Education News

Study: Truancy-prevention programs effective in DC

Study finds families that participated in truancy-prevention programs saw better attendance

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 07:31am EDT

Free vaccinations for Montgomery County students Tuesday

Vaccination clinics will open Tuesday morning in Germantown, Rockville and Silver Spring. All 7th graders must have the shots.

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 04:27am EDT

W.Va. university hosting undergrads from Va.

Marshall University playing host to Va. undergrads at medical school program

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 04:10am EDT

Marker to recognize Virginia Rosenwald school

Virginia historical marker to rise at school that taught young African-American students

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 04:10am EDT

O'Malley to discuss EARN Maryland program

O'Malley to talk about new information about EARN Maryland program

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 03:19am EDT

Court: Oklahoma can enforce Shannon's suspension

Court allows Oklahoma to enforce LB Frank Shannon's 1-year suspension

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 01:00am EDT

California school slaying suspect indicted

Grand jury indicts man accused of killing 7 at California Christian college in 2012

Monday - 09/08/2014, 10:00pm EDT

University of California signs major solar deal

University of California says major solar purchase will offset 60% of energy use at 5 campuses

Monday - 09/08/2014, 08:40pm EDT

US Naval Academy works on accrediting cyber major

US Naval Academy hopes to have cyber operations major as accredited degree by 2016

Monday - 09/08/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Despite struggles, Philadelphia opens new schools

Philadelphia opens 3 new public high schools amid struggles, uncertainty over future funding

Monday - 09/08/2014, 06:42pm EDT

Fairfax County closer to later school start times -- for some

It seems certain high school students in Fairfax County will catch a few more ZZZs on weekdays starting next school year.

Monday - 09/08/2014, 03:38pm EDT

University of Miami President Shalala to retire

University of Miami President Shalala to retire next year; led athletics through NCAA probe

Monday - 09/08/2014, 02:10pm EDT

Va. school put on lockdown, ex-student detained

Report of man with knife puts Albemarle school on lockdown, police detain former student

Monday - 09/08/2014, 12:30pm EDT

Charles County to vote on raising GPA for sports

Charles County school officials voting on whether to raise minimum GPA to play sports

Monday - 09/08/2014, 12:00pm EDT

Resources minorities can use to ensure college readiness

Programs such as Upward Bound help students sharpen math, English skills for college.

Monday - 09/08/2014, 11:15am EDT

AP PHOTOS: Thousands of Gazans living in schools

AP PHOTOS: Thousands of Gazans displaced by Hamas-Israel war still living in school shelters

Monday - 09/08/2014, 09:42am EDT

Pediatricians' Rx for schools: Later start times

BACK TO SCHOOL: Pediatricians push for later start times for teens to curb lack of sleep

Sunday - 09/07/2014, 09:36am EDT

Oops: College exams already had all the answers

Austrian students given psychology entrance exams find the answers were already filled in

Saturday - 09/06/2014, 04:40pm EDT

DC gets extension of waiver from federal law

Washington gets one-year extension of waiver from parts of the No Child Left Behind law

Saturday - 09/06/2014, 01:20pm EDT

Dental clinic being held at University of Maryland

Dental clinic being held at U. of Md., volunteers expect to provide services to 1,000 people

Saturday - 09/06/2014, 12:00pm EDT
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