Why Does the Taliban Attack Schools?
December 16 2014 12:31 PM
The scale of the Peshawar attack raises the question of why the group uses such a shocking tactic.
'A Lifeline' In Jeopardy
December 12 2014 12:59 PM
A plan in Congress to cut Pell Grant funding by $303M would make it harder for minority and lower-income students to attend college.
Black Students React To Ferguson: 'If My Brother Is Not Free, I'm Not Free’
November 25 2014 3:19 PM
As much grief as the decision has inspired, it has also catalyzed a movement across historically black college campuses.
For 45 Years, 'Sesame Street' Has Taught And Entertained Children
November 10 2014 3:44 PM
Adults often burst into tears when they recognize "Sesame Street" hosts on the street; the show turns 45 on Monday.
After Gaza Conflict, Anti-Semitism On US Campuses Grows
November 07 2014 3:28 PM
Anti-Semitic incidents are on the rise at U.S. college campuses, according to Jewish organizations.
5 Killed, 2 Injured In Fire Near University Of Southern Maine
November 01 2014 9:06 PM
Portland’s worst fire in 30 years tore through an apartment building near the University of Southern Maine campus.
Bill Maher At UC Berkeley? Some Students Say No Way
October 24 2014 11:35 AM
The spirit of Berkeley’s "Free Speech Movement" will not smile for Bill Maher. Some students aren’t happy that he's speaking at graduation.
Journalist Disinvited From Forum Had Shadowed CDC’s Frieden Days Earlier
October 17 2014 5:03 PM
Public health experts agree Syracuse University's decision to rescind the Washington Post's Michel du Cille's invitation to a workshop this weekend was uncalled for.
Most US States Have Decreased Student Funding: Study
October 16 2014 1:42 PM
A newly published review finds a majority of states have decreased per-student funding since the U.S. recession.
Harvard Law Professors Condemn New Sexual Misconduct Policy
October 16 2014 6:58 AM
Twenty eight professors from Harvard's law school said in an open letter that the new policy lacked "basic elements of fairness and due process."
Egyptian Police Raid Campuses For 3rd Day; Student Reported Killed
October 14 2014 10:30 AM
Egyptian security forces arrested more than 90 students ahead of the start of the school year to prevent protests.
Charter School Linked To Islamic Cleric Accused Of Visa Abuse
October 09 2014 4:50 PM
Critics says Concept Schools of Illinois is using the H-1B visa program to bypass U.S. educators in favor of unqualified teachers from Turkey.
Nobel Prize In Medicine Goes To Scientists Who Discovered Brain GPS
October 06 2014 8:00 AM
Winners in the other categories of the Nobel Prize, including, physics, chemistry, literature and peace, will be announced later in the week.
Colorado School Board Pushes Plan For 'Patriotic' AP History, Despite Protests
October 03 2014 5:20 AM
The Jefferson County Board of Education had proposed for a history course that removes parts promoting civil disobedience.
Louisiana Teachers Arrested For Alleged Threesome With Student
October 02 2014 6:25 PM
Rachel Respess and Shelley Dufresne were arrested for a sex crime Wednesday after they allegedly had a threesome with a student.
Ebola Fears Keep Dallas Workers From Cleaning Up Patient's House
October 02 2014 6:00 PM
As officials seek out at least 80 people who had contact with patient Thomas E. Duncan, school attendance in Dallas drops 10 percent.
Students Get Office 365 For Free
September 22 2014 5:18 PM
The free subscription to Office 365 ProPlus includes access to the full versions of Word, PowerPoint and OneNote.
Watch: 'It's On Us' White House Campaign
September 19 2014 11:05 AM
The White House has enlisted celebrities to help promote a new campaign aiming to end sexual assaults on college campuses.
MacArthur Awards Go To A Diverse Assortment Of Fellows
September 17 2014 8:43 AM
“They expand our view of what is possible, and they inspire us to apply our own talents and imagination," according to the fellowship program.
Scholarly Report Declares Texas Schoolbooks Biased And Inaccurate
September 12 2014 11:45 AM
A liberal group says Texas textbooks contain inaccurate and biased interpretations of U.S. history, government and world religions.