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20 French, British schools evacuated over bomb threats

Paris - Six prestigious schools in central Paris and 14 schools in Britain were evacuated on Tuesday following hoax bomb threats.The Paris schools received practically identical calls between 10:20am (0920 GMT) and 11:20am, French police said.

Canada school shooter indicted over deadly attack

Ottawa - A high-school student was formally accused Monday over the murder of two teenage brothers and two teachers in a remote Indian community in Canada plagued by poverty and boredom and a growing loss of cultural identity.

Teenage Canada shooting suspect charged with murder

Montr - A 17-year-old male student has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder following a shooting spree that left two brothers and two teachers dead in western Canada, authorities said Saturday.

Four dead in Canada school shooting: police

Ottawa - Four people were killed when a gunman stormed a high school in a remote western Canadian town, police said, revising down an earlier death toll.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had said five people were killed and two were critically injured.

School caves to ACLU, will no longer say 'God bless America'

Haddon Heights - For more than 10 years, students at Glenview Elementary School started their day by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and then concluded it by saying God bless America.

U.S. school district shut after threats over Arabic homework

Washington - The homework assignment at a US high school asked students to reproduce a sample of classical Arabic handwriting, to help broaden their appreciation of its "artistry.

Pakistan vows revenge one year after Taliban school massacre

Peshawar - Pakistan's leader, speaking beneath portraits of children killed by Taliban bullets, called Wednesday for vengeance as the country marked the first anniversary of a school massacre that killed 151 people in its worst-ever extremist attack.

Racist school attack in Sweden claims third victim

Stockholm - A third victim has died six weeks after a racially motivated attack at a school in western Sweden, police said Friday.

'No forgiveness' as Pakistan hangs men behind school massacre

Peshawar - Pakistan Wednesday hanged four men linked to the Taliban's massacre of more than 130 schoolchildren, with parents of victims saying they deserved "no forgiveness" as the attack anniversary approached.

Four Pakistan school massacre militants hanged: officials

Peshawar - Pakistan on Wednesday hanged four militants linked to a Taliban massacre at a school in the city of Peshawar, the first time it has executed anyone convicted in the attack, in which more than 150 people were killed.

Thieves steal car with kid inside, brings him to school

Norfolk - Last week two men got into a car to steal it, but they realized their was a young child inside. The car thieves decided to bring the kid to school and then continue with their getaway.

This UK school starts in the afternoon for its tired teenagers

Hampton - A school in the U.K. has started classes for teenagers at 1.30 p.m. because this fits better with the body clock of young people. The start-times have been running for a year, with success.

Swedish school reopens after deadly racist attack

Stockholm - Several hundred students returned to class under heightened security Monday after a racially motivated attack claimed the lives of two people at their school in southwestern Sweden 11 days ago.

Swedish sword killer 'was Hitler fan, targeted immigrants'

Trollh - The 21-year-old sword-wielding attacker who killed a teacher and a teenager at a Swedish school admired Hitler and had far-right sympathies, media reports revealed Friday as police confirmed his motivation was racist.

Sweden sword attack was 'racist', say police

Trollh - A sword-wielding masked man who killed two people at a Swedish school with many immigrant pupils was motivated by racism, police said Friday, as hostility towards refugees mounts across Europe.

Students witness scenes of horror in Swedish sword attack

Trollh - Children in the Swedish town of Trollhattan witnessed scenes of horror Thursday as a masked attacker wielded a bloodied sword in their school, cutting down students and teachers as they crouched behind desks in darkened classrooms.

Sweden sword attacker had far-right sympathies: Media reports

Trollh - A masked man armed with a sword who killed two people in a school in southwestern Sweden Thursday and injured two others before being shot by police had far-right sympathies, Swedish media reported.

Deadly school attacks in Europe

Trollh - A masked man brandishing a sword killed two people and seriously wounded two others in a Swedish school Thursday. It is one of a few rare attacks on schools in western Europe.

Assailant in sword attack on Swedish school dead: Police

Trollh - A masked man armed with a sword who killed two people in a school in southwestern Sweden and injured two others before being shot by police has died, police said Thursday."The assailant is dead," police investigator Thord Haraldsson told reporters.

Second victim dies in Sweden sword attack at school: Hospital

Trollh - A second victim has died after a masked man brandishing a sword broke into a school in Sweden on Thursday and attacked students and teachers, a hospital spokesman said.

Masked man kills two in sword attack at Sweden school

Trollh - A masked man brandishing a sword and reported to have far-right sympathies killed a teacher and a student and seriously wounded two other people at a school in Sweden Thursday before police shot and killed him.

Oregonians flock to area churches after Roseburg college massacre

Roseburg - Southern Oregon residents flocked to religious services Sunday to mourn members of the local community college community who were gunned down by a student last week.

Alleged Oregon school shooter killed classmates in writing course

Roseburg - The gunman who allegedly killed eight classmates and an English professor at an Oregon community college was a student who had been rejected by a private firearms training academy after being turned down by the U.S. Army.

Over 190 hurt in China when fire drill goes wrong

Shanghai - A fire drill at a school in northwestern China left more than 190 people injured, nine critically, after participants inhaled smoke used to simulate accident conditions, state media said Sunday.

U.S. elementary school does away with gendered bathrooms

Los Angeles - A California elementary school has become one of the first in the country to phase out gendered bathrooms, a move in line with a national trend to recognize the needs of transgender people.

Study finds school children would rather learn coding than French

A study of UK school children and parents has found most kids would rather be taught how to program than how to speak French. It follows the introduction of a compulsory computing curriculum by the government.

School-age children ill-prepared for school

London - A new report, issued by Public Health England, suggests that to succeed in school, children need to be at a certain level cognitively, socially and emotionally.

Moving obesity concerns to school aged kids

London - School aged children (five to 13) are to become the new target for the anti-obesity drive in the U.K. This will form part of a government campaign.

Pakistan announces death penalty for six militants behind Peshawar school attack

Islamabad - Pakistan's army on Thursday announced the death penalty for six militants linked to an assault on a school in the northwestern city of Peshawar that killed 151 people, mainly students, in the country's deadliest terror attack.

Closed Ontario schools may be revived as new 'community hubs'

With nearly 20 percent of its school buildings at risk of closure, the Toronto District School Board is considering a plan that would transform underutilized buildings into publicly accessible community centers.
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