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  • Education chief gets favorable job review 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:08 am
  • BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - State Superintendent of Education John White has received a favorable job evaluation.

  • Bill would remove legislative OK for commissioner 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:07 am
  • BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Efforts to get state lawmakers out of decision-making over the salary for Louisiana's higher education commissioner are advancing in the Legislature.

  • Lions coach Caldwell to speak to Detroit students 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:05 am
  • DETROIT - More than 300 high school student-athletes will hear about sportsmanship and respect from Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell.

  • Michigan DNR offers middle school program on bears 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:04 am
  • LANSING, Michigan - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has developed a program to help middle schoolers learn about Michigan's plants and animals by focusing on a year in the life of a bear.

  • Artworks by USC faculty, students at auction 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:04 am
  • COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Artworks by faculty and students at the University of South Carolina are being auctioned for a good cause.

  • Land Between The Lakes offering field trip grants 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:04 am
  • GOLDEN POND, Kentucky - Grants are now available to educators interested in taking students on field trips to Land Between The Lakes, a 170,000-acre recreation area on the Kentucky-Tennessee border.

  • Grant to fund expansion of Ivy Tech-Kokomo program 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 3:59 am
  • KOKOMO, Indiana - Ivy Tech's Kokomo Region will get a $3.3 million federal grant to expand a job-training program that serves industrial technology students.

  • Farm to Campus effort adds Campbellsville 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 3:34 am
  • CAMPBELLSVILLE, Kentucky - Campbellsville University has joined the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's Farm to Campus program.

  • Dress codes: Where should schools set limits? 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 3:01 am
  • EVANSTON, Illinois - They're called leggings - popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.

  • WVU students to be required to have own insurance 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 2:34 am
  • MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - West Virginia University is requiring students to have health insurance next academic year.

  • Classes to resume at Pennsylvania stabbing school 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 1:07 am
  • MURRYSVILLE, Pennsylvania - A Pittsburgh-area high school is to resume classes one week after a student stabbed 21 others and a security guard, leaving four students still hospitalized.

  • College Board provides a glimpse of new SAT 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 12:46 am
  • WASHINGTON - Anxious students - not to mention their parents - can get a heads-up for how the redesigned SAT might look in two years.

  • Lawmakers OK expanding coalfield scholarship bill 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 10:52 pm
  • FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Lawmakers have given final passage to a bill expanding a scholarship program for students in Kentucky's struggling coal regions.

  • Senate rejects revival of Grand Canyon U tax break 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 9:07 pm
  • PHOENIX - The Arizona Senate on Tuesday narrowly rejected an effort to revive a proposal granting a private Christian university a major break on its property taxes.

  • Police: Ex-ISU president says he yelled at worker 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:52 pm
  • NORMAL, Illinois - An Illinois State University Police report indicates former President Timothy Flanagan acknowledged yelling at an employee but denied he spat on or made contact with the man.

  • Bryant schools evacuated after threat found 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:25 pm
  • BRYANT, Arkansas - School and police officials in Bryant say no bomb was found and a juvenile is in custody after a student found writing on a bathroom stall at Bryant Middle School that read "I have a bomb."

  • UNC investigator meets with Willingham 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 7:59 pm
  • CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina - The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes who were admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has met with an investigator looking into academic fraud at the school.

  • Ex-Minnesota State, Mankato coach returning to job 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 7:57 pm
  • MINNEAPOLIS - The football coach fired from Minnesota State, Mankato announced Tuesday that he will return to the job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongfully terminated, saying the decision wasn't easy but that it would help him and his family heal.

  • Princeton hires first woman athletic director 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 7:39 pm
  • PRINCETON, New Jersey - Mollie Marcoux has been hired as Princeton's athletic director, leaving her job as a sports management executive and returning to the school where she starred in two sports.

  • Ex-library official enters guilty plea to bribery 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 7:10 pm
  • DETROIT - The ex-technology chief for Detroit's public libraries has pleaded guilty to bribery and conspiracy to commit bribery.

  • Panel of administrators: NCAA system must change 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 7:08 pm
  • NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A panel of college administrators agree the NCAA business model has to change to survive.

  • Louisiana College names interim president 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 7:00 pm
  • PINEVILLE, Louisiana - Louisiana College has named an interim president after moving President Joe Aguillard into an emeritus role.

  • Joint panel critical of Ark. lottery monitor games 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:40 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas lottery is trying to find ways to boost sales so the state can award more college scholarships, but a legislative panel showed little affection Tuesday for the methods that could be employed.

  • Iowa Public Radio seeks more from universities 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:31 pm
  • IOWA CITY, Iowa - Iowa Public Radio is asking for additional funding from the state's three public universities, a departure from a plan to become financially independent of them, according to a proposal released Tuesday.

  • Missouri chancellor vows changes after rape case 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:26 pm
  • ST. LOUIS - The University of Missouri's new chancellor said Tuesday he is prepared to make the school "accountable and responsible" after an independent review faulted its response to the suicide of a former swimmer who told health professionals before her death that she had been raped by several football players.