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LSU suspends fraternity for alleged hazing, misconduct

May. 21, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana State University fraternity has been suspended amid hazing and misconduct allegations. The Advocate reports university officials confirmed that LSU's Pi Kappa Phi chapter will be closed until May 2023 after university police issued misdemeanor charges last month against...

Correction: Gunman Tackled story

May. 20, 2019 5:13 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In a story May 18 about a student who brought a gun to a school in Portland, Oregon, The Associated Press based on information from police reported erroneously the name of a person authorities say was tackled after bringing the weapon into a classroom. The student was Angel Granados...

University of Kentucky to continue recycling paper

May. 20, 2019 5:01 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A decision by one Kentucky city to suspend paper recycling won't affect the University of Kentucky or nearby cities and counties. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Rumpke says it is trying to find a buyer for recycled paper and urged the governments it serves to continue recycling...

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to overhaul public education

May. 18, 2019 11:24 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders wants to suspend taxpayer funding of new charter schools and ban those that are for-profit as part of his plan to overhaul public education that he released on Saturday. Saying charter schools are "exacerbating educational segregation,"...

Georgetown to expel 2 students linked to admissions scandal

May. 16, 2019 1:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., says it is expelling two students linked to an admissions scandal involving the school's former tennis coach. Former coach Gordon Ernst has pleaded not guilty to accepting $2.7 million in bribes to designate at least 12 applicants as tennis...

BYU promises to change honor-code probes after protest

May. 14, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Brigham Young University promised Tuesday to be more transparent in how it enforces its honor code, though some who protested their treatment at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-owned institution wonder if the changes go far enough. The announcement doesn't alter the...

Ex-NFL player, woman settle suits against Michigan State

May. 10, 2019 7:52 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former NFL player has settled a lawsuit against Michigan State University alleging his rights were violated when he was expelled after a sexual misconduct investigation. The Detroit Free Press reports the settlement between Keith Mumphery and the East Lansing school was reached...

North Carolina teacher arrested on child pornography charge

May. 9, 2019 5:35 AM EDT

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina fifth-grade teacher has been arrested on child pornography charges. The Orange County Sheriff's Office says in a release that Stefan Winfried Anders was arrested Wednesday after a month-long investigation and charged with 15 felony counts of...

Police arrests end sit-in against policing at Johns Hopkins

May. 8, 2019 10:39 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police arrested seven people on Wednesday as they ended a monthlong sit-in in the lobby of an administrative building at Johns Hopkins University, where a group of protesters have demonstrated against the creation of a campus police force and the institution's contracts with the...

Officials: Freed high school senior's US future uncertain

May. 8, 2019 8:50 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A high school football player who was detained for possible deportation just weeks before he was to graduate from a Tucson high school was released from immigration lockup, but his future in the U.S. remains uncertain, federal officials said Wednesday. Yasmeen Pitts O'Keefe of Immigration...