Education issues

In this undated photo provided by the San Juan County Sheriff's Office is William Atchison. A 21-year-old gunman who disguised himself as a student to get into a New Mexico high school where he killed two students had caught the attention of U.S. investigators more than a year ago, authorities said Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. Atchison, a former student at small-town Aztec High School, had legally purchased a handgun at a local store a month ago and planned the attack, authorities said. (San Juan County Sheriff's Office via AP)
December 08, 2017 - 6:23 pm
AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — A 21-year-old gunman who disguised himself as a student to get into a New Mexico high school where he killed two students had caught the attention of U.S. investigators more than a year ago, authorities said Friday. William Atchison, a former student at small-town Aztec High...
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Aztec High School is shown in Aztec, N.M., Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Students hid in their classrooms, some behind locked doors or in closets, as a gunman opened fire Thursday inside a New Mexico high school, (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
December 08, 2017 - 1:51 pm
AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a New Mexico high school (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Authorities say heroes helped save lives during a deadly shooting at a New Mexico high school. San Juan County Sheriff Ken Christesen told reporters Friday that a substitute teacher heard the...
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Police escort buses moving students and faculty from Aztec High School after a shooting Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Aztec, N.M. (Jon Austria /The Daily Times via AP)
December 07, 2017 - 5:17 pm
AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a New Mexico high school (all times local): 3:15 p.m. New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says several acts of bravery helped save lives during a deadly shooting at a small-town high school. Authorities say a student opened fire Thursday at Aztec High...
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Students are led out of Aztec High School after a shooting Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Aztec, N.M. The school is in the Four Corners region and is near the Navajo Nation. (Jon Austria /The Daily Times via AP)
December 07, 2017 - 2:58 pm
AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — A shooting at a New Mexico high school left two students and the suspect dead Thursday, authorities said as schools throughout the small town shut down for the day. Police did not release any details about the shooter but confirmed the other two people who were killed attended...
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December 06, 2017 - 12:56 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — University of Pittsburgh police say they are investigating the use of a stun gun to incapacitate a patient who escaped from an area hospital. WTAE-TV aired video that shows university police using a stun gun on a woman who escaped from UPMC Presbyterian hospital Monday night...
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Two people hug as they wait to be reunited with students on lockdown near Graham-Kapowsin High School, Frontier Middle School, and Nelson Elementary School, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, in Graham, Wash. Authorities said two students were shot near the high school Tuesday afternoon. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
December 05, 2017 - 8:05 pm
GRAHAM, Wash. (AP) — Washington state authorities say two male students have been shot near a high school in the small city of Graham near Tacoma. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday both victims were hospitalized and expected to survive, but that their conditions were not immediately...
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December 05, 2017 - 3:20 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the murder trial of three young men in the death of Tennessee high school student Zaevion Dobson (all times local): 2 p.m. A prosecutor at the murder trial of three young men say at least 34 shots were fired in a shooting that killed a Tennessee high school...
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December 05, 2017 - 1:00 pm
A Republican proposal would allow parents to put money they save for their children's college costs toward K-12 education in a measure hailed as a win by school choice supporters. The last-minute amendment to the Republicans' tax plan allows parents to use up to $10,000 each year from 529 education...
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Les Lilly, center, walks by a Douglas County, Colo., Sheriffs Department officer after Lilly spoke during a Douglas County School Board meeting Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in Castle Rock, Colo. A new anti-voucher majority on the board was set to eliminate a program enacted by an earlier conservative-dominated board to help public school students attend secular and religious schools with taxpayer-funded vouchers. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
December 04, 2017 - 10:01 pm
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — A new anti-voucher majority on a suburban Denver school district board voted Monday night to eliminate a program enacted by an earlier conservative-dominated board to help public school students attend secular and religious schools with taxpayer-funded vouchers. The...
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December 04, 2017 - 5:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The father of UCLA guard LiAngelo Ball says he plans to withdraw his son from school because of concerns related to the freshman's indefinite suspension for his admitted participation in a shoplifting incident during the Bruins' trip to China. The younger Ball, along with...
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