Education News

UN: 30 million African kids missing primary school

UN says 30 million primary-aged kids in sub-Saharan Africa not in school, progress stalled

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 02:01pm EDT

A school lunch menu where students have a say

At eight local schools, students have some input when it comes to what goes on their lunch menu.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 01:18pm EDT

Colonial Williamsburg names new CEO, president

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation announces new president, CEO to succeed retiring Campbell

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Newtown, Connecticut, gets grant for counseling

Newtown, Connecticut, to receive $7.1M grant to fund counseling for victims, first responders

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Yells for 'Daddy' by school yield surprising find

Yells for 'Daddy' around school in Connecticut lead to surprising find: a parrot in a tree

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 10:10am EDT

Ways to fight kids' summer brain drain

A couple months out of the classroom doesn't have to cause "brain drain" for students enjoying summer vacation. An expert shares ways to make sure kids stay engaged and prepared for the next school year.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 09:40am EDT

NY Public Library reading room closed by repairs

NY Public Library's majestic reading room closed for 6 months for ceiling inspection

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 09:10am EDT

Top D.C. students share their keys to success

The smartest students to graduate from D.C. Public Schools this year share how they stayed at the top of their class.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 06:38am EDT

Starbucks clears college degree path for workers

Starbucks offers workers online bachelor's degree at Arizona State at a steep discount

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 12:24am EDT

Oregon teen shooter laid to rest; questions remain

Oregon school shooter remembered for the good times before he turned violent; questions remain

Monday - 06/16/2014, 10:04pm EDT

Chicago, New York, Hawaii bid for Obama library

Hawaii, New York and at least 4 Chicago sites offer bids to house Obama's presidential library

Monday - 06/16/2014, 09:37pm EDT

Chelsea Clinton: More community service needed

In Ga. speech, Chelsea Clinton calls for opportunities for younger people in community service

Monday - 06/16/2014, 08:40pm EDT

Study: Popular tweens face higher risk of crime, substance abuse as adults

A new U.Va. study suggests that kids who are popular in middle school have higher risk factors of being arrested or abusing alcohol and drugs as adults.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 05:18pm EDT

Common Core upsets home-schooling parents

Common Core standards bring opposition from home-schooling parents

Monday - 06/16/2014, 04:42pm EDT

Correction: UVa-Study Program story

Correction: UVa-Study Program story

Monday - 06/16/2014, 02:31pm EDT

Kids home alone all summer? Don't stress

Kathleen Hall, The Stress Institute

Monday - 06/16/2014, 11:46am EDT


Starbucks clears college degree path for employees

Starbucks replaces its tuition plan with online bachelor's degree program at Arizona State

Monday - 06/16/2014, 11:26am EDT

Starbucks offers online college program to workers

Starbucks to offer online college program to workers; program replaces existing tuition plan

Monday - 06/16/2014, 07:20am EDT

Unions push legislatures for labor history courses

Unions lobby legislatures to add labor history courses in high schools, with limited success

Monday - 06/16/2014, 03:40am EDT
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