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It’s a major life milestone, the first time many U.S. teens have ever been on their own. Even in normal times, freshman year in college can be a jumbled mix of anticipation, uncertainty and emotional highs and lows.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted universities that have canceled in-person classes amid coronavirus outbreaks, saying the move could ultimately cost lives rather than saving them.
Goodness gracious people, is this thing a mess or what? We're talking about college football. We're talking about trying to play college football during a coronavirus pandemic. We're not even playing. We're just trying to start college football in a coronavirus pandemic.
SEATTLE – In his first semester at Washington State University, Sam Martinez witnessed or took part in several activities that his family says was a pattern of hazing at Alpha Tau Omega (ATO), the fraternity he hoped to join.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to withhold federal funding if schools don’t reopen in the fall, and he lashed out at federal health officials over school reopening guidelines that he says are impractical and expensive.
Zoom became a household name while connecting work colleagues, church and school groups, friends, family, book clubs and others during stay-at-home lockdowns, but it also has gained a reputation for lax security as intruders barged into private meetings or just spied on intimate conversations occurring on the videoconferencing service.
Spokane Public Schools officials said Tuesday that they are nearing an “interim solution” to fill its open director of safety, risk management and transportation position. The position opened when Santos Picacio resigned after he was confronted with allegations made last year in court records that he abused his wife and suffers from long-term mental health and substance abuse issues.
A bill establishing a network of regional school safety centers and a threat assessment program has cleared its second floor vote in the Washington Legislature, with lawmakers citing recent mass shootings at U.S. schools as motivation.
School resource officers, threat assessment and statewide school safety are the topics of five new bills in Olympia. The Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee heard public testimony on the bills Wednesday.
Schools struggling to move past tragedy are right in Chris Crutcher’s wheelhouse: the places that combine his service as a therapist for traumatized kids and his career as an author of novels about the highs and lows of adolescence.
Kristina Anderson, a 19-year-old sophomore at Virginia Tech, was seated in her Intermediate French class in Norris Hall when gunfire erupted in a classroom down the hallway. Like many other students on that overcast morning in April 2007, she couldn’t immediately identify the source of the racket. “I thought it sounded like construction noise,” she recalled in an interview this week.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says she has “no intention of taking any action” regarding any possible use of federal funds to arm teachers or provide them with firearms training.
Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra is preparing to pitch a $21 million school safety initiative – Keep Idaho Students Safe, or KISS – to the Legislature in January.
Senate leader calls for special legislative session to improve school safety.
Students from Florida to Chicago streamed out of their schools Friday in the latest round of gun-control activism following the February shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida.
A wave of events and demonstrations rolls out across the city today, as students stage walkouts against gun violence, educators rally for school safety and the #MeToo movement returns to the public eye.
Gov. Butch Otter assembled a large group of backers as he signed the school threats bill into law today. “It is signed, and it is now law, because it has an emergency clause,” he said to loud applause. The bill, HB 665, expands Idaho’s current...
Actor-comedian Bill Murray says the high school student gun-control movement out of Parkland, Florida, is reminiscent of the 1960s youth protests against the Vietnam War.
House Bill 665, which expands Idaho’s laws on violent threats against schools cleared the Idaho Senate Friday on an overwhelming 32-1 vote, with several senators citing the big student protest against gun violence at the Capitol this week.
Legislation to beef up Idaho’s laws on violent threats against schools cleared the Senate today on a 32-1 vote after much debate. “We must do something,” said Sen. Abby Lee, R-Fruitland. “There is more we could do and likely should do to protect our schools,...