RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When officials at a Catholic high school in South Carolina learned that a 16-year-old student made videos of himself firing a gun and using racial slurs, they alerted police, but not parents. After the videos made it into the news over the summer, the backlash came quickly.
According to Caitlin Zaloom, an anthropologist and associate professor at New York University, family dynamics among middle class Americans have changed due to the high cost and pressure of higher education institutions across the country and around the world.
Recently revealed emails from the University of Southern California showed that the higher education institution has placed special priority in the admissions process for students from parents who have donated to the university.
CLAREMONT, N.H. (AP) — A new collaboration with Dartmouth College and the Montshire Museum of Science hopes to enhance STEM education in select middle schools in New Hampshire and Vermont where resources are stretched thin.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Gov. Mike Dunleavy moderated his position on cuts to the University of Alaska system Tuesday, supporting a $70 million cut in operating costs over three years compared with a $135 million cut he had earlier endorsed for this year.
The Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University is among a small group of medical schools across the U.S. with programs dedicated to bolstering the number of primary care doctors in rural communities.
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Schools around the country have been setting up teams to assess threats posed by students who display signs of violence like the former student who compiled a “hit list” years ago in high school and went on to kill nine people in a weekend shooting in Dayton, Ohio.
BALTIMORE (AP) — When she transferred to a new K-8 school two years ago, Tinazsha Johnson was in deep distress. The Baltimore sixth grader was crushed by the death of her mother. Her father was in and out of lockups. She’d witnessed searing violence in her neighborhood and felt overwhelmed helping her grandparents raise her younger siblings.