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College graduation: 4 ways things have changed

4 ways graduation has changed since parents of today's students graduated 30 years ago

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 02:11pm EDT

President of struggling Virginia Intermont resigns

The president of a struggling small private college in Bristol, Virginia, has resigned.

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Stabbed class president to speak at commencement

Class president stabbed at Ohio fraternity house will speak at commencement ceremony

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 10:01am EDT

Virginia schools signed up for Bike to School Day

Dozens of Virginia schools signed up for International Bike to School Day

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 05:50am EDT

Virginia Commonwealth dedicating renamed school

Virginia Commonwealth University dedicating renamed School of Media and Culture

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 05:47am EDT

Montgomery County Council weighs another school-bus safety measure

The council is considering a resolution to double the penalty for passing a stopped school bus.

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 05:43am EDT

Healthier school meals: How 5 districts are faring

How 5 school districts are faring with healthier school meal standards in place

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 04:34am EDT

Officials: 1 in custody after Ga. college shooting

Officials: 1 in custody after Ga. college shooting, victim suffers severe head injury

Monday - 05/05/2014, 11:18pm EDT

Girl Scouts ditch campfires, 'Kumbaya' for robots

It's not all cookies and campfires for one local Girl Scout troop. These girls build robots and confidence as they advance in robotics competitions.

Monday - 05/05/2014, 05:03pm EDT
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8th grade Holocaust assignment draws criticism

California school district backtracks on essay assignment on whether Holocaust happened

Monday - 05/05/2014, 04:31pm EDT

Today's advice to graduates: No selfies

For graduates at 2 colleges, a warning on selfies; administrators cite time, disruption

Monday - 05/05/2014, 03:42pm EDT

Contractor strikes oil at Indiana State campus

Contractor strikes oil at Indiana State University campus; production level, value uncertain

Monday - 05/05/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Obamacare to gridlock, fair game for Obama's jokes

At reporters' dinner, comedian in chief pokes fun at 'Obamacare,' Republicans and news media

Monday - 05/05/2014, 12:16pm EDT

VMI board approves tuition, fee increases

Virginia Military Institute board approves tuition and fee increases

Monday - 05/05/2014, 11:00am EDT

2nd China university starts Rhodes-style program

Second Chinese university announces plans for a Rhodes Scholarship-style program

Monday - 05/05/2014, 09:40am EDT

Medal of Honor recipient to address W&M grads

Medal of Honor recipient Leroy Petry to speak at William & Mary's commencement

Monday - 05/05/2014, 06:56am EDT

Smithsonian makes deal to offer online courses

Smithsonian makes deal to offer online education through The Great Courses

Monday - 05/05/2014, 06:55am EDT

VCU to dedicate school of media, culture

VCU to dedicate Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture on Tuesday

Monday - 05/05/2014, 06:54am EDT

US teachers nowhere as diverse as their students

US teachers are nowhere near as diverse as their students; groups commit to turn that around

Monday - 05/05/2014, 04:43am EDT

Ultra-Orthodox quietly joining Israeli military

Despite protests, ultra-Orthodox Jewish soldiers quietly finding their way in Israeli military

Monday - 05/05/2014, 02:16am EDT
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