| Sep 7, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Walfrank Piñeiro has been on the honor roll every semester since emigrating from Cuba two years ago. He's earned awards for academic excellence at the school, district and state level.
Despite the accolades, the 15-year-old has been unable to pass state...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:18 PM
The nation's top education official threatened Monday to withhold federal funds if California lawmakers approved pending legislation to revamp the state's standardized testing system.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan issued the warning as AB...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The Laguna Beach Unified School District board approved the appointment of three new administrators at its meeting Tuesday night.
Darlene Messinger is the new assistant superintendent of instructional services, replacing Deni Christensen, who resigned in...
| Sep 14, 2013
At least one board member for the James River Water Development District questions the need for another study on the James River if it simply concludes that the water flow has increased and nothing can be done about it.
Mark Anderson of the U.S....
| Sep 23, 2013
A mathematical solution in Syria? That's not as crazy as it sounds. In fact, the working compromise is a classic case of the power of game theory, a branch of mathematics that analyzes the best possible outcomes in conflicts where neither side knows...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:07 PM
A Caltech researcher who fused economics and neuroscience to make sense of human decisions that often don’t make cents has won the MacArthur genius grant.
Colin Camerer came to Caltech in 1994 with an MBA in quantitative studies and a doctorate in...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:52 AM
CHARLEVOIX — Beau Kroondyk, of Boyne City, has landed the math teaching position at Northwest Academy in Charlevoix.
Kroondyk earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics with an education endorsement from Spring Arbor University. He did his...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 9:12 PM
Maryland's scores on a national reading test may have been inflated because the state's schools excluded a higher percentage of special-education students than any other state, according to data from the U.S. Department of Education.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Veterinary practices -- even dog groomers -- are now offering anesthetic-free dentistry for dogs and cats. And the procedure has caught on. However, cleaning a pet's mouth without anesthesia is not without controversy. Among the detractors are specialists...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
One of the most common questions I and other personal finance experts get is whether to pay down debt or save for the future. This question can come in many forms, from the new graduate just starting out who has student loans to deal with but wants to...
| Oct 15, 2013
Renewable energy is a topic that could consume several college courses. But fifth-graders at Glenview's Glen Grove Elementary School are already learning about the differences between wind and solar power.
"Kids are reading to learn now," said Paul...