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NYPD officers detain pro-Palestinian students and protesters who had set up an encampment on the campus of New York University to protest the Israel-Hamas war, in New York on April 22, 2024. (Alex Kent/AFP via Getty Images) (NEW YORK) — Protests calling for the divestment of college and university funds from Israeli military operations have […]

Getty Images – STOCK (GAINESVILLE, Fla.) — University of Florida students protested outside of the Board of Trustees meeting Friday over the university’s decision to eliminate all of its diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) positions. Student groups across campus joined together for an open letter denouncing the firings, particularly the firing of the university’s chief […]

Ableimages/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Elementary and middle school students have only made up some of the losses in math and reading they experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report finds. For the report, published Wednesday, a collaborative team at the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University and The Educational Opportunity Project […]

Douglas Sacha/Getty Images (BALTIMORE) — Four students were among five people shot at Baltimore’s Morgan State University Tuesday night, prompting a shelter-in-place order at the school, police said. The victims — four men and one woman, between 18 and 22 years old — all suffered non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said. The gunfire broke out “on campus within […]

Douglas Sacha/Getty Images (BALTIMORE) — Four students were among five people shot near Baltimore’s Morgan State University Tuesday night, prompting a shelter-in-place order at the school, police said. The victims — four men and one woman, between 18 and 22 years old — all suffered non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said. A suspect has not yet been […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — Students debated the fairness of a landmark Supreme Court decision on Thursday that sets new limits on race as a factor in admissions to public and private colleges and universities. The court held that the current race-conscious admissions policies in place at the University of North Carolina and Harvard University violate […]

Oliver Helbig/Getty Images (WATERLOO, Ontario) — Two students and a university professor have been stabbed during a class on gender issues, police said. The incident occurred at the University of Waterloo in Canada — located approximately 70 miles west of Toronto — when authorities from the Waterloo Regional Police Service were called at 3:35 p.m. […]

Stella/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Kimberly Dukes is up as early as 4 o’clock some mornings, driving around Atlanta in her Ford Expedition, knocking on families’ doors. The executive director of the local group Atlanta Thrive, better known as “Momma Dukes,” said she takes as much time as she can searching for chronically absent students […]

Stacy DeRoche Photography (LANSING, Mich.) — When thousands of Michigan State University students returned to campus on Monday for the first day of classes there following a deadly shooting, moms were there to help. The moms stood with signs offering free hugs for the students, many of whom had not returned to campus since Feb. […]

Stella/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Several Florida students say they plan to sue the state and Gov. Ron DeSantis over the state’s rejection of the Advanced Placement African American studies course in state schools. “If he does not negotiate with the College Board to allow AP African American studies to be taught in classrooms across […]