11/12/13 09:41 AM
(www.insidehighered.com) The automatic federal budget cuts, known as sequestration, that took effect in March have forced universities to lay off research-related personnel, delay projects and admit fewer graduate students, according to a new survey released Monday.
By Associated Press | 11/12/13 09:16 AM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Students in more Sioux Falls schools could soon be reciting the Pledge of Allegiance each day, though the expansion might not be as broad as desired by an Army veteran pushing for the change. Students at elementary schools in the district recite the Pledge of...
By Associated Press | 11/12/13 04:43 AM
Hundreds of thousands of Chinese students are flocking to U.S. colleges and universities, helping to drive the number of international students studying in America to record levels.
11/11/13 08:55 PM
(www.nytimes.com) The first lady, after years of evangelizing exercise and good eating habits, will begin an initiative on Tuesday that seeks to increase the number of low-income students who attend college.
11/11/13 02:34 PM
Groups representing Hollywood studios, music labels and Internet service providers are supporting a push to educate elementary school students about the evils of piracy and the value of copyrights.
11/11/13 11:53 AM
National Education Association surveys have shown that about half of the teachers in the U.S. quit within five years after earning their degrees. In South Dakota, only about one-fourth of teachers leave in their first five years in the profession, according to the Argus Leader newspaper.
11/11/13 10:57 AM
Even as the Philadelphia School District grapples with a high-profile financial crisis, its leaders must also fight a quieter, more insidious, and potentially far more expensive problem: maintaining its aging portfolio of more than 200 schools. With an average age of 63, the buildings are beset...
By Associated Press | 11/11/13 09:44 AM
INDIANAPOLIS — Of the many John F. Kennedy statements often repeated by both Democrats and Republicans, his declaration that "victory has a hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan" seemed apt for the release last week of national test scores showing solid gains by Indiana students.
11/10/13 01:05 PM
The number of Indiana students seeking exemptions from state vaccination requirements is sparking concern among school and health officials.
By Associated Press | 11/10/13 09:43 AM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Republican Party needs a unified reform agenda to succeed in 2014, Sen. Mike Lee of Utah said Saturday at an Iowa fundraiser where conservatives including Sarah Palin gathered to take punches at lawmakers in Congress. Lee, considered instrumental in leading the...
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