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Parkland students: 'We will not be silenced' on guns

Added: 23.02.2018 0:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

Survivors of last week’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., emerged from meetings with state lawmakers in Tallahassee, Fla., on Wednesday, vowing to continue their movement until U.S. lawmakers enact stricter gun laws.

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Texas schools threaten students who protest gun violence with suspension

Added: 23.02.2018 0:48 | 0 views | 0 comments

Students in Texas were told they would be suspended if they protest gun violence, on the same day a local 14-year-old was charged over a shooting threat. In a letter to parents, Curtis Rhodes, the Needville Independent School District’s superintendent, said it would “not allow a student demonstration during school hours for any type of protest or awareness”.

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How the internet's conspiracy theorists turned Parkland students into 'crisis actors'

Added: 23.02.2018 0:06 | 0 views | 0 comments

The speed with which these groundless claims spread point to a troubling digital ecosystem in the era of fake news.

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Betsy DeVos may make it easier for student loan borrowers in bankruptcy

Added: 22.02.2018 23:36 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Department of Education may make it easier for people filing for bankruptcy to get out of their student loans.

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2.9 Million People Watched CNN’s Town Hall on Gun Violence

Added: 22.02.2018 23:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

Proving quality journalism can also bring commercial success, CNN’s town hall devoted to the Parkland school shooting scored huge ratings for the cable news channel on Wednesday night. Per Nielsen, the Jake Tapper–hosted Stand Up: The Students of Stoneman Douglas Demand Action attracted 2.9 million viewers between 9 and 11 ...

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David Hogg's Mother Says Florida Students Too Busy to Grieve

Added: 22.02.2018 22:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

David Hogg's mother worries her son is going 1,000 MPH in his quest for gun control, but she also knows his time to act is NOW. Hogg's mother, Rebecca, tells us David hasn't stopped making the media rounds advocating for new gun legislation...


Senate committee rejects campus free speech proposal

Added: 22.02.2018 21:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota senators have shelved a bill that would have allowed students to sue public universities if they were blocked from protesting. The Argus Leader reports the Senate Education Committee voted 4-3 Thursday to reject the bill. The sponsors say they proposed the bill after seeing an editorial in the University ...]

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Hoefer Wysocki Completes $20M Design of Northland Innovation Center

Added: 22.02.2018 21:35 | 0 views | 0 comments

Hoefer Wysocki recently completed the design for the five-story, 95,000-square-foot Northland Innovation Center (NIC), an urban, vertical education campus designed to advance learning for students from kindergarten through post-secondary education.

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Florida school shooting survivors dread Parkland campus return

Added: 22.02.2018 21:33 | 1 views | 0 comments

The fire alarm, gunshots and piercing cries still ring loudly in many students’ minds.


President Trump Continues To Raise Ideas On How To Protect Against School Shootings

Added: 22.02.2018 21:15 | 0 views | 0 comments

The White House has held two days of listening sessions with students, parents, teachers, school administrators and state and local officials focused on firearms and school safety.

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