| Apr 8, 2015
| 9:24 PM
The No Child Left Behind Act, a product of good bipartisan intentions and bad legislative drafting, is closer than ever to a rewrite that was supposed to have happened eight years ago. Two senators who were carrying widely divergent bills to reauthorize...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:50 PM
A year ago, the Las Americas Newcomer Middle School serving the low-income Gulfton neighborhood started the semester with 150 immigrant and refugee students. When the new school year began last month, enrollment skyrocketed to 325 students, most of them...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:59 PM
Add this to the lengthy list of woes facing Corinthian Colleges Inc.: The Santa Ana company was more than $381,000 behind on rent at its corporate headquarters this month, and the landlord sued.
The lawsuit filed last week in Orange County Superior...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:15 PM
After months of financial uncertainty and battles with regulators, Corinthian Colleges Inc. told investors Wednesday about the prospect of a criminal investigation by federal prosecutors.
The beleaguered Orange County for-profit college company said...
| Oct 1, 2014
Hampton University received a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to promote learning in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields.
The university received the federal funds for STEM education under a new initiative...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:50 PM
When a child misses school, there's an empty desk. But when a teacher is absent, a substitute often takes over, and students can struggle.
Yet teacher attendance "has received relatively little attention," according to a recent study by the Washington,...
| Sep 21, 2014
The purpose of some lawsuits is to get recompense for an injured party. Others seek to make changes to big bureaucratic systems to make their operations more fair.
A lawsuit filed against the Lake County School District by a whistle-blower last week...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Mavericks in Education Florida launched a network of charter schools more than five years ago, drumming up publicity with prominent pitchmen and pledging to turn dropouts into graduates.
But more than a thousand pages of public records obtained by the...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 7:46 AM
An attorney for Jameis Winston's accuser says FSU's letter defending its review of the sexual assault allegation is filled with errors.
John Clune, a Title IX attorney representing the woman who accused Winston of rape, has long argued Florida State...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:42 PM
FSU officials reportedly informed star quarterback Jameis Winston Friday night he may be charged with as many as four university code of conduct violations in connection with an alleged sexual assault in December 2012, according to ESPN.com.
In a letter...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:37 PM
USC Coach Steve Sarkisian, in search of what he describes as more "explosive" passing plays, said this week that he wants quarterback Cody Kessler to "let it rip" on deeper routes.
Asked Wednesday if he was hesitant to throw long passes, Kessler did not...