Education News

FCPS and community will review 4 later start time options

The morning bell for Fairfax County Public Schools high school students may ring nearly two hours later if one of several proposals for later start times goes through.

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 09:20am EDT

Council members, public sound off on school-district changes

Families often choose where to live based on a good school in the neighborhood, but proposed changes in the District could mean children might not get to attend the desirable school Mom and Dad made sure to move close to.

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 07:11am EDT

Microsoft expands ad-free Bing search for schools

Microsoft expands ad-free Bing searches for US schools from kindergarten through 12th grade

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 05:42am EDT

U.Va. visitors approve 4.3 percent in-state tuition hike

U.Va. Board of Visitors OKs 4.3 tuition increase for Va. students, 5.9 hike for out-of-staters

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 05:34am EDT

Gun carry rights expanded in Ga. under new law

Ga.'s governor signs law allowing licensed owners to bring guns into bars, schools, churches

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 03:26am EDT

SKorean city full of grief prepares for more

Hometown of young victims of SKorean ferry wreck opens memorial, steels for 1st day of school

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 06:12pm EDT

Connecticut man charged in Yale hoax threat

Connecticut man charged with making hoax shooting threat, prompting Yale University lockdown

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 06:00pm EDT

4th grader sells pot in northern Colorado

Northern Colorado 4th graders get grandparents' pot; principal warns parents to secure drugs

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Miss America: Don't suspend teen over prom invite

Miss America asks Pennsylvania school to reconsider suspending student who asked her to prom

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 03:22pm EDT

Michigan affirmative ban is OK, Supreme Court says

Blow to affirmative action: Supreme Court OK's voter-approved ban for Michigan universities

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 02:02pm EDT

Rutgers names new chancellor for Camden campus

Rutgers names University of Maryland Law School dean as new chancellor for Camden campus

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 01:59pm EDT

Shipbuilding apprentices offered ODU degrees

Newport News Shipbuilding, ODU sign agreement to offer apprentices undergraduate degrees

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 01:59pm EDT

Washington school bus driver accused of bullying

Olympia, Wash., school bus driver accused of bullying developmentally disabled student

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 11:40am EDT

DC plans public meeting on MLK library renovation

DC officials ask for public's ideas on renovation of Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 07:07am EDT

FBI investigates suspected serial child molester

FBI investigating suspected serial child molester who worked in US schools around the world

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 04:34am EDT

Sen. Rand Paul says school choice could expand GOP

GOP presidential prospect Rand Paul promotes school choice in Chicago as way to expand party

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 01:36am EDT

Backers, opponents of Michigan ban react to ruling

Foes of Michigan affirmative action ban call court decision 'shocking;' backers say 'victory'

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 08:50pm EDT

Jim Tressel among 3 finalists to lead Akron

Ohio State ex-coach Tressel among 3 finalists to lead University of Akron, where he works now

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 05:58pm EDT

Jay Leno to give commencement address at Emerson

Jay Leno announced as commencement speaker for his Boston alma mater, Emerson College

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 05:50pm EDT

UNC reading specialist says she is resigning

UNC reading specialist who questioned athletes' literacy says she'll resign at end of semester

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 04:30pm EDT
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