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Students look to love at New Zealand school hit by tragedy

Students look to love at New Zealand school hit by tragedyCHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Three students from Cashmere High School were at the Al Noor Mosque for Friday prayers when a gunman started shooting. When classes resume Monday, none will be there.



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College admissions scandal: Does attending an elite school mean you'll earn more money?

College admissions scandal: Does attending an elite school mean you'll earn more money?The college admissions scandal comes down to money. Graduating from elite schools translates into better jobs and higher salaries, most people think.



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The Latest: Nigeria calls off search at collapsed school

The Latest: Nigeria calls off search at collapsed schoolLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on Nigeria school building collapse (all times local):



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Religious school that India says it bombed looks undamaged and deserted

Religious school that India says it bombed looks undamaged and desertedA Reuters team saw the madrasa, or religious school, on Thursday from 100 meters away at the site of a crater where two Indian missiles struck. High-resolution satellite images reviewed by Reuters on Wednesday also showed that the madrasa, said to be run by militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad, appears to be still standing and virtually unchanged from an April 2018 satellite photo of the facility. Local residents told Reuters the school, near Jaba village and the town of Balakot in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, was no longer operational.



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School prays for strength after fourth-grader dies in Alabama tornado

School prays for strength after fourth-grader dies in Alabama tornadoParents and students gather at Lee-Scott Academy for prayer service for Taylor Thornton, 10, who was among the 23 people killed in tornado.



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Tennessee  school apologizes after assignment told students to pretend families own slaves

Tennessee  school apologizes after assignment told students to pretend families own slavesThe assignment given to middle school Williamson County students said: 'Your family owns slaves. Create a list of expectations.'



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Mom Allegedly Pulled Three Kids from School for Fake Appointment Before Shooting Them, Herself

Mom Allegedly Pulled Three Kids from School for Fake Appointment Before Shooting Them, HerselfThe mother who shot her three children in a wooded area in Kent County unexpectedly picked them up from school the day of their deaths, investigators say.



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US senator argues with school children about climate change policy

US senator argues with school children about climate change policyDemocratic senator Dianne Feinstein got into a heated exchange with primary-age school children over the Green New Deal, firmly stating that she will not support the renewable energy plan. A group of schoolchildren stopped by the California senator’s San Francisco office on Friday to call on her to support the scheme, spearheaded by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, that calls for net-zero greenhouse emissions and 100 per cent renewable energy in the US by 2030. In the video the California Democrat tells the children she could not support the Green New Deal because “there’s no way to pay for it”.



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Girl banned from wearing MAGA hat claims school is violating her First Amendment rights

Girl banned from wearing MAGA hat claims school is violating her First Amendment rightsA California high school student who was banned from wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat on campus is challenging her school district for impinging on her First Amendment rights. Maddie Mueller, who attends Clovis North High School in Fresno, is a member of Valley Patriots. The conservative activist group asked its affiliates to wear the well-known hat bearing Donald Trump’s campaign motto on Wednesday.



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Attorney for Covington Catholic High School student sues Washington Post for $250 million

Attorney for Covington Catholic High School student sues Washington Post for $  250 millionThe 22-page lawsuit claims the Washington Post ignored journalistic standards and bullied Nick Sandman for three days.



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