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UC Davis suspends varsity baseball team over allegations

Jul. 16, 2021 23:51 PM EDT

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California state university suspended its entire varsity baseball team and put the team's coaching staff on administrative leave Wednesday while it investigates hazing allegations. The University of California, Davis Office of Compliance...

Israel arrests dozens of Hamas-linked students in West Bank

Jul. 15, 2021 10:34 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it arrested dozens of Palestinian students in the occupied West Bank who are linked to the Hamas militant group. The military said late Wednesday that those arrested belong to a Hamas student group at Birzeit University and were “directly...

Ohio University suspends frat after anti-hazing law enacted

Jul. 14, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A week after the state enacted an anti-hazing law in honor of an Ohio University student who died in 2018, the university suspended another fraternity for allegedly violating hazing rules. The Athens-based school sent the fraternity a notice...

Ohio coaches fired for pizza incident file defamation suit

Jul. 13, 2021 12:32 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Six Ohio high school football coaches who were fired when a father complained his son was forced to eat a pork-based pepperoni pizza in violation of his religious beliefs have sued the parent, his attorney, school officials and others for defamation. ...

Oklahoma board approves rules banning certain race theories

Jul. 12, 2021 13:40 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Public school teachers in Oklahoma could have their teaching licenses suspended for teaching certain concepts about race and racism under new rules approved Monday by the State Board of Education. With just one opposing vote, the board approved...

Sri Lanka teachers on strike over detention of protesters

Jul. 12, 2021 09:54 AM EDT

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Teachers in Sri Lankan government-run schools withdrew from online teaching Monday to protest the detention of union leaders and others in quarantine centers under pandemic laws. Schools in Sri Lanka remain closed because of the coronavirus...

Louisiana school board settles BB gun suspension lawsuits

Jul. 09, 2021 12:30 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana school board agreed to pay $165,000 to settle lawsuits by parents of two children suspended last year for holding BB guns during online classes. Fourth grader Ka’Mauri Harrison of Harvey and sixth grader Tomie Brown of Grand Isle both...

ACLU seeks training in Kansas district over 'lesbian' remark

Jul. 07, 2021 15:39 PM EDT

AMERICUS, Kan. (AP) — A civil rights group is threatening to sue a Kansas school district if it doesn't train employees about LGBTQ rights in response to an eighth-grade student being suspended from riding a school bus after saying, “I'm a lesbian.” The American...

Myanmar protesters commemorate 1962 student resistance

Jul. 07, 2021 11:28 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Pro-democracy demonstrators took to the streets Wednesday in cities and towns around Myanmar to commemorate students who lost their lives in 1962 when a military dictator violently suppressed protests against harsh university discipline implemented under his regime. ...

Former fraternity member pleads not guilty in student death

Jul. 01, 2021 10:43 AM EDT

COLFAX, Wash. (AP) — A former Washington State University fraternity member has pleaded not guilty to two counts of furnishing liquor to a minor the night a student died of alcohol poisoning during a fraternity event. The Whitman County Prosecuting Attorney charged...