| Aug 27, 2014
Following national trends and building on years of growth, Chicago Public Schools on Tuesday reported a higher graduation rate for high school students in the last school year.
The CPS graduation rate has been climbing for the past decade except for one...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a suit against the Obama administration Wednesday, joining a conservative-led effort to challenge controversial national education standards knows as the Common Core, which Jindal says violate states' sovereignty. ...
| Sep 1, 2013
Re "Federal probe clears 2 UCs of bias," Aug. 29
It's a shame that the U.S. Department of Education has exonerated University of California campuses for fostering anti-Semitic climates.
One of the offensive tactics used by pro-Palestinian activists is...
| Jun 2, 2013
The "tea party" is back and is brewing trouble for the Republican establishment.
After the GOP debacle in the 2012 election, when Republicans not only failed to win the presidency but blew a chance to take over the Senate, party leaders paused to...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:24 PM
When students return to Perry Hall High School for the first day of school Aug. 27, they will find new safety measures in place, as well as an opportunity to get psychological counseling.
"We know the anxiety is going to go up," said Principal George A....
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:40 PM
Long after nearly all USC players had left the practice field Monday, special-teams coach John Baxter oversaw and evaluated kick after kick by Andre Heidari and walk-ons Alex Wood and Craig McMahon.
With Heidari struggling, USC interim Coach Ed...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 3:46 PM
When Tasha Wilkie helped out in the math department as an undergrad at Coppin State University, she dealt with some students who came in without basic skills. They didn't know their multiplication tables or how to work with fractions.
| Jun 11, 2013
ACC television revenue nearly tripled from 2008-12, while the conference’s bowl income increased 50 percent and league basketball tournament receipts declined. This according to the ACC’s five most recent federal tax returns.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:39 AM
On those nights when Amy DeLoughy's children can't sleep, haunted by memories of the massacre at their elementary school, or on those mornings when they can't face the daily routine, she calls in the ducks.
Doctor ducks, military ducks, postal worker...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Incidents at two Connecticut colleges — and others — show that institutions of higher learning must do more to curb the negative behavior typically associated with fraternity membership.
•A former Wesleyan University student who says...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Students across Maryland would see revamped science classes under curriculum standards the state school board will consider Tuesday — part of a broader effort by educators, researchers and businesses to kindle innovation in children well before they...