Education News

Chimps trump humans in matching game, study finds (Video)

A new study finds what "Planet of the Apes" fantasized long ago could be true -- chimps are smarter than we are.

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 04:29am EDT

Alaska school gets $127K penalty for animal deaths

USDA issues $127,000 civil penalty to Alaska Fairbanks for 12 musk oxen deaths

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 03:28am EDT

Obama holds up technical school as model for US

In salute to seniors, Obama holds up technical high school as model for skills-based education

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 03:14am EDT

California girl on ventilator getting diploma

Family: California girl declared brain dead after surgery to get 8th grade diploma

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 09:10pm EDT

Oregon shooting suspect called aspiring serviceman

Family friend says suspect in Oregon school shooting wanted to follow brother into military

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 08:28pm EDT

Mom: Oregon shooting victim loved soccer, friends

Mother: Oregon school shooting victim made people laugh, loved friends and soccer

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 07:20pm EDT

News Guide: What's next for teacher tenure?

News Guide: Following historic California court ruling, what's next for teacher tenure?

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 05:23pm EDT

White House threatens veto of GOP school meal bill

White House threatens veto of GOP bill allowing schools to opt out of healthier school meals

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 04:00pm EDT

Police: Shooter at Oregon school had assault rifle

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 03:51pm EDT

California teacher tenure ruling may fuel debate

While on hold, California court ruling on teacher job protections could reverberate elsewhere

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 03:44pm EDT

E. Virginia Medical School tuition to increase

Eastern Virginia Medical School board approves 2 percent tuition increase, pay raises

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 10:30am EDT

Montgomery County superintendent: Changing school bell times not feasible

After recommending Montgomery County Public Schools consider changing school bell times, the superintendent now says implementation isn't feasible.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 08:03am EDT

DC mayoral nominee pledges to retain chancellor

DC's Democratic mayoral nominee pledges to retain schools chancellor

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 07:30am EDT

When school lets out for summer, hunger begins for many

For a lot of kids, the sound of school's final bell signals fun and freedom. But it leaves many students wondering where their next meal will come from.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 07:02am EDT

Police: Teen gunman kills student at Oregon school

Police: Teen gunman kills 14-year-old at Oregon high school, wounds teacher, is found dead

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 06:44am EDT

Obama takes to Tumblr to pitch student debt steps

Aiming to reach young people online, Obama pitches steps to ease student debt burden on Tumblr

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 04:32am EDT

Tenure opponent says public schools must improve

Wealthy tenure opponent says he wants to improve public schools, not harm them

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 03:27am EDT

US Open a reunion for 2 players, 1 caddie

A generous act leads to a 6th-grade teacher to Pinehurst as a caddie

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 03:26am EDT

A look at Eric Cantor, tea party challenger

A look at Eric Cantor, tea party challenger who defeated him in GOP primary

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 11:39pm EDT
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