11/20/13 10:02 AM
TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas is receiving a $100,000 federal grant to promote the use of locally grown food in schools and agriculture education programs. The grants were announced Tuesday to 42 states and 71 programs nationwide by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Kansas Agriculture...
11/20/13 09:36 AM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Phone numbers for Sioux Falls School Board members have been removed from the school district's website in response to menacing calls and threats from around the country related to a recent decision regarding the Pledge of Allegiance. The board decided last week that...
11/20/13 09:34 AM
WASHINGTON — President Obama has announced $100 million in grants to help better prepare high school students to compete in the global economy. The White House says the Youth CareerConnect program will help schools train students for in-demand industries, including science, technology,...
11/20/13 09:23 AM
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — A lesbian teacher filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Hesperia Unified School District that alleges unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation because of her sexual orientation. Lambda Legal filed the 109-page lawsuit in San Bernardino County Superior Court on...
By Brian Hughes | 11/19/13 01:03 PM
The Justice Department has dropped a lawsuit over the state of Louisiana's school vouchers program, requesting a federal review of the education initiative rather than pushing to halt it altogether. The Obama administration had argued that the Louisiana Scholarship Program, which gives...
By Associated Press | 11/19/13 09:07 AM
General Electric Co. has donated $15 million to build and operate a community center in the Connecticut town where 26 people were shot dead at an elementary school last year.
By Associated Press | 11/19/13 09:02 AM
President Barack Obama is announcing $100 million in grants to help better prepare high school students to compete in the global economy.
By Associated Press | 11/19/13 08:58 AM
A leading education-funding think tank in Ohio is releasing new district comparisons that it says more accurately reflect the costs of educating poor students.
11/19/13 08:56 AM
A conservative student group on the campus of the University of Texas in Austin is being threatened with protests and expulsion if it goes forward with a playing a game it calls “Catch an Illegal Immigrant.” According to the Young Conservatives of Texas UT Chapter’s Facebook page, on...
By Associated Press | 11/19/13 08:51 AM
LEWISTON, Maine — Maine Gov. Paul LePage has awarded $10,000 to a program in Lewiston designed to bolster English skills for immigrant families.
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