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Texas high school football playoff pairings

Nov. 28, 2023 01:59 AM EST

The Texas high school football playoff pairings as compiled by Texas Football magazine, texasfootball.com and sixmanfootball.com, distributed by The Associated Press: CLASS 6A DIVISION I State Quarterfinals North Crowley (13-0) vs. Allen (9-4), 1 p.m....

Diplomas for sale: $465, no classes required. Inside one of Louisiana’s unapproved schools

Nov. 28, 2023 00:43 AM EST

SPRINGFIELD, La. (AP) — Arliya Martin accepted her high school diploma with relief and gratitude. It was her ticket to better-paying work, she felt, after getting kicked out of high school and toiling for eight years at factory jobs to support her children. “This...

1 student killed, 1 hospitalized in stabbing at North Carolina high school

Nov. 27, 2023 16:07 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A stabbing at a North Carolina high school on Monday left one student dead and another hospitalized, officials said. The stabbing happened during a morning fight in the gym at Southeast Raleigh High School, news outlets reported. A juvenile...

Man accused of threatening shooting at New Hampshire school changes plea to guilty

Nov. 27, 2023 15:18 PM EST

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A Maine man charged with using social media to threaten to commit a shooting at a New Hampshire high school has changed his plea to guilty, court documents state. Police charged Kyle Hendrickson with criminal threatening with a firearm in April. They said he...

University of North Carolina shooting suspect found unfit for trial, sent to mental health facility

Nov. 27, 2023 14:17 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina graduate student charged with fatally shooting his faculty adviser has been found unfit for trial after two mental evaluations, a judge ruled Monday. Tailei Qi, 34, is accused of killing associate professor Zijie Yan in a...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Nov. 27, 2023 13:16 PM EST

Des Moines Register. November 21, 2023. Editorial: Iowa regents rolled over on DEI, so university presidents must resist ‘anti-woke’ attacks Regents praise DEI at Iowa colleges, then vote to slash it The board running Iowa’s public universities...

USC up to 6th for best ranking in AP women's poll in 29 years; South Carolina still unanimous No. 1

Nov. 27, 2023 12:07 PM EST

Stellar freshman Juju Watkins has helped Southern California climb the AP Top 25 to the team's best ranking in 29 years. The Trojans moved up to sixth in The Associated Press women's basketball poll Monday, its highest mark since the 1994 season when they reached No. 4. Watkins has...

POLL ALERT: No. 6 USC has its best ranking in the women's AP Top 25 in 29 years; South Carolina, UCLA, Stanford top poll

Nov. 27, 2023 12:01 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: No. 6 USC has its best ranking in the women's AP Top 25 in 29 years; South Carolina, UCLA, Stanford top poll.

Schools in Portland, Oregon, reach tentative deal with teachers union after nearly month-long strike

Nov. 26, 2023 20:53 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s largest school district said late Sunday it had reached a tentative agreement with its teachers union and roughly 45,000 students would be back in school Monday after more than three weeks without classes. The agreement must still be voted on by...

A stampede during a music festival in southern India university has killed at least 4 students

Nov. 25, 2023 13:39 PM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — A stampede during a music festival at a university in southern India on Saturday killed at least four students and injured 60 others, according to news agency Press Trust of India. The disaster happened at the Cochin University of Science and Technology in Kerala...