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A North Carolina school district has equipped every school with an AR-15 rifle in an attempt to ward off mass shootings
The guns were added to the schools following the devastating school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that left 19 children and two adults dead.
- Tallahassee Democrat
A Florida A&M master's degree graduate posted an Instagram photo of herself without clothes on in front of the iconic Rattler statue.
- Idaho Statesman
The school board will consider the policy on Monday.
Meet a doctor with $895,000 in student debt whose balance has surged on an income-based repayment plan: 'It's just wildly out of control now'
Kathleen LaRose originally took out $200,000 in student loans to get her podiatric medicine degree, but interest has caused her debt load to spiral.
- Asheville Citizen-Times
Statistically, this country has a huge problem with sexual assault. Every 68 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted, including children.
- USA TODAY
Some North Carolina schools now have locked-up AR-15s for law enforcement. Gun safety experts are appalled.
A North Carolina sheriff says the guns will help law enforcement respond to possible acts of violence at the schools. Gun safety experts disagree.
- The Desert Sun
Katherine Silveira, a candidate for DSUSD school board, shares her views as a new school year is about to get underway
- CBS News Videos
With hundreds of thousands of public school teachers quitting earlier this year, many schools around the country are scrambling to ensure that someone will be there to educate students returning to the classroom soon. Elise Preston reports.
- The Telegraph
The start of the university year could be moved from September to January under Liz Truss's planned shake-up of the education system, The Telegraph can disclose.
Some North Carolina principals are worried they could lose pay in the upcoming school year instead of the raises they’re supposed to be receiving in the new state budget.
- The Hill
A group of retired military heavyweights has urged the Supreme Court to uphold affirmative action in higher education when the justices review a legal challenge to race-conscious admissions policies at the University of North Carolina (UNC) and Harvard University. The former officers argued in court papers that allowing colleges and service academies to consider race…
- State College Centre Daily Times
Districts are recommending eligible families sign up for subsidized lunches before school starts in late August. Here’s how to sign up.
- The Providence Journal
The state Education Department would not provide any details on the school in question, the number of students or how the credits were obtained.
- KCCI - Des Moines Videos
Johnston School District hosts Sundae in the Park
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Stephanie Peterson, a training and education specialist at the Texas School Safety Center, offers guidance for parents as students return to school.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The school year starts as Texas continues to reel from a mass shooting in May at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, where 19 students and two teachers were killed.
- The Columbus Dispatch
Congress allowed the U.S. Department of Agriculture to implement child nutrition waivers in March 2020, but that program expired June 30.
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Harwood said the county board of commissioners supports the move to beef up security and will provide funds for safes.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps, is a federal program managed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service. SNAP is the...