Crime Rates Not Affected By Incarceration: Report
February 26 2015 10:12 PM EST
The Brennan Center research finds that the rates of incarceration continued to rise, even after crime rates began to decline across the country.
ISIS To Open English-Speaking Schools For Kids
February 24 2015 4:38 PM EST
The Islamic State says the schools -- one for boys, one for girls -- will be for the children of its foreign fighters in Syria.
Apple Watch Banned From College Exams
February 09 2015 9:19 AM EST
We still don't know when the device will reach stores, but students who want one to "help" with exams should think again.
China Party Magazine Blasts 'Western Values' In Universities
January 25 2015 2:25 AM EST
The comments come as universities in the country face increasing pressure to teach in line with the ideological diktats of the government.
Saudi Arabia Has A Youth Unemployment Problem
January 23 2015 3:54 PM EST
Thirty-seven percent of the population is under the age of 14, and many are leaving school unprepared to work.
Blackstone CEO Says More Money Won't Improve Public Education
January 23 2015 10:45 AM EST
The U.S. private equity investor also called for unpaid labor at public schools.
NCAA Investigating 20 Schools For Academic Fraud
January 21 2015 9:00 PM EST
The NCAA's vice president of enforcement described cheating as "an epidemic" at a recent NCAA convention.
Government Documents Shouldn't Be Translated: London Mayor
January 06 2015 9:09 AM EST
Failing to speak English was a "huge wasted opportunity," Boris Johnson said.
Scientists Say Birds Fled Tornado After They 'Heard It Coming'
December 19 2014 5:11 AM EST
Researchers suggest that the birds were warned by 'infrasound' generated by the storm, which humans cannot hear.
Why Does the Taliban Attack Schools?
December 16 2014 12:31 PM EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
Egyptian security forces arrested more than 90 students ahead of the start of the school year to prevent protests.