Posts Tagged Education

Children’s’ music star Laurie Berkner new plan

In this April 22, 2013 file photo, performer Laurie Berkner of Sprout's "Sing it, Laurie!" arrives at the 2013 NBCUniversal Summer Press Day in Pasadena, Calif. The singer-songwriter, who Time magazine dubbed as "the queen of children's music," has been training teachers to use her songs in a new music program for kids up to 4. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — This fall, Laurie Berkner has been on a mission that likely will make children and parents happy: making more Laurie Berkners.

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Minnesota suspends backup McNeil after arrest

This booking photo released by the Hennepin County Jail in Minneapolis, shows Minnesota college basketball player Daquein McNeil, who was arrested Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, on a charge of domestic assault. He was suspended from all team activities, athletic director Norwood Teague said. (AP Photo/Hennepin County Jail, via The Star Tribune)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota sophomore guard Daquein McNeil was jailed Tuesday without bail after his arrest on a felony domestic assault charge involving his girlfriend.

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Cosby philanthropy shadowed by sexual allegations

In this May 12, 2011 file photo, comedian Bill Cosby appears at Temple University's commencement in Philadelphia. Temple University says Cosby remains a trustee of the Philadelphia institution despite renewed scrutiny of sexual assault allegations against him. At least three women have publicly discussed their allegations against Cosby in recent weeks. Through his lawyer, the 77-year-old comedian has strongly denied wrongdoing. Cosby has never been charged. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Cosby’s record of big donations to colleges and other institutions has been a key part of his rosy public image. But even his generosity can’t stand apart from the rising tide of allegations made by women accusing him of sexual assault.

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Football players’ parents sue over ritual comments

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The parents of three Charleston football players have filed a lawsuit claiming characterizations of the team’s controversial postgame watermelon ritual damaged their sons’ reputations.

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Yale forward Townsend earns Rhodes scholarship

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale says starting forward Matt Townsend has been awarded a Rhodes scholarship.

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