| Jul 18, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Janice H. Wilcox, former chief of staff for higher-education programs at the U.S. Department of Education and founder and CEO of Education Resources Group, died June 26 of neuroendocrine disease at her Towson home.
She was 73.
"Janice was the founder of...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:49 PM
For the second consecutive year, the UC regents board is embroiled in an unnecessary and counterproductive controversy over the views of its student representatives on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
On Wednesday, the regents voted to confirm the...
| 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,...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:39 PM
The U.S. Department of Education has opened an investigation into Morgan State University's handling of a reported sexual assault, as the number of colleges nationwide facing scrutiny for their response to sexual violence allegations grows.
| 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 4, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Corinthian Colleges Inc., the troubled for-profit college corporation, announced it will sell off the vast majority of its campuses over the next six months amid heightened scrutiny from the federal government.
As part of an agreement late Thursday with...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 6:29 AM
The U.S. Department of Education announced a new initiative Monday to help states put "great educators" in schools with the neediest students. The department said that too often school districts "shortchange" black and Hispanic youngsters and kids from...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: I would like to go to graduate school but the vision of racking up thousands and thousands of dollars from day one of grad school --instead of after graduation -- is scary. Ideas? -- S.G.
Yes, graduate degree debt is scary, but do check the...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:14 PM
U.S. colleges and universities are failing to effectively investigate sexual misconduct cases on campus, with efforts hobbled by inadequate training and limited reporting channels, according to a national survey released Wednesday.
The survey, which...
| 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...