Education News

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

As affluent parents accelerate spending on kids' education, wealth gap could widen further

Updated 11 minutes, 49 seconds ago

Colorado school protests roil swing state politics

Colorado school protests roil swing state politics 2 weeks before ballots start showing up

Updated 15 minutes, 04 seconds ago

Coaches use large network to watch for injury

Eyes on the field: Coaches rely on a network of spotters, trainers and docs to catch injuries

Updated 19 minutes, 10 seconds ago

Forensic link at center of missing student case

Expert: Police had ample opportunities to obtain DNA that linked Virginia crimes against women

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 10:38pm EDT

Jailed cop killer is picked as graduation speaker

Man serving life in prison for killing officer is picked as commencement speaker at alma mater

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 08:50pm EDT

Police: Juvenile arrested in shooting of student

Police: Juvenile arrested in shooting of student in Louisville; high school was evacuated

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 05:24pm EDT

Education Dept awards $75M in innovation grants

Education Department awards $75 million in innovation grants to colleges, universities

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 05:00pm EDT

1 student shot, 2nd in custody at NC high school

Student shot at North Carolina high school after argument; 2nd student taken into custody

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 04:40pm EDT

State attorneys general meet about campus rape

Several state attorneys general are meeting in Rhode Island to discuss the problem of sexual assault on college campuses.

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 03:43pm EDT

Cornell University selects 1st female president

Cornell selects USC provost as president; Elizabeth Garrett 1st female to lead New York school

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 02:20pm EDT

1 student shot; 2nd in custody at NC high school

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Transgender teacher who fought school boards dies

Lily McBeth, teacher who became reluctant symbol of transgender rights movement, dies at 80

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 12:10pm EDT

3rd-graders face high-stakes reading targets

Growing number of states set high-stakes reading targets for 3rd-graders

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 10:46am EDT

No danger seen from powder sent to Reagan Library

Crews see no danger from white powder mailed to Reagan Library; call it non-toxic substance

Monday - 09/29/2014, 08:30pm EDT

Schools scramble to help teens who crossed border

Schools develop 'newcomer' programs, English help for teens crossing US border alone

Monday - 09/29/2014, 07:36pm EDT

Texas' Strong tells Goodell colleges can do better

Texas coach Strong tells NFL commissioner colleges should be better teachers of character

Monday - 09/29/2014, 05:54pm EDT

Teachers shut down 2 suburban Denver high schools

Teachers out sick shuts down 2 Denver area high schools amid dispute over history course, pay

Monday - 09/29/2014, 05:32pm EDT

Save the date: Walk or bike to school day Oct. 8

It is International Walk or Bike to School Day on Oct. 8, and all Reston elementary schools are encouraging participation in the annual event.

Monday - 09/29/2014, 04:30pm EDT

US grants $450M to link job training to employers

Community colleges share $450M in grants to link job training with industry demand

Monday - 09/29/2014, 02:28pm EDT

California approves landmark 'yes means yes' law

California governor OKs landmark college sex-assault bill defining consent as 'yes means yes'

Monday - 09/29/2014, 12:50pm EDT
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