Education News

Va. Beach avoids repeat of rowdy college weekend

Virginia Beach police say this year's College Beach Weekend was uneventful, with only a few minor incidents.

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 12:42am EDT

Volunteers quietly help families of ferry's lost

Volunteers quietly help families of SKorean ferry's lost in manifold ways, from cabs to kebabs

Monday - 04/28/2014, 11:38pm EDT

Jump from college to NFL fraught with risk

Record number of underclassmen ignore risks in making jump from college football to NFL

Monday - 04/28/2014, 11:22pm EDT

Rutgers students protest Condoleezza Rice speech

Rutgers students stage sit-in to protest Condoleezza Rice's appearance at graduation event

Monday - 04/28/2014, 09:00pm EDT

Montana man charged with homicide in teen shooting

Police: Montana man charged with deliberate homicide in death of exchange student from Germany

Monday - 04/28/2014, 08:49pm EDT

Report: 4 in 5 US high school students graduate

Report: US high school graduation rate at 80 percent; more progress needed to meet 90 percent

Monday - 04/28/2014, 08:42pm EDT

School official: Texas student planned violence

School official says San Antonio boy found at high school with loaded AK-47 planned violence

Monday - 04/28/2014, 06:29pm EDT

Indiana approves Common Core replacement standards

Indiana Board of Education OKs replacement for Common Core standards; one of 1st US to adopt

Monday - 04/28/2014, 05:25pm EDT

College: Student fabricated racist attack report

Officials at New Jersey university say student fabricated report of attack, racial slurs

Monday - 04/28/2014, 03:51pm EDT

NC university on lockdown after report of gunman

Spokeswoman: Parts of North Carolina A&T State University locked down after report of gunman

Monday - 04/28/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Johns Hopkins students' info discovered online

More than 2K Johns Hopkins grad students' info inadvertently made accessible on the Internet

Monday - 04/28/2014, 12:29pm EDT

Car runs over child's foot at elementary school

A car ran over a fourth-grader's foot at Beverly Farms Elementary School in Montgomery County Monday morning.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 10:02am EDT

Report: Md. high school graduation rate is 84 percent

Report: Md. high school graduation rate is 84 percent, slightly above nationwide average

Monday - 04/28/2014, 08:12am EDT

Mary Washington begins $50M fundraising campaign

Mary Washington campaign seeks to raise $50 million to remain affordable, competitive

Monday - 04/28/2014, 06:40am EDT

Montgomery County Council to consider school safety proposals

As the budget deadline comes closer, two issues facing the Montgomery County Council concern school children's safety.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 04:35am EDT

2 Prince George's moms lobby for bilingual schools

A quest by two Prince George's County mothers to lobby the county school system to begin offering Spanish immersion classes for elementary students is starting to pay off.

Sunday - 04/27/2014, 08:38pm EDT

Va. college attainment rate up but ranking falls

Virginia has dropped one position in a higher education advocacy group's national ranking for college attainment.

Sunday - 04/27/2014, 03:25pm EDT

Hospice hosts teen's graduation so mom can attend

Ohio mom with late-stage cancer gets to see teenage daughter graduate in hospice room ceremony

Sunday - 04/27/2014, 10:16am EDT

Historic day as Northwestern players decide union

Historic day as Northwestern players vote on whether to form first union for college athletes

Sunday - 04/27/2014, 10:12am EDT

Trauma warnings move from Internet to Ivory Tower

Student-led movement on US campuses takes 'trigger warnings' from Internet to Ivory Tower,

Saturday - 04/26/2014, 07:34pm EDT
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