Latest School discipline News

Texas high school bars student who won't cut dreadlocks

Jan. 23, 2020 6:04 PM EST

MONT BELVIEU, Texas (AP) — A black Texas high school student won't be allowed to return to school or attend his graduation ceremony unless he cuts his dreadlocks, his family says. Deandre Arnold, a senior at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu in Southeast Texas, has had dreadlocks for years and says...

Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa (22) walks out of the crowd after a brawl during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kansas State in Lawrence, Kan., Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. Kansas defeated Kansas State 81-59. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Big 12 suspends 4 players from KU-KSU brawl 25 games total

Jan. 22, 2020 8:56 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Big 12 suspended four players from Kansas and Kansas State a combined 25 games Wednesday for their roles in a melee that spilled off the court and into a section of disabled seating in Allen Fieldhouse near the end of the third-ranked Jayhawks' win over the Wildcats. Kansas...

Fraternity suspension announced amid assault allegation

Jan. 22, 2020 4:49 PM EST

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State University has suspended a fraternity while a third-party report of an allegation of sexual assault is investigated. University police said Tuesday that an online submission said an unidentified person, reportedly a student, had alleged to a third party having been...

U.S. President Donald Trump and Ivanka Trump, right, arrive at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The 50th annual meeting of the forum is taking place in Davos from Jan. 21 until Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

The Latest: WTO chief says debate over trade rules will last

Jan. 22, 2020 1:31 PM EST

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 7:25 p.m. The head of the World Trade Organization says an ongoing debate over special exemptions granted to China and India because they are still considered developing countries “is not going...

St. Louis area teen charged with bringing pistol to school

Jan. 22, 2020 11:44 AM EST

NORMANDY, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis area teen has been charged with bringing a loaded 9 mm pistol to his high school. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 17-year-old Christian Fredrick is jailed on $75,000 cash bail on charges of unlawful use of a weapon and resisting arrest. Normandy school district...

Pentagon gives conditional OK to resume Saudi training in US

Jan. 21, 2020 5:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has given the Navy and other military services conditional approval to resume training of Saudi Arabian nationals in the U.S. Operational training, such as flying and other non-classroom work, for the approximately 850 Saudis at multiple U.S bases was suspended on Dec. 10....

Recent Kansas editorials

Jan. 21, 2020 9:10 AM EST

The Kansas City Star, Jan. 20 Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly should abandon her proposal to impose sales taxes on Netflix and other digital streaming services. Her misguided plan would hit Kansas consumers who buy books online, play games online, stream music, or subscribe to digital newspapers and magazines —...

Accreditation board: McMaster had undue influence on search

Jan. 19, 2020 2:50 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The group that awards accreditation the University of South Carolina has determined Gov. Henry McMaster had undue influence on last year's search for a new president. The determination by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools means the university will have to submit a...

Students reinstated amid hazing probe at Michigan school

Jan. 17, 2020 10:56 AM EST

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Three Detroit-area high school students who were suspended during an investigation of hazing by football players are back in class, a lawyer said. Paul Addis told the Detroit Free Press that a lawsuit against De La Salle Collegiate was settled. One student returned to school Monday...

Police: Suspended student stabs 2 classmates at Texas school

Jan. 16, 2020 11:38 AM EST

ABILENE, Texas (AP) — A recently suspended Texas high school student stabbed two of his classmates Thursday morning before fleeing campus, officials said. Police arrested the student about 30 minutes after the 8 a.m. attack at Abilene High School, police spokesman Rick Tomlin told KTXS-TV. Medics took...