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With accounts flush, budget talks come down to schools aid

Jun. 24, 2022 15:10 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — With a week to go until the state's budget deadline, Gov. Tom Wolf and leaders of the Republican-controlled Legislature are working through their remaining differences as they try to produce an agreement on a roughly $42 billion budget plan that they say will marshal...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Jun. 16, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

Rutland Herald. June 15, 2022. Editorial: Primary concerns In every election, there is a lot at stake. For our state, decisions have been made at the State House and in communities about how pandemic recovery dollars should be spent. Lots of meetings...

GOP hopefuls say guards, mental health keys to stop attacks

Jun. 02, 2022 22:57 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — There was little difference among Republican candidates for governor in a televised debate Thursday when it came to questions of protecting schoolchildren from mass shootings, reversing some of the nation's more liberal abortion-access laws and ensuring that parents, not...

Free pop up clinic returning to Charleston

May. 28, 2022 11:07 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A free health clinic is returning to Charleston next month after suspending operations for two years due to the coronavirus outbreak. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that West Virginia Health Right has partnered with Tennessee-based Remote Area Medical...

School counselors sound cry for help after Buffalo shooting

May. 23, 2022 11:07 AM EDT

Every school, it seems, has a moment that crystallizes the crisis facing America’s youth and the pressure it is putting on educators. For one middle school counselor in rural California, it came this year after a suicide prevention seminar, when 200 students emerged saying they...

USC settles case with men who say campus doctor abused them

Apr. 29, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenny Oshita was a first semester law student at the University of Southern California when a visit to a school doctor for a possible sexual disease turned into an invasive procedure that left him feeling violated. He was not alone. Scores of...

Arizona governor signs parental rights bill

Apr. 29, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday signed legislation that greatly expands the rights of parents to know anything their children tell a teacher or school counselor, the latest Republican effort to promote parental rights ahead of the 2022 election. The measure, which passed...

Bills expanding parental rights at schools head to Ducey

Apr. 25, 2022 20:23 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Legislation that greatly expands the rights of parents to know anything their children tell a teacher or school counselor and allows them to sue if information is withheld is headed to Republican Gov. Doug Ducey's desk. The parental rights bill sponsored by...

Ohio State settles more suits over sex abuse by team doctor

Apr. 15, 2022 12:53 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University will pay $2 million to settle more lawsuits brought by men who said they were sexually abused decades ago by now-deceased team doctor Richard Strauss, increasing the number of survivors who've reached settlement agreements to nearly 290. ...