- Baker culinary student wins top state award Updated: Oct-09-15 4:15 am
PORT HURON, Michigan - Calie Nelson likes food.
- East Central Community College latest to become smoke-free Updated: Oct-09-15 4:08 am
DECATUR, Mississippi - East Central Community College will become the next state institution to ban tobacco anywhere on campus.
- Cumberland County schools cracking down on tardy students Updated: Oct-09-15 4:07 am
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina - Cumberland County Schools are cracking down on students who are chronically tardy.
- Film portrays costs of South Korean craze for top schools Updated: Oct-09-15 4:03 am
BUSAN, South Korea - A documentary film about the social and personal costs of South Koreans' craze for being admitted to the nation's top three universities depicts a system that is a far cry from President Barack Obama's praise of the Asian country as a model for U.S. educational reforms.
- Police: Multiple shots fired into Cleveland State apartment Updated: Oct-09-15 3:31 am
CLEVELAND - Cleveland police say they're looking for a suspect who fired numerous shots at an apartment building on the campus of Cleveland State University.
- Bedbugs found at 4th school in Cleveland suburb Updated: Oct-09-15 3:16 am
PARMA, Ohio - Bedbugs have been found in the fourth school this month in a Cleveland suburb.
- Frisbee named executive director of WVU Alumni Association Updated: Oct-09-15 3:10 am
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - Retired Air Force Col. Sean Frisbee has been named executive director of the West Virginia University Alumni Association.
- Governor's office accepting spring internship applications Updated: Oct-09-15 2:50 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - Gov. Dennis Daugaard is seeking two interns for his office's spring 2016 program in Pierre.
- UND celebrating $11.4 million upgrade to law school Updated: Oct-09-15 2:25 am
GRAND FORKS, North Dakota - The University of North Dakota is marking the completion of an $11.4 million project to expand and renovate its law school.
- Madison high school to name gender-neutral homecoming court Updated: Oct-09-15 2:05 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - A Madison high school is switching to a gender-neutral homecoming court in an effort to make transgender and gender nonconforming students feel more comfortable.
- US maritime schools feel connection to cargo ship sinking Updated: Oct-09-15 1:56 am
BOURNE, Massachusetts - The Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline come into view as the ship sails into New York Harbor on calm waters. A moment later, the sky darkens, lightning flashes and the ship is rocked by roiling waves. Alarm bells warn of shallow waters or an impending collision with a massive liquefied natural gas tanker.
- Appeals court sides with California regents in UCLA attack Updated: Oct-09-15 1:25 am
LOS ANGELES - A state appeals court says a woman who was attacked by a classmate at UCLA cannot hold the university responsible.
- LA school district suspends campus film shoots Updated: Oct-08-15 11:23 pm
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Unified School District has temporarily banned movie and TV filming on campuses after a report that some shoots disrupted activities and damaged school equipment.
- Nebraska Innovation Campus to open, but challenges remain Updated: Oct-08-15 8:08 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The University of Nebraska's new research park will open to the public Friday, with promises that it will foster new partnerships between businesses and university researchers.
- Senate leader calls for audit of early childhood fund Updated: Oct-08-15 7:33 pm
PHOENIX - Senate President Andy Biggs wants Arizona's early childhood development program audited after its board voted to oppose his plan to take much of its voter-approved funding.
- Students hospitalized with dehydration during concert Updated: Oct-08-15 7:23 pm
CORAL SPRINGS, Florida - Authorities say more than a dozen South Florida high school students were hospitalized after showing signs of dehydration at an outdoor event.
- Ex-Chicago Public Schools leader charged with corruption Updated: Oct-08-15 7:13 pm
CHICAGO - The former CEO of Chicago Public Schools plans to plead guilty to corruption charges announced Thursday that allege she helped steer more than $23 million worth of no-bid contracts to education companies in exchange for hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks.
- Indiana U. fraternity charter revoked over explicit video Updated: Oct-08-15 6:36 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Alpha Tau Omega revoked the charter and closed its Indiana University chapter Thursday following the release of a video purportedly showing a fraternity member performing a sex act on a woman.
- In Oregon visit, Obama will find grief but also resentment Updated: Oct-08-15 6:30 pm
ROSEBURG, Oregon - When President Barack Obama arrives here Friday, he will find a timber town still in mourning over the shooting that killed eight community college students and a teacher. But he will also find another deeply held emotion - seething anger over his calls for new gun restrictions.
- PIAA expands classifications in football, other sports Updated: Oct-08-15 6:01 pm
MECHANICSBURG, Pennsylvania - In a move that changes the landscape of high school sports, the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association approved a measure that would expand high school football classifications from four to six.
- Committee OKs lifting UW out-of-state student cap Updated: Oct-08-15 5:39 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - A University of Wisconsin System committee approved a plan to lift UW-Madison's cap on out-of-state students Thursday after the campus' chancellor and system president insisted they need more freedom to attract fresh talent for Wisconsin employers.
- The Latest: Chicago Public Schools mum on indictment Updated: Oct-08-15 4:58 pm
CHICAGO - The latest on the indictment of former Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett, following a federal investigation into a $20 million no-bid contract (all times local):
- Sexual assaults in study-abroad programs draw new attention Updated: Oct-08-15 3:34 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - As colleges wrestle with how to address sexual assault, a legal challenge involving a small Vermont institution brings an obscure part of the equation to the fore: how to report, investigate and punish sexual assaults that happen in overseas-study programs.
- Corinth eyes new plan for vacant school campus Updated: Oct-08-15 3:10 pm
CORINTH, Mississippi - The Corinth Board of Aldermen is looking at new strategies to encourage redevelopment of the vacant East Corinth school property.
- Sheriff: 'Device' at New Mexico State Univ. not explosive Updated: Oct-08-15 2:28 pm
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - Authorities say a "suspicious device" found on the New Mexico State University campus in Las Cruces contained no explosive material.