Education News

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

UNH law degree for presidential candidate Bob Dole

UNH gives honorary law degree to presidential candidate, veterans advocate, ex-Sen. Bob Dole

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 04:00pm EDT

Massachusetts college selling campus house for $1

Massachusetts college selling campus house for $1; buyer must pay to have it moved

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 03:08pm EDT

Ed official: Some campuses hostile to victims

Education official: Some colleges fail students by inadequately handling sexual assault cases

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 01:30pm EDT

Liberty University plans 252-foot bell tower

Liberty University plans 252-foot bell tower, would be tallest structure in Lynchburg

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 10:46am EDT

Council seeks input on higher education in Va.

State council seeks public input on higher education in Virginia; online survey posted

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 07:42am EDT

Thousands skip last days of school in Fairfax

Thousands of students skip last days of school in Fairfax as school board considers changes

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 07:40am EDT

Education Dept. removes tweet with movie scene

Education Department apologizes for tweet depicting scene from "Bridesmaids" movie.

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 02:00am EDT

Schools chief apologizes for "hurtful" blog posts

Schools chief sorry for "hurtful" blog posts disparaging welfare recipients, Spanish speakers

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 10:56pm EDT

East Carolina hires Cliff Godwin as baseball coach

East Carolina hires former Pirates catcher, Ole Miss assistant Cliff Godwin as baseball coach

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 08:38pm EDT
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