By Associated Press | 12/12/13 09:10 AM
A New Jersey Assembly committee is expected to advance a bill granting cheaper in-state tuition to students living in the U.S. illegally. A dozen states have similar laws, including Texas.
By Scot Faulkner | 12/10/13 02:43 PM
Ideological battles over the budget have proven to be nonstarters. To paraphrase an earlier political maxim: It’s the management, stupid! Republicans must regain their credibility. They are opposing reasonable cuts to the bureaucratically bloated Department of Defense and squandering...
By Stella Morabito | 12/10/13 12:26 PM
Big Brother would proud of the “gender identity” language of ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 approved last month by the Senate. ENDA supporters claim the measure prohibits hiring and employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, but it...
By Susan Crabtree | 12/05/13 03:35 PM
A State Department spokeswoman confirmed that a U.S. citizen who was teaching at an international school was shot and killed in Benghazi, Libya, on Thursday but declined to provide further details out of respect for the person's privacy.
By Eric A. Hanushek and Paul E. Peterson | 12/05/13 03:22 PM
If the superintendents of failing school districts were as adept at fixing schools as they are at making excuses for their poor performance, America would have the best education system in the world. Instead, the just-released tests administered by the Program for International Student...
12/05/13 10:53 AM
That estimate released Thursday means the state can fully pay the remaining IOUs to public schools that piled up during tougher budget times. And it leaves $825 million left for lawmakers to work with during their election-year session.
By Associated Press | 12/05/13 09:00 AM
ARLINGTON, Va. — Needed to keep a school building running these days: Water, electricity — and broadband. Interactive digital learning on laptops and tablets is replacing traditional textbooks in many cases. Students are taking computer-based tests instead of fill-in-the bubble exams....
By Associated Press | 12/05/13 08:34 AM
DECATUR, Ga. — A hearing is set for a lawsuit filed by a group of young people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children and want the Georgia university system to grant them in-state tuition.
By Sean Higgins | 12/04/13 04:09 PM
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, said she was opposed to Detroit selling off its renowned museum art collection, which is valued at $1 billion to $2 billion, to help pay down the bankrupt city's estimated $18 billion in debt. She said the collection should be...
By Associated Press | 12/04/13 09:24 AM
The effort to get high-speed broadband in every school is getting a boost from the philanthropy of two technology gurus — Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates.
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