Biggest recruiting needs for Way-Too-Early Top 25 schools

July is the preeminent recruiting month on the college hoops calendar, with coaches traveling around the country mostly looking at players from the rising senior, junior and sophomore classes. And the Nike Peach Jam is the preeminent event on the July calendar. The best grassroots event on the recruiting circuit, the Peach Jam took center…

Schools can do more for prisoners’ children, says head

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Children of prisoners suffer a “hidden sentence” of stigma and trauma, says Barnardo’s An education pack aimed at reducing trauma and stigma for children with a family member in prison should be in “every school in Wales”, according to a head teacher. Special school Ysgol Bryn Castell in Bridgend…

France heatwave: Paris region closes schools

Image copyright AFP Image caption Some people cooled off in a fountain near the Eiffel Tower France is starting to close dozens of schools because of a heatwave, with temperatures expected to climb above 40C (104F) in some regions on Thursday. About 50 schools in the Essonne region, just south of Paris, are being shut,…

Bastion of Anti-Vaccine Fervor: Progressive Waldorf Schools

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y. — The mother of an unvaccinated child here in the New York suburbs says eating papaya helps to combat measles. The father of another child who has not been immunized believes that big pharmaceutical companies are…

6 schools to be notified of serious NCAA violations

A high-ranking NCAA official told CBS Sports on Wednesday that at least six Division I men’s basketball programs will receive notices of allegations for Level I violations, the most serious infractions under NCAA rules, as a result of the federal government’s investigation into corruption in the sport. Stan Wilcox, the NCAA’s vice president of regulatory…