Primary and secondary education

February 19, 2018 - 10:58 pm
BOYS BASKETBALL= Goose Creek 35, Carolina Forest 31 GIRLS BASKETBALL= Class AAAAA Lower State= Quarterfinal= Goose Creek 35, Carolina Forest 31 Spring Valley 96, Fort Dorchester 58 Class AAAAA Upper State= Quarterfinal= Wade Hampton (G) 38, Rock Hill 21 Woodmont 57, Gaffney 43 Class AAAA Lower...
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February 18, 2018 - 4:29 pm
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — Students touring schools in one South Carolina county saw safety and health concerns at one high school, including moldy carpet that teachers rip out rather than let students walk on it. The Morning News of Florence reports that the student facilities committee of Florence...
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February 17, 2018 - 8:55 pm
BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Class AA Lower State= Second Round= Carvers Bay 71, Batesburg-Leesville 33 Marion 66, Silver Bluff 62 Class AA Upper State= Second Round= Gray Collegiate Academy 83, St. Joseph 31 Greenville Technical Charter 52, Central 42 Lee Central 76, Abbeville 48 W.J. Keenan 52, Landrum...
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February 16, 2018 - 11:18 pm
BOYS BASKETBALL= Class AAA Lower State= Second Round= Bishop England 52, Edisto 48 Loris 74, Manning 55 Ridgeland-Hardeeville 72, Dillon 59 Wade Hampton (H) 57, Georgetown 40 Class A Lower State= Second Round= Bethune-Bowman 47, Baptist Hill 43 C.E. Murray 51, East Clarendon 47 Hemingway 57, Cross...
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February 14, 2018 - 3:20 pm
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon school board had to call off its meeting after more than 100 angry parents stormed the district office and yelled at board members. The reason for Monday's outrage: No more school parties for Valentine's Day. In the past, students celebrated Feb. 14 with the...
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The President's FY19 Budget is on display after arriving on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 12, 2018 - 8:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's proposed 2019 budget (all times local): 8:15 p.m. President Donald Trump's budget plan would order steep cuts to the nation's social safety net but push military spending much higher. For the first time, it acknowledges that the Republican...
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The President's FY19 Budget is on display after arriving on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 12, 2018 - 7:13 pm
Highlights from President Donald Trump's budget for fiscal year 2019, released Monday. INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION The Trump administration wants NASA out of the International Space Station by 2025 and to have private businesses running the place instead. Under Trump's 2019 proposed budget, U.S...
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February 12, 2018 - 4:28 pm
LEANDER, Texas (AP) — A Texas parent has objected to a Civil War-related history assignment in which her 12-year-old daughter was told to draw a picture of herself as a slave. Tonya Jennings of Austin contacted the Leander Independent School District Friday about seventh-graders studying slave life...
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FILE - In this March 9, 2017, file photo, Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Naples, left, confers with Rep. Cord Byrd, R-Neptune Beach, in Tallahassee, Fla. Donalds is the lead sponsor of a proposal that would allow parents whose children have been bullied at public schools to obtain state vouchers to help pay tuition at a private school. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon, File)
February 12, 2018 - 1:18 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — From third to fifth grade, Alyson Hochstedler says bullies slammed her son into lockers and punched him. One threatened to stab him. The public school's administration did little to stop his tormentors, she says, so the mother of five transferred her son to private...
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Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd speaks at the National Press Club in Canberra, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Rudd committed Australia to reducing the difference in life expectancies between Aboriginal and non-indigenous people on Feb. 13, 2008, when he made a historic apology to Australia's indigenous minority for past injustices. Rudd told the National Press Club of Australia on Monday that the conservative governments of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his predecessor Tony Abbott had failed to maintain funding for overcoming disadvantage. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)
February 11, 2018 - 11:30 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian prime minister who a decade ago set an ambitious timetable for ending indigenous disadvantage has blamed a lack of government funding for slow progress. Kevin Rudd committed Australia to reducing the difference in life expectancies between Aboriginal and non...
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