Education
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Men’s school redefines ‘male’

Education | Morehouse College to accept transgender students
by Laura Edghill & Lynde Langdon
Posted 4/17/19, 04:21 pm

Atlanta’s all-male, historically black Morehouse College announced Saturday that starting in 2020 it would open admission to female students who identify as men. The school’s newly released gender identity policy states that “in recognition of our changing world and evolving understanding of gender identity, Morehouse will now consider for admission applicants who live and self-identify as men, regardless of the sex assigned to them at birth.”

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Woman who threatened Denver schools found dead

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 4/17/19, 01:34 pm

An armed and dangerous woman who threatened Denver-area schools was found dead Wednesday after an extensive search, authorities said. According to the FBI, Sol Pais, an 18-year-old Miami Beach, Fla., high school student, was infatuated with the 1999 mass shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., that killed 13 people. She threatened violence just days ahead of Saturday’s 20th anniversary of the massacre. All classes and extracurricular activities for about a half-million nearby students were canceled Wednesday as a precaution.

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Loughlin, husband plead not guilty in college scam

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 4/15/19, 12:17 pm

Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, are pleading not guilty to charges they paid $500,000 in bribes as part of a college admissions scam, according to court documents filed Monday. The couple is among 50 people charged in the nationwide scandal in which wealthy parents allegedly paid to get their children into elite universities.

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