| 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...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:12 AM
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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 3:28 AM
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...
| 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...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:41 AM
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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:02 PM
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...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:15 PM
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...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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,...