- Durbin wants debt relief for former Everest College students Updated: May-05-15 4:06 am
CHICAGO - U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says students who attended Everest College located in Chicago's suburbs should be eligible for federal debt relief.
- WWU investigated over response to report of sexual violence Updated: Apr-30-15 2:34 pm
BELLINGHAM, Washington - The U.S. Department of Education is investigating Western Washington University over its response to a report of sexual violence.
- US wants Illinois to administer statewide science tests Updated: Apr-30-15 4:07 am
CHICAGO - The U.S. Department of Education says Illinois has violated the law for failing to administer statewide science tests this school year.
- Corinthian students face difficult choices after shutdown Updated: Apr-28-15 7:47 pm
INDUSTRY, California - Students lined up for hours under a blistering sun Tuesday outside now-closed Corinthian Colleges, hoping to get their transcripts and frustrated with their options: If they find another school willing to accept their credits, they won't qualify to have their existing loans discharged.
- Bill would allow Illinois students to opt out of state tests Updated: Apr-24-15 9:47 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - As new standardized tests tied to the Common Core standards spark debate around the country, the Illinois Legislature is considering a bill that lays out exactly how students can opt out of the state assessment tests.
- Opt-out movement accelerates amid Common Core testing Updated: Apr-17-15 5:32 pm
ATLANTA - Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance.
- Madigan to feds: Cancel loans of ex-Everest College students Updated: Apr-10-15 5:13 am
CHICAGO - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says students who attended the failed Everest Colleges should not have to repay federal student loans.
- New Mexico increases number of kids enrolled in preschool Updated: Apr-08-15 2:45 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's investment in early childhood education over the past decade has dramatically increased the number of children enrolled in preschool programs, but state and federal officials say more needs to be done.
- 7 Michigan schools among those getting more federal scrutiny Updated: Apr-06-15 5:52 am
DETROIT - Seven private Michigan colleges and universities are on a list of hundreds of institutions getting additional scrutiny for financial or compliance issues.
- Espanola college's name change stirs up dispute Updated: Apr-05-15 4:10 pm
ESPANOLA, New Mexico - A name change is at the center of a dispute involving a northern New Mexico college already entangled in accusations of budget mismanagement and poor leadership, a school official said Saturday.