Education News

Ka-ching! Scholarships for slaying video game foes

Small Chicago university offers big scholarships to fill out school's new video game team

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 03:32pm EDT

Education Dept. issues new special ed rules

Education Dept. to use grad rates, test scores to review state special ed program performance

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 01:41pm EDT

Thoughts, Freud? Vagina sculpture traps US student

What would Dr. Freud say? US exchange student gets stuck in vagina sculpture in Germany

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 01:28pm EDT

Positions nixed, bus service reduced in Charles Co. Public Schools

Temporary and part-time positions in Charles County Public Schools will be eliminated as part of the school board's move to reduce the budget by $5.5 million.

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 12:36pm EDT

Summer literacy program opens in Prince George's

Summer literacy program opens with Howard University students teaching 100 students in Md.

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 12:10pm EDT

Is a college degree still worth it? Study says yes

New York Fed study: College degree is still a good investment, despite costs

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 11:50am EDT

Savannah professor wins grant to study plantations

Savannah professor wins $50,000 grant to study historic plantations across Southeast

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 08:08am EDT

Va.-led transportation group gets federal funding

Consortium led by Virginia universities gets $5M federal grant for transportation research

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 08:05am EDT

No longer a statistic: Learning to read later in life

About 48 million adults in the U.S., and 90,000 in D.C., read below a fifth-grade level. But for eight local adults, that's no longer the case.

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 06:41am EDT

Oregon basketball players suspended as students

University of Oregon suspends 3 basketball players as students in wake of alleged sex assault

Monday - 06/23/2014, 09:40pm EDT

Navy college professor placed on leave over photo

US Naval War College professor placed on leave during investigation into racy photo

Monday - 06/23/2014, 07:08pm EDT

Threat charge filed in Connecticut school shooting

Venezuelan man charged with threatening Connecticut residents days after mass school shootings

Monday - 06/23/2014, 06:51pm EDT

Lawyer eyes insanity defense in campus attack

Lawyer for accused Seattle campus shooter says she is considering insanity defense

Monday - 06/23/2014, 06:27pm EDT

Afghan official quits in bid to end crisis

Afghan electoral official's resignation raises hopes for resolution to political crisis

Monday - 06/23/2014, 05:14pm EDT

Explosion at medical school in Nigeria's Kano city

Explosion blamed on Islamic extremists rocks medical school in Kano city, kills 8, wounds 12

Monday - 06/23/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Corinthian, US in tentative agreement

Corinthian Colleges, US Education agency in pact; Corinthian to get $16M in student aid funds

Monday - 06/23/2014, 04:10pm EDT

US professors troubled by Confucius Institutes

US professors, citing academic freedom, urge universities to re-think Confucius Institutes

Monday - 06/23/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Settlement in case of UCLA chemist in fatal fire

Deal settles prosecution of UCLA chemistry professor in lab fire death of researcher

Monday - 06/23/2014, 11:08am EDT

Arraignment in Seattle campus shooting

Arraignment in Seattle campus shooting; defendant charged with murder, attempted murder

Monday - 06/23/2014, 09:40am EDT

Funds from Superstorm Sandy to replace Md. school

Funds from Superstorm Sandy to replace former Somerset County school that houses Head Start

Monday - 06/23/2014, 09:31am EDT
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