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Funerals held for 9 victims of Russian school attack

May. 12, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Relatives wept and hugged as the nine people killed in a school shooting in the Russian city of Kazan were buried Wednesday, which was declared a day of mourning in the predominantly Muslim republic of Tatarstan. A huge pile of flowers grew at a makeshift...

Educator guides development of Hobbs tech education center

May. 03, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Zeke Kaney has spent all of his teaching career in the Hobbs Municipal School District, and while each position he has held has brought its own excitement with it, the newly announced director of Career and Technical Education is ready to build even more into the...

Ex-Trump backer wins Massachusetts House special election

Mar. 31, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts attorney who served on Winthrop’s Town Council and School Committee won a special election Tuesday to fill the seat left vacant by the departure of former Democratic House Speaker Robert DeLeo. Democrat Jeffrey Turco, who voted for Donald...

Black Caucus' law broadens school programs for diverse rolls

Mar. 08, 2021 15:31 PM EST

The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus celebrated another victory Monday in its multi-pronged approach to equity and fairness when its proposal to bolster public education became law. The plan expands early childhood learning, invests in vocational training, aims to...

Calculated risk: Dutch lockdown eased, but curfew extended

Feb. 23, 2021 14:19 PM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Tuesday extended the Netherlands' coronavirus curfew until March 15 while also relaxing some lockdown measures in what he called a calculated risk to make the year-long crisis “bearable.” “We are on...

Pakistani troops kill militant linked to slaying of 4 women

Feb. 23, 2021 11:20 AM EST

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security forces raided a militant hideout in a former Taliban stronghold Tuesday, killing an insurgent allegedly involved in the killing of four women from a vocational school a day earlier, the military said In a statement, the...

Police say militants kill 4 women instructors in NW Pakistan

Feb. 22, 2021 14:07 PM EST

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Suspected militants on motorcycles ambushed a vehicle carrying instructors from a private vocational school in northwest Pakistan on Monday, killing four women and wounding the driver before fleeing, police said. The attack took place in the...