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UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019

Meningitis diagnosed in Sacajawea Middle School student; low risk of spread

Spokane received its first meningitis diagnosis of the year, but officials say the risk of it spreading is low.

Students hand out cookies, then claim they were made with human ashes, police say

Police are investigating allegations that two high school students used a grandparent’s ashes to make cookies and then distributed them to fellow classmates.

Boise students encourage more talk about clean energy

Boise School District students are scheduled to host a press conference at 11 a.m. today to deliver more than 1,000 postcards in support of the city of Boise’s clean energy …

Audit faults juvenile courts for not alerting schools to student crimes

Juvenile courts in Washington can prove only about half the time that they’re alerting schools when one of their students has committed a crime, according to a performance audit from …

SWAT swarms home of Parkland student activist David Hogg after a prank call to police

A phone call about a possible hostage situation in Parkland, Fla., on Tuesday morning led police officers to swarm the home of one of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s most …

Student sues WSU for alleged Title VI and IX violations

A student is suing Washington State University, claiming the university’s alleged negligence and violation of federal law resulted in a failure to protect her from a hostile campus environment in …

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018

From felon to star student: Washington man reinvents himself

Life didn’t give Clinton Howard many breaks: He was born into drug addiction, dropped out of school by eighth grade and went to prison twice on felony charges. But two …

Parents of killed college student not focused on motive

The parents of a University of Pennsylvania student found stabbed and buried in a California park said Thursday they’re not focused on potential motives for the killing or any suggestions …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017

Case stirs question of school liability for student suicides

Han Nguyen was consumed by depression and struggling to stay afloat at one of the world’s most prestigious universities. His mental health continued to decline until one day, moments after …

Police scour for details leading to Utah student’s slaying

Authorities are trying to figure out how a longtime criminal recently released from an Alabama prison ended up in a Utah canyon where he’s suspected of killing a 23-year-old devout …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017

Authorities: Student killed by police after car hits officer

A possibly intoxicated 22-year-old Temple University student in town to celebrate her birthday drove her BMW into a Florida police officer and was fatally shot by another officer in Miami …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017

Police: Student confessed to killing Texas Tech campus cop

Authorities say a Texas Tech University student confessed to killing a campus police officer who was booking him on a drug possession charge.

Colfax student arrested for alleged threat

One week after a shooting at Freeman High School left one student dead and three others injured, a Colfax High School student was arrested Friday morning for allegedly posting on …

Ohio city makes plans for funeral of student held by North Korea

About 50 volunteers tied blue and white ribbons along a road leading from a high school to a cemetery in the hometown of a college student who was detained for …

Richland student recording stories for National World War II Museum

A Hanford High student is in the middle of a yearlong endeavor to record the stories of World War II veterans, merchant sailors, nurses, Manhattan Project workers and home front …

California school student pricks schoolmates with needle

A San Francisco Bay Area school district advised the families of 14 elementary school students to take their kids to doctors after another student pricked them with a needle, a …

Transgender student wins appeal in final week of school

A federal appeals court says a transgender student who identifies as a male should be able to use the boys’ bathroom at his Wisconsin high school.

UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017

Attorneys say 8-year-old in Ohio was assaulted by classmate before killing himself

School officials never told the mother of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who killed himself that another student had thrown him against the wall two days earlier and knocked him unconscious …

Missing Tennessee student found safe; teacher arrested in California

A 15-year-old Tennessee girl who disappeared with her teacher more than a month ago was found safe in California and the teacher was arrested, authorities said Thursday.

Mother sues school district after child left sleeping on bus

The mother of a 4-year-old special education student who was left sleeping on an empty Tillamook County school bus has filed a lawsuit.

Petition seeks to unseat judge after sentencing in Dietrich attack on disabled student

An online petition drive has drawn more than 165,000 signatures urging the Idaho Judicial Council to remove Judge Randy Stoker from the bench in response to Stoker sentencing a teen …

Montana State University student dies in I-90 crash near Bozeman

A 19-year-old Montana State University student has died in a rollover crash on Interstate 90 near Bozeman.

Montana court upholds conviction in German student’s death

The Montana Supreme Court has upheld the deliberate homicide conviction of a Missoula man for shooting a German exchange student in his garage.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 7, 2017

Student dead after frat fall; help not called for 12 hours

Police say a Penn State University fraternity did not summon paramedics for a student who fell down a stairwell until about 12 hours after the incident. He later died.

Nampa police review policies after fake gun photo at school

The Nampa Police Department says it’s reviewing policies following a photo of a school resource officer dressed in street clothes and walking into a school while holding a fake rifle.

Somali American student’s group to help teens go to college

People often gape openly at Ahlaam Ibraahim. Covered from head to foot in a hijab, the college freshman and daughter of Somali immigrants has grown accustomed to stares from fellow …

2nd former Ole Miss student sentenced in statue vandalism

A former University of Mississippi student was sentenced Thursday to a year’s probation plus 50 hours of community service for placing a noose on the statue of the school’s first …

Former instructor sentenced in assault of teen

A former Wenatchee School District instructor must serve 216 hours of community service and is barred from reentering school facilities after pleading guilty to assaulting an ex-student.

Student accused of threats involving school prom

A Louisiana high school student is facing three charges, including terrorizing, following an investigation of threats made on social media about a potential incident at the school prom.

Arrest made in killing of Rutgers student in New Jersey

An arrest has been made in the fatal shooting of a Rutgers University student in New Jersey last weekend.