By CHRISTINE ARMARIOAP Education Writer
As the number of charter schools expands nationwide, one group of students that is enrolling in those schools at a lower rate is children with disabilities.
Eight percent of students at charter schools had disabilities in
SPOKANE, Wash. - The man who police say shot and injured two Spokane County Sheriff's deputies in North Spokane Tuesday was recently indicted on federal drug charges, according to our partners at The Spokesman-Review.
Charles R. Wallace was allegedly connected to a heroin distribution ring that
KHQ.COM - Spokane authorities say two sheriff's deputies were shot and wounded in the north Spokane area, triggering a 40-mile, high-speed gunfight that ended with the suspect killing himself on Tuesday afternoon. Spokane Officer Jennifer DeRuwe says the deputies were wounded
MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Chris is accelerating off the coast of Newfoundland in the Atlantic Ocean but poses no threat to land.
The National Hurricane Center said late Tuesday that the storm had maximum sustained winds of 45 mph (75 kph) and
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ron Barber, who almost died in the Arizona shooting that wounded former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was sworn in Tuesday as a member of the House.
Barber is a Democrat who won a special election to succeed Giffords, his former boss
By SARAH PARNASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - While schools across the country are letting out this week, class is in session on the National Mall. That is where the College Board set up 857 student desks in the blazing sun Tuesday.
The empty desks - one
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney is throwing his lot in with his party's leadership in Congress, a break with other recent GOP White House seekers who have kept some distance.
On a five-day tour of swing states that
By SAM HANANELAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - One of the nation's most politically active labor unions plans to focus its resources on fewer states this year while working to help re-elect President Barack Obama.
The Service Employees International Union
HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - Adidas has shelved plans to release a pair of trainers with bright orange "shackles" that fit around the wear's ankles.
The JS Roundhouse Mids, which were set to hit shelves in August, were debuted on the Adidas Originals Facebook page on June 14.
There was an immediate
By BRIAN BAKSTAssociated Press
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Think of them as frequent flier programs for political action. Instead of a free flight, the reward for loyalty to a campaign can be as simple as a T-shirt or a pin - and as special as preferential seating at a rally when the