High school

Philip Chism, 14, stands during his arraignment for the death of Danvers High School teacher Colleen Ritzer in Salem District Court in Salem, Mass., Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. Chism has been ordered held without bail. (AP Photo/Boston Herald, Patrick Whittemore)

Soft-spoken teen accused of killing teacher

DANVERS, Mass. (AP) — A well-liked teacher was found slain in woods behind this quiet Massachusetts town’s high school, and a 14-year-old boy who was found walking along a state highway overnight was charged with […]

10/23/2013

This undated photo provided by the Janes family, shows Westfield-Brocton high school football player Damon Janes. (AP Photo/Janes Family)

NY school team calls it quits after football death

BROCTON, N.Y. (AP) — It was a question with no right answer that tugged heavy at the hearts of Damon Janes’ teammates when the 16-year-old died after a hit in a high school football game: […]

09/26/2013

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Grammy Camp applications open for next sessions

SANTA MONICA (CNS) – High school students considering a career in music and administrators in charge of music programs have until Oct. 22 to apply for the 10th annual Grammy Camp next summer and the […]

09/24/2013

Actor Mark Wahlberg to star in next 'Transformers'

Mark Wahlberg no longer a high school dropout

  BOSTON (AP) — Mark Wahlberg is now a high school graduate — 25 years after dropping out of a Boston high school. The 42-year-old actor-producer finished his diploma requirements after taking classes online. He […]

09/18/2013

Laurie Garza talks on the phone as she waits for her daughter outside Spring High School Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, in Spring, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Teen dead, more hurt in Texas high school stabbing

SPRING, Texas (AP) — A fight inside a Houston-area high school escalated into a series of stabbings Wednesday that left a 17-year-old student dead and three others wounded, sheriff’s officials said. The stabbings happened during […]

09/04/2013

AP Graphic shows how high-school graduates tested for ACT College Readiness Benchmarks in English, Reading, Mathematics or Science

ACT: Only quarter of high school grads ready for all subjects

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just a quarter of this year’s high school graduates who took the ACT tests have the reading, math, English and science skills they need to succeed in college or a career, according […]

08/21/2013

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LinkedIn to open service to high school students

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — LinkedIn Corp. will soon open up its online professional networking service to high school students as part of an effort to help steer their collegiate careers. Effective Sept. 12, the new […]

08/19/2013

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97-year-old gets diploma 8 decades later

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — It took nearly eight decades, but Frederick Gray is finally a high school graduate. The Watertown Daily Times reports that the 97-year-old World War II veteran was presented Monday with a diploma […]

06/11/2013

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Study shows that even for drop-outs, college pays

(AP) – It sounds like the worst of all worlds — borrowing money for college, then dropping out and facing the debt without a degree. But a new study argues that the investment in even […]

06/10/2013

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100 high school doors glued shut in senior prank

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say two students at a Simi Valley high school glued shut more than 100 doors for their senior prank, a common departing gesture of graduates. The Los Angeles Times […]

06/06/2013

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