Education News

Are you smarter than your 2nd grader?

Are you smarter than your 2nd grader? Homework examples from new Common Core math curriculum

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 02:08pm EDT

2+2=What? Parents rail against Common Core math

2+2=What? Parents say Common Core curriculum makes kids' math homework needlessly confusing

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 01:26pm EDT

New Mexico librarian finds letters from 1967

Letters written by students in 1967 found inside Farmington school library

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 11:10am EDT

Maryland to take hard look at school start times

Gov. Martin O'Malley will sign legislation that directs the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to make recommendations on whether public schools should start at 8 a.m. or later.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 07:23am EDT

Brown v. Board of Education decision excerpts

Excerpts from Brown v. Board of Education decision as delivered by Chief Justice Earl Warren

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 04:28am EDT

School integration slipping 60 years after Brown

Progress on integrating schools losing ground 60 years after historic Supreme Court decision

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 03:12am EDT

Minnesota enacts 1st law on cellphone disabling

Minnesota enacts nation's 1st law requiring smartphone disabling capability as theft deterrent

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 07:19pm EDT

As college students walk, speakers walk away

As college students prepare to walk for graduation, protests lead speakers to walk away

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 06:32pm EDT

German university votes to give Snowden a degree

German university votes to give NSA leaker Edward Snowden an honorary doctorate

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Teens confess burglaries before Montana shooting

Montana teens confesses to burglaries that angered homeowner before exchange student shot

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 03:31pm EDT

Pew: Student loans often mean more overall debt

Study: Taking student loans for college can mean sharply higher overall debt

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 02:00pm EDT

17-year-old arrested in shooting near Ga. school

Police: 17-year-old charged with assault in shooting near high school in Atlanta

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 01:45pm EDT

Pakistan police arrest teacher for gang rape

Pakistani police arrest Quranic school teacher and his 2 friends on gang-rape charges

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 12:26pm EDT

Hundreds contact FBI about pedophile teacher case

Number of possible victims of pedophile teacher jumps, as FBI reports contacts from hundreds

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 12:04pm EDT

Former Baltimore mayor to head UB

Former Baltimore mayor, Howard law dean to become University of Baltimore president

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 11:10am EDT

Sallie Mae, Justice Department in $60M settlement

Sallie Mae and Justice Department reach $60M settlement over student loans to service members

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 10:58am EDT

NY schools official resigns after 'chubby' remark

School board president resigns, apologizes for calling parent 'chubby wubby' during meeting

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 09:40am EDT

Fairfax County superintendent proposes changes to discipline policies

Fairfax County Public School are considering disciplinary policy changes that would shorten suspension times for most serious offenses.

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 07:09am EDT

Students dig through Anne Arundel County history

Sixth graders at Rockbridge Academy in Millersville, Md., took part in an archaeological dig in Anne Arundel County.

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 04:46am EDT

Nevada school shooter left 2 suicide notes

Nevada school shooter had photos of Columbine gunmen on his phone, left 2 suicide notes

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 01:24am EDT
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