Charter School Backers Outspending Teachers In 2 Key Races

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – In the battle for the future of California’s schools, charter school advocates are far outpacing teachers unions in spending to support candidates for governor and state schools chief. Wealthy donors who support charter schools and education reform have poured more than $ 22 million into independent committees to support former Los(…)

Texas school shooting suspect Dimitrios Pagourtzis hid firearms under long coat – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Texas school shooting suspect Dimitrios Pagourtzis hid firearms under long coatUSA TODAYSANTA FE, Texas —The 17-year-old suspect in Friday's Texas high school mass shooting wore a long coat to get his firearms into the school without anyone noticing and sketched out plans for the grisly attack ahead of time in his journal and(…)

2 Dead, 43 Injured in ‘Horrific’ School Bus Collision in New Jersey: The Latest

Two people died and 43 were injured after a school bus traveling to a field trip collided with a dump truck on a New Jersey highway on Thursday. The collision between the school bus and dump truck caused multiple “fatalities,” the Morris County prosecutor’s office said in a statement. It is unclear how many people(…)

Kim Kardashian Continues High School Reunion at Cher Concert in Vegas

It’s been 20 years since Kim Kardashian graduated from Marymount High School and she’s still in full celebration mode. After she attended her first 20-year high school reunion in April, the reality TV star left Wyoming, where she was with husband Kanye West on Friday, May 4, and headed to Las Vegas with her former(…)

8-Year-Old Boy Slashes 3 Classmates With Kitchen Knife at Minnesota Elementary School

(SAUK RAPIDS, Minn.) — Authorities say an 8-year-old student took a kitchen knife to a central Minnesota elementary school and attacked three other children. Chief Perry Beise says the victims aged 8, 9 and 13 suffered “superficial wounds” requiring stitches in the attack before classes started Monday at Pleasantview Elementary in Sauk Rapids. No one(…)