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Ex-UCLA gynecologist found guilty in LA sex abuse case

Oct. 20, 2022 21:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former gynecologist at the University of California, Los Angeles was found guilty Thursday of five counts of sexually abusing female patients, in a criminal case that came after the university system made nearly $700 million in lawsuit payouts. The Los Angeles...

Indiana teacher with 'kill list' charged with intimidation

Oct. 14, 2022 18:49 PM EDT

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — A fifth-grade teacher at a school in northwestern Indiana was charged with felony intimidation Friday after allegedly telling a student she had a “kill list” of students and staff, authorities said. Angelica Carrasquillo, 25, of Griffith communicated...

Nursing schools form coalition to attract students in MN

Oct. 05, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nursing schools in Minnesota are joining forces to recruit more students in order to address a staffing shortage in hospitals and clinics that is only predicted to get worse. The University of Minnesota and Minnesota State have formed the Coalition for Nursing...

Oklahoma governor urges action on anti-transgender medicine

Oct. 04, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill Tuesday targeting medical treatments for transgender youth and called on the GOP-controlled Legislature to impose a statewide ban when it returns in February. The bill signed by the first-term Republican, who is up for...

Police: 2 students, 4 school workers shot in Oakland attack

Sep. 29, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Two adult students and four school workers were shot and wounded at an Oakland school campus in a gang-related attack that officials said Thursday was perpetrated by at least two shooters who fired more than 30 rounds. Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong...

WVa programs receiving $7.9M in federal funding awards

Sep. 29, 2022 04:05 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $7.9 million for seven West Virginia programs to address homelessness, health care services and medical research. The awards include $5.8 million to West Virginia Department of Health and Human...

Education takes an unusual back seat in Georgia election

Sep. 22, 2022 14:28 PM EDT

LILBURN, Ga. (AP) — Like schools nationwide, those in Georgia face some big decisions in coming years. But polls show K-12 education trailing among voter concerns this year, and candidates are spending more time talking about inflation, the economy, abortion and guns. ...

Social media posts spark calls to investigate Tenn.'s VUMC

Sep. 21, 2022 16:05 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has called for an investigation into a pediatric transgender health clinic after videos surfaced on social media of a doctor touting that gender-affirming procedures are “huge money makers” for hospitals and a staffer saying anyone with a...

After pay raise led Kemp's 2018 bid, he offers new K-12 plan

Sep. 12, 2022 18:55 PM EDT

STATHAM, Ga. (AP) — Republican Gov. Brian Kemp said Monday that he wants Georgia to provide grants to school districts to help students catch up on what they might have missed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, expand the number of school counselors, encourage teacher aides to become full-fledged...