Primary and secondary education

May 22, 2018 - 4:17 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A prestigious Massachusetts boarding school said an investigation has found a longtime Russian language teacher engaged in sexual misconduct toward a student in the 1980s. Victor Svec, who worked at Phillips Academy in Andover for nearly four decades, has been barred from the campus...
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In this May 2, 2018 photo, boys play football at the sports and youth center in Mohamed Salah's hometown Nile delta village of Nagrig, Egypt. Residents boast of how the Liverpool winger has poured millions of pounds into the village, with the beneficiaries’ list including a school, a mosque, a youth center and a dialysis machine at a nearby hospital. His success as a footballer in Europe’s most attractive league has inspired many parents in Nagrig to send their children to soccer academies in the hope that maybe one day they can emulate his success. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
May 22, 2018 - 12:01 pm
NAGRIG, Egypt (AP) — The cafe began to fill up more than two hours before kickoff. By the time the match began, some 200 men and boys — some as young as five — huddled around two large TV screens at a cafe Mohamed Salah frequents when he's back visiting his village deep in Egypt's Nile Delta. Salah...
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Educators gather outside the House and Senate chambers with signs during a teachers rally at the General Assembly in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Teachers demanding better pay and more resources filled the streets of North Carolina's capital city Wednesday with loud chants and the color red, continuing the trend of educators around the country rising up to pressure lawmakers for change. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
May 16, 2018 - 11:20 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina politicians and the public are waiting to see what happens next after thousands of teachers rallied to demand increased spending on public schools. An estimated 19,000 people marched through the state's capital city. Previous strikes, walkouts and protests in...
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In this photo provided by the Daily Republic, Ina Rogers, center, walks to Solano County Superior Court in Fairfield, Calif., Wednesday, May 16, 2018, to face multiple charges of felony child abuse. Bail for a California mother of 10 children who officials say suffered long-term abuse was set at nearly $500,000 after the judge said she remains a danger to the kids. Prosecutors charged Rogers, 31, on Wednesday in Solano Superior Court with nine counts of felony child abuse, saying that she caused the children to be in a situation likely to produce great bodily injury and death. Her husband, Jonathan Allen, faces multiple charges of torture and felony child abuse. He has pleaded not guilty and remains in Solano County Jail on $5.2 million bail. (Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic via AP)
May 16, 2018 - 4:54 pm
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — The parents of 10 children rescued from what California authorities call yearslong abuse are both in jail after their mother was taken into custody Wednesday and her bail set at nearly $500,000 to reflect the seriousness of the charges. Prosecutors charged Ina Rogers, 31,...
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New Hanover County Schools teachers board a bus in Wilmington, N.C., bound for a rally in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The recent wave of teacher activism sweeping through conservative, tax-cutting states has washed into North Carolina, where educators have pledged to fill the streets and bring their demands for better pay and school resources to legislators' doorstep. (Cammie Bellamy/The Star-News via AP)
May 16, 2018 - 12:16 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Thousands of teachers gathered Wednesday in North Carolina's capital to demand better pay and more resources for public schools in the conservative, tax-cutting state, continuing a nationwide trend of teachers rising up to pressure lawmakers for change. Wearing red and with...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2018 file photo, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda take part in an AP interview in Kirkland, Wash. Gates' non-profit Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given about $44 million to outside groups over the past two years to help shape new state education plans required under the 2015 law, according to an Associated Press 2018 analysis of its grants. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, file)
May 16, 2018 - 8:01 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions for American classrooms. His non-profit, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has given about $44 million to outside groups over the past two years to help shape...
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Ina Rogers talks with reporters Monday, May 14, 2018, in Fairfield, Calif. Authorities removed Rogers' 10 children who were living at the home on March 31, and placed them in protective custody after one of them ran away. Rogers faces charges of child neglect and her husband, Jonathan Allen, has been charged with torture and child abuse. Rogers denied the children were mistreated. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
May 15, 2018 - 7:44 pm
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — It's unclear whether any California government agencies had an opportunity to intervene in the years authorities claim 10 children suffered "horrific" abuse inside their suburban home. Their mother told reporters that social services interviewed the kids three years ago but...
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In this July 24, 2017 photo, pencils are at the ready on a teachers desk at Bruns Academy in Charlotte, N.C. Nearly all public school teachers report digging into their pockets to pay for school supplies, spending nearly $480 a year, far more than the federal $250 tax deduction available to teachers, according to a study by the National Center of Education Statistics released Tuesday. (Davie Hinshaw/The Charlotte Observer via AP)
May 15, 2018 - 5:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Every year Anna Graven dips into her modest teacher salary and spends her own money to buy bulletin boards, pencils, paper, highlighters and tissues for her high school students in Oklahoma City. So do almost all of her colleagues across the nation. Nearly all public school...
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In this photo provided by Cory Stringer is the entrance to the Kotlik School Monday, May 14, 2018, in Kotlik, Alaska. Alaska State Troopers say a man with a knife tried to enter a rural school and stabbed two people outside. Authorities say the principal at Kotlik School locked it down Friday, May 11, 2018, just before 19-year-old Rick Andrews reached the front door. (Cory Stringer/Lower Yukon School District via AP)
May 14, 2018 - 4:36 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two people were stabbed and wounded outside a remote Alaska village school by a man armed with a knife and shouting threats who tried to break in to the building, officials said Monday. Students and staff at the school had to wait more than 45 minutes for law enforcement...
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May 10, 2018 - 5:38 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's then-largest online charter school may have broken the law by withholding information used in calculating payments and inflated the amount of time students spent learning, the state auditor said Thursday. The now-shuttered Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow also didn't...
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