07/30/14 04:30 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Law school graduates sweated their way through the second and final day of their bar exams Wednesday, some relieved to see paper and pencil after running into a technical glitch that kept test takers in several states from uploading the first day's answers from their...
07/30/14 04:03 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Colleges and universities could be more accountable to rape victims under legislation introduced Wednesday by a bipartisan group of senators. Sens. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., led the effort, with lawmakers from both parties saying they have heard...
07/30/14 11:30 AM
CINCINNATI (AP) — Alumni of the country's oldest historically black private university are committing money and other support to help their alma mater's fight for survival amid the risk of accreditation loss and financial deficits and low enrollment. The alumni association of southwestern...
By Ron Arnold | 07/29/14 06:15 PM
With the immigration crisis, American politics is degenerating into a surreal drama of criminal hubris, strategic cunning and livid stupidity.
07/29/14 01:20 PM
Swanson SAINT PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) – Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson recently filed a lawsuit against two for-profit schools under common ownership for allegedly misrepresenting the transferability of their credits. The Minnesota School of Business and Globe University...
By Joan Lowy | 07/28/14 08:19 AM
University and college professors are complaining that government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research.
By Paul Bedard | 07/25/14 11:52 AM
School cafeteria workers slapped as "offensive" the first lady's latest criticism that some school districts have given up and are just lazily serving junk food.
By David Harsanyi | 07/25/14 11:44 AM
A teacher in South Dakota with a bachelor's degree and 10 years of experience earns $33,600 per year, which is less than the average auto repair worker.
By Sean Higgins | 07/24/14 02:57 PM
In an impressive display of "we don't care how this looks," the Florida Education Association has sued the Sunshine State to prevent students from receiving more state-managed, privately-funded scholarships, including a new scholarship program for disabled students.
By Walter Williams | 07/21/14 03:38 PM
Earlier this month, the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act was celebrated.
By Associated Press | 07/20/14 01:55 PM
Since 2011, Pennsylvania Democrats have pointed to the budget-balancing cuts in education aid that GOP Gov. Tom Corbett signed six months into office. And there's evidence voters are listening: A recent independent voter poll found that the single biggest factor behind voter disapproval of...
By Paul Bedard | 07/16/14 10:33 AM
Prominent African American celebrities are urging governments to adopt school choice to give kids stuck in poor inner city schools a chance at the fame and fortune they have had.
By Spencer Brown | 07/15/14 06:35 PM
Essays written by eighth-graders in California's Rialto Unified School District denying the Holocaust suggest that school officials misled the public about the assignment after it became the subject of controversy.
By Ashe Schow | 07/15/14 02:15 PM
Diane Ravitch, a blogger, former assistant education secretary and research professor at New York University's Steinhardt School, does not like former CNN anchor and proponent of education reform Campbell Brown's take on teacher tenure.
By Lisa Leff | 07/14/14 08:26 AM
California is embarking on a first-of-its-kind attempt to improve the academic lives of foster youth by giving schools more money to meet their special learning and emotional needs and holding educators and administrators accountable.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/28/14
By Byron York | 08/27/14
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By David M. Drucker | 08/28/14