- Feds: Nev. can delay high-stakes teacher eval plan Updated: Dec-04-13 7:35 pm
- Funding dispute threatens Ohio disabled programs Updated: Nov-30-13 2:08 pm
- Lehigh alumna files bias complaint against school Updated: Nov-29-13 11:35 am
- Federal education official to speak in Atlanta Updated: Nov-13-13 4:06 am
- Duncan praises Hawaii's math, reading test scores Updated: Nov-07-13 4:27 pm
- Federal probe: Harassment at California school Updated: Nov-07-13 2:54 pm
LAS VEGAS - Averting a school funding crisis, the U.S. Department of Education announced Wednesday it will give Nevada extra time before the state must tie hiring and firing decisions to teacher evaluations largely based on student academic improvement.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Programs for disabled Ohioans could lose about $30 million in federal money due to a dispute between federal and state officials over whether Ohio is complying with federal requirements, according to a published report.
BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania - A Lehigh University alumna upset about vandalism at a multicultural dormitory has asked federal officials to ensure the school is properly handling reports of bias incidents on campus.
ATLANTA - A senior U.S. Department of Education official is scheduled to speak during a community forum in Atlanta.
HONOLULU - U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan praised Hawaii's results on a national math and reading report card for fourth- and eighth-graders, vindication for a state that was criticized for its progress on reforms that won Hawaii a $75-million Race to the Top grant.
RICHMOND, California - A federal investigation of a Northern California school district revealed a widespread environment of sexual harassment and assaults by students that district officials failed to adequately address, the U.S. Department of Education said.