- Police: Boy, 13, in custody after taking gun into school Updated: Apr-29-16 6:08 am
LEECHBURG, Pennsylvania - A 13-year-old boy has been taken into custody after police say he took a loaded gun into a western Pennsylvania school.
- Horry County Schools changes bathroom policy Updated: Apr-29-16 5:21 am
CONWAY, South Carolina - Horry County Schools has agreed to let a transgender student use the boys' bathroom after he was suspended for using the "wrong" bathroom.
- University Place man sent to prison for killing roommate Updated: Apr-29-16 1:54 am
TACOMA, Washington - A man who fatally shot his roommate at the Pierce County home they shared together in 2014 has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
- Illinois school settles separation of church and state case Updated: Apr-28-16 6:06 pm
ST. LOUIS - An Illinois public school that requires students who ride the bus to arrive early for optional religious instruction at a Roman Catholic parish has agreed to discontinue the practice in response to a legal challenge.
- Teen pleads guilty to attempted murder in cafeteria shooting Updated: Apr-28-16 5:49 pm
HAMILTON, Ohio - A 15-year-old boy pleaded guilty Thursday to charges expected to keep him locked up at least until he's 21 for opening fire on fellow students in a school cafeteria for reasons that remain unclear.
- Lawsuit says college disciplined professor over LGBT dispute Updated: Apr-28-16 5:49 pm
WENHAM, Massachusetts - A Christian college in Massachusetts is being sued over allegations that it disciplined a professor for opposing the school's stance on hiring gay workers.
- Mom convicted of creating public nuisance for Facebook post Updated: Apr-28-16 5:02 pm
ROSWELL, New Mexico - A New Mexico woman has been convicted of creating a public nuisance by posting an online comment about the possibility of a shooting at her son's middle school.
- Iowa lawmakers agree on oversight bill for boarding schools Updated: Apr-28-16 4:55 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa will have clear regulatory authority over private boarding schools in the state under a legislative deal reached Thursday that also protects religious curriculum at such institutions and other educational facilities.
- 2 NAU fraternities disciplined for not registering events Updated: Apr-28-16 4:27 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Northern Arizona University's two largest fraternities have been disciplined for holding unregistered events where alcohol was served.
- The Latest: Ohio teen pleads guilty in cafeteria shooting Updated: Apr-28-16 3:50 pm
HAMILTON, Ohio - The Latest on the 15-year-old student charged in Ohio school cafeteria shootings. (all times local):
- Phoenix police: Teen accused of shooting high school student Updated: Apr-28-16 3:42 pm
PHOENIX - A teenager has been arrested in connection with a shooting that critically wounded a high school student in Phoenix.
- Salt Lake teens arrested in alleged school shooting plot Updated: Apr-28-16 3:08 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Salt Lake City police say they've arrested two teenagers suspected of plotting a shooting at their high school, but there's no evidence they could have carried it out.
- Edwards rebuts criticism about proposed $6M cut to vouchers Updated: Apr-28-16 3:02 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. John Bel Edwards pushed back Thursday against criticism he is ousting children from Louisiana's voucher program, telling pro-voucher pastors who unexpectedly showed up at the governor's regular press briefing that they are being misled about proposed program cuts.
- The Latest: Detroit principal pleads guilty in kickback scam Updated: Apr-28-16 12:40 pm
DETROIT - The Latest on the federal bribery cases against Detroit school officials (all times local):
- Business deal led to fatal shooting of North Texas teen Updated: Apr-28-16 11:22 am
SAGINAW, Texas - Authorities say an argument over an undisclosed business transaction escalated into the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old high school student in the North Texas town of Saginaw.
- Suspended teacher: Students call themselves idiot, retarded Updated: Apr-28-16 10:38 am
WESTMINSTER, South Carolina - A South Carolina school district has suspended a special education teacher after she used the terms "idiot," ''stupid" and "retarded" in a letter requesting her students be exempted from taking standardized tests.
- Police: Pipe bomb turns out to be geocache container Updated: Apr-28-16 10:01 am
BUHL, Idaho - The discovery of a suspected pipe bomb in south-central Idaho that caused the partial lockdown of schools in Buhl and drew the Twin Falls Police Bomb Squad turned out to be a geocache.
- Connecticut history teacher named US Teacher of the Year Updated: Apr-28-16 8:54 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A Connecticut high school history teacher chosen as the National Teacher of the Year on Thursday says she was surrounded by poverty, drugs and violence as a child but imagined other possibilities for her life with help from educators.
- Panel considers $160K settlement with beaten student Updated: Apr-28-16 6:34 am
PHILADELPHIA - Officials are considering paying $160,000 to a student who was beaten by an assistant principal in Philadelphia's Frankford High School.
- Police: Gun found in Cleveland high school student's bag Updated: Apr-28-16 4:02 am
CLEVELAND - Police say a gun has been found in a student's backpack at a Cleveland high school.
- Attorney: Man wants to retract guilty plea in 2013 killing Updated: Apr-28-16 4:00 am
PATERSON, New Jersey - The attorney for a northern New Jersey man who admitted to fatally shooting a teenager just hours after he graduated from high school says his client wants to retract his guilty plea.
- The Latest: With sentencing Hastert loses teacher pension Updated: Apr-27-16 8:42 pm
CHICAGO - The Latest on the sentencing of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert (all times local):
- Independent probe of Hawaii lab explosion expected in May Updated: Apr-27-16 7:01 pm
HONOLULU - The University of Hawaii says an independent investigation into what caused a laboratory explosion that seriously injured a visiting researcher has been delayed by several weeks.
- Former teacher sentenced for arranging sex through Facebook Updated: Apr-27-16 6:36 pm
KELSO, Washington - A former teacher in Kelso has been sentenced to nine months in jail for communicating with a minor for immoral purposes.
- Beshear says Bevin is abusing authority as governor Updated: Apr-27-16 5:53 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Saying Gov. Matt Bevin had declared war on him and his family, former Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear responded with a blistering critique of the new administration on Wednesday that included allegations of "selling state government to the highest bidder."