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  • Atlanta school officials sentenced up to 7 years for test cheating

    Atlanta school officials sentenced up to 7 years for test cheating
    ll but one of 10 former Atlanta public school educators convicted in a widespread conspiracy to inflate student scores on standardized tests were sentenced to jail time Tuesday, and the judge called the cheating scandal "the sickest thing that's ever...
  • North Texas students petition for a speaker other than Texas Gov. Abbott

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will speak at the University of North Texas graduation next month even though some students promise to boycott their own commencement ceremony if he gives the keynote address. More than 2,000 students have signed an online petition...
  • 11 former Atlanta educators convicted in cheating scandal

    In one of the biggest cheating scandals of its kind in the U.S., 11 former Atlanta public school educators were convicted Wednesday of racketeering for their role in a scheme to inflate students' scores on standardized exams. The defendants, including...
  • Fred Armisen to host revamped Peabody Awards

    Fred Armisen to host revamped Peabody Awards
    At age 74, the Peabody Awards are getting a facelift via innovations to boost their profile, including host Fred Armisen and a red-carpet televised ceremony on May 31. "Armisen is not just a comedian but an inspired citizen whose singular take on life...
  • Former Atlanta educators jailed in test cheating scandal

    A group of former Atlanta educators convicted in a test cheating scandal were locked up in jail Thursday as they await sentences that could send them to prison for years. In one of the nation's largest cheating scandals of its kind, the 11 defendants...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Iran nuclear talks stumble after missing deadline, heading for double overtime With even a vague outline of an Iran nuclear deal eluding their grasp, negotiators headed for double overtime Wednesday night in a marathon attempt to find common ground for a...
  • Bianchi: Nick Saban, Alabama, SEC owe apology to all domestic violence victims

    Bianchi: Nick Saban, Alabama, SEC owe apology to all domestic violence victims
    Too late, Nick Saban and all of his sycophant administrators at the University of Alabama. You can't save face by kicking a football player off your team who should have never been allowed onto your team in the first place. The iconic Saban,...
  • Raising kids in the world of texting, tweeting and tagging

    Raising kids in the world of texting, tweeting and tagging
    Meredith Long’s twin daughters were 11 years old when they started to use Snapchat, then moved on to Kik Messenger and ooVoo. When they turned 12 and got their first cellphones in December, they expanded to Instagram. “It’s fun stuff,...
  • Saban dismisses Taylor from team after arrest

    Alabama coach Nick Saban has dismissed Jonathan Taylor from the team following the second domestic violence arrest of the defensive lineman's college career. Saban announced the decision on Sunday, a day after Tuscaloosa police arrested Taylor when a...
  • Narcissistic kid? Blame the parents, study says

    Narcissistic kid? Blame the parents, study says
    Parents who believe their kids are better, more special, and deserve more than other kids can pass that point of view on to their children, creating young narcissists who feel superior to others, and entitled to privileges, according to a new study....
  • Study: When kids are narcissists, parents are to blame

     Study: When kids are narcissists, parents are to blame
    If you don’t want to raise a narcissistic brat, consider taking a hard look at your parenting style. A new study found that parents who believe their kids are better, more special and deserve more than other kids can pass that point of view on...