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Ryan Diviney, former WVU student, dies after 10 years in coma

CLOSE ASHBURN, Va. — It started out as one of the better days. Ken and Sue Diviney and their son, Ryan, were spending Labor Day weekend at their peaceful cabin in West Virginia. The family often retreated there to enjoy some fresh air. At 29 years old, Ryan depended on his parents to interpret his needs. In …

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2nd USA student in a week charged with terrorist threat

A second University of South Alabama student has been arrested this week on a charge of making a terrorist threat. Jack Christensen, 21, was arrested by campus police and charged with making a terrorist threat on Tuesday. Christensen is a Birmingham native and graduated from Oak Mountain High School in 2016. According to Bob Lowry, …

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Student Sues College After Being Told Not To Exercise His First Amendment Rights Without The School’s Permission

from the students-shouldn’t-be-seen-or-heard dept Another public university is getting sued over its unconstitutional speech policies. While schools can place some restrictions on students’ speech, they can’t just carve out blanket exceptions that allow them to treat the First Amendment as a privilege it might extend to students if they’ve filled out all the proper paperwork. …

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USA student arrested for making a terrorist threat – WKRG News 5

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WKRG) — Members of the Pensacola Fire Department participated in the 2019 Panama City Beach 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb on Saturday, Sept. 7, honoring and remembering the FDNY firefighters who died on Sept. 11, 2001.  Despite a heat index upwards of 104 degrees, PFD members donned full fire gear and air packs …

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Student survey reveals 95% of students feel mandatory online courses are a bad idea

A new survey from the Ontario Student Trustees’ Association (OSTA-AECO) revealed that 95 per cent of the 6087 students surveyed disapprove of the e-learning mandate introduced by the provincial government back in March. Beginning in 2020 all high school students in Ontario will be required to complete four e-learning courses to earn their high school …

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A Bored Student Hacked His School’s Systems. Will the Edtech Industry Pay Attention?

This week on the podcast we’re talking about cybersecurity at schools—and how secure, or in some cases how vulnerable, the tech systems in school systems are these days. We’re focusing on a pretty unusual story about Bill Demirkapi, who had a pretty odd hobby while he was in high school in Lexington, Massachusetts. While many …

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