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'A gut punch': How the college admissions scandal hurt families with disabled students

'A gut punch': How the college admissions scandal hurt families with disabled studentsParents fear the scandal could jeopardize what is already a stressful process for students with legitimate need to get disability accommodations.



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Students target colleges in lawsuit over bribery scheme

Students target colleges in lawsuit over bribery schemeSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In one of the first lawsuits to come out of the college bribery scandal, several students are suing Yale, Georgetown, Stanford and other schools involved in the case, saying they and others were denied a fair shot at admission.



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College admissions scandal: Stanford students file civil lawsuit amid 'bribing scheme' controversy

College admissions scandal: Stanford students file civil lawsuit amid 'bribing scheme' controversyTwo Stanford students have filed a civil lawsuit alleging they were denied a fair opportunity to be admitted to Yale and the University of Southern California – amid the ongoing college admissions scandal in which 50 people are accused of participating in what authorities have described as a large-scale bribery scheme. Lawsuits began emerging on Wednesday, a day after federal prosecutors said a California company made about $ 25m from parents seeking spots for their children in top schools including Georgetown University, Stanford University, the University of Southern California and Yale University.



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2 Stanford students file first class-action suit in largest college admissions scam

2 Stanford students file first class-action suit in largest college admissions scamUCLA, USC, Yale University and other colleges were sued by two Stanford University students seeking class status over the admissions-bribery scandal.



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New York Judge Rules Unvaccinated Students Can't Go Back to Class

New York Judge Rules Unvaccinated Students Can't Go Back to ClassThe parents of 44 unvaccinated students in a New York suburb sued



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College admissions bribery scandal: My students know this is how things work in America

College admissions bribery scandal: My students know this is how things work in AmericaMy first-generation students have many challenges. I wasn’t sure I should tell them about the criminal folly of the super-rich. But they already know.



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Parents of bullied CPS students seek to make changes in schools

Parents of bullied CPS students seek to make changes in schoolsParents of Chicago Public Schools students who have been bullied gathered Saturday to find a way to keep their kids in school.



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Headteacher reads students bedtime stories on Facebook Live

Headteacher reads students bedtime stories on Facebook LiveA Texas headteacher who wants her students to continue learning after school ends has started reading bedtime stories to them on a Facebook livestream. Dr Belinda George, 42, films herself reading a children’s book in her living room in her pyjamas every Tuesday evening, which anyone can watch on Homer Drive Elementary School’s Facebook page. “I don’t know if they are read to or not at home,” said Dr George.



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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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Was the media biased against the Covington students?

Was the media biased against the Covington students?Conservatives accuse media organizations of trafficking in stereotypes that Trump supporters are bigots. Two recent incidents have strengthened conservatives’ belief that liberal journalists are implacably opposed to Donald Trump and his supporters: the 18 January encounter between a group of Kentucky students and a Native American activist on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, and the claims by Jussie Smollett that he had been attacked by hoodlums shouting racist and anti-gay slurs.



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