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University of Kansas drops controversial dismissal policy

Jun. 17, 2021 17:11 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas does not plan to use a policy that would have made it easier to suspend tenure protections, Chancellor Douglas Girod said Thursday. Girod told the Kansas Board of Regents he was confident the university will not have to...

Former LSU president's family wants military collection back

Jun. 15, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Family members of a former Louisiana State University president want the school to return a collection of his military items that’s being displayed on campus, according to a lawsuit. They’re also seeking monetary damages for “extreme humiliation” caused by...

Schools to appeal teacher's return after transgender remark

Jun. 11, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia school system plans to appeal a judge's order to reinstate a suspended gym teacher who spoke at a school board meeting against a proposal requiring that transgender students be addressed by their preferred pronouns. WTOP-FM...

Dartmouth med school drops cheating charges against students

Jun. 11, 2021 13:06 PM EDT

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth's medical school dismissed charges against students accused of cheating by accessing online course materials while taking closed-book exams remotely, the dean said in an email to the school community. A Geisel School of Medicine committee...

Bail granted for Virginia Tech player charged with murder

Jun. 10, 2021 13:47 PM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia Tech freshman linebacker charged in the fatal beating of a Tinder match has been released on bail. Isimemen Etute was granted bond Wednesday, news outlets reported. Prosecutors initially filed an expedited appeal that would have kept...

Judge reinstates teacher suspended for transgender remark

Jun. 08, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday ordered a northern Virginia school system to reinstate a suspended gym teacher who spoke out at a school board meeting against a proposal requiring that transgender students be addressed by their preferred pronouns. Loudoun...

Dozens of states leave athlete compensation on back burner

Jun. 08, 2021 02:16 AM EDT

Now that he has graduated with a major in digital technology and culture, defensive lineman Dallas Hobbs wants an opportunity to profit off some of his graphic designs while he continues playing football at Washington State. He also would like to hold charity fundraisers...

Trial begins for professor accused of hiding ties to China

Jun. 07, 2021 21:25 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A jury trial began Monday in the case of a University of Tennessee professor charged with hiding his relationship with a Chinese university while receiving research grants from the federal government. The trial in Knoxville federal court is...

Amazon city shuts down amid attacks over trafficker's death

Jun. 07, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian Amazon’s biggest city ordered schools closed and suspended public transportation Monday amid a wave of vandalism and violence that has followed the death of an alleged leader of a drug trafficking ring in a shootout with police. ...

Students suspended after schoolyard clash over Pride flags

Jun. 04, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A schoolyard clash over gay Pride flags got some students suspended and others expelled from their Florida middle school. The Pinellas County Sheriff's office is investigating, and a congressman got involved. It happened last Friday at...