Education News

Kaufax, Velkoff elected to top FCPS board spots

The Fairfax County School Board has elected Tamara Derenak Kaufax (Lee District) as chairman and Ted Velkoff (at-large) as vice chair for a one-year term, the school system announced.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 09:30am EDT

Bill would minimize pre-K suspensions in DC

Bill to minimize pre-K suspensions in DC; report found 181 suspensions of 3- and 4-year-olds

Monday - 07/14/2014, 07:30am EDT

Chris Colfer visits DC library to discuss new book

Actor, author Chris Colfer visit DC library to discuss new book, sign copies

Sunday - 07/13/2014, 10:50pm EDT

Teddy Roosevelt library to rely on digital efforts

Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in North Dakota to rely on extensive digital archives

Sunday - 07/13/2014, 08:50am EDT

Districts debate merits of master's for teachers

School districts rethinking whether teachers deserve extra pay for advanced degrees

Sunday - 07/13/2014, 05:30am EDT

Union leader derides Obama education chief

Union president chides US education secretary but stops short of calling on him to quit

Saturday - 07/12/2014, 07:08pm EDT

Teacher tenure fight gains momentum with ruling

California ruling striking down teacher job protections inspires lawsuits fighting tenure

Friday - 07/11/2014, 06:08pm EDT

Maryland School Assessment scores fall

Schools officials: state test scores make expected drop as Md. transitions to new standards

Friday - 07/11/2014, 04:19pm EDT

College Football Hall of Fame opening Aug. 23

College Football Hall of Fame to open Aug. 23 in Atlanta; Chick-fil-A will be lead sponsor

Friday - 07/11/2014, 01:20pm EDT

St. Paul's College in Va. still seeking a buyer

St. Paul's College still seeking a buyer; extended auction deadline yields no eligible suitors

Friday - 07/11/2014, 07:00am EDT

Union pulls black college support after Koch gift

Union pulls support from United Negro College Fund after group accepts Koch donation

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 07:00pm EDT

College student pleads guilty to making bombs

Pennsylvania college student pleads guilty to making bombs in his off-campus apartment

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 06:47pm EDT

AIDS research team in Iowa loses $1.38M grant

Federal government withdraws $1.38M research grant for AIDS vaccine from Iowa State team

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Notre Dame of Maryland University gets $1.5M gift

Notre Dame of Maryland University gets $1.5 million gift to fund endowed nursing chair

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 12:55pm EDT

US students in middle of pack on financial knowhow

Most teens around world lack financial prowess; not top performers on financial literacy test

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 08:13am EDT
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Survey: Rapes not investigated at 2 in 5 colleges

Survey: 2 in 5 college, universities failed to investigate rape reports in past 5 years

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 03:50am EDT

No practicing on patients: New docs get boot camp

No practicing on patients: Brand-new doctors in Chicago get boot camp first to freshen skills

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 03:32am EDT

Fire burns middle school in Waldorf

Authorities: fire burns classrooms at middle school in Charles County

Wednesday - 07/09/2014, 11:26pm EDT

University of Texas president resigning next year

University of Texas President Bill Powers to resign in June 2015 amid pressure to leave

Wednesday - 07/09/2014, 10:29pm EDT

John Wayne heirs sue university over the name Duke

Duke vs. Duke: John Wayne heirs sue university over use of late movie star's nickname

Wednesday - 07/09/2014, 07:51pm EDT
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