Education News

Lockdowns at two St. Mary's Co. high schools lifted

A second high school in St. Mary's County is on lockdown Thursday for a threat report.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 01:34pm EDT

First lady introduces new class of student poets

Michelle Obama introduces new class of National Student Poets, hears them read at White House

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 12:17pm EDT

Venue hearing set in ex-Penn State president suit

Hearing date set to determine jurisdiction of ex-Penn State president's defamation lawsuit

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 10:40am EDT

Authorities: 5th grader with gun had list of names

Authorities: 5th grader found with loaded gun at Michigan school had list of classmates' names

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 10:40am EDT

Nearly 3 million Syrian children not in school

Aid group says Syrian war prevents almost 3 million children from attending school

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 10:07am EDT

Fairfax County superintendent to present plan for later school start time

The issue of later school start times is about to be resolved in the largest public school system in the D.C.-Baltimore metropolitan area after more than a decade of debate.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 08:42am EDT

Missing Virginia woman's parents fear 'foul play'

Parents of missing Virginia student fear 'foul play' as search shifts; police release video

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 04:24am EDT

APNewsBreak: Web filter lifts block on gay sites

APNewBreak: Major Web content filter lifts block on gay advocacy websites

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 01:30am EDT

Trial lawyer gives $50M to Drexel law school

Philadelphia trial lawyer Thomas Kline gives $50M to Drexel; law school to be named for him

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 09:24pm EDT

Principal resigns post after Wyoming hazing skit

Principal resigns post after hazing skit at Wyoming high school results in disciplinary action

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 08:30pm EDT

Texas limiting new AP history course's influence

Amid conservative outcry, Texas moves to limit new AP History course's influence statewide

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 07:40pm EDT

Teacher suspended over 'Redskins' newspaper flap

Teacher suspended for 2 days over 'Redskins' controversy in high school student newspaper

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Upgraded facilities help ACC keep up with Joneses

Construction boom: Upgraded football facilities helping ACC schools keep up with the Joneses

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 04:28pm EDT

Higher education cuts likely to spare Va. students

The $90 million in cuts the McAuliffe administration is seeking from Virginia's public colleges and universities this fiscal year and next are likely to spare students.

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 03:48pm EDT

Police resume search for missing Virginia student

Police resume search for University of Virginia student missing since weekend; parents hopeful

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 01:59pm EDT

College majors matter for future paychecks

Economists have long-known there's a link between educational level and earnings. Generally, higher levels of education produce greater earnings.

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 04:44am EDT

Corinthian Colleges sued for predatory lending

Federal agency seeks $500 million in relief for students at for-profit Corinthian Colleges

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 02:26am EDT

School bus driver killed during safety drill

Bus driver for Ohio school saves girl but is killed during safety drill

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 12:14am EDT

Venezuelan protesters discuss explosives in video

Anti-government Venezuelan activists show up in video discussing explosives

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 11:30pm EDT

Georgia man gets 20 years for gun battle at school

Ga. man persuaded by school bookkeeper to surrender in 2013 gun battle sentenced to 20 years

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 08:36pm EDT
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