Education News

Mo. spelling bee hits snag, runs out of words

Mo. spelling bee still not decided after 2 contestants exhaust approved word list

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 08:10pm EST

Feds file suit against for-profit college chain

Consumer watchdog agency files suit against for-profit college chain alleging high-cost loans

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 05:30pm EST

Newtown victim's family to visit Winthrop game

Newtown victim's parents, Winthrop coach to meet for 1st time after long-distance friendship

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 04:22pm EST

Supreme Court allows Stanford Ponzi scheme suits

Supreme Court allows investor lawsuits over Stanford Ponzi scheme to go forward

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 03:42pm EST

Conn. parents upset after man takes wrong kid home

Conn. parents upset after great-grandfather picks up wrong child at school and takes him home

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 02:50pm EST

Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs' game change

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Cheryl Boone Isaacs is changing the game

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 10:54am EST

Training the brain for cognitive success

Brain training sharpens cognitive abilities in the young and the old.

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 08:22pm EST

Former Penn St. president wins lawsuit delay

Pa. judge grants delay to Penn State ex-president Spanier in defamation lawsuit vs. Freeh

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 06:30pm EST

U.Md. data breach victims rush to learn more, swamp phone lines

High call volume caused technical problems Tuesday as thousands of former and current University of Maryland students, staff and faculty tried to find out if they were caught up in a massive data breach.

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 05:49pm EST

DC schools offering money to make students happier

DC schools setting aside $5 million for extracurricular activities to make students happier

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 03:30pm EST

Urban students take their best shots at squash

Urban students take their best shots at squash, long considered a niche sport for the elite

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 01:30pm EST

In Cuba, trend seen away from eccentric names

Naming their kids, Cubans increasingly eschew 'Yotuel' or 'Yuneysi' for 'Maria' or 'Daniela'

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 01:20pm EST

Police to increase presence near ODU after slaying

Norfolk police to increase presence near Old Dominion University following student's slaying

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 08:50am EST

7-year-old boy dropped off at wrong bus stop was lost for several hours (Video)

Montgomery County Public Schools is looking into what led a school bus driver to drop off a 7-year-old boy at the wrong spot Monday, causing him to be stranded in Laurel for several hours.

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 08:47am EST

Credit monitoring for University of Md. students starts Tuesday

After a data breach that exposed thousands of students and faculty, the University of Maryland is offering affected individuals credit monitoring services.

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 06:32am EST

Foes of transgender rights law fail to force vote

Opponents of California law on transgender student rights fail to force November vote

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 01:33am EST

Transgender rights repeal misses California ballot

Bid to repeal transgender student rights in California fails to qualify for November ballot

Monday - 02/24/2014, 11:10pm EST

Jamaica school serves as cradle for island's music

For over a century, school for poor Jamaican boys serves as cradle of island's music culture

Monday - 02/24/2014, 09:04pm EST

Warren Buffett offers lesson in value investing

Billionaire Warren Buffett offers refresher course on his value investing approach in letter

Monday - 02/24/2014, 01:41pm EST
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