11/24/13 04:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Rhodes Trust says 32 U.S. men and women have been named Rhodes Scholars and will enter Oxford University next October. The winners were selected from 857 applicants endorsed by 327 different colleges and universities. The scholarships, announced early Sunday, provide all...
By Joel Gehrke | 11/22/13 06:24 PM
Federal officials are easing up on the implementation of a speech code for college campuses, now saying that the policy only applies to the University of Montana, for which it was originally developed. "[I]n a letter sent last week to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE),...
By Ashe Schow | 11/22/13 04:13 PM
Science, technology, engineering and math jobs may be the “sexy” jobs of today, but positions requiring higher education aren’t the only ones to which young Americans should aspire, says "Dirty Jobs" expert Mike Rowe. Rowe, whose Discovery Channel show highlights the work of Porta-Potty...
By Associated Press | 11/22/13 08:43 AM
NEWTOWN, Conn. — Newtown First Selectwoman Pat Llodra has called on state prosecutors to release recordings of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.
By Will Weissert | 11/22/13 08:41 AM
AUSTIN, Texas — The long-simmering battle over teaching evolution in Texas boiled over at a late-night meeting, as the Board of Education extended preliminary approval of new science books for use in classrooms across the state but held up one biology text because of alleged factual errors.
By Joel Gehrke | 11/21/13 01:48 PM
Iowa education officials passed a new rule that renders home-schooled students "subject to state truancy laws," but the policy can't be enforced unless average citizens report their neighbors to government authorities.
By Associated Press | 11/21/13 09:33 AM
NICOSIA, Cyprus — Cyprus' biggest private university said Thursday it will start accepting the digital currency Bitcoin as an alternative way to pay tuition fees.
By Associated Press | 11/21/13 09:22 AM
Two college students are asking a judge to let them help defend Maricopa County Community College District from a lawsuit that seeks to block the district's policy of providing in-state tuition to young immigrants granted deferred deportation by the Obama administration.
11/21/13 09:15 AM
Education Secretary Arne Duncan reflected on his recent comment about “white suburban moms” opposing educational reforms on Thursday’s Morning Joe. “My wording was clumsy and I apologize for it,” he said. “My message was very, very simple: When you raise standards, that’s a...
By Associated Press | 11/21/13 09:10 AM
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Three students at San Jose State University are facing misdemeanor hate-crime and battery charges after authorities say they harassed a black roommate by outfitting their dormitory room with a Confederate flag and a racial epithet was found on a board.
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