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Trump tells intel chiefs to ‘go back to school’ after they break with him

On North Korea, President Donald Trump said that the historically isolated country’s relationship with the U.S. is the “best it has ever been.” | Alex Wong/Getty Images Foreign Policy The president reopened his feud with the intelligence [...]

What a medical school on a Rwandan hilltop can teach the United States

Training global health professionals to deliver high quality care anywhere, reflects the Rwandan government’s stated commitment to equity — including health equity — and to prevent another rupture like the one that spurred the country’s [...]

Kansas teen will high school, Harvard diplomas in same month

ULYSSES, Kan. (AP) – A 16-year-old Kansas boy will soon earn his high school diploma – and a few days later he’ll travel to Harvard to collect his bachelor’s degree. Ulysses High School senior Braxton Moral will attend both [...]

Florida school shooting voted top news story in AP survey

NEW YORK (AP) – The mass shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school – which killed 17 students and staff, and sparked nationwide student-led marches for gun control – was the top news story of 2018, according to The Associated [...]

ACLU condemns Nevada school policy for background checks

RENO, Nev. (AP) – Civil rights leaders are condemning a new school district policy requiring background checks for parents visiting their children’s Reno-area schools, warning the discriminatory practice could have a chilling effect [...]

Australian Students Stage School Strikes Over Climate Change Inaction

MELBOURNE, Australia — As wildfires raged across the country, a heat wave again threatened the Great Barrier Reef and a mining giant announced it would push ahead with a huge coal project, thousands of students across Australia quit [...]

Students could skip school to protest under board proposal

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) – High school students could skip classes to attend political protests under a proposal up for debate in a Maryland public school district. The Washington Post reports that Montgomery County’s school board is expected [...]

St. Michael’s, a Toronto All-Boys School, Is Rocked by Accusations of Sexual Assaults

“I was troubled by the media’s portrayal of Kavanaugh’s high school, an all-boys Catholic private school, where gross sexism was ingrained into the student body,” wrote Mr. Mather, 23. “It haunted me because Kavanaugh’s school [...]

Sioux Falls district works to improve school attendance

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Principal Ryan DeGraff made a point to be at the front doors of Terry Redlin Elementary when school started on a recent Wednesday. As four or five preschoolers with puffy jackets and colored beanies waddled their [...]

Italy Dispatch: Italy’s Tough Line on Immigrants Reaches a School Cafeteria

LODI, Italy — At the beginning of the school year, as most of the elementary students chatted over warm plates of pasta in the cafeteria, about a dozen immigrant children unwrapped sandwiches around three tables in a spare classroom [...]