Education News

Md. school systems can ask for waivers on snow days

All the snow days this year have many schools in our region taking drastic measures to make up for lost time, including extending the school year. But some schools and students in the D.C. area will get a break.

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 06:21am EDT

U.Va. president seeks more diverse student body

U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan wants more diverse student body

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 04:10am EDT

Auburn's Marshall under focus this spring

Auburn hoping QB Nick Marshall will emerge from spring as more complete player

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 03:26am EDT

8 D.C. students surprised with prestigious scholarships

A free college education is rare, but eight D.C. high school seniors learned Tuesday their hard work paid off big time.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 09:09pm EDT

Novel analysis helped narrow Malaysian jet search

Novel analysis of satellite data, knowledge of physics helped narrow Malaysian jet search

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 08:58pm EDT

Column: Everyone profits but the players in NCAA

Column: Tourney highlights hypocrisy of NCAA, where everyone profits but players

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 07:03pm EDT

NJ schools can bring alleged bullies into lawsuit

New Jersey judge: Schools sued over bullying can add alleged tormenters' parents to lawsuit

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 06:30pm EDT

Age at center of Ohio teen school shooting appeal

Teen who killed 3 at Ohio school appealing life sentences citing age at time of 2012 shooting

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 03:07pm EDT

George Mason athletic director O'Connor to retire

George Mason athletic director Tom O'Connor to retire in July after 20 years at the school

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 02:02pm EDT

Mentally demanding jobs keep people smart past retirement

A mentally demanding job can be stressful. But, it could also keep people's minds sharp even after they retire.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 01:14pm EDT

Va. Tech board OKs 3 new science degrees

Virginia Tech board approves 3 new high-tech science degrees

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 10:09am EDT

Spotify slashes prices for US college students

To lure young users, Spotify gives US college students half off on subscription plan

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 09:10am EDT

Watkins Mill High students to be tested for TB

More than 100 students and staffers at Watkins Mill High School in Gaithersburg, Md. have been offered testing for tuberculosis after a person at the school contracted TB.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 07:27am EDT

Middle-school students to visit capital for forum

Middle school students from across state to visit Annapolis for leadership forum

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 04:50am EDT

Water mains, school buses on Montgomery County Council's plate

The Montgomery County Council is looking at ways to head off burst water mains and enforce school-bus traffic laws.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 04:48am EDT

Indiana withdrawing from Common Core standards

Indiana becomes 1st state to withdraw from Common Core education standards

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 03:26am EDT

Architects to present plans for new Newtown school

Architects to present plans for new Sandy Hook Elementary School to Newtown officials

Monday - 03/24/2014, 05:10pm EDT

Report estimates half of vets on GI Bill graduate

First big study on multibillion-dollar GI Bill estimates half of vets eventually graduate

Monday - 03/24/2014, 12:30pm EDT

Bowling Green hires Shockers assistant as coach

Bowling Green hires Chris Jans as coach; Wichita State assistant succeeds fired Louis Orr

Monday - 03/24/2014, 11:51am EDT
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