Education News

University bets $10 million on poor city's kids

Hometown university offering free tuition, extra help to kids from poor Pennsylvania city

Friday - 08/29/2014, 07:28am EDT

US rebukes Oklahoma for ditching school standards

US sanctions Oklahoma for ditching Common Core education standards; teacher layoffs possible

Friday - 08/29/2014, 02:30am EDT

Louisiana Gov. Jindal sues feds over Common Core

With likely presidential bid on horizon, Louisiana Gov. Jindal sues feds over Common Core

Friday - 08/29/2014, 12:24am EDT

Michigan's Beilein receives sportsmanship award

Michigan basketball coach John Beilein receives sportsmanship honor from NCAA

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 07:40pm EDT

Docs: Ford made players roll in goose droppings

Documents: Toronto Mayor Ford once made high school football players roll in geese droppings

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Ohio driver accused of hot-bus punishment resigns

Ohio school bus driver resigns after allegation he made kids sit in hot vehicle for punishment

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 11:40am EDT

Cellphones 101: Schools adopt the phones they once banned

Cellphones and tablets have become an integral part of modern life, and the Prince George's County school system not only allows kids to carry phones and tablets during the day, but encourages teachers to incorporate them in the classroom.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 05:17am EDT

High-rise elementary school opens in Va.

It was controversial when overcrowding at a Fairfax County elementary school prompted the county to look at a nearby high- rise as a possible solution.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 03:35am EDT

Gold medal swimmer Ye enrolls in top China college

Olympic gold medal swimmer Ye enrolls in top China college

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 10:30pm EDT

Arlington to give high school freshmen Macbooks

Arlington Public Schools will give a new Macbook Air to every 9th grader in Wakefield, Washington-Lee and Yorktown high schools this school year.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:45pm EDT

EPA honors Va. teacher for environmental education

Cumberland County teacher receives EPA award for environmental education

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Virginia students make gains on revised math SOLs

Va. students make gains on math SOLs; pass rates flat on more rigorous English, science tests

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Kevin Spacey to sing in 1-night-only concert in DC

Kevin Spacey to sing in 1-night-only concert next month in DC to benefit his foundation

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 12:44pm EDT

Dominion awards $1.3M in education grants

Energy provider Dominion Resources awards $1.3M in education grants to schools in 9 states, DC

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 08:04am EDT

The best time for elementary and teen students to do homework

Kids in Maryland and D.C. are back in school this week. Students in northern Virginia return next week. It's a good time to get the homework habit right.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 05:08am EDT

Doctor describes girl's injuries after abduction

Doctor describes girl's injuries after abducted from kindergarten class, sexually assaulted

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 08:20pm EDT

Tennessee depth chart reflects Volunteers' youth

Tennessee coach Butch Jones wondering how his newcomers will respond to game situation

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 06:03pm EDT

Clarification: Cooper Union story

Clarification: Cooper Union story

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 05:30pm EDT

Kindergartener brings loaded gun to school

Kindergartener brings loaded gun to school; police say found in backpack, child meant no harm

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Officer describes helping student shot on campus

Officer describes helping student mortally wounded on Seattle campus in newly released records

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 03:40pm EDT
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