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Rudy Giuliani questions why Trump ally Roger Stone keeps talking about getting indicted: ‘It seems like he wants attention’

Mueller, who’s probing possible collusion between Trump’s campaign and the Russian government, is looking into whether Stone had advanced knowledge of WikiLeaks’ pre-election releases of emails stolen from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s campaign. The U.S. intelligence community has unanimously concluded Russian hackers provided the emails to WikiLeaks ...

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DeVos’ School Safety Panel to Issue Recommendations on Arming Teachers, Weigh Gun Restrictions

Testimony is delivered before members of the Federal Commission on School Safety during a meeting in last month in Washington. Commission members are, from left: Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. —Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP-File August ...

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High Schools Ban ‘Dixie’ Tune Over Ties to Slavery

Opponents of a decision to quit playing the tune “Dixie” as the high school fight song pray before a city school board meeting in Arab, Ala., on Aug. 30. —Jay Reeves/AP Arab, Ala. The fight over Confederate symbolism has landed in an Alabama town where education leaders have banned the ...

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Report: More Idaho students are experiencing homelessness

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — The number of Idaho public school students experiencing homelessness has grown by 64 percent over seven years, according to a report by the Idaho Asset Building Network. The report states that 2.6 percent of Idaho’s public school students qualified as homeless last year, compared to 1.6 ...

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Texas education head sued on handling of charter school law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two teachers unions are suing the Texas Education Agency and its commissioner over the handling of a law that allows school districts to let charter school operators take over struggling public school campuses. Texas AFT and the Texas State Teachers Association filed the lawsuit Wednesday in ...

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Missouri governor calls special legislative session

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced Thursday that he is calling state lawmakers into special session next month to consider bills he vetoed on science education and expanding drug treatment courts. Parson said in a news release that the session would run during the week of ...

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Montana removes fee for high school dual enrollment program

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana high school students will be able to take dual enrollment courses for two college credits for free. The Billings Gazette reports Gov. Steve Bullock and Commissioner of Higher Education Clay Christian announced the decision Thursday, removing the $50.50 per college credit fee charged to high ...

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