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Guadalupe Chavez, center, and others yell during a protest outside of the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services building in San Francisco, Monday, May 1, 2017. Immigrant and union groups will march in cities across the United States on Monday, May 1, 2017, to mark May Day and protest against President Donald Trump's efforts to boost deportations. The day has become a rallying point for immigrants in the U.S. since demonstrations were held in 2006 against a proposed immigration enforcement bill. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 01, 2017 - 1:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Several hundred teachers picketed outside Philadelphia schools early Monday as thousands more immigrants and union members across the United States prepared a series of strikes, boycotts and marches to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies. The demonstrations on May...
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U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, left, talks with pre-k students Alivia, 5, and Kellen, 5, while visiting Laura Foster's class at the Van Wert Early Childhood Center, Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Van Wert, Ohio. American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten joined DeVos during the visit. (Cathie Rowand/The Journal-Gazette via AP)
April 20, 2017 - 10:42 pm
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the head of a national teachers union sought to find common ground as they toured public schools in Ohio, but differences remained. The school visit came just months after American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten fiercely opposed the nomination...
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April 19, 2017 - 8:04 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former University of Iowa athletic administrator said Wednesday that during her tenure she became concerned after noticing that female coaches who were fired were often gay and had become more open about their sexuality. Jane Meyer testified about Iowa coaches as her case...
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April 17, 2017 - 3:31 pm
MOAB, Utah (AP) — In a story April 14 about a newly named dinosaur, The Associated Press erroneously attached photos from a different fossil dig in Utah. The photos have been removed. The story is below: Professors name dinosaur after digging up thousands of bones University officials say they've...
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April 01, 2017 - 6:56 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A filmmaker who brought national attention to the dismal conditions of the state's rural schools and asked black and white South Carolinians to talk to each other is being recognized for his work toward eradicating racial inequities. Bud Ferillo will receive the South Carolina...
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April 01, 2017 - 4:01 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A filmmaker who brought national attention to the dismal conditions of the state's rural schools and asked black and white South Carolinians to talk to each other is being recognized for his work toward eradicating racial inequities. Bud Ferillo will receive the South Carolina...
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Joanna Kowalska, an English teacher, who takes part in a teachers' strike, sits in a classroom in a school Warsaw , Poland, Friday, March 31, 2017. Teachers across Poland staged a one-day strike on Friday to protest a sweeping overhaul of the education system by the populist government that will see middle schools eliminated this coming fall. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
March 31, 2017 - 2:54 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Teachers across Poland went on strike Friday to protest a sweeping educational overhaul by the populist government that will eliminate middle schools this fall. Many fear the change is a pretext for introducing a more nationalistic curriculum that will leave children less...
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Joanna Kowalska, an English teacher, who takes part in a teachers' strike, sits in a classroom in a school Warsaw , Poland, Friday, March 31, 2017. Teachers across Poland staged a one-day strike on Friday to protest a sweeping overhaul of the education system by the populist government that will see middle schools eliminated this coming fall. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
March 31, 2017 - 10:00 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Teachers across Poland staged a strike Friday to protest a sweeping overhaul of the education system by the populist government that will see middle schools eliminated this fall. Many fear the change is a pretext for introducing a more nationalistic and old-fashioned...
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March 22, 2017 - 12:26 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia teachers would get a 2 percent salary increase while state employees who handle child welfare cases will see a 19 percent raise under the state budget approved by lawmakers. The General Assembly approved the compromise plan on Wednesday, largely agreeing with Gov. Nathan Deal...
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Lebanese anti-government protesters shout slogans as they wave Lebanese flags during a protest against new taxes in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, March 19, 2017. Thousands of demonstrators have descended on central Beirut to protest a broad tax hike they say is unfairly targeting the country's working classes. The Lebanese government is paralyzed over a budget proposal that would hike over a dozen tax rates to fund a salary hike for teachers and civil servants. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
March 19, 2017 - 9:12 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Demonstrators in downtown Beirut pelted Prime Minister Saad Hariri's car with water bottles on Sunday as protests against new taxes and a stagnant public wage scale gained force in the city. Hariri got out of his armored convoy behind the police line at the demonstration facing the...
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