By Joseph Lawler | 12/13/13 12:02 PM
Six years after the start of the recession, women have made up all the employment they lost during the labor market crisis that bottomed out with unemployment above 10 percent. Men, however, have a ways to go to make up the ground they lost during the downturn.
By Associated Press | 12/13/13 09:40 AM
Students in same-sex marriages will be treated the same as their straight married classmates when it comes to federal college loan applications, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Friday in a shift that reflects this year's Supreme Court ruling that broadened gay rights.
By Associated Press | 12/12/13 09:10 AM
A New Jersey Assembly committee is expected to advance a bill granting cheaper in-state tuition to students living in the U.S. illegally. A dozen states have similar laws, including Texas.
By Scot Faulkner | 12/10/13 02:43 PM
Ideological battles over the budget have proven to be nonstarters. To paraphrase an earlier political maxim: It’s the management, stupid! Republicans must regain their credibility. They are opposing reasonable cuts to the bureaucratically bloated Department of Defense and squandering...
By Stella Morabito | 12/10/13 12:26 PM
Big Brother would proud of the “gender identity” language of ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 approved last month by the Senate. ENDA supporters claim the measure prohibits hiring and employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, but it...
By Susan Crabtree | 12/05/13 03:35 PM
A State Department spokeswoman confirmed that a U.S. citizen who was teaching at an international school was shot and killed in Benghazi, Libya, on Thursday but declined to provide further details out of respect for the person's privacy.
By Eric A. Hanushek and Paul E. Peterson | 12/05/13 03:22 PM
If the superintendents of failing school districts were as adept at fixing schools as they are at making excuses for their poor performance, America would have the best education system in the world. Instead, the just-released tests administered by the Program for International Student...
12/05/13 10:53 AM
That estimate released Thursday means the state can fully pay the remaining IOUs to public schools that piled up during tougher budget times. And it leaves $825 million left for lawmakers to work with during their election-year session.
By Associated Press | 12/05/13 09:00 AM
ARLINGTON, Va. — Needed to keep a school building running these days: Water, electricity — and broadband. Interactive digital learning on laptops and tablets is replacing traditional textbooks in many cases. Students are taking computer-based tests instead of fill-in-the bubble exams....
By Associated Press | 12/05/13 08:34 AM
DECATUR, Ga. — A hearing is set for a lawsuit filed by a group of young people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children and want the Georgia university system to grant them in-state tuition.
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