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California parents, students protest high school’s plans to cut honors classes for equity reasons

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An email from Patrick Henry High School (PHHS) Principal Michelle Irwin dated April 13 says all 11th-grade History and English honors courses at the school will be eliminated, following a decision by the school last ...

University of California system will waive tuition for Native American students

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California residents who are members of federally recognized Native tribes will have their tuition and fees at University of California schools waived, according to a letter sent Friday. In the letter, sent by syste...

College students weigh in on the student loan crisis as Biden again extends payment pause

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"Asking young Americans to hold this type of financial debt for 25 years is absolutely outlandish," Grace Knight, a New York University graduate student, told Fox News. "It inhibits us from starting a family and buyi...

Dr. Siegel: Students at NJ high school with cluster ties to rare tumor are pressing for answers

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"Middlesex sampling plant, which is less than 10 miles away from this high school, is part of was part of the Manhattan Project that made the first atomic bomb. And they had uranium there," he said.  Siegel explained...

Indonesia police fire tear gas as students protest cooking oil prices, third term for president

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JakartaIndonesian police fired tear gas and water cannon on Monday to disperse hundreds of university students protesting high cooking oil prices and a mooted extension of President Joko Widodo's stay in office. Crow...

Indiana Christian university to host racially segregated ‘listening sessions’ with students

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The sessions at Anderson University, 40 miles northeast of Indianapolis, will be broken up in two on Tuesday for students of color and two more on April 19 for White students, according to notice from the school's Ra...

This Texas teacher is helping make her students’ menstrual cycles a little easier

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This Texas teacher's goal is to provide everything she can for her students -- and that includes pads and tampons. As an eighth grade teacher in Austin, Kylie DeFrance's students are between the ages of 12 and 14. T...

Frustrated and anxious, climate advocates are turning to legal action. The latest petitioners: College students

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College campuses have for years been at the center of climate change activism. But now, frustrated and anxious by what they see as slow action alongside growing climate damages, students are engaging a new tactic: l...

Three South Bronx high school students shot, one dead after shooting near school

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One teenager was killed and two others were injured as they walked home from school Friday after gunshots were fired during a dispute between two individuals in the Bronx, the New York Police Department said in a ne...

Indonesian teacher sentenced to death for raping 13 students, impregnating 8 of his victims

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Herry Wirawan, 36, sexually groomed 13 girls between the ages of 12 and 16 years old over a period of five years. A judge said Herry impregnated eight of his victims, Reuters reported.  CHINA SENDS HEALTH WORKERS, MI...

Indonesia court sentences Islamic school teacher to death for raping 13 students

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Jakarta, IndonesiaAn Indonesian court handed down a death sentence on Monday to a teacher for raping 13 girls at an Islamic school, upholding an appeal by prosecutors for the death penalty after he had initially rece...

Yale law students’ free speech protest ignores ‘consequences’ of disruption: Vivek Ramaswamy

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LIBERAL YALE LAW STUDENTS DERAIL BIPARTISAN ‘FREE SPEECH’ EVENT IN CHAOTIC PROTEST; POLICE CALLED TO SCENE VIVEK RAMASWAMY: Look, I was at Yale and Harvard 10, 15 years ago. I think a lot of those institutions are fu...

Gay substitute teacher says he was fired after handing out Pride bracelets to students

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A gay Ohio substitute teacher was fired last week after handing out Pride bracelets to high school students, the latest example of LGBTQ discussion in schools sparking controversy amid heated debates in school board...

Massachusetts high school students evaluated by HAZMAT team after exposure to science lab chemicals

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"This morning two NBHS students were evaluated by paramedics and transported via ambulance to St. Luke’s Hospital for evaluation of mild symptoms from exposure to chemicals in a science lab," the New Bedford Fire Dep...

University announces first-ever masters degree in ‘Happiness Studies,’ will cost students $17,700

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Centenary University's program will "explore the implications of happiness for individuals, the workplace, and our broader society," according to the college's announcement. It's set to launch virtually in the fall a...

Texas attorney general says a week celebrating LGBTQIA+ students, staff and families in an Austin school district violates state law

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For eight years, a school district in Texas has celebrated its LGBTQIA+ students, staff and families through a Pride Week. But this year, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says the activities are breaking state law....