| 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 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 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...
| Jul 26, 2014
By Curtis Austin
Roger Vazquez knows more about what it takes to succeed than most people. Roger, a graduate of City College in Fort Lauderdale, is an emergency medical technician in Lauderdale Lakes who survived a traumatic accident of his own. In the...
| 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 12, 2014
| 5:16 AM
The city police investigation into the alleged rape of a Morgan State University student earlier this year remains open, contrary to a report by the university last week.
The U.S. Department of Education opened an investigation into Morgan's handling of...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:52 PM
The scaffolding of support for the Common Core curriculum standards continues, right and left, to lose a beam here, a platform there. After adopting the standards, with vocal support from the governor, both the Oklahoma Legislature and Gov. Mary Fallin...
| 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...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Maryland can put off using test scores to evaluate teachers through the next school year under a waiver to federal law.
The U.S. Department of Education granted Maryland a one-year extension that will allow it to put off using annual test scores,...