By Linda Chavez | 04/18/14 10:53 AM
Dartmouth College has a problem. Protestors occupied the president's office at the Ivy League school a couple of weeks ago and demanded more "womyn or people of color" faculty, coverage of sex-change operations on the student health plan, and "gender-neutral bathrooms," among other things.
By Tim Talley | 04/18/14 08:02 AM
The top Democrat in the Oklahoma House said Thursday that legislators shouldn't cut the state income tax this year, citing declining revenue and critical public education and transportation needs.
04/18/14 05:00 AM
ABINGDON, Va. (AP) — The University of Virginia Board of Visitors meets next week to set tuition rates for the next academic year. The U.Va. administration is proposing a 4.5 percent increase in tuition and mandatory fees for in-state undergraduates. For out-of-state students, a 6 percent...
By Paul Bedard | 04/17/14 06:29 PM
Having a high school diploma isn’t good enough to make it anymore, first lady Michelle Obama warned high school and college students at Howard University. “No longer is high school the bar. That is not enough in today’s globalizing economy. You have got to go to college, or get some kind...
04/17/14 05:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — It may be a few years before the first daughters head to college, but Michelle Obama is already brainstorming a dorm room checklist while encouraging high school students to dream big about their education beyond graduation. The first lady told a group of students Thursday...
04/17/14 04:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A women's legal organization claims that nine universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education have repeatedly failed to provide equal athletic opportunities for female students. The Title IX discrimination complaints by the Women's Law Project were...
04/16/14 05:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden is promoting a new website designed to make it easier for service members, veterans, their spouses and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits at thousands of schools and job training programs. "In just a couple easy steps they can figure...
04/16/14 03:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Calculate the foreign exchange rate a vacationing American would pay in India. Estimate from a random sample the number of 18- to 34-year olds who voted for a candidate. These are sample questions from the newly redesigned SAT, which aims for more real-world applications and...
04/16/14 09:28 AM
Controversy has surrounded Florida State star quarterback Jameis Winston since December 2012, when a freshman at the school reported being raped by a stranger near a popular Tallahassee bar.
04/15/14 05:30 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Community College System relaxed its policy governing student speech and demonstrations Tuesday, less than a month after being sued by a student who was barred from preaching on campus. Community colleges spokesman Jeff Kraus said the executive committee of...
04/15/14 05:00 AM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia educators are launching a new series of online Spanish courses for students. The Virginia Department of Education is unveiling the prototype for the program on Tuesday. Officials say the new virtual courses for beginning, intermediate and advanced Spanish will...
04/15/14 05:00 AM
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The dean of the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia is returning to the faculty in 2015. Dean Robert F. Bruner has been Darden dean for nearly a decade and has taught for 23 years. U.Va. announced his return to teaching Monday, saying he will...
By Walter Williams | 04/14/14 10:34 AM
Last January, the departments of Justice and Education published a "guidance" letter describing how schools can meet their obligations under federal law to administer student discipline without discriminating on the basis of race, color or national origin.
By M.L. Johnson | 04/14/14 08:45 AM
A growing number of Wisconsin school districts are asking to raise taxes to cover salaries, utilities and other basic costs, and voters are approving their requests at record rates.
04/11/14 04:33 PM
RWAMAGNA, Rwanda (AP) — Most of the kids in a school set amid the lush green, rolling hills of eastern Rwanda don't identify themselves as Hutu or Tutsi. That's a positive sign for Rwanda, which is now observing the 20th anniversary of its genocide, a three-month killing spree that, according...
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