| 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...
| 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 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 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 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 5, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., a longtime Baltimore County educator who helped in the integration of county public schools in the 1950s, died Thursday of complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Harwood resident was 82.
| Aug 11, 2014
The Broward County School District was recently awarded a 2014 Green Ribbon by the U.S. Department of Education. The district was this year's only Green Ribbon award recipient from Florida.
The award recognizes schools that follow a practice of...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:30 PM
If I showed you the headline "Weak Charter School Laws Enable Scams, Insider Dealing," you'd probably assume it's the latest shoe to drop in the unfurling scandal of FUSE, the punch-drunk charter school group attempting to run schools in Hartford, New...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
After wrapping up a nine-month electrician training program at Everest College-San Bernardino in 2011, Kenneth Dewar hoped to get the career placement assistance he had been promised.
Then he spotted his own photo on a campus wall featuring...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 1:40 PM
The California attorney general's office was unable to persuade a judge Friday to force an ailing for-profit college company to warn students of its dire financial situation.
Santa Ana-based Corinthian Colleges Inc. last week announced plans to sell off...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 6:14 PM
University of Pittsburgh students this fall will see a 3.9 percent tuition increase on the main campus and a 2 percent price hike on the school's four regional campuses.
The new rates were established Friday by school trustees as the university's...