Latest School discipline News

Ex-Georgetown coach gets 2 1/2 years in bribery scandal

Jul. 01, 2022 12:56 PM EDT

A former Georgetown University tennis coach who once coached former President Barack Obama's family was sentenced Friday to 2 1/2 years in prison for pocketing more than $3 million in bribes in exchange for helping wealthy parents cheat their kids' way into the school. The sentence...

Iowa State suspends men's hockey club over hazing

Jun. 23, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State University announced Thursday that its men's hockey club will be suspended from competition for the next academic year after an investigation found the club engaged in hazing, alcohol abuse and personal humiliation of new or rookie members. The club was...

Epic Charter School founders, ex-CFO facing criminal charges

Jun. 23, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The founders and former chief financial officer of Epic Charter Schools were arrested Thursday and are facing felony criminal charges alleging they diverted millions of taxpayer dollars in a complicated scheme that involved excessive management fees, state investigators said....

LGBTQ students would get new protections under Biden plan

Jun. 23, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

The rights of LGBTQ students would become enshrined in federal law and victims of campus sexual assault would gain new protections under rules proposed by the Biden administration on Thursday. The proposal, announced on the 50th anniversary of the Title IX women's rights law, is...

Board: No tuition increases at community, technical colleges

Jun. 20, 2022 04:27 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — Students attending Tennessee's public community colleges and applied technology colleges will not face a tuition or fee increase for the upcoming academic year, officials said. The Tennessee Board of Regents voted at a quarterly meeting Friday to keep tuition...

Campus sex assault rules fall short, prompting overhaul call

Jun. 16, 2022 14:25 PM EDT

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — What Karla Arango says started as a dorm-room sexual assault got even worse as word spread around campus. Her attacker’s fraternity brothers snubbed her, she says, whispering about her in the cafeteria, blocking her phone number and unfriending her on social media. Soon her...

Bishop punishes school over Black Lives Matter, Pride flags

Jun. 16, 2022 10:11 AM EDT

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The Diocese of Worcester has told a local middle school that it can no longer identify itself as a Catholic school because it disobeyed the bishop's order to take down its Black Lives Matter and Pride flags. The Boston Globe reports that Worcester Bishop...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Jun. 15, 2022 07:12 AM EDT

Palm Beach Post. June 12, 2022. Editorial: Better data from Florida essential for pandemic control It didn’t take an audit by the Florida Auditor General to confirm what many of us suspected all along: Florida’s COVID-19 pandemic data was, and most likely remains,...

Judge accepts plea deal for Indiana teacher who slapped teen

Jun. 09, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) — A judge on Thursday accepted a plea agreement calling for a suspended sentence for a retired northern Indiana teacher accused of grabbing a 15-year-old student and slapping him across the face. Former Jimtown High School sociology teacher Michael Hosinski...

Man gets 10 years for northern Indiana mall shooting

Jun. 07, 2022 17:18 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Tuesday for a deadly shooting that sent shoppers fleeing for safety inside a northern Indiana shopping mall. Dazhon Howard, 23, ’also was given a suspended 7.5-year sentence after pleading guilty to voluntary...