four people were killed in Blank's classroom by the gunfire, and he was able to escape after police cleared his classroom. "I've never heard anything that loud, ever," Jonathan said of the gunshots. (AP Photo/ Jason Dearen)
February 16, 2018 - 7:58 am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — It was the final period of the day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High and Jonathan Blank was in history class, learning about the Holocaust. Across campus, five of his friends, pals since grade school, sat in different classrooms watching the clock. In 19 minutes, school would...
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February 15, 2018 - 8:44 am
FAYETTEVILLE N.C. (AP) — A large school system in North Carolina has voted to get rid of its sex education program, which some parents said was too graphic. Media outlets reported the Cumberland County School Board voted Tuesday to ditch the "Get Real" sex education program it started in 2016 and...
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February 14, 2018 - 4:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A spokeswoman says Education Secretary DeVos will donate her nearly $200,000 salary to four charities focusing on education and special needs. Department spokeswoman Liz Hill said in a statement Wednesday that DeVos' one-year salary of $199,700 will be divided evenly among the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2018, file photo, Georgia head coach Kirby Smart waits with his team to run onto the field before the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Pasadena, Calif. There's a strange sense of calm that has replaced the tumult typically associated with this time of year on the college football recruiting calendar. The December signing period has removed much of the suspense from the traditional national signing day that takes place the first Wednesday of February. Most of the top high school prospects already signed in December. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
February 07, 2018 - 10:17 pm
The Latest on college football national signing day (all times Eastern): 10:15 p.m. Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh dialed down the hype on signing day after being part of pomp and circumstance the previous two years at a downtown theater and the school's basketball arena. When asked why, Harbaugh said...
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In this Jan. 18, 2018, photo,people walk past Paul Robeson High School in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago. Five years after the nation's largest mass closure of public schools, Chicago is forging ahead with plans to shutter four more in one of the city's highest-crime and impoverished areas while school officials are pitching the closure and demolition of Robeson in Englewood to make way for a new $85 million school they insist will better serve students and reverse low enrollment. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
February 05, 2018 - 6:04 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Five years after the largest mass closure of public schools in an American city, Chicago is forging ahead with a plan to shutter four more in one of the city's highest-crime and most impoverished areas. School officials are pitching the new closures around Englewood, a neighborhood...
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