More Education Articles

  • Bill de Blasio attacks achievement in New York City schools

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is currently on a crusade to solve an educational problem that doesn't exist.

  • 100 NY families to get restitution in schools case

    NEW YORK (AP) — About 100 Chinese immigrant families are getting thousands of dollars in restitution after a fraud investigation at three English-language schools in Brooklyn. Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson is presenting about $25,000 in checks to the families on Monday. Some 35...

  • Backlash: College men challenge 'guilty until proven innocent' standard for sex assault cases

    A New Jersey college student who says he was falsely accused of rape by a fellow student is suing his accuser. He says the accusation turned his world upside down.

  • Union members can opt out during National Employee Freedom Week, Aug. 10-16

    It's not surprising that millions of employees want to leave their unions. Many wonder why they should pay for their union's lousy customer service.

  • Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case

    College football and basketball players could be in line for paydays worth thousands of dollars once they leave school after a landmark ruling Friday that may change the way the NCAA does business. A federal judge ruled that the NCAA can't stop players from selling the rights to their names,...

  • The surprising college major many graduates now regret

    In a survey of Americans' personal financial situations released by the Federal Reserve Thursday, nearly half of the respondents who majored in computer science or information science said that the costs of college outweighed the benefits.

  • Big Data measuring dollar value of college degrees

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — To make the most money coming out of a North Carolina university, study nuclear engineering and you'll earn almost $90,000 a year. To make the least, study dramatic theater and earn $10,400. Amid the sluggish economic recovery, many families are wondering how best to make...

  • Readin', writin' and social justice agitatin'

    It's back-to-school season across the country. But in an increasing number of districts, "back to school" doesn't mean back to learning. Under the reign of social justice indoctrinators, academics are secondary to political agitation. Activism trumps achievement.

  • Watchdogs: New York is shortchanging its schools

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is $5.9 billion behind in funding its schools and poor districts are owed far more than the wealthy ones, according to a report released Thursday by two education watchdog groups. The amount owed includes $4.9 billion of the $5.5 billion that the state...

  • Education Department to ease college loan rules

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Education said Thursday it will try to make it easier for students and parents with troubled credit histories to get college loans. New rules would ease restrictions on college students seeking loans from the government's direct loan program. The change...

  • George W. Bush: 'Taking care of women is good politics'

    Former president George W. Bush crashed an event for African first ladies, telling them: "If you're worried about your husbands' political future, taking care of women is good politics."

  • Texas' 2013 on-time graduation rate a record high

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Education Agency said Tuesday that a record 88 percent of high school students graduated on time last year, marking the sixth straight year of gains. Education Commissioner Michael Williams said the number of Class of 2013 students who finished high school in four...

  • NCAA agrees to $70 million class action settlement

    CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – The NCAA has reached a preliminary settlement in a multidistrict litigation class action lawsuit involving former college athletes and head-injury policies. Pursuant to the terms and conditions on the agreement, the NCAA agrees to pay $70 million, according to...

  • Meeting doesn't solve Philly school funding crisis

    A meeting Monday of top Republican legislative leaders and Gov. Tom Corbett produced little progress toward freeing a stalled tax bill that Philadelphia officials say is critical to opening the city's schools on time.

  • Two more campus sexual assault bills introduced, and neither addresses due process

    Neither bill mentions any protections for the accused, and both bills appear to treat anyone who reports a sexual assault as an automatic victim â€" no matter whether the accusation holds true.



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    On Tuesday, August 19, an American citizen, James Foley, was savagely killed. The group of jihadists known as ISIL had previously killed and brutalized tens of thousands of non-Americans. But they...

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    President Obama insists Republican opposition to his policies has forced him to boycott Congress and resort to governing by executive order. This is only partially true. Yes, Republicans strongly...

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