Ducey OKs $18B budget upping school, infrastructure spending

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday signed into law his eighth and final state budget, an $18 billion spending plan that uses a record surplus to invest in education and...

After year of violence, US schools try to tame tensions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The first week of school was supposed to mark a triumphant return to classrooms at San Francisco’s Everett Middle School after more than a year of distance learning.But as...

How teachers in America want you to support them

Teaching has become one of the most draining jobs in America. So we asked Axios Finish Line readers who are teachers how we can help them.Why it matters: Teachers' stress and burnout is on the...

Uvalde Police Chief Put On Administrative Leave "Effective Immediately"

Uvalde Police Chief Put On Administrative Leave "Effective Immediately" Uvalde police chief Pete Arredondo was put on administrative leave Wednesday - just one day after the the...

Uvalde schools police chief put on administrative leave

Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District police chief Pete Arredondo has been placed on administrative leave effective immediately, said Dr. Hal Harrell, superintendent of Uvalde CISD.The...

Unlocked doors were 'first line of defense' at Uvalde school

The Uvalde massacre began after the 18-year-old gunman entered the school through a door that could only be locked from the outside then got inside a classroom that had a busted lock, experts...

Texas public safety official: Police response to Uvalde shooting was an 'abject failure'

Texas' Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw on Tuesday described the police response to last month's shooting at Robb Elementary School as "an abject failure" that unfolded at odds...

Police could have stopped Uvalde shooter shortly after he entered school: official

Law enforcement's response to the Uvalde elementary school mass shooting was "an abject failure and antithetical to everything we’ve learned over the last two decades since the Columbine...

Uvalde police had rifles, shields inside school an hour before gunman was shot, surveillance video shows

Four weeks after a gunman murdered 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, "public understanding of the response to the tragedy has been marred by refusals by...

Officers at Uvalde had rifles, ballistic shield

Despite making it inside the school nine minutes after gunman Salvador Ramos, the armed officers waited another 58 minutes to bust into the adjoining classrooms where the shooter was hiding.

Chicago-based Elevate K-12, which helps school districts alleviate teacher shortages by virtually connecting...

Elevate K-12 Raises $40M for Virtual Teaching Platform As the country has dealt with teacher shortages brought by unsafe work conditions due to the pandemic and burnout, among other reasons,...

Texas cops waited 77 minutes to attempt entering Uvalde classrooms under attack: report

Footage shows cops at the Uvalde, Texas school massacre waited 77 minutes before even trying to open the doors to two classrooms where the shooter killed 19 children and two teachers last month.

Uvalde police never tried to open doors to classrooms where shooter was inside, Express-News reports

A source told the San Antonio Express-News that police may have assumed the doors were locked, according to a new report.

Uvalde police never tried to open doors to classrooms where shooter was inside, Express-News reports

A source told the San Antonio Express-News that police may have assumed the doors were locked, according to a new report.

Source: Police never tried to open door to classrooms where Uvalde gunman had kids trapped

Surveillance footage shows police never tried to open the door to the classrooms at Robb...

Kudlow: Americans are pessimistic amid high inflation

In his first interview in a very long time, our president, Joe Biden, launched quite a few whoppers while talking to the Associated Press. I think my favorite one is his claim that the idea that...

Trojan Horse: Fake Conservatives Show Support For Red Flag Gun Laws

Trojan Horse: Fake Conservatives Show Support For Red Flag Gun Laws A handful of Republican senators have recently come out in favor of bipartisan gun control legislation that would...

Iran arrests suspect allegedly plotting with French spy ring

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian authorities have arrested a person accused of having a link to two French citizens being held on espionage charges, state television reported Thursday.The report said...

Despite push, states slow to make Juneteenth a paid holiday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Recognition of Juneteenth, the effective end of slavery in the U.S., gained traction after the police killing of George Floyd in 2020. But after an initial burst of action,...

An ACT UP veteran on the power of anger in protest

ACT UP protesting President George H.W. Bush’s AIDS policy in 1991 in Kennebunkport, Maine. | Photo by Dirck Halstead/Getty Images The group, founded to draw attention to the AIDS crisis,...

The scandal embroiling Washington’s most venerable think tank, explained

John R. Allen, President, The Brookings Institution seen speaking during the event titled The forgotten Americans: An economic agenda for a divided nation at the Brookings Institution in...

Ohio gun laws: Gov. Mike DeWine signs armed teacher training bill

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed a bill to lower the minimum number of training hours for teachers who carry guns in their classrooms.

Uvalde Police Chief Defends Response To Robb Elementary Massacre In First In-depth Interview

Uvalde Police Chief Defends Response To Robb Elementary Massacre In First In-depth Interview Authored by Katabella Roberts via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), Police Chief Pete...

We’re expected to be human shields”: Teachers are unprotected

After a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, teachers for gun control legislation marched to Sen. Ted Cruz’s office. | Getty Images After another school shooting,...

A Call To Arms: Teachers In Conservative States Are Volunteering To Carry Guns

A Call To Arms: Teachers In Conservative States Are Volunteering To Carry Guns Authored by Darlene MCormick Sanchez (emphasis ours), Crosses and flowers laid out in the public square...

Uvalde schools police chief says he did not consider himself incident commander

By Kanishka Singh - Uvalde schools police chief Pete Arredondo said he never considered himself the incident commander of the scene of last month's school shooting in Texas that killed 19...

Disney’s Abrupt Firing of Peter Rice Is Just the Latest Drama the Stock Doesn’t Need

Dana Walden will succeed Peter Rice as chairman of general entertainment content. Rice joined Disney (ticker: DIS) in 2019 as part of the 21st Century Fox acquisition. The media giant said...

Uvalde schools police chief breaks silence on shooting response after fierce criticism

The chief of the Uvalde school district police department in an interview with the Texas Tribune on Thursday defended the delay in officers confronting the gunman in last month's shooting that...

Police waiting to confront Texas school gunman knew of wounded inside -NYT

- Law enforcement officers in Uvalde, Texas, waited over an hour to storm into the two elementary school classrooms where a gunman was holed up, even though on-scene supervisors knew that some...

Aware of Injuries Inside, Uvalde Police Waited to Confront Gunman

More than a dozen students remained alive for over an hour before officers entered their classrooms. The commander feared a risk to officers’ lives, new documents show.

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