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  • No Child Left Behind overhaul should keep states accountable

    No Child Left Behind overhaul should keep states accountable
    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...
  • Texas schools pressed to accommodate influx of young immigrants

    Texas schools pressed to accommodate influx of young immigrants
    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...
  • Corinthian Colleges sued for not paying rent at corporate headquarters

    Corinthian Colleges sued for not paying rent at corporate headquarters
    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...
  • Corinthian Colleges tells investors it is facing a criminal probe

    Corinthian Colleges tells investors it is facing a criminal probe
    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...
  • A word from NSU President and CEO George L. Hanbury

    When you choose to volunteer, you not only make a choice about the kind of community you want to live in, you impact lives on a very real and personal level. NSU is as committed to academic excellence, innovation, scholarship and research as we are to...
  • School district wins Green Ribbon award

    Palm Beach County schools can tie a green ribbon around their old banyan trees: They are among the most environmentally sustainable schools in the country, according to the U.S. Department of Education. After being awarded a Green Ribbon Schools District...
  • HU receives $3.5 million grant from U.S. Department of Education for STEM

    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...
  • FIU gets $2.3 million for Latin America, African studies

    FIU gets $2.3 million for Latin America, African studies
    Three new grants will focus on the international part of Florida International University. FIU has received $2.3 million to pay for programs in the United States, Latin America and Africa. "The U.S. Department of Education awards these grants in an...
  • Attorney of accuser reportedly expects FSU to bring code of conduct charges against Jameis Winston

    Attorney of accuser reportedly expects FSU to bring code of conduct charges against Jameis Winston
    TALLAHASSEE -¬†FSU coach Jimbo Fisher said the Seminoles’ football program isn’t focused on the latest inquiry into an allegation Jameis Winston raped an FSU student two years ago. University officials interviewed Winston’s accuser last...
  • Gators QB Treon Harris back on football team after accuser withdraws sexual battery complaint

    Gators quarterback Treon Harris is back on the UF football team after his accuser withdrew her sexual battery complaint Friday. “We have been notified that the university and legal process is complete,” UF coach Will Muschamp said in a...
  • A few options for student loan forgiveness

    A few options for student loan forgiveness
    Dear Liz: I have a rather ugly student loan predicament. You mentioned "the possibility of forgiveness" in a recent column. I feel very strongly that I am deserving (if I dare use that word) of partial or full forgiveness of my undergraduate loans,...