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AP
May 19, 2019 - 3:09 pm
A billionaire technology investor stunned the entire graduating class at Morehouse College when he announced at their commencement Sunday that he would pay off their student loans __ estimated at up to $40 million. Robert F. Smith, this year's commencement speaker, made the announcement while...
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May 13, 2019 - 1:43 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Investigators in Orange County say they know who is responsible for posting Nazi Posters at Newport Harbor High School and Fullerton College in March. Prosecutors say a 22-year-old Fullerton woman is behind two recent hate incidents in Orange County. Grace Ziesmer has been charged...
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Rebekah Sager
May 09, 2019 - 11:43 am
(KNX 1070) -- A San Francisco teacher with breast cancer is at the center of a debate after parents learned she has to pay for her own substitute while on medical leave. The woman teaches at Glen Park Elementary. Friends of the teacher initially set up a GoFundMe page to help her underwrite the...
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AP
May 08, 2019 - 12:30 pm
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — The lone fatality in the Colorado high school shooting was Kendrick Castillo, a friendly 18-year-old who leaped from his desk in a literature class and charged the two attackers, sacrificing his life to buy classmates time to escape -- the second student killed attempting...
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CBS
April 30, 2019 - 3:12 pm
Videos appear to show white students in blackface at a Chicago-area neighborhood over the weekend, CBS Chicago reported. The video sparked students to stage a walkout Monday at the Homewood-Flossmoor High School, some 27 miles south of Chicago. School officials said they were taking the incident...
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March 21, 2019 - 1:23 pm
A crackdown could be coming for students with cellphones. A new state bill could ban or restrict their use at school. Torrance Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi says his measure would require school boards to adopt their own policies. He says research shows that having the devices can interfere with...
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AP
March 15, 2019 - 9:28 am
From the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, students mobilized by word of mouth and social media are skipping class to protest what they see as the failures by their governments to take tough action against global warming. Friday's rallies were one of the biggest international actions...
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March 01, 2019 - 9:40 am
(KNX 1070) - It's been a difficult and emotional week at Claremont McKenna College after the death of two students in just over a week. One senior was found in his bed after his parents said they hadn't heard from him in a few days and requested a welfare check. There's no sign of foul play. The...
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February 12, 2019 - 3:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A half-dozen gay and bisexual men are suing USC and a physician, alleging he discriminated against and battered them while serving as the only full-time men's sexual health doctor at the Student Health Center. The plaintiffs are former USC students identified only as John Does...
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Cooper Rummell
January 15, 2019 - 9:00 am
(CNS/KNX 1070) -- LA teachers are back on the picket lines on the second day of their first strike in 30 years. There are no new talks scheduled. Meanwhile, the first ever strike of charter teachers in California is underway Tuesday morning outside The Accelerated School in South Los Angeles. They...
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