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3 school staff members to be charged in the restraining death of California boy with autism

3 school staff members to be charged in the restraining death of California boy with autism

Three ex-employees of a shuttered Northern California alternative school each face an involuntary manslaughter charge after a 2018 incident in which an autistic student died after being restrained, a prosecutor says. Guiding Hands School Executive Director Cindy Keller, Principal Staranne Meyers and special education teacher Kimberly Wohlwend each face a charge of felony involuntary manslaughter,…MORE

Eight free ways to make someone’s day on World Kindness Day

Eight free ways to make someone’s day on World Kindness Day

Making other people feel good feels good, and, best of all, it requires little more than a generous heart. Kindness pays off in dividends: Studies show that people feel happier when they do something kind for another person, and both recipients and good deed-doers can reap the benefits. Open your heart this World Kindness Day…MORE

Former test administrator pleads guilty in college admissions scandal

Former test administrator pleads guilty in college admissions scandal

Igor Dvorskiy, a former Southern California test administrator accused of taking bribes in the college admissions scandal, has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit racketeering, according to the US Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts. Dvorskiy administered SAT and ACT tests at the West Hollywood Test Center in Los Angeles and accepted almost $150,000…MORE

3 fraternity deaths at 3 schools in a week draw renewed scrutiny on Greek life

3 fraternity deaths at 3 schools in a week draw renewed scrutiny on Greek life

A 19-year-old Washington State University student died at a fraternity house on Tuesday. A day earlier, a fraternity member at Arizona State University was found dead in his room, and a San Diego University student died Friday after attending a fraternity event. Three fraternity-related deaths in less than a week have brought renewed scrutiny on…MORE

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