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"I tried this scam myself weeks ago. When I approached the security guard at the entrance kiosk, I felt like I was hiding a ticking bomb in my briefcase."
One high school had a super gross incident involving a rainbow Pride flag, and students aren't happy with the administration's sh*tty response.
- The State
The school is named for a Greenville gas station owner who once sued Greenville County schools over unequal facilities for Black students.
A Toyota Mirai with a full tank of hydrogen managed to set a Guinness World Record with an 845-mile run.
This is where Corvairs go to die.
The video above captures what happened after a semi truck carrying a load of vehicles got itself high-centered on a railroad crossing Friday near Thackerville, Okla. An Amtrak train hits the incapacitated truck at speed in one of the most spectacular crashes we can recall, sending the truckload of vehicles flying and crumpling the car trailer. Worse, five people aboard the Amtrak were injured and were transported to a hospital, according to Love County firefighters, though the injuries were non-critical. In the video, you can see someone jumping up and down in a vain attempt to warn the train.
- Business Insider
A Florida school says vaccinated students must stay home for 30 days after each shot, citing a false claim that they'll infect others
School officials said that the quarantine mandate exists because they believe vaccinated students can infect unvaccinated students. That's false.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The 24-year-old was rushed to a hospital but did not survive.
- Washington Post
Miami school says vaccinated students must stay home for 30 days to protect others, citing discredited info
In April, a Miami private school made national headlines for barring teachers who got a coronavirus vaccine from interacting with students. Last week, the school made another startling declaration, but this time to the parents: If you vaccinate your child, they'll have to stay home for 30 days after each shot. The email from Centner Academy leadership, first reported by WSVN, repeated misleading and false claims that vaccinated people could pass on so-called harmful effects of the shot and have
Data: U.S. News; Chart: Jacque Schrag/Axios Chicago scored big with both high schools and grade schools in this year's rankings of the top 10 schools in the state, according to U.S. News & World Report. Why it matters: The Chicago Public School system is often maligned for its failures but also runs the best schools in the state. Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Context: Schools are ranked through a combination of state-required test results, graduation
- LA Times
On Monday, some parents kept their children home from school to protest the pending statewide student vaccination mandate.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
Some parents kept their kids home from school Monday to protest vaccine mandates. The lesson here: There's nothing constructive about harming schools or children's education.
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- Kansas City Star
He has called the mother of a transgender kid “a child abuser,” and social-emotional learning “drivel.”
- The 74
As the nation struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic, a double-edged educational crisis has emerged: a surge in high school dropout rates and a precipitous decline in community college enrollment. The details are all too plain — the nation’s public schools lost more than 1.1 million students last year, or 2 percent, versus an anticipated decline […]
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Israeli startup AIR on Tuesday unveiled its first "easy-to-operate" electric, vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that it aims to sell directly to consumers predominantly in the United States starting in 2024. AIR has been working with the U.S. Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) for two years and expects to obtain certification by the end of 2023 for the AIR ONE, a two-seater, 970 kg (2,138 lb) eVTOL, which will have a flight range of 110 miles (177 km), Chief Executive Rani Plaut told Reuters. Air taxi firm Joby Aviation has gone public via a merger with a blank-check company and Vertical Aerospace - which has pre-orders for up to 1,000 eVTOL aircraft with launch customers Avolon and American Airlines - is going public via a merger with Broadstone Acquisition Corp.
- Associated Press
Gonzaga carried a No. 1 ranking all last season before falling a win short of becoming college basketball’s first unbeaten national champion in 45 years. The Zags were the runaway top choice in The Associated Press Top 25 men’s college basketball preseason poll released Monday. Kansas, Villanova and Texas rounded out the top five, while reigning national champion Baylor checked in at No. 8.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
The latest news on Kentucky’s top recruiting targets and more basketball links from around the country, updated throughout the day.
- Business Insider
Amid a shortage in truck drivers, one high school is offering an elective class in truck driving to attract young talent to the industry.