- Driver locks kids on school bus, lectures them on behavior Updated: May-06-15 8:37 pm
EL MIRAGE, Arizona - A school bus driver has resigned from a suburban Phoenix district a week after he locked dozens of young students on the vehicle, berated them for their behavior and drove off while angry parents pounded on the door, demanding their children be let off.
- Dingell papers go to University of Michigan Bentley library Updated: May-06-15 8:23 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Former Michigan congressman John Dingell is donating his papers from 59 years in the U.S. House to the University of Michigan, the school announced Wednesday.
- Ohio State ex-band director says trustees decided on firing Updated: May-06-15 8:13 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Fired Ohio State marching band director Jonathan Waters alleged Wednesday that the university's board was directly involved in his dismissal and asked a judge to let him use other employment actions by the trustees in his lawsuit against the school.
- Bentley names board members to oversee 2-year college system Updated: May-06-15 8:05 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on Wednesday appointed members to a new board to oversee the two-year college system.
- Arizona university regents to meet on immigrant tuition Updated: May-06-15 7:58 pm
PHOENIX - The Arizona Board of Regents has called a special meeting to discuss a court ruling that says young immigrants granted deferred deportation status by the Obama administration should get in-state tuition.
- Hunger striking students frustrated with university response Updated: May-06-15 7:35 pm
MEDFORD, Massachusetts - Tufts University students on a hunger strike over janitor layoffs completed their third full day without food Wednesday, expressing growing frustration at the university's lack of response to their demands.
- The Latest: Major developments on final legislative day Updated: May-06-15 7:34 pm
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- University OKs probe into casino purchase, proposed sale Updated: May-06-15 7:32 pm
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, New Jersey - The leaders of a southern New Jersey university have hired a law firm to conduct a "comprehensive investigation" into the school's purchase and proposed sale of shuttered casino.
- Police union sues over cellphone searches after rowdy party Updated: May-06-15 7:22 pm
NEW YORK - An investigation of a rowdy graduation party involving rookie Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police officers unconstitutionally relied on searches of their private cellphones, the union for officers claimed in a lawsuit Wednesday.
- School administrator in Sawyer faces felony child sex crimes Updated: May-06-15 7:10 pm
SAWYER, North Dakota - Bond has been set at $250,000 for the superintendent and high school principal in Sawyer accused of felony sex crimes involving a 15-year-old boy.
- Montana governor signs bills to preserve Indian languages Updated: May-06-15 7:08 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana's governor signed bills Wednesday aimed at encouraging schools to develop American Indian language immersion programs and preserving Indian languages.
- Schools around Alaska received threatening calls Updated: May-06-15 7:04 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Authorities on Wednesday were investigating threatening phone calls to at least eight schools in Alaska in the past 10 days that prompted brief campus lockdowns and students being kept in classes.
- Committee reaches agreement on bill firing SC State trustees Updated: May-06-15 7:01 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A committee of House and Senate members agreed Wednesday to a compromise on a bill firing all trustees of financially troubled South Carolina State University and replacing them with a fix-it board.
- Oklahoma governor signs tobacco-free schools bill into law Updated: May-06-15 6:46 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma's public schools and off-campus school-sponsored events will be tobacco-free zones under legislation signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Mary Fallin.
- Panthers rookie David Mayo realizes NFL dream Updated: May-06-15 6:44 pm
- 2 Sioux Falls students charged with vandalizing high school Updated: May-06-15 6:41 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Authorities in Sioux Falls say two students vandalized a local high school early Wednesday morning, leading officials to delay classes and postpone an Advanced Placement exam.
- Sheila Bair named president of private Maryland college Updated: May-06-15 6:22 pm
CHESTERTOWN, Maryland - Sheila Bair, who led the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. during the financial crisis, has been named president of Maryland's Washington College, a private liberal arts school.
- Utah professor defends signing anti-gay marriage court brief Updated: May-06-15 6:19 pm
LOGAN, Utah - A Utah State University professor is the most recent educator to defend himself after signing an amicus brief that argues against gay marriage.
- Proposed legislation would expand concealed weapons in Ohio Updated: May-06-15 6:13 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A series of proposed gun laws would expand concealed weapons in Ohio by potentially allowing them in places like churches or day cares and letting certain gun owners carry concealed weapons without a permit.
- Colleges move to expand services for immigrant students Updated: May-06-15 6:01 pm
DAVIS, California - Miguel Davila had reasons to be skeptical when the University of California, Davis dedicated a bright, clearly marked space on campus for students who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
- Bad budget news for Wisconsin: No new money over 2 years Updated: May-06-15 5:43 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin tax collections won't grow beyond earlier projections, state lawmakers were told Wednesday, forcing Republican legislative leaders to consider an accounting move to fulfill their promises to undo Gov. Scott Walker's proposed $127 million cut to public schools.
- Developments on 2 fronts in Sweet Briar College's closure Updated: May-06-15 5:26 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Sweet Briar College officials and opponents of its planned closure met Wednesday and promised to get together again later this month.
- University of Wisconsin fraternity kicked off campus Updated: May-06-15 5:22 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - A fraternity chapter at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has been kicked off campus after breaking the terms of its suspension.
- Whatcom health officials say 45 sick from E. coli outbreak Updated: May-06-15 5:14 pm
LYNDEN, Washington - The Whatcom County Health Department has updated the numbers of E. coli cases after the recent outbreak at the Milk Makers Fest.
- VP at South Dakota State named president at Nebraska college Updated: May-06-15 5:07 pm
BROOKINGS, South Dakota - The longtime vice president for student affairs at South Dakota State University has been named as the next president of Wayne State College in Nebraska.