By Linda Chavez | 04/11/14 10:28 AM
Agree with him or not, you have to respect Jeb Bush's honesty. On two issues, immigration and Common Core in education, Bush recently went on record stating positions at odds with some powerful activists in his own party.
04/11/14 06:00 AM
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Student Virginia Education Association is holding its annual convention in Virginia Beach. The group of future teachers representing 36 colleges in Virginia will participate in instructional workshops Saturday and elect a president and vice president. More than...
By Sean Higgins | 04/10/14 04:29 PM
Northwestern University has formally requested that the National Labor Relations Board overrule and reverse a decision by one of its regional directors that said the school's athletes were really employees and therefore had the right to unionize. "While we respect the NLRB process, we disagree...
By R. Emmett Tyrrell | 04/09/14 03:38 PM
Spring is in the air, and one senses that it is again time for the college students of the land to engage in protest. It all began in the late 1960s, and one of the legacies of that period is that the campuses are evacuated as soon as possible. By May, the student body will be vamoosing....
By Ashe Schow | 04/09/14 01:11 PM
It appears that anyone who speaks up about the horrors perpetrated against women in the Middle East is an “Islamophobe,” according to the Council on American-Islamic Relations.
04/08/14 06:11 PM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Academic institutions are among those players often not addressed in the current patent reform debate. They don’t have the financial resources that big businesses like Apple and IBM, two companies that are part of a coordinated lobbying campaign, do....
04/08/14 02:30 PM
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley has signed his first bill of the year, expanding the state's pre-kindergarten program to another 1,600 children from low-income families. The ceremony was held Tuesday, hours after the General Assembly session ended. O'Malley included $4.3 million...
By Byron York | 04/08/14 06:08 AM
Does Jeb Bush sound like a man who wants to run for president? In an extended interview with Fox News' Shannon Bream, the former Florida governor gave the impression of someone who would like to be president but has been out of the game for a while and isn't particularly eager to jump in the...
By Rep. Jack Kingston | 04/07/14 06:36 PM
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is coming to Capitol Hill Tuesday to justify the president's 2015 budget request before my committee. In addition to the usual overspending and generally wasteful nature of the federal involvement in our local schools, the Obama administration's penchant for...
By Joel Gehrke | 04/07/14 04:05 PM
Attorney General Eric Holder denied that the Justice Department "took a position" on a Louisiana school choice program that administration officials tried to restrict by asking a federal judge to issue a permanent injunction against issuing vouchers to students in some school districts. “I...
04/07/14 03:28 PM
FRESNO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Two former executives from a now-defunct nonprofit organization were sentenced to prison on Monday for exposing as many as 80 Merced County high school students to asbestos in an attempt to cut corners in asbestos removal. Patrick Bowman and Rudy Buendia III...
04/07/14 01:11 PM
President Obama traveled to a high school in suburban Maryland on Monday morning to announce a new $100 million grant awarded to schools that are promoting programs aimed at giving students new skills.
By Melinda Deslatte | 04/07/14 11:27 AM
Higher education leaders urged lawmakers Monday to maintain Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan for a new $40 million incentive fund to steer money to high-demand degree and job training programs.
By John Hanna | 04/07/14 08:49 AM
The Kansas Legislature on Sunday narrowly backed a plan that would boost funding to poor school districts while eliminating tenure for teachers.
04/07/14 06:46 AM
MATSUMOTO, Japan (AP) — The 12-year-old girl didn't want to leave her younger brother, and her grandparents didn't want her to go away. But a family living near the "no-go zone" surrounding Japan's destroyed nuclear plant has other things to consider. Yukie Hashimoto and her husband sent...
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