Education News

Midseason firings are a tricky choice for schools

Athletic directors say deciding whether to fire coach during season is 'not an easy process'

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 04:53pm EDT

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

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 04:52pm EDT

Threat leads to evacuation of Sandy Hook school

Bomb threat leads to evacuation of Sandy Hook school in town neighboring Newtown, Connecticut

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 01:20pm EDT

Religion news in brief

Religion news in brief

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 12:13pm EDT

Teacher at elite New York school faces sex charges

Sex abuse, other charges announced against New York teacher already facing photo allegation

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 11:10am EDT

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

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

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 07:26am EDT

10 Virginia schools win US recognition

10 Virginia schools named National Blue Ribbon Schools by US ed secretary

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 06:53am EDT

Va. gets nearly $12M workforce grant

Virginia gets nearly $12 million federal grant for workforce development

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 06:48am EDT

Colorado school protests roil swing state politics

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

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 03:32am EDT

Texas Tech might start freshman QB at Kansas St

Texas Tech QB Webb is day-day with shoulder injury; Kingsbury might start freshman vs K-State

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 03:29am EDT

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
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