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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A student leader was fatally shot Monday night in the western university city of San Cristobal after a long day of street clashes in which Venezuelan security forces attacked and dismantled barricades at key intersections, the mayor said.
The Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union says black students were suspended last year from public schools at the highest rates in nine years. White students were suspended at record low rates. The group’s report, released Monday, is based on a review of state data from the 2012-2013 school year.
Vermont Law School has received $700,000 from the US Agency for International Development to expand its environmental programs in Southeast Asia through September 2015. The grant extension is for the US-China Partnership for Environmental Law, which now has a total grant award of $6.8 million.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some Connecticut legislators said Monday they're grappling with whether to support legislation proposed this year that would place new restrictions on the public release of information from homicides in an effort to protect victim privacy.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Black students were suspended from Rhode Island's public schools last year at the highest rate in nine years, while white students were suspended at a record low rate, a civil liberties group said Monday in a report on racial disparities in school discipline.
PARMA, Ohio (AP) — A substitute teacher and five students at a suburban Cleveland high school face charges after police say a 14-year-old developmentally disabled boy was bullied in gym class.
The chaos at the University of Massachusetts over the weekend during a pre-St. Patrick's Day celebration brought renewed attention to an old problem affecting colleges nationwide: how to deal with alcohol-fueled revelers during the March festivities.
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — About two dozen of the more than 70 students charged in connection with a series of pre-St. Patrick's Day parties at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst have been arraigned.
SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Law School has received a $700,000 grant extension from the U.S. Agency for International Development to expand programs in Southeast Asia through September 2015.
In his most extensive comments about the 2012 Connecticut school massacre, the father of gunman Adam Lanza describes his struggle to comprehend what his son did — an act that "couldn't get any more evil" — and how he now wishes that his son had never been born.
WHITEFIELD, Maine (AP) — School has been closed in an elementary school in Whitefield, Maine, because of a fire.
The university’s Amherst campus chancellor was critical of student behavior at the weekend "Blarney Blowout" that led to more than 70 arrests.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Investigators combed through a collapsed theater stage at a Southern California high school Sunday, trying to determine why it buckled during a performance and sent 25 students to the hospital, some with broken bones but most with minor injuries like bruises and scrapes, authorities said Sunday.