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Student who survived Parkland school shooting dies in suicide: report

By Robert Gearty

The suicide death over the weekend of a teen who survived the 2018 Parkland school shooting is being blamed on the horrible tragedy.

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She Was Given a Deadline, but Married on Her Own Terms

By TAMMY La GORCE

Melissa Mart knew she was going to marry Seth Visser. She just didn’t want one of her employers, a Roman Catholic school in Minnesota, to tell her when.

The New Zealand Attack Posed New Challenges for Journalists. Here Are the Decisions The Times Made.

By HANNA INGBER

The killing of 50 people in New Zealand last week seems to be the most extreme example of a mass shooter using the internet as part of his arsenal of destruction and hate. We look at how this affected our calculations around how to cover the attack.

New York Today: Why Were Only 7 Black Students Admitted to Stuyvesant?

By AZI PAYBARAH

Wednesday: Black and Hispanic students make up a majority of New York City’s public school system, but a minority of its top high schools.

Speed Cameras Will Surround Every New York City Public School

By VIVIAN WANG

The Legislature voted to expand the number of protected school zones by nearly five times. City officials said every school would be covered.

Preschool staffers suspended after allegedly forcing children to stand naked inside closet as punishment

By Amy Lieu

Preschool children were allegedly forced to strip naked and stand in a closet for five or 10 minutes as punishment last week in East St. Louis, Ill., prompting the suspensions, without pay, of a teacher and her assistant, reports said Tuesday.

Ocasio-Cortez blasts 'injustice' that prestigious New York City high school admitted few black students

By Gregg Re

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., charged on Tuesday that a selective New York public high school should have admitted more black applicants this year, saying their relatively low admit rate was an "injustice" and a "system failure" -- although an objective state-mandated test is used to determine admissions decisions, and low-income Asian students took most of the spots.

Ocasio-Cortez blasts 'injustice' that prestigious New York City high school admitted few black students

By Gregg Re

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., charged on Tuesday that a selective New York public high school should have admitted more black applicants this year, saying their relatively low admit rate was an "injustice" and a "system failure" -- although an objective state-mandated test is used to determine admissions decisions, and low-income Asian students took most of the spots.

β€˜Do You Pull the Parchment?’: Students Caught Up in College Admissions Scandal Now Face a Reckoning

By ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS and AMY HARMON

At the University of Southern California, those linked to the admissions fraud are blocked from registering for classes pending a review, one of many inquiries now underway.

New Zealand Mourns Victims of Mosque Attacks

Across the country, New Zealanders gathered in support of the nation’s Muslims and to remember the victims of the attacks in Christchurch.

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