| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:30 AM
High school seniors hunting for college scholarships and financial aid, beware: Scammers and scoundrels can't wait to meet you.
Families lose money to fraudulent financial aid scams every year, according to federal officials. And with many college...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Summer vacation is over. Not great news if you're a kid. But some of you parents may feel more than ready to send your charges back to school. But are you? Are you really? Here are a few things to consider.
What to do? Make sure your...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Ed O’Bannon is the only player in the last quarter-century to score at least 30 points and grab at least 15 rebounds in the NCAA tournament title game. His 30-and-17 performance in 1995 led UCLA past defending champion Arkansas, giving the Bruins...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Too much testing is "sucking oxygen out of the room" in many American schools, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said in a statement today. That focus on testing is making it hard for teachers to implement new academic standards -- think Common Core...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:36 PM
The U.S. Department of Education has opened a formal investigation into the Johns Hopkins University's response to an alleged rape at a fraternity house, the university disclosed Tuesday.
A group of students filed a complaint with the department's Office...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:34 PM
California has received $10.7 million from the U.S. Department of Education to prepare low-income and underserved high school students for colleges and careers by partially covering the costs of advanced course tests.
“Students who do the work and...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 1:26 PM
UCLA has been added to a list of schools that are subjects of Title IX sexual misconduct investigations, the U.S. Department of Education confirmed Wednesday.
The Westwood university joins 75 other postsecondary institutions on the list, including UC...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:02 PM
A controversial state law permitting parents to petition for sweeping changes in failing schools cannot be used this year in Los Angeles Unified, district officials decided.
In a letter from a district lawyer to former state Sen. Gloria Romero...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:24 PM
HARTFORD — Teachers in the Newtown school district were put back to work too soon after the Sandy Hook shootings on Dec. 14, 2012, without an adequate assessment of their mental health, the president of the Newtown teachers' union said Friday....
| Aug 17, 2014
No one gets convicted of campus rape at Florida's public universities, an analysis of records has found.
In 2012 and 2013, 55 rapes were reported to campus police departments, show records reviewed by the Orlando Sentinel. Arrests were made only in...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Given Erik von Kiel's interest in moving to South America and his threatening statements toward a judge, no combination of conditions could ensure the former Lehigh County Jail doctor's safe release from prison or that he would return for his trial, a...