School discipline

May 23, 2018 - 4:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The principal of a Philadelphia charter school says a staff member has been suspended after bringing a gun to the school. Principal Kareem Goodwin told parents in a letter Wednesday that police were called and the unnamed staffer was escorted from the Russell Byers Charter...
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White nationalist Matthew Heimbach is led away in handcuffs on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Louisville, Kentucky, after a judge ruled that he violated the probation he was serving for physically harassing a protester at a 2016 Donald Trump campaign rally. Heimbach was arrested in March on battery charges after a domestic incident in Paoli, Indiana. (AP Photo/Dylan Lovan)
May 15, 2018 - 6:18 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Led from a courtroom in handcuffs Tuesday, one of the nation's most recognizable white nationalists will have 38 days behind bars to ponder the dizzying demise of the group he led before his arrest exposed a bizarre sex scandal. Matthew Heimbach's jail sentence for a...
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, file photo, a Capitol Police officer guards his post, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The U.S. Capitol Police are among the seven winners of this year's Jefferson Muzzles, tongue-in-cheek awards bestowed annually by a free-speech group. The Charlottesville, Virginia-based Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression announced the "winners" on Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
May 06, 2018 - 11:30 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Texas principal accused of expelling a student who stayed seated during the Pledge of Allegiance and a Utah high school accused of censoring its student newspaper have been bestowed Jefferson Muzzles, tongue-in-cheek awards from a free-speech group. The Charlottesville,...
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In this May 2, 2018 photo director Roman Polanski appears at an international film festival, where he promoted his latest film, "Based on a True Story," in Krakow, Poland. Polanski was expelled this week from membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which organizers the Oscars, for unlawful sex with a minor 41 years ago. (AP Photo)
May 04, 2018 - 7:00 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Until Thursday, Roman Polanski had been a film academy member for over 40 years since pleading guilty to unlawful sex with a minor in 1977. In his 40 years as a fugitive the "Chinatown" and "Rosemary's Baby" filmmaker had been nominated for three additional Oscars, one for "Tess...
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In this combination photo, Bill Cosby speaks to an audience on the campus of University of the District of Columbia in Washington on May 16, 2006 , left, and director Roman Polanski appears at the photo call for the film, "Based On A True Story," at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France on May 27, 2017. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors has voted to expel Cosby and Polanski from its membership. The film academy said Thursday that its board of governors met Tuesday night and voted on their status in accordance with their Standards of Conduct. (AP Photo)
May 03, 2018 - 10:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organization that bestows the Academy Awards said Thursday that it has expelled two prominent members convicted of sexual offenses, Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski, from its membership. It's the first major decision since the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences...
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Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks during a news conference at the NCAA headquarters, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Indianapolis. The Commission on College Basketball led by Rice, released a detailed 60-page report Wednesday, seven months after the NCAA formed the group to respond to a federal corruption investigation that rocked college basketball. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
April 25, 2018 - 3:16 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Commission on College Basketball sharply directed the NCAA to take control of the sport, calling for sweeping reforms to separate pro and college tracks, permit players to return to school after going undrafted by the NBA and ban cheating coaches for life. The independent...
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April 24, 2018 - 4:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Black students are suspended from school, expelled and referred to law enforcement much more frequently than their white peers and the disparities are growing, according to a federal report released Tuesday. The report released by the Education Department is likely to add to an...
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This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse scandal, apologized during the interview which aired on Sunday, April 22, 2018. (CBS News/60 Minutes via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 10:50 am
LONDON (AP) — A Cambridge University academic says the suspended CEO of Cambridge Analytica, the election consultancy at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal, lied to British lawmakers investigating fake news. Academic Aleksandr Kogan's company, Global Science Research, developed a Facebook...
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April 23, 2018 - 10:18 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Eighteen Syracuse University students face disciplinary charges after videos emerged showing fraternity members using racial slurs and simulating a sexual assault of a disabled person. Department of Public Safety Chief Bobby Maldonado announced Sunday that investigators had...
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This Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo shows the Theta Tau fraternity house in Syracuse, N.Y. Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud announced the fraternity was suspended over videos with racist, sexist content. Syverud, described the video involving members of Theta Tau, a professional engineering fraternity, as racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic, sexist and hostile to people with disabilities. He said the videos were turned over to the school's Department of Public Safety for possible disciplinary or legal action. (Julie McMahon/The Syracuse Newspapers via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 8:13 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A fraternity suspended at Syracuse University over an offensive video says the activities were intended as a "satirical sketch." The university's Theta Tau chapter says on its website that the video shows a "roast" that depicts an uneducated, intolerant person. The chapter...
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