- Arkansas graduation rates rise as students step up pace Updated: May-24-15 2:12 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The number of degree seekers at Arkansas' public universities remains steady, but those students are graduating more quickly than in the past.
- California tells for-profit chain to stop enrolling veterans Updated: May-15-15 9:25 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A for-profit college company with 15 campuses in California was ordered by the state Friday to stop enrolling new or returning students who plan to fund their educations with GI Bill benefits.
- California tells colleges to quickly respond to sex assaults Updated: May-13-15 8:02 pm
LOS ANGELES - California law enforcement and education leaders on Wednesday directed colleges to quickly notify authorities when a sexual assault is reported on campus, following criticism that incidents were being hidden by universities and not investigated thoroughly.
- New Mexico gets waiver on federal teacher requirements Updated: May-13-15 3:57 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The U.S. Department of Education will give New Mexico a waiver on requiring all classrooms have a "highly qualified" teacher as mandated by the federal No Child Left Behind law, state officials announced late Tuesday.
- Union Graduate College merges into Clarkson University Updated: May-12-15 3:05 am
POTSDAM, New York - The merger of two upstate New York colleges has received approval from their boards.
- Feminist group accuses college of failing to act on threats Updated: May-07-15 2:49 pm
FREDERICKSBURG, Virginia - A feminist group on the campus of the University of Mary Washington accuses the school of failing to act on sexual and violent cyberthreats made against its members, according to a complaint filed Thursday.
- YSU faculty upset with demands to make electronic materials Updated: May-07-15 7:30 am
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Faculty at a northeast Ohio university say they're unhappy with the administration's handling of a settlement with the U.S. Department of Education to make the school's website more accessible to people with certain disabilities.
- Hawaii Board of Education approves new deputy superintendent Updated: May-05-15 10:58 pm
HONOLULU - The state Board of Education is approving the appointment of Stephen Schatz to be the Department of Education's new deputy superintendent.
- Durbin wants debt relief for former Everest College students Updated: May-05-15 11:10 am
CHICAGO - U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says students who attended Everest College 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.