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A Kansas sixth-grader has died from complications of bacterial meningitis, but his school district and state health officials insist the disease is not contagious and does not pose a public health risk.
The days of memorizing arcane, recondite vocabulary words might be ending for high school students who will take a redesigned SAT in two years.
It began as a routine ocean passage on calm seas. Passengers bound for a resort island were just stirring, some eating breakfast.
Education Minister Peter Fassbender has been instructed by Premier Christy Clark to seek a long-term agreement with teachers to stop the cycle of labour disruptions in public schools.
Grants are now available to educators interested in taking students on field trips to Land Between The Lakes, a 170,000-acre recreation area on the Kentucky-Tennessee border.
Students planned to gather in prayer and in support of one another on the football field of a Pittsburgh-area high school where classes were scheduled to resume Wednesday, a week after a mass stabbing.
Rescue boats and helicopters scrambled to pluck passengers, most of them high school students, from a ferry as it slowly sank off the southwest coast of South Korea early Wednesday.
South Korea coast guard police officers work to rescue passengers from a South Korean passenger ship, at Mokpo Coast Guard in Mokpo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
A South Korean passenger ship carrying more than 470 people, including many high school students, is sinking off the country's southern coast Wednesday after sending a distress call, officials said.
Mark Mautone, a special education teacher who leads the Hoboken Public School District's Applied Behavior Analysis Program for children with autism at the Wallace Elementary School, has been named the Hudson County Teacher of the Year.
California Highway Patrol Multidisciplinary Accident Investigation Team Lt. Scott Fredrick, center right, speaks at a news conference in Willows, Calif., Friday, April 11, 2014.
Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino and Sharefest have launched an assistance fund for the families affected by last week's bus crash that killed five Los Angeles Unified School District students and injured several others.
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Four college courses will courses will be offered to juniors and seniors at Ocean Springs High School this fall.
The House of Representatives will consider a bill later this week to create a state Autism Commission and develop a training program to help school districts and teachers educate students with autism and keep them in regular classrooms, whenever possible.
In 22 years at the Miami-Dade Police Department, Lt. Ralph Mata broke up major gangs, supervised an airport canine unit that sniffed out drug smugglers and investigated police wrongdoing.