Latest School discipline News

Algeria to block internet to stop high school exam leaks

Jun. 19, 2018 10:13 AM EDT

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's education minister says the Algerian government is taking the "extreme measure" of temporarily suspending the entire country's internet connection during national high school exams to stop cheating and the leaking of answers. Nouria Benghabrit told Algerian national radio...

Arizona woman who fatally shot Chinese student gets 25 years

Jun. 15, 2018 3:49 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The family of a Chinese college student came to Arizona to tearfully plead for harsh punishment against the woman who shot the 19-year-old to death after a minor car crash, but a judge honored a plea agreement Friday to send her to prison for 25 years. Holly Davis, 34, was initially charged...

Charges dropped against 2 college students accused of rape

Jun. 14, 2018 7:12 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped charges against two University of Central Florida students who were accused of raping a woman at a fraternity party. The Orlando Sentinel reports that the Orange-Osceola State Attorney's Office filed a notice Thursday saying the case wasn't suitable for...

Family: Massacre school's guard had harassed a victim

Jun. 14, 2018 6:55 PM EDT

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — An unarmed security monitor who critics say could have stopped the Florida high school massacre was suspended last year for sexually harassing two female students, with one of them later dying in February's shooting, her family told The Associated Press on Thursday. The father and...

The Latest: Massacre school's guard had harassed a victim

Jun. 14, 2018 5:12 PM EDT

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a report that a Florida school security monitor who didn't stop a shooter was disciplined for sexually harassing students (all times local): 5:10 p.m. The family of one of the Florida high school shooting victims says she was one of the girls harassed last year by a...

Texas A&M criticized for handling of sex assault claims

Jun. 14, 2018 5:01 PM EDT

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M University is facing criticism for being too lenient in its handling of sexual assault allegations. Several current and former female students have come forward with concerns since Hannah Shaw went public last week with accusations that the school did not do...

Professor faces long history of misconduct allegations

Jun. 13, 2018 11:15 AM EDT

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Newly released documents show that a Connecticut university professor who was suspended pending an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct had been the subject of complaints from women for more than a decade. The employment records of Central Connecticut State...

US weighs in against University of Michigan bullying policy

Jun. 11, 2018 6:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — University of Michigan policies prohibiting harassment and bullying on campus are unconstitutional and cannot be enforced, the Justice Department said Monday in siding with a free-speech group that has challenged the school in court. The Trump administration argued that the school...

Former, current football players sue University of Minnesota

Jun. 8, 2018 3:10 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nine black former and current University of Minnesota football players who say their rights were violated in a sexual misconduct investigation sued the school on Friday, alleging they are victims of racial and gender discrimination. The federal lawsuit stems from the university's...

Fraternity members suspended for video with racist slurs

Jun. 8, 2018 2:22 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse University suspended 15 members of a fraternity following the release of a video showing pledges using racial slurs and simulating a sexual assault of a disabled person, lawyers for the students said Friday. Theta Tau fraternity members were informed by the school Tuesday...