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  • In Colorado, 11.2 percent of borrowers default on student loans

    03/17/2018 8:16:50 AM PDT · by george76 · 15 replies
    Watchdog News ^ | Mar 15, 2018
    At Everest College in Everett, nearly 30 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education. The data includes students at schools receiving federal student aid who entered repayment on selected federal loans in 2014 and defaulted before the end of the second fiscal year. In Colorado, 82 institutions reported 100,449 students entered repayment on student loans. And 11,204 – or 11.2 percent – defaulted on those loans.
  • Louisiana student says math symbol looks like a gun, prompts police investigation

    02/26/2018 6:00:01 PM PST · by BBell · 20 replies ^ | 2/26/18 | Geoff Herbert
    A Louisiana student has been investigated by police after saying a math symbol looks like a gun.-snip-"The students were working together, and a student made a math symbol of a square root sign, which kind of looks like a pistol. And he was helping a weaker student, and the student says, 'Well, that looks like a pistol!' And he just made a comment [like] 'let's just get to work before I shoot you with a pistol," Doucet said. According to Doucet, the comment then spread throughout the school like gossip, and grew into a rumor that the student was planning...
  • Charlestown High School student now serving as Clark County Deputy Coroner

    02/25/2018 1:48:32 PM PST · by Bratch · 13 replies ^ | February 25, 2018 | Kate Springer
    CHARLESTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) -- The students at Charlestown High School have won a lot of awards and accolades over the years, but senior Alexis Taylor's latest accomplishment can't fit in a trophy case: She's Clark County, Indiana's newest deputy coroner and she's just 18 years old. "Anytime that we have an autopsy, I try to get there when I can. It all kind of depends on my school schedule," Taylor said. "I have to remember, no I'm still in high school. I still have a lot ahead of me." Looking to add to her senior year course load, Taylor started the school...
  • Student arrested with cell phone case that looked like gun

    02/21/2018 1:10:34 AM PST · by BBell · 16 replies ^ | 2/20/18 | David Harris
    A 15-year-old DeLand High School student was arrested Tuesday after he was caught with a cell phone case that looked like a gun, according to police. A student told school administrators that he saw with a pink backpack and what looked like a pink pistol in his pocket. The school was placed on lockdown and police started searching for the student. Officers found the student about 45 minutes and he was taken into custody.He told officers he ordered the cell phone case online for him and his girlfriend.
  • Reported Shooting Being Investigated at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland: BSO

    02/14/2018 11:58:11 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 535 replies
    NBC 6 ^ | 14 FEB 18 | staff
    Authorities are investigating a reported shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Wednesday. Officers responded to the school at 5901 Pine Island Road for the reported shooting, Broward Sheriff's Office officials said. There were reports of victims, BSO officials said. Coral Springs Police tweeted that that people should stay away from the school due to an active police scene. No other information was known.
  • Oklahoma teacher, 34, is fired after filing for a marriage license with her 16-year-old student

    12/18/2017 9:01:55 PM PST · by Parody · 31 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 16 Dec 2017 | Reporter
    An Oklahoma high school teacher and a 16-year-old student allegedly initiated proceedings to get married. Cassandra Renae White, 34, and the male high school sophomore filed for a marriage license in Cleveland County on December 13, KFOR reports. The news station further reports that the boy's father signed off on the marriage license. White was terminated by Davis High School the following day, Davis Public Schools said in a statement. Cassandra Renae White, 34, has been fired from Davis High School (pictured) after allegedly filing for a marriage license with a 16-year-old student Per KTEN, their policy on such matters...
  • Armed LGBT student Scout Schultz shot dead by Atlanta police

    09/17/2017 6:49:36 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 116 replies
    BBC News ^ | 18th September 2017 | BBC News
    Police in the US state of Georgia have shot and killed an LGBT student activist, leading to an independent investigation. Police encountered Scout Schultz at a campus in Atlanta after a call about "a person with a knife and a gun" late on Saturday, officials say. Footage has emerged apparently showing Schultz, 21, refusing to obey multiple police commands to drop a knife. Schultz's mother said police should not have used lethal force. In a video filmed by fellow students at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Schultz is heard saying "Shoot me!" while continuing to advance on the officers. One...
  • Teacher Arrested for Alleged Inappropriate Relations with Student

    09/12/2017 9:03:08 AM PDT · by mbarker12474 · 62 replies
    Would you Tap? [ ] Yes [ ] No Teacher Arrested for Alleged Inappropriate Relations with a Student August 31st, 2017 Chris Welty Jefferson Davis PRESS RELEASE: Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office made an arrest today, August 31, 2017, in reference to a complaint by Jefferson Davis school officials. On August 22, Deputies received a call from the school board, stating that a Jennings High school employee was alleged to have had an improper relationship with a student. An investigation was initiated.....
  • As Paperwork Goes Missing, Billions in Private Student Loan Debts May Be Wiped Away

    07/17/2017 4:46:53 PM PDT · by Libloather · 77 replies
    Tens of thousands of people who took out private loans to pay for college but have not been able to keep up payments may get their debts wiped away because critical paperwork is missing. The troubled loans, which total at least $5 billion, are at the center of a protracted legal dispute between the student borrowers and a group of creditors who have aggressively pursued them in court after they fell behind on payments. Judges have already dismissed dozens of lawsuits against former students, essentially wiping out their debt, because documents proving who owns the loans are missing. A review...
  • Chicago will force students to have post-high school plans

    07/04/2017 6:24:28 PM PDT · by BBell · 40 replies ^ | 7/4/17 | Ruth Brown and Carl Campanile July 4, 2017 | 4:25pm
    Thousands of students in the US soon won’t be able to graduate high school unless they can prove they’ve lined up a job or apprenticeship, enlisted in the military, been accepted to college or joined a “gap-year” program. The program, set to take take effect in Chicago in 2020, is supposed to get scholars in the city’s struggling school system planning for the future early, Mayor Rahm Emanuel told the Washington Post. “We are going to help kids have a plan, because they’re going to need it to succeed,” Emanuel said. “You cannot have kids think that 12th grade is...
  • UPDATE: Not guilty plea entered for Lexington school employee accused of raping former student

    06/20/2017 8:00:38 PM PDT · by Bratch · 36 replies ^ | June 20, 2017 | WDRB
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Lexington school employee accused of raping a former student under the age of 16 appeared before a judge on Monday. According to WKYT, a Lexington district judge entered a plea of not-guilty on behalf of Lindsey Banta Jarvis.  Jarvis appeared in court, accompanied by an adult male. That male was not identified. The arrest report indicates that Jarvis is married. To read WKYT's original story, CLICK HERE. Jarvis, a Fayette County school employee, is charged with two counts of third-degree rape in Fayette County. A Woodford County grand jury also handed down indictments against Jarvis. In Woodford...
  • TEA investigating over 150 improper student-teacher relationships in Texas this school year

    04/17/2017 9:21:48 AM PDT · by bgill · 25 replies
    MySA ^ | April 17, 2017 | Kelsey Bradshaw
    As lawmakers consider a myriad of bills to curb the epidemic of inappropriate student-teacher relationships, the Texas Education Agency has opened over 150 investigations into the issue this school year, according to data obtained by The agency has opened 159 cases so far in the 2016-17 school year, which began in August, said TEA spokeswoman DeEtta Culbertson in an email.
  • Taylor HS softball coach accused of improper relationship with student (TX)

    04/01/2017 8:21:34 AM PDT · by bgill · 11 replies
    CBS Austin ^ | March 31, 2017 | CBS Austin
    A coach for Taylor High School's varsity softball team is accused of having a sexual relationship with a student. Kendall Lucas, 25, is charged with improper relationship between educator and student, a second degree felony. Police say the female student was 17 years old at the time of the offense.
  • Pregnant cheerleading coach, 27, is accused of having sex with a male student, 15 (tr)

    03/31/2017 10:01:32 AM PDT · by bgill · 38 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | March 31, 2017 | Daily Mail
    A married middle-school English teacher and cheerleading coach is accused of having sex multiple times with an 15-year-old student and is now pregnant... Harper is now pregnant, but it's unclear from the affidavit whether the boy is the father of the child. 'She's about eight months pregnant, so if we go back in time it's around when that event took place, but she is married, we believe, still. So we're not sure what that leads to,'
  • American Medical Student Association Stands in Opposition Against the American Health Care Act

    03/17/2017 2:57:29 PM PDT · by greatdefender · 15 replies
    AMSA ^ | 3/16/2017 | Kelly Thibert
    The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) has a mission that is built upon our members’ commitment to advocate for the improvement of health care and health care delivery to all people. We believe that health care is a human right and as such, we will always advocate for the rights of our patients. AMSA supports a publicly and progressively financed, privately delivered federal single-payer system of high quality, affordable health care for all persons. In the absence of such of a single-payer system, we support a health care system which expands comprehensive coverage and access for all persons living in...
  • Milwaukee fifth grade teacher accused of having sexual contact with student

    03/06/2017 3:07:10 PM PST · by Az Joe · 43 replies
    WISN News ^ | 3-6-17
    MILWAUKEE —A fifth grade teacher who lives in Milwaukee is accused of having sexual contact with an 11-year-old boy. Katherine Gonzalez is charged with First Degree Child Sexual Assault. Prosecutors said Gonzalez and one of her fifth grade students at Atlas Preparatory Academy had been messaging on Snapchat. They eventually had contact in Gonzalez's car and at her home, according to a criminal complaint.
  • Poll: Half of College Students Believe Their Student Loans Will Be Forgiven

    02/27/2017 5:02:01 AM PST · by davikkm · 42 replies
    breitbart ^ | KATHERINE RODRIGUEZ
    Half of college students believe their student loans will be forgiven after graduation, according to a recent poll. LendEDU, “a private firm that connects students and their families with student loans and loan refinancing,” conducted a survey that found 49.8 percent of students believe the government would forgive their student loans after graduation, the New York Post reported. Despite what these students believe, there are actually a limited number of instances where the government can forgive student loans.
  • It's time to bring back Ideological exclusion

    01/02/2017 8:03:08 AM PST · by mainestategop · 3 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball
    Back from vacation for the holidays and New Years, I've been watching some videos by Pastor Mark Dice from California, he has been doing fake petitions in universities and in Oceanside Beach which is located north of San Diego. These petitions include banning guns and having registered gun owners put in prisons or concentration camps. Also there are petitions making post birth abortions legal, making incest legal, making Karl Marx a candidate for the Democratic party or mandatory euthanasia for the elderly. The majority of of the signers are young naive liberals and marxists of course and your typical California...
  • Biggest Snowflake Meltdowns on College Campuses in 2016

    12/31/2016 5:52:28 PM PST · by simpson96 · 29 replies
    Independent Journal Reivew ^ | 12/29/2016 | Antonia Okafor
    <p>2016 was the year of the college leftist going into a meltdown and hiding in their safe space.</p> <p>Republicans won the presidency, the House and the Senate in a political sweep that left both liberal professors and their students quivering. And because of that sweep, president-elect Donald Trump will be adding a conservative Supreme Court justice or two, or three.</p>
  • Orange Coast College Student Threatened With Expulsion After Recording Professor’s Anti-Trump Tirade COSTA MESA ( — A political discussion in a college class touched off a firestorm. A college professor went off on president-elect Donald Trump in her Orange Coast College class. There are now threats of expulsion and threats of legal action. CBS2’s Stacey Butler listened to the controversial rant. The human sexuality teacher — Olga Perez Stable Cox — called Trump’s election “an act of terrorism.” “Our nation is divided. We have been assaulted. It is an act of terrorism,” she told the students. .... “I felt censored and bullied if I did not agree with her opinions,” the...