- Deputies: Mom threatens principal over kid's bad behavior Updated: May-28-16 3:42 pm
BEAUFORT, South Carolina - Deputies say a mother threatened a Beaufort County middle school principal after she refused to let the woman's son participate in an eighth-grade graduation ceremony because of his bad behavior.
- Court dates set for suspended university football player Updated: May-28-16 3:00 pm
HONOLULU - A suspended University of Hawaii football player is expected to plead no contest to charges stemming from two separate incidents.
- Students accused in campus sex assaults target federal rules Updated: May-28-16 1:27 pm
ATLANTA - As colleges face increasing pressure to aggressively investigate reports of sex assaults, some critics say the rights of the accused are being trampled. Now they want federal guidance on the issue to be tossed out.
- Md. teacher charged with illegal sexual contact with student Updated: May-28-16 12:30 pm
UPPER MARLBORO, Maryland - Prince George's County police say a 45-year-old high school teacher has been charged with having illegal sexual contact with a student.
- 2 more teens charged in accidental SC high school shooting Updated: May-28-16 9:12 am
GREENVILLE, South Carolina - Authorities say two more students have been charged in connection with an accidental shooting earlier this month at a Greenville high school.
- Kansas again faces threat of public schools remaining closed Updated: May-28-16 2:24 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas again faces a threat that its public schools won't open for the next school year.
- Court ruling raises possibility Kansas schools can't open Updated: May-28-16 2:23 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas faces a threat that its public schools won't open for the next school year after the state Supreme Court rejected some education funding changes made by the Republican-dominated Legislature.
- Top Kansas court: State not properly funding poor schools Updated: May-27-16 10:00 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday rejected some education funding changes enacted by the Legislature earlier this year and threatened to prevent the state's public schools from reopening for the new academic year if lawmakers don't act by June 30.
- The Latest: Girls avoid injury in tackle powder puff game Updated: May-27-16 8:30 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Latest on the nation's last tackle powder puff football game (all times local):
- Arrest made in death of East Feliciana School Board member Updated: May-27-16 4:02 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Police have made an arrest in the shooting death of an East Feliciana Parish School Board member.
- Chinese kids who climb cliffside ladder home will get stairs Updated: May-27-16 7:46 am
BEIJING - Just to get home from school, they climb 800 meters (more than 2,500 feet) toward the sky - on a ladder made of bamboo and secured to a sheer cliff face.
- News Guide: Review finds Baylor disregarded sexual assault Updated: May-27-16 2:23 am
DALLAS - After months of silence, Baylor University responded to mounting criticism of its handling of accusations of sexual assaults and other attacks by football players by demoting its president, Ken Starr, and firing its football coach, Art Briles.
- University of Dayton hires first VP for diversity, inclusion Updated: May-27-16 12:35 am
DAYTON, Ohio - The University of Dayton has appointed its first vice president for diversity and inclusion.
- The Latest: Teen girl's kidnapper gets 45-90 years in prison Updated: May-26-16 8:23 pm
LACONIA, New Hampshire - The Latest on a New Hampshire man who kidnapped a teenage girl and repeatedly raped her during nine months of captivity (all times local):
- Man admits kidnapping, raping teenage girl; gets 45-90 years Updated: May-26-16 8:21 pm
LACONIA, New Hampshire - A man who kidnapped a 14-year-old girl when she accepted his offer of a ride home from school because her feet were sore, held her captive for nine months and raped her repeatedly at his trailer acknowledged his crimes on Thursday and apologized. The girl, who was in court to hear his admission, thanked him for eventually letting her go.
- The Latest: 2nd suspect arrested in student's fatal shooting Updated: May-26-16 8:14 pm
NOVATO, California - The Latest in an attack near a California high school that killed a student (all times local):
- Clarksdale cheating hearing likely won't end until August Updated: May-26-16 7:43 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A hearing to suspend or revoke a Clarksdale elementary school principal's teaching license is unlikely to conclude until August.
- The Latest: US says it's aware of Baylor announcement Updated: May-26-16 7:29 pm
WACO, Texas - The Latest on Baylor University's demotion of its president and firing of its football coach amid criticism of the school's handling of sexual assault complaints involving players (all times local):
- Man pleads guilty to charge linked to Kansas student's death Updated: May-26-16 7:25 pm
PITTSBURG, Kansas - A man has pleaded guilty in southeast Kansas to a charge linked to the 2014 shooting death of a 20-year-old Pittsburg State University student.
- Valparaiso woman gets $200K for sexual harassment at Purdue Updated: May-26-16 6:09 pm
VALPARAISO, Indiana - Attorneys for a Valparaiso woman say Purdue University has paid her a $200,000 settlement after she alleged she was sexually harassed by two professors while serving as a graduate student and teaching assistant.
- Greenville parents want metal detectors in schools Updated: May-26-16 2:06 pm
GREENVILLE, South Carolina - Hundreds of people have signed an online petition calling for metal detectors in Greenville County schools.
- Report: Police departments need mental health programs Updated: May-26-16 12:34 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A U.S. Justice Department report prompted by the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre urges police chiefs around the country to put mental health programs in place in to help officers cope with on-the-job trauma, including the aftermath of mass shootings.
- School bus firm to settle safety lawsuit for $11.5 million Updated: May-26-16 9:05 am
SAN FRANCISCO - An attorney representing mechanics for a school bus company says the company has agreed to pay $11.5 million to settle a lawsuit claiming they used unsafe buses to transport San Francisco students.
- Not guilty plea in slaying of Mercer basketball player Updated: May-26-16 4:45 am
MACON, Georgia - One of two men accused in the February shooting death of a Mercer University basketball player has pleaded not guilty.
- Labor officials remind employers to obey child labor laws Updated: May-26-16 4:36 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - As students across Tennessee look for summer jobs, state Department of Labor and Workforce Development officials are reminding employers about child labor laws that ensure teens are safe.