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CEC snags Student Emmy nominations for 13th consecutive year

Photo by Charlie Neely entral Educational Center students were nominated for Southeast Student Production Awards for the 13th consecutive year. They were recognized by the Coweta County Board of Education at its Sept. 9 meeting. Students from the Central Educational Center have become one of the most-awarded schools at the Student Production Awards in the […]

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New bill targets student, teacher relationships

EDWARDSVILLE — Inappropriate and coercive teacher-student relationships would be outlawed under legislation introduced by state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville. The legislation targets a loophole revealed by reports of a former Granite City teacher’s sexual relationship with an 18-year-old student.   Stuart introduced House Bill 5809 in response to an incident in which a male former […]

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Biden’s student loan relief could cost $400 billion, Congressional Budget Office says

President Joe Biden’s student loan cancellation plan will cost an estimated $400 billion over 30 years, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Biden last month announced a plan to forgive $10,000 in federal student loans for borrowers who earn less than $125,000 a year, or have a household income of under $250,000 if filing jointly. […]

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UNC Charlotte apologizes for handcuffing student of Sikh faith after 911 knife call

CHARLOTTE — The University of North Carolina at Charlotte has apologized after a person who follows the Sikh religion was handcuffed for having a knife in the student union, university officials said. According to a message sent to the UNC Charlotte community Friday, campus police responded to a 911 call regarding someone with a knife […]

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From skies to blocks: How an aerospace student became a Web3 entrepreneur

A popular adage says that the path to success is not a straight line. Sometimes, it leads to various detours along the way, like learning about developing aircraft, being a writer, keeping an eye on Bitcoin (BTC) and exploring the blockchain space.  In a Cointelegraph interview, Ahmet Usta shared his journey from being fascinated by […]

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Family demands Boston Public Schools hire more bus drivers after student in wheelchair is nearly stranded

BOSTON, MA (CBS) – A Roslindale family with a special needs child is demanding Boston Public Schools hire more bus drivers after their daughter was nearly stranded at dismissal. “The anxiety of not knowing how you’re going to get your child home,” said Jessie Elliott.  That’s what happened to three-year-old JoJo Elliott, a special needs […]

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Harry Potter’s Most Iconic Relationship Doomed a Hogwarts Student

The fun aspect of the Harry Potter franchise has been how audiences have seen teenagers grow and interact in a world where magic exists. And, of course, their growth would be different from the average human’s because of their abilities. But it’s surprisingly endearing and fun to see that when it comes to relationships, things […]

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Canada

Ontario school holding audit after Indigenous kindergarten student given worksheet depicting stereotypes | CBC News

Warning: This story contains the image in question. A Niagara-area school is auditing the materials of a teacher who’s facing undisclosed “disciplinary action” after a student was sent home with a worksheet depicting two cartoon characters in stereotypical Indigenous clothing, including feathered headbands.  Tracee Smith, who lives in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., was shocked when her four-year-old son Ekkian Christmas came home from junior kindergarten with the worksheet entitled […]

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Linden community in mourning after student Xavier McClain dies after being injured in football game

LINDEN, N.J. — A New Jersey community is mourning the death of a promising student-athlete. The football player was severely injured during a game two weeks ago and passed away on Wednesday night. CBS2’s Alecia Reid spoke with the teen’s parents on Thursday as they try to come to grips with their tragic loss. “My […]

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The war in Ukraine finally feels real for Russians, says student | CBC Radio

For many Russians, the war that’s been playing out on their TV sets is now hitting home. Russia invaded Ukraine in February, and has been waging a war in the country ever since. But the Russian government calls that war a “special military operation,” and has downplayed its severity at home.  One Moscow sociologist, who spoke […]