08/28/14 06:15 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — A school safety program beefed up after dozens of Chicago schools were closed last year will get a $10 million infusion from the state of Illinois for further expansion, Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday. Chicago Public Schools, the nation's third-largest district, started the...
By Ashe Schow | 08/27/14 09:15 PM
In the rush to advance legislation to combat sexual assault on college campuses, California lawmakers have cast aside the due process rights of the accused.
By David M. Drucker | 08/27/14 02:39 PM
In his suit, Jindal says the new program violates the 10th Amendment by subverting state sovereignty as the administration pressured states to adopt the standards.
08/26/14 04:45 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Faced with criticism about the planning and rollout of a $1 billion effort by the Los Angeles Unified School District to provide iPads to all students, Superintendent John Deasy on Tuesday suspended future use of a contract with Apple Inc. The move follows disclosures that...
08/26/14 02:00 PM
PHOENIX (AP) — In a story Aug. 25 about death of University of Phoenix founder John Sperling, The Associated Press reported erroneously the day that Sperling died. He died Friday, not Sunday. A corrected version of the story is below: John Sperling, University of Phoenix founder, dies John...
By Paul Bedard | 08/25/14 09:40 PM
In a back-to-school message, the EPA urges students to use recycled, not new, school supplies, and warns against taking more than one napkin or ketchup pouch when buying lunch.
By Walter Williams | 08/25/14 06:56 PM
How much of what we see today can be explained by racial discrimination? To begin to get a handle on the answer, let's pull up a few historical facts about black Americans.
08/25/14 03:00 PM
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is asking the State Board of Education to allow high school students to count computer programming courses toward fulfilling a core requirement for their diplomas. Deal said Monday that he's also asking the University System of Georgia to allow students...
08/25/14 09:30 AM
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland State Department of Education says it's awarding $6.9 million in state funds to 481 schools to supplement a federal school-breakfast program. The state agency says the state funds will provide in-classroom breakfast to more than 240,000 students this school year....
08/25/14 09:15 AM
GALESBURG, Ill. (AP) — Thousands of students are staying home again in Galesburg as a weekend mediation session between a teachers union and the board of education failed to result in a contract agreement. The (Galesburg) Register-Mail (http://bit.ly/1tB5sHM ) reports that a mediation session...
08/24/14 09:00 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Monday will roll out a series of education proposals that touches on everything from high-stakes testing to the cost of college and represents a break from some of the signature moves put in place by former Gov. Jeb Bush. Scott wants to create...
08/24/14 12:45 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — With the school year less than two weeks away, New York City is racing to complete an unprecedented prekindergarten expansion — and its success or failure could have major political implications for its first-year mayor, Bill de Blasio. De Blasio made the establishment of...
By David Limbaugh | 08/22/14 06:52 PM
I filled an entire book with examples of discrimination against Christians in this country about a decade ago, and since then, there has been little or no abatement of this practice.
By Charles Hoskinson | 08/21/14 01:43 PM
As public schools across the U.S. brace themselves for a surge of thousands of underage illegal immigrants — many who came to the country without their families — Americans are saying ditch the idea, according to a new poll. Fifty-three percent of likely voters in a Rasmussen Reports poll...
By Justin Green | 08/20/14 02:11 PM
How on Earth have textbooks become so wildly expensive?
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