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NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A year later, inside the big house on Berkshire Road, dolls fill the shelves of a living room and flowers and rainbows decorate a kitchen window, next to a little girl's name: Avielle.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut state police are reporting dozens of motor vehicle accidents and schools across the state are closing early as snow continues to blanket the region.
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security forces fired tear gas to disperse students protesting outside Cairo University in support of the country's ousted Islamist president Tuesday as unrest spread to a second college campus in the capital.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A California high school student has won a $100,000 scholarship for research that could be used to develop drugs to combat the flu.
A robotic arm invented by University of Pennsylvania students can help its wearer carry an additional 40 pounds.
Reflections from people connected to the shooting on Dec. 14, 2012, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in which 20 first-graders and six educators died.
CHICOPEE, Mass. (AP) — A custodian at a Chicopee high school has been charged with offering a male student drugs, money and even an iPhone in exchange for sexual favors.
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese law professor said Tuesday that he has been expelled from his college after he refused to recant an article he wrote calling for constitutional rule in China.
LYNDONVILLE, Vt. (AP) — Two Vermont think tanks — one that generally leans right, the other left — are facing off for a series of debates this winter on education policy.
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Santa Claus came to town.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Teachers across the country rallied for more funding and less testing Monday as part of a national ‘‘Day of Action’’ organized in several states.‘‘The overriding message is reclaiming the promise of public education,’’ said Richard Iannuzzi, president of New York State United Teachers, who took part in an event at Nyack High School with American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten, parents and legislators.Events also were planned in several other New York cities and in at least two dozen other states.While teachers, students, community groups, and educators tailored their actions to states’ individual concerns, a central theme in many states, including New York, Florida, Idaho and Iowa, was a call for more funding for public schools.
PRINCETON, N.J. — Princeton University has begun vaccinating nearly 6,000 students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis in an unusual federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for use in the United States.Seven students and one prospective student who was visiting campus have been stricken by potentially life-threatening type B meningococcal disease since March. None of the cases has been fatal.Scores of students were lined up in a campus center when the vaccinations became available Monday. University officials said they would release the number of students who received the shots. Vaccines are being given through Thursday, and a booster dose will be given in February. The vaccinations were recommended by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University has begun vaccinating nearly 6,000 students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis in an unusual federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for use in the United States.