Primary and secondary education

FILE - In this May 19, 2015, file photo, Troy Vincent, NFL executive vice president of football operations, speaks at the NFL's spring meetings in San Francisco. The NFL is launching a social justice platform, with an emphasis on education, economic development and community and police relations. Vincent emphasizes how much work has been done and continues to be done by the players. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
January 11, 2019 - 3:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is launching a social justice platform, with an emphasis on education, economic development and community and police relations. The platform is called Inspire Change and includes the funding of grass-roots organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014, file photo, Oneonta's Abby Blackwood, left, shoots over Charles Henderson's Maori Davenport in a girls' Class 4A state basketball semifinal, in Birmingham, Ala. Alabama high school officials are defending the season-long suspension of a top girls basketball player over money she received from USA Basketball. Charles Henderson High School senior and Rutgers signee Maori Davenport was ruled ineligible this season on Nov. 30 after receiving an $857.20 check from USA Basketball for "lost wages". She represented the organization in a tournament in Mexico City over the summer.(AP Photo/Hal Yeager, File)
January 08, 2019 - 3:15 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Suspended prep basketball player Maori Davenport addressed Alabama's Republican and Democratic caucuses Tuesday about her situation and several lawmakers have urged state high school officials to reinstate her. Davenport, a senior at Charles Henderson High School in Troy,...
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January 04, 2019 - 5:07 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An initial police report indicates a charter bus carrying elementary school-age football players from Tennessee was going too fast when it rolled off an Arkansas interstate last month and overturned, killing a 9-year-old and injuring at least 45 others. A recently released...
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December 03, 2018 - 7:12 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The school district of a northwest Arkansas high school that suspended its student newspaper after it published an article alleging improper transfers by football players said Monday that district administrators are "reviewing the issue." Springdale District spokesman Rick...
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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2018, file photo, Cameron Champ gestures as he watches his tee drive on the second hole during the third day of the Sanderson Farms Championship golf tournament in Jackson, Miss. Champ won the tournament and goes into the final PGA Tour event of the year as one of the top attractions at Sea Island. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
November 14, 2018 - 10:04 am
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Cameron Champ was a freshman in high school and a graduate of The First Tee program, missing only the means to travel the country to play junior golf tournaments with hopes of getting noticed outside Northern California. One phone call made a difference as big as some...
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FILE- In this Nov 7, 2016 file photo, U.S. Singer Madonna, right, and her son David Banda perform in support of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at Washington Square Park. The Queen of Pop is also a soccer mom and she's getting ever more involved in the beautiful game. Madonna has plans to open a soccer academy in Malawi, inspired by her adopted son David Banda who has ambitions to be a professional player and is at Portuguese club Benfica's youth academy. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP file)
August 16, 2018 - 9:30 pm
BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — The Queen of Pop is also a soccer mom, and she's getting ever more involved in the beautiful game. Madonna has plans to open a soccer academy in Malawi, a move inspired by her adopted son David Banda, who has ambitions to be a professional player and is at Portuguese club...
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FILE – In this Jan. 20, 2011, file photo, Andre Agassi, center, following the announcement he would be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame, speaks at the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy in Las Vegas. With the 2018 launch of a public school in Akron, Ohio, built in a partnership with the LeBron James Family Foundation and Akron City Schools, the NBA basketball star has joined a long list of celebrities who have sought to leave their mark on education centers in the U.S. and abroad. At left is Mark Stenning, chief executive of the International Tennis Hall of Fame; at right is Christopher E. Clouser, chairman of the hall. (Jessica Ebelhar/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)
July 31, 2018 - 7:58 pm
With the launch of a public school in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, LeBron James has joined a long list of celebrities who have sought to leave their mark on education centers. The NBA star, who recently left the Cleveland Cavaliers and signed with the Los Angeles Lakers, was on hand Monday to...
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LeBron James speaks at the opening ceremony for the I Promise School in Akron, Ohio, Monday, July 30, 2018. The I Promise School is supported by the The LeBron James Family Foundation and is run by the Akron Public Schools. (AP Photo/Phil Long)
July 31, 2018 - 2:28 am
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James wore a tailored, slim-fitting, gray designer suit and black-rimmed glasses. He wanted to make a strong impression on the first day of school. After all, it's his school. Hoping to inspire and provide support to kids facing the same problems he experienced during a...
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July 06, 2018 - 10:46 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman has pleaded guilty to falsely enrolling foreign teens sought by basketball recruiters and coaches in her small private school. WSOC-TV reports that Evelyn Mack faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to a felony charge of concealing...
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FILE - In this May 26, 2018 file photo, collectors exchange World Cup stickers for their albums at a trading event outside the Pacaembu stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Sticker book popularity has spread as the World Cup nears its opening in Russia on June 14, despite sticker prices nearly doubling in some countries, including Brazil. (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File)
June 11, 2018 - 3:52 am
SAO PAULO (AP) — Eighth-grade teacher Ari Mascarenhas could have picked high-tech gadgets or modern apps to help his students learn Portuguese, but he instead went old school with the World Cup sticker book. He's been a fan since 1986 — when he was 8 — and the attraction for the collectibles has...
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