TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A fifth-grader who survived a school bus crash that killed a schoolmate and a teacher in New Jersey last month is urging state lawmakers to require seat belts with shoulder straps on buses.
Students, alumni, former staff members continue to question the sudden changes at the 80-plus year old Fels Institute.
Nora Nissenbaum is a 12-year-old who, like lots of kids her ages, likes playing sports and making slime. She's also become, with the help of her family, an activist for kindness and policy.
"To be so brazen as to fight, to just punch a staff member - enough is enough," said Cooper.
"Tamir is the whole package," his high school principal says.
Americans know what's at stake and are prepared to support bold action.
When our students' greatest concern isn't about an upcoming math test but about a potential massacre, when graduation ceremonies are marked not by letters of academic achievement but by the presentation of tactical gear, we all must reconsider our role in effecting change.
The School District of Lancaster called the handcuffs "a last resort" and said police used them to protect the student from harming himself or others.
The hardest thing about being a professor is not the grading, the emails, or the cell phones in class. It's being entrusted with the wellbeing of a roomful of complicated, unique strangers, and always feeling like there is something more you should be doing.
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) - A former Penn State University fraternity brother on Wednesday entered the first guilty plea in the death of a pledge who was fatally injured after a night of heavy drinking and hazing.
The new trauma kits bring lifesaving methods tested on battlefields in Afghanistan home to American classrooms.
Police were searching for the shooter of two men in the Fairhill section of Philadelphia Thursday evening.
West Norriton police arrested a 41-year-old Pottstown man for trying to lure a juvenile into a Walmart bathroom for sex.