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

VCU expanding, renovating Cabell Library

VCU expanding and renovating Cabell Library, project to be completed by end of 2015

Monday - 03/24/2014, 08:31am EDT

Parents, are you doing your child's homework?

Forty-three percent of 778 parents recently surveyed say they do their kids' homework. An expert explains why this is not a good idea.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 06:53am EDT

For kids of bankrupt Detroit, challenges abound

'A difficult place to be a child' _ challenges abound, yet hopes run high for Detroit's youth

Monday - 03/24/2014, 04:33am EDT

Millions of kids to test new education assessments

Starting this week, millions of US students to field test Common Core-based assessments

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 11:00pm EDT

Teenage girl struck by train in critical condition

Teenage girl struck by freight train in Northern California still in critical condition

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 09:46pm EDT

UNC issues 'all clear' less than hour after alert

Suspect in custody after UNC-Chapel Hill issues alert about dangerous person on campus

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Va. School for Deaf and Blind head to retire

Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind superintendent Nancy Armstrong plans to retire this summer.

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 04:02pm EDT

Detroit's children face many challenges

Detroit's children face many challenges

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 12:02am EDT
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