Education News

States encourage bilingualism with diploma seals

More states encouraging bilingualism with programs leading to something extra on diplomas

Sunday - 06/29/2014, 06:40am EDT

Biden attends niece's wedding near Syracuse

Vice President Joe Biden attends niece's wedding near Syracuse

Saturday - 06/28/2014, 08:28pm EDT

Prince George's County school board approves $1.79B budget

It allows the school system to bolster science and language immersion programs, among other things.

Saturday - 06/28/2014, 02:16pm EDT

Study: Teens prioritize their own happiness and success

A gap persists between what teens say their parents want for them and what parents say they want for teens.

Saturday - 06/28/2014, 01:59am EDT

New Zealand schoolboy wins right to keep hair long

New Zealand boy wins court ruling over Catholic school in battle to keep his hair long

Friday - 06/27/2014, 11:50pm EDT

Newtown parent: Better communication was needed

Newtown parent: Better communication was needed between town, families in massacre's aftermath

Friday - 06/27/2014, 07:57pm EDT

Shot fired during fight at University of Miami

Gun fired during domestic dispute at University of Miami; no injuries and suspect in custody

Friday - 06/27/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Montana judge: Suspension over remarks unwarranted

Montana judge says suspension over rape remarks 'unwarranted'

Friday - 06/27/2014, 04:22pm EDT

Ga. schools resist arming teachers despite new law

Georgia school districts, pulled into debate on guns, resist arming teachers despite new law

Friday - 06/27/2014, 03:01pm EDT

Veteran, 100, finally getting high school diploma

NY veteran of WWII finally getting high school diploma at age 100 as great-grandson graduates

Friday - 06/27/2014, 02:41pm EDT

JFK Library spotlights family's summers on Cape

New exhibit at Boston's JFK Library focuses on Kennedy family summers on Cape Cod

Friday - 06/27/2014, 02:08pm EDT

School board OKs revised 'Redskins' policy

Suburban Philly school board approves revised policy on school newspaper's use of 'Redskins'

Friday - 06/27/2014, 11:21am EDT

Fairfax County school board eliminates Monday half days

The move will provide more wiggle room in the event of snow days.

Friday - 06/27/2014, 11:21am EDT

For children, hunger doesn't stop when school ends

A number of school systems, non-profits and other organizations make sure that kids don't suffer a "nutrition gap" when school is out.

Friday - 06/27/2014, 08:30am EDT

Panel aims at making U.Va. more affordable

U.Va. panel aimed at making university more affordable begins work on Friday

Friday - 06/27/2014, 07:32am EDT

White House picks 6 interns from Virginia

6 Virginians among more than 140 White House summer interns

Friday - 06/27/2014, 07:28am EDT

DC area kids raise over $750K for leukemia society

DC-area students raise more than $750,000 for leukemia and lymphoma society

Friday - 06/27/2014, 07:03am EDT

Shootings rise after China gives its police guns

Shooting incidents on the rise after China gives guns to police to better protect public

Friday - 06/27/2014, 06:24am EDT

76ers select Syracuse's Grant in 2nd round

76ers select Syracuse's forward Jerami Grant in 2nd round of NBA draft

Friday - 06/27/2014, 12:30am EDT

Senators: Corinthian should stop new enrollments

12 Senators say-profit education company Corinthian should stop accepting new students

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 06:18pm EDT
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