SACRAMENTO (CBS 13) — Sacramento police want more military veterans on the force and are getting rid of their college education requirement to do it. The new program announced Wednesday is designed to help Sacramento police be more competitive recruiters. Sac PD’s two years of college requirement is now waived for members of the military who have spent at least four years on active duty and have an honorable discharge. At a time when winning recruits is extremely competitive, Sacramento Police want an edge in the game. “To have access to that additional pool of candidates is really useful to us,” said Sgt. Doug Morse with Sacramento Police. READ: CHP Officers Issue 19 Citations To Stockton Unified Parents During Morning Drop-Off Morse said his department sees great potential in hiring veterans without the traditional requirement of college experience. “When you look at four years of military experience there’s a lot of education behind it, … [Read more...] about Sacramento Police Waive College Requirement For Veteran Recruits
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(CNN)As outrage grows over the massive alleged college admissions cheating scheme, the parties involved are working to contain the scandal. Coaches accused of falsely presenting prospective students as athletes have been fired or put on leave by their universities, and schools are reviewing their enrolled students to confirm no one else was involved. The College Board and ACT Inc., which administer the SAT and ACT respectively, have said they will hold people who facilitated cheating on the exams accountable. How investigators looking into a separate case stumbled across the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted But it remains to be seen what will happen to the students themselves. According to the criminal affidavit, some of the students were aware of the cheating, but others had no idea. Will the students be expelled or allowed to continue attending school? What repercussions will they face, if any? And what about those who may be in the middle of the admissions … [Read more...] about What will happen to the students involved in the college admissions cheating scandal?
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for Nov. 21 Fox News Flash top headlines for Nov. 21 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com A campaign event for former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, who launched a late Democratic presidential bid last week, reportedly was canceled Wednesday evening when only two people showed up. Patrick was scheduled to speak at Morehouse College in Atlanta, a historically black men's college located not far from the site of Wednesday night's Democratic presidential debate. The event was organized by students from the New Deal Democrats. DEVAL PATRICK ON HIS FELLOW DEMS: 'I LOVE THAT WE ARE THE PARTY OF THE WOKE' The student organization told ABC News it was given only given 24 hours’ notice about the event and the campaign said Patrick canceled because he was late from another event and had to catch a flight. The campaign added that Patrick would reschedule his Morehouse visit, Haslett reported. Patrick filed … [Read more...] about Deval Patrick campaign event canceled at Atlanta college; only 2 people reportedly show up
ESPN is taking College GameDay to Waco, Texas, for Baylor/Oklahoma on Saturday. The announcement was made Saturday after the Bears beat TCU in overtime. The game will feature the 8-1 Sooners against an undefeated Baylor team. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) BAYLOR WE ARE COMING TO YOUR [email protected]_Football x @BUFootball ( @HomeDepot) pic.twitter.com/3PqjGZDMxD — College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) November 10, 2019 There weren’t a ton of great options on Saturday for GameDay, and this game has playoff implications. Baylor controls their own fate, and the Sooners could sneak into the playoff if they win out. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Baylor Football (@bufootball) on Nov 10, 2019 at 4:31pm PST It’d be a very tough ask, but it’s possible. The only other solid option was 7-1 Navy against 7-2 Notre Dame in South Bend.ESPN could have maybe picked Clemson vs. Wake Forest as … [Read more...] about College GameDay Is Going To Waco, Texas For Baylor Vs. Oklahoma
The Big 10 has the most undefeated teams remaining in all of college football. As pointed out by multiple people on Twitter: Ohio State, Penn State, Wisconsin, and Minnesota lead the pack for the country. (RELATED: Matthew Stafford’s Wife Kelly Announces That She Has A Brain Tumor)No other conference has more than two, and the entire Power Five outside of the B1G only has five undefeated squads. After Week 7 — Nick Juskewycz (@NickJuskewycz) October 13, 2019 The Big Ten still has 4 undefeateds remaining: Ohio State, Wisconsin, Penn State, and Minnesota. This is as many as: — RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) October 13, 2019 How much does it hurt SEC fans? How much does it hurt? How much does it hurt to talk nonstop garbage and then not even come close to the Big 10?It’s honestly laughable how people project the SEC as the best conference in America when the stats very clearly say otherwise. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The … [Read more...] about Big 10 Has The Most Undefeated Teams Remaining In College Football