By Michael Barone | 11/12/13 05:58 PM
Looking over last week's referendum votes in the states, I believe I see a common thread in most -- not quite all, but most -- of the results. It's similar to what I describe in a Washington Examiner column last June, in which I saw libertarian trends on marijuana, gay rights and gun rights.
By Lisa Ruhl | 11/12/13 03:44 PM
First lady Michelle Obama promoted her husband's "North Star" goal of being the country with highest proportion of college graduates by 2020.
11/12/13 02:58 PM
The library has acquired the late astronomer's papers with a donation from MacFarlane, the creator of TV's "Family Guy." Sagan's widow and collaborator, Ann Druyan, joined the dedication Tuesday, along with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye and others.
By Associated Press | 11/12/13 01:51 PM
Edging into a broader policy role, Michelle Obama is joining President Barack Obama's efforts to get the United States on track to have the highest percentage of college graduates by 2020.
11/12/13 09:48 AM
Since completing a master’s degree in electrical engineering in 2009, Ti Zhao, a self-described “education junkie,” has continued to take classes. The total price tag for the last eight in which she enrolled: $0.00.
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.
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