Education News

Snow/rain line divides parents over school closings

Snow days have piled up across the region, but parents in the inner suburbs are questioning why their students can't go to class when the conditions in their neighborhoods are normal.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 12:32pm EST

Ukraine protest library a break from the tensions

Ukrainian protesters improvise library as a break from the barricades

Monday - 02/10/2014, 08:40am EST

Missing Ohio college student froze to death

Ohio college student, 21, reported missing apparently died of hypothermia after falling asleep

Monday - 02/10/2014, 08:30am EST

Georgetown gets $10M gift for social innovation

Georgetown University receives $10 million to create innovation hub to tackle social problems

Monday - 02/10/2014, 06:31am EST

Philly schools consider universal enrollment model

Philly education officials consider following other US cities using universal enrollment model

Monday - 02/10/2014, 12:40am EST

Methodists in crisis over gay marriage, church law

Church disobedience in support of gay marriage widens rift in United Methodist church

Monday - 02/10/2014, 12:02am EST

APNewsBreak: GOP seeks higher NC teacher pay floor

APNewsBreak: GOP plan would raise NC public school teacher minimum salaries to $35,000

Sunday - 02/09/2014, 11:30pm EST

A wave of college grads found US jobs in January

US job growth mostly helped college grads; unemployment rate higher for African-Americans

Sunday - 02/09/2014, 08:50pm EST

Va. school's teachers dress down for better pay

Fairfax County school's teachers dress down as part of a demonstration for better pay

Sunday - 02/09/2014, 07:10pm EST

Tennessee teachers push back on evaluation process

Teachers oppose tying student test scores to teacher licensing, push for legislative change

Sunday - 02/09/2014, 05:50pm EST

Va. school creating program for packaging jobs

Blue Ridge Community College is creating a training program to address a shortage of skilled workers in the packaging industry.

Sunday - 02/09/2014, 03:33pm EST

Catholic school may move from Fairfax to Loudoun County

It's not a done deal, but some parents and community members of a local Catholic high school are working to stop the school from relocating from Fairfax to Loudoun County.

Sunday - 02/09/2014, 03:02am EST

Lawyer: Hazing charges at UGA are unfounded

Lawyer: Hazing charges involving UGA fraternity are unfounded; he says no pledges were beaten

Saturday - 02/08/2014, 07:30pm EST

Md. child abuse suspect ordered held without bond

Md. prosecutor: Former teacher charged with child sex abuse faked his own death

Saturday - 02/08/2014, 07:20pm EST

School start time discussion in Anne Arundel Co.

Some students, parents and teachers in Anne Arundel County are pushing for a later start time for the county's high schools.

Saturday - 02/08/2014, 05:41pm EST

Kosovo university head resigns after protests

Kosovo public university president resigns after days of student protests

Saturday - 02/08/2014, 05:00pm EST

'04 disappearance of Mass. student vexes dad, cops

10 years later, questions linger on disappearance of 21-year-old Mass. student after NH crash

Saturday - 02/08/2014, 04:50pm EST

U.S. grant to assist low-performing Va. schools

The U.S. Secretary of Education has announced grants to help Virginia turn around some of its lowest-achieving schools.

Saturday - 02/08/2014, 01:42pm EST

Utah district: New policies after lunches seized

Utah school district announces new policies after kids' lunches were thrown out for nonpayment

Friday - 02/07/2014, 07:50pm EST

Schools: Texas' public ed funding still 'broken'

School districts say Texas funding system still 'broken' as school finance trial wraps up

Friday - 02/07/2014, 07:14pm EST
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