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Students Across the World Are Protesting on Friday. Why?

What began as one student’s vigil calling for action on climate change has gone global, with school strikes planned in more than 100 countries on Friday. Here is a look at how the climate protests spread and how political leaders [...]

School system vows to help undocumented students, families

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – North Carolina’s largest school system is telling its undocumented students and their families that they will protect their rights in light of a recent surge in immigration arrests. The News & Observer of Raleigh [...]

India monitoring detention of students in US university case

NEW DELHI (AP) – India said it is closely monitoring the detention of several Indian students in the U.S. and has urged authorities there to not deport them against their will. Indian news reports say as many as 129 Indians were among [...]

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 [...]

Cameroon Students Have Been Released, Officials Say

DAKAR, Senegal — Dozens of students kidnapped from a boarding school in a restive region of Cameroon were freed late Tuesday after being held hostage for about two days, according to local and military officials. The circumstances [...]

Students given shirts promoting accused Republican lawmaker

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – School officials in a Tennessee county gave high school students T-shirts promoting a Republican state lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct during a recent field trip to the state Capitol. The Tennessean reports [...]

Mexican students massacred by army in 1968, by gangs today

MEXICO CITY (AP) – When soldiers massacred as many as 300 people at a student protest in Mexico City’s Tlatelolco plaza on Oct. 2, 1968, the killers wore uniforms. Today, students in Mexico say they are still under attack, but now from [...]

France Bans Smartphones in Schools Through 9th Grade. Will It Help Students?

PARIS — The eighth-grade girls already know what to expect from France’s new smartphone ban in all primary and middle schools because their school voluntarily instituted one last year. “Annoying,” was the assessment of Zoélinh [...]

The New Thing in Hong Kong’s Public Schools: White Students

HONG KONG — For generations, Hong Kong’s prestigious international schools exclusively educated the children of wealthy Western expatriates. Today, placement in those schools is increasingly competitive and enrollment fees can exceed [...]