| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:25 PM
Most Chicagoans won't notice a short-term federal government shutdown, but the effects could start to be felt by some if the stalemate lingers a few weeks, officials from Springfield to City Hall to college campuses indicated Monday.
That's because most...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:09 AM
The government is shut down, but the federal lights aren't exactly out in Northern Michigan.
Michigan will feel few effects during the government shutdown, while House Republicans and Senate Democrats debate whether there will be a continued resolution...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:59 AM
In an unusual move, Baltimore County teachers filed a grievance this week against the county school board saying new education initiatives are forcing them to work long hours beyond their normal day.
Teachers in the county and the rest of the state have...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:11 PM
San Francisco’s city attorney filed for a preliminary injunction Monday to block a private commission from revoking the accreditation of City College of San Francisco, alleging that the panel is using stalling tactics and refusing to hand over...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 7:18 PM
A panel that moved to revoke accreditation from City College of San Francisco should continue to have authority to review two-year colleges -- even as it works to correct its own deficiencies, according to a U.S. Department of Education report.
| Dec 9, 2013
The standardized tests known as the Program for International Student Assessment are considered so important that when the latest results were released last week, the U.S. Department of Education participated in a so-called PISA Day.
The leaders of...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:44 PM
Golden West College has been awarded a Title III grant that will give the Huntington Beach campus more than $2.23 million over a five-year period.
The U.S. Department of Education awarded the grant, known as Access 2 Success, according to a news release....
| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:57 AM
As has long been his practice, Del. Pat McDonough, who represents Western Harford in the Maryland House of Delegates, recently made some rather prescient observations about education policy in Maryland and across the U.S. and then took the opportunity...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In "A new day for athletes" (Oct. 30), Paul Marx demonstrates an embarrassing lack of knowledge and research about his subject. The graduation rate by 2011 for all freshmen entering at all U.S. colleges and universities in 2005 was 59 percent, 61...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:25 PM
PBS KIDS’ newest animated preschool series that teaches preschoolers math PEG + CAT premieres todat at 10 a.m. on PBS39. The show follows the spirited Peg and her sidekick, Cat, as they embark on adventures, solve problems and learn foundational.......
| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:48 AM
Former UConn football coach Paul Pasqualoni said Thursday that he was never told the reason university police were a conducting an investigation regarding the actions of one or two of his players in the summer of 2011.
"As best as I can recall, a...