PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A southern Oregon gym teacher was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sexually abusing a student at his school, police say.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jim Jones, a former academic assistant to football coaching great Woody Hayes who went on to serve as Ohio State athletic director in the 1980s and '90s, has died. He was...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California officials will look to six sets of indicators as they try to decide when it will be safe to gradually allow residents to return to work and school.
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — An elementary school teacher who put a hidden camera in the school's faculty bathroom has pleaded guilty to 12 counts of invasion of privacy.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to pause physical education tests for students for three years due to concerns over bullying and the test discriminating against...
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming legislative resolution seeks to make firearms and hunter safety courses a regular part of the public school curriculum.
Milwaukee (9-10, 4-3) vs. Youngstown State (11-9, 4-3)
Beeghly Physical Education Center, Youngstown, Ohio; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Youngstown State looks for its fourth...
Detroit (3-14, 1-3) vs. Youngstown State (10-7, 3-1)
Beeghly Physical Education Center, Youngstown, Ohio; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Detroit looks for its fifth straight win...
Grace Brown’s schedule at West Potomac High School in northern Virginia is filled with all the usual academics, and she's packed in Latin, chorus and piano as extras.
BUFFALO, Minn. (AP) — A mother is suing a Minnesota school district, claiming it discriminated against her son because he’s transgender.
The lawsuit filed in Wright County alleges Buffalo...
WOOBURN, Ore. (AP) — Police have arrested a high school football coach and physical education teacher south of Portland on sex abuse charges.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state elementary school teacher has been charged with molesting a former student.
The Columbian reported Monday that 60-year-old Jerry M. Miller was...
WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — Seven Alabama middle school students were hospitalized for heat distress symptoms after participating in an outdoor gym class.
ANACORTES, Wash. (AP) — An Anacortes elementary school teacher has been charged with three counts of first-degree child molestation of a child.
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A former physical education teacher accused of inappropriately touching dozens of first-grade girls in incidents captured on school surveillance video has been indicted on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A complaint filed against educators in North Carolina seeks to have an Army reservist reinstated to a job comparable to one he held prior to going on active duty.
PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — Elementary school students in a West Virginia county will start learning basic golf skills as part of their physical education classes.
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Music teacher Beverly Pierce says music is an international language if one learns to read it.
"My daughter's friend is a piano player from Czechoslovakia," Pierce,...
ORONO, Maine (AP) — A lecturer at the University of Maine says her study of how schools handle weather and outdoor activity shows that it's difficult to determine just how cold is too cold for...
ELGIN, Ill. (AP) — A school district in a Chicago suburb is considering a pilot program that would let students choose how they stay physically active instead of participating in a traditional gym...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — School officials in the Des Moines suburb of Norwalk say they will ask voters to approve $11 million for a new sports facility.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — University of Rhode Island officials say a graduate student from India died after an incident in a campus pool.
LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Eisenhower Elementary students want to ensure a Marlow World War II veteran receives plenty of cards for his birthday.
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — Students at the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired are learning how to relying on their ears when it comes to physical education.
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) — A 4-year-old child is dead after an accident at the Poplar Bluff Early Childhood Center in southeast Missouri.
The Poplar Bluff Daily American Republic reports that the accident happened Friday morning. The child's name has not been released.
CAIRO (AP) — President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is demanding Egyptians lose weight.
In televised comments earlier this month, the general-turned-president railed about the number of overweight people he sees and told Egyptians they must take better care of themselves. He said physical education should become core curriculum at schools and universities and suggested TV shows shouldn't let presenters or guests on the air if they are overweight.
NEW UNDERWOOD, S.D. (AP) — It's football playoff day at New Underwood.
High schoolers are wearing purple and white football jerseys and cheerleader outfits in a computer lab, but down the hallway in Stacy Finkbeiner's sixth-grade physical education classroom, it's all business as a student in back sets down his blaze orange cap and takes out a pencil as the hunting exam is passed back to him.
"I don't turn 12 for three days," said one student. "Does that mean I have to take the test again?"
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Black Hills Harley-Davidson has donated hundreds of bicycles to schools across Rapid City.
Rapid City Area Schools, the Rapid City Council, Rapid City-based Strider Bikes and the Black Hills Harley-Davidson all gathered last week to assemble the 375 Strider Bikes that the local Harley dealership gifted to the district. The Strider Bikes were delivered to every kindergarten physical education class in the district to be incorporated into their curriculum.
BENTON, La. (AP) — A Louisiana sheriff says more allegations have surfaced against an elementary school teacher accused of child rape and video voyeurism of children.
BENTON, La. (AP) — A Louisiana elementary school teacher is accused of rape and video voyeurism of children.
News agencies report that Benton Elementary School physical education teacher Aubrey "Perry" Norcross was arrested Wednesday on a charge of video voyeurism, and the rape charge was added Friday. The two charges involve different children.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state lawmakers want to review the current state of physical education, mental health and health instruction in the state's schools.
The Assembly's Education Committee has scheduled a public hearing Tuesday in Albany to review the current programs in place related to student health and fitness.
Under a new state law that took effect this year schools are required to teach mental health in traditional physical education and health classes.
DANVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The parents of a teenager who drowned during a high school swim class have filed a claim with his Northern California school district.
LEHI, Utah (AP) — Authorities continue to search for a Lehi teacher who went missing on a camping trip.
Summit County Sheriff's officials say 66-year-old Ray Humpherys of South Jordan was camping with his family during an annual trip near Hidden Lake in the Wasatch-Cache National Forest.
Humpherys is a physical education teacher at Eagle Crest Elementary School in Lehi.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is receiving a federal grant of more than $4.3 million to help prevent student obesity, manage childhood chronic disease and prevent those sicknesses in adulthood.
According to the state Department of Education, the grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will focus on awareness and policies for school-based health education, physical education and physical activity, healthy eating, and management of chronic health conditions.
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A Williston physical education teacher accused of child sex crimes is facing more charges.
Twenty-eight-year-old Everest Moore was arrested in March on three counts of gross sexual imposition stemming from incidents allegedly involving sexual misconduct with girls under the age of 15. Two more charges were added in April, and three additional counts have now been added for a total of eight.
MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — Northern Michigan University has closed three campus buildings as a precautionary measure after initial water tests found inconsistent lead level readings.
The school in Marquette announced Wednesday that the Physical Education and Instructional Facility, or PEIF; Thomas Fine Arts; and the Learning Resources Center will be closed until the school gets expedited results of additional tests.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The regular session of the South Carolina legislature is over, but lawmakers still have work to do.
Legislators passed 62 bills in the first four months of the session, which started Jan. 9, and dozens of measures during the three days they met this week.
The most recent bills include banning drones from flying near prisons, increasing penalties for human trafficking and allowing school districts to award a physical education credit for participating in marching band.
LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Alcorn State University is saluting more than 350 graduates.
The university is hosting commencement Saturday morning at the Davey Whitney Health and Physical Education Complex on its Lorman campus.
Christy Pickering, an outgoing trustee on the College Board overseeing all eight of Mississippi's public universities, is addressing graduates.
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A Williston physical education teacher accused of child sex abuse is facing more charges.
Everest Moore was arrested last month on three counts of gross sexual imposition stemming from incidents allegedly involving sexual misconduct with three girls under the age of 15.
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gym class isn't what it used to be, depending on where your child goes to school.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education provides physical-education benchmarks that school districts must meet, but it does not mandate a specific number of gym or health-and-wellness class credits for students.
How those benchmarks are met varies widely from one district to the next.
In the Norwin School District, students must have 1.5 physical education credits to graduate.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Prosecutors say an Idaho elementary school teacher is accused of attempting to have sex with a 15-year-old girl.
The Idaho Statesman reports Michael Johnson of Boise was arrested last week after a sting operation where an undercover police officer posed as a child or the parent of a child offering sex.
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (AP) — Police say a man with a knife in his backpack tried to force his way into his former high school's gymnasium and then punched and kicked a teacher who blocked his path.
Police say students were in the gym at Portsmouth High School Tuesday morning when 22-year-old Marcus Schlip demanded to be let inside. Police say he then assaulted a physical education teacher who denied him entry and told him to go to the main office.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Growing up in rural Ohio in the 1940s and '50s, Lois Youngen often heard that a woman's place was in the home.
She never believed it.
"I always knew it was at home, first, second and third," Youngen, 84, told a crowd of nearly 50 people who heard her speak recently in Eugene about her four-year career as a player in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) — For physical education teacher Abigail Wrinn, each student's personal progress is the most crucial aspect of gym class.
Wrinn, who is 13 years into her career and in her fourth year at Windsor Locks Middle School, was named the 2017 Connecticut Association for Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance middle school teacher of the year, an achievement she said is a result of her passion for teaching.
GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — A Phoenix-area charter school fired one of its physical education instructors this week after learning that he lost his Arizona teaching license in 2011 following allegations of sexual misconduct.
BOSTON (AP) — Tired of drivers speeding through a school zone, a Boston physical education teacher turned to New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for help.
PALATINE, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago school district that was the focus of a federal complaint over a transgender student's use of a girls' locker room was sued Thursday by a high school senior who claims being denied such access, an allegation district officials reject.