More Education Articles

  • Oilman, wife give $2.5 million to Michigan State

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University says a Dallas oil executive and his wife are donating $2.5 million to the engineering program at the East Lansing school. The university said Wednesday that the gift comes from Dave and Denise Lamp. It says $2 million will establish the...

  • NLRB says college football players can unionize

    A regional director for the National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday that football players at Northwestern University have a right to unionize, a decision with potentially major impact on college athletics.

  • New York lawmakers say budget talks progressing

    New York legislative leaders who met for hours behind closed doors Tuesday trying to finalize the state budget due next week came away saying they were making progress.

  • Editorial cartoons: Bad apples

    Cartoon by Nate Beeler/Cagle Cartoons.

  • Middle-school students to visit capital for forum

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Thirty middle-school-aged girls from all over Maryland will visit Annapolis to meet women in leadership positions. Gov. Martin O'Malley plans to give them a formal welcome at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Governor's Reception Room. The students were selected by school...

  • Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton promote higher education

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and Jeb Bush, potential foes in the 2016 presidential contest, said Monday that higher education has the power to transform lives and be a force for democracy around the globe. Clinton and Bush spoke separately at the Globalization of Higher...

  • Common Core spawns widespread political fights

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools, the Common Core initiative has morphed into a political tempest fueling division among Republicans. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce leads establishment voices —...

  • Bizarre arguments and behavior on education, smoking and obesity

    Some statements and arguments are so asinine that you'd have to be an academic or a leftist to take them seriously.

  • Department of Education revives Florida Bright Futures probe

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights has revived a probe into Florida's Bright Futures scholarship program, which critics charge is increasingly out of reach for the students who need it most. A spokesman for the department told The Miami...

  • Washington Univ. birth control research challenged

    A Washington University research project is under scrutiny for its off-label use of a contraceptive device.

  • Common Core spawns widespread political fights

    More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools, the Common Core initiative has morphed into a political tempest fueling division among Republicans.

  • Report estimates half of vets on GI Bill graduate

    A little more than half of the veterans who got college money under the GI Bill since 2009 eventually graduated, though many took longer to do it, a new study estimates.

  • Report estimates half of vets on GI Bill graduate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report estimates that a little more than half of veterans who got college money under the GI Bill since 2009 eventually graduated, though many took longer to do it. The report says the estimated vet graduation rate of 51.7 percent is slightly lower than traditional...

  • Bobby Jindal: America needs an 'all of the above' strategy to expand educational opportunity

    President Obama has promised to make 2014 a “year of action” dedicated toward “opportunity for all.” Unfortunately, the actions his administration is taking are moving our country in exactly the wrong direction, and will deny educational opportunities to families most in need of them....

  • Pre-K funding fight causes break in budget talks

    ALBANY, N.Y. — The Legislature's top Republican hastily left budget negotiations Friday complaining that there has been too much emphasis on New York City and Mayor Bill de Blasio when it comes to prekindergarten funding. "So far as I'm concerned, we have a problem right now," Senate...



From the Weekly Standard

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