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  • Students prepare for nervous return to classes

    MIAMI (AP) — Jessica Kornfeld drove her children to their elementary school this past weekend. She wanted them to feel reassured that it was still a safe place, despite a …


  • Schools around US increase security after massacre

    MIAMI (AP) — Jessica Kornfeld sat down with her son and daughter after school on Friday and shared with them the unthinkable, horrific news out of Connecticut: Someone had stormed …


  • How to talk to your kids about Conn. mass shooting

    The killings at a Connecticut elementary school left parents struggling to figure out what to tell their children. President Barack Obama said he and his wife, Michelle, would tell their …


  • Routine morning, then shots and unthinkable terror

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Inside the four-bedroom colonial set on a small rise, Nancy Lanza was already dead. But it was early yet, and it would be hours before her …


  • 5 states to increase class time in some schools

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Open your notebooks and sharpen your pencils. School for thousands of public school students is about to get quite a bit longer. Five states were to announce …


  • Upset dad says kindergarten son was locked in room

    CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — A kindergarten teacher locked a 5-year-old boy in a small, dark room alone at the end of a school day then forgot the child there for …


  • Navy fires president, provost of grad school

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has fired the top two administrators of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., for mismanagement and fostering an atmosphere of defying Navy …


  • Deaf university roiled by gay marriage controversy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Gallaudet University is under fire from both proponents and opponents of gay marriage after placing an administrator on leave for signing a petition to put Maryland’s gay-marriage …


  • Immigrant requests strain consulates, schools

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Schools in Yakima, Wash., are taking nearly a month to deliver transcripts to former students. The Mexican consulate in Denver introduced Saturday hours last month after …


  • After teachers strike, doubts about implications

    CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel secured an extension of Chicago’s school day and empowered principals to hire the teachers they want. Teachers were able to soften a new evaluation …


  • More progress reported in Chicago strike talks

    CHICAGO (AP) — More than 350,000 public school students spent a fifth day out of class Friday as bargaining to end the city’s teachers strike dragged on ahead of a …


  • Strike talks in Chicago move toward end game

    CHICAGO (AP) — More than 350,000 students remain out of their classrooms as bargaining to end Chicago’s teachers strike dragged into Friday ahead of an afternoon union gathering where a …


  • Talks to end Chicago teachers strike make progress

    CHICAGO (AP) — The city’s public schools will stay closed for at least one more day, but leaders of the Chicago Teachers Union and the school district kept talking Thursday, …


  • Chicago teachers strike will roll into 2nd day

    CHICAGO (AP) — The head of the Chicago School Board president says the teacher strike will enter a second day after negotiators failed to reach an agreement Monday. David Vitale …


  • Chicago teachers, school board halt strike talks

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago public school board president says talks with the teachers union have been called off as the clock winds down to avert the city’s first teachers …


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