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 National Briefing | South: Florida: Hazing Case Ends With Convictions of Last Defendants
The last three defendants were convicted of manslaughter and hazing in the death of a Florida A&M drum major, ending a three-year-old case.






 A Contest in the Bronx Helps Young Scientists Explore
Bronx SciFest, a competition created by Lehman College three years ago, gives students who might not otherwise get to a chance to pursue serious research.






 National Briefing | South: Florida: Fraternity Expels 3 After Abuse of Veterans
A University of Florida fraternity expelled three of its members Friday after allegations that they hurled insults and spat at a group of disabled military veterans at a Panama City resort.






 Bill Clinton Ends Role With Chain of For-Profit Colleges
The former president left his position as honorary chancellor for Laureate International Universities, part of a for-profit college industry that has drawn criticism over its students? debt loads.






 Beverly Hills to boot non-district K-8 pupils
After more than four hours of emotional and sometimes contentious debate, the Beverly Hills Unified School District approved a controversial proposal Tuesday to boot out more than 400 out-of-district students.

 ?At hope? kids better than ?at risk??

Sen. Rosa Franklin, D-Tacoma, is sponsoring a bill this session that would replace references to low-income children such as "disadvantaged," and "at-risk" with a more-positive term, "at hope." Decades ago, poor children became known as "disadvantaged." Then they were "at-risk." Now, a Washington lawmaker wants to replace those euphemisms with a new one: "at hope."


 Hawaii legislators seek to lengthen school year
Stuck with the nation's shortest school year, Hawaii lawmakers will consider proposals for longer and more school days when this year's legislative session opens Wednesday.

 Loophole frees mentally ill youth offenders

In this undated file photo provided by Jan Henry, her husband Todd Henry is shown playing a guitar in Tyler, Texas. Todd Henry, a special education teacher, was fatally stabbed by a student at the school.Recent slaying cases highlight the complexities of a 1997 law meant to keep mentally ill juveniles from being held in detention centers where they can't get proper treatment.


 Railway rules thwart student adverts
Student posters calling MPs who broke their 2010 tuition fee promise "liars" have been removed from railway stations in England.

 Exam board investigates question leak
A UK exam board says some overseas students taking an IGCSE exam last week knew in advance what questions they would face.

 Drugs seized from hundreds of pupils
Hundreds of schoolchildren, among them a pupil of only eight, have been caught with drugs on school premises, new figures reveal.

 Labour: unqualified teachers must go
Labour would fire unqualified teachers if they are not working towards qualification by 2020, shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt says.