- Pennsylvania woman to enter plea in Chinese test-taking plot Updated: Aug-03-15 9:34 am
PITTSBURGH - A Chinese citizen who lives in Pennsylvania is scheduled to plead guilty to charges she took an English-language fluency test and a college entrance exam for another Chinese woman now enrolled at Virginia Tech.
- Flooded classrooms could delay school start in Arizona town Updated: Aug-03-15 9:31 am
TUCSON, Arizona - School officials in a town northeast of Tucson are deciding whether classes should be delayed until flood damage caused by recent rains can be repaired.
- Renovation costs raise concern at University of Akron Updated: Aug-03-15 9:10 am
AKRON, Ohio - After the University of Akron announced significant job and budget cuts, faculty question why hundreds of thousands of dollars were spent renovating the president's home.
- Israel-British project makes Hebrew texts available online Updated: Aug-03-15 8:25 am
JERUSALEM - One of the oldest surviving Hebrew manuscripts, a bible dating back more than 1,000 years, will soon be available online in a joint project with The British Library in London, the National Library of Israel said Monday.
- Regent University to offer 40 new courses of study in fall Updated: Aug-03-15 7:43 am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - Regent University plans to offer 40 new degrees, concentrations and certificate programs in the fall.
- Lafayette's charter schools must provide busing in 3 years Updated: Aug-03-15 7:38 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Three years from now, more school buses will be on the road in Lafayette Parish once its charter schools are required to transport their students.
- 1 in 5 Michigan lawmakers lack college degree Updated: Aug-03-15 7:16 am
LANSING, Michigan - One out of every five Michigan lawmakers doesn't have a formal degree in higher education.
- Vo-tech center is highlight as DeSoto schools begin new year Updated: Aug-03-15 6:14 am
HORN LAKE, Mississippi - The doors haven't even opened yet, but the DeSoto County school system's newest vocational-technology center is already a hit.
- Land Board awards more than $16 million to schools, airports Updated: Aug-03-15 6:08 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota's Land Board has awarded more than $16 million in grants to schools and airports in the state's oil-producing region.
- University of Kansas gets $2M to recruit migrant students Updated: Aug-03-15 5:52 am
LAWRENCE, Kansas - The University of Kansas has announced that it received a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to help recruit and support migrant students.
- More than 100 vendors expected to attend defense trade show Updated: Aug-03-15 4:40 am
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina - U.S. Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis are headlining the 14th annual North Carolina Defense & Economic Development Trade Show, where business owners can meet with federal agencies about military needs.
- 20th anniversary of arts-based education program celebrated Updated: Aug-03-15 4:13 am
DURHAM, North Carolina - Teachers, artists and others are gathering in Durham to celebrate the 20th anniversary of an arts-based education program.
- State police warn motorists to beware of school buses Updated: Aug-03-15 4:05 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana State Police are urging drivers to be aware of the need to stop for school buses as students return back to classrooms following summer break.
- Tupelo schools quadruple graduation rate for special ed Updated: Aug-02-15 6:22 pm
TUPELO, Mississippi - Tupelo Public School District officials estimate that the graduation rate for special education students has quadrupled over the past two years. They estimate that about 58 percent of its seniors in special education programs graduated this year - up from 14.4 percent in the 2012-13 school year.
- UMass trustees meet to vote on new Lowell chancellor Updated: Aug-02-15 5:34 pm
BOSTON - The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees has scheduled a meeting to vote on a new chancellor for the Lowell campus.
- Reno family await school district's approval to use medicine Updated: Aug-02-15 4:28 pm
RENO, Nevada - The mother of a Reno girl with a rare form of epilepsy is trying to secure permission for her daughter's school to administer medicine that could halt potentially deadly seizures.
- Efforts to repeal new tax could formally launch this week Updated: Aug-02-15 4:25 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Republicans angry that Nevada lawmakers approved a $1.1 billion tax package this spring, just months after voters overwhelmingly rejected a tax hike on the ballot, are launching efforts to repeal it and kick some of its backers out of office.
- Search firm to help in finding new UW president Updated: Aug-02-15 3:56 pm
LARAMIE, Wyoming - The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has hired California-based Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates to help find a new president of the university.
- Raises for Arkansas State University employees unlikely Updated: Aug-02-15 3:06 pm
JONESBORO, Arkansas - Arkansas State University officials say a tighter budget means employees likely won't receive raises for the fiscal year that began last month.
- 5 organizations seeking to open charter schools in Arkansas Updated: Aug-02-15 1:40 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Six new publicly funded, independently operated charter schools have been proposed for five Arkansas communities for the 2016-2017 school year.
- OU president orders review of baboon breeding facility Updated: Aug-02-15 1:20 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - A scientist involved with a baboon breeding facility in El Reno says University of Oklahoma president David Boren has ordered an internal review of the program after several deaths of young baboons at the facility.
- FAMU reaches tentative agreement on union raise, bonuses Updated: Aug-02-15 1:05 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida A&M University has reached a tentative agreement with its faculty union on retroactive raise and bonuses.
- New college head faces lowest graduation rate for SC campus Updated: Aug-02-15 12:40 pm
BEAUFORT, South Carolina - A graduation rate that by one measure is the worst for a South Carolina public college is one of the top challenges confronting the incoming chancellor at the University of South Carolina Beaufort.
- Vermont colleges system hires sex crimes investigator Updated: Aug-02-15 12:23 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont State Colleges system is hiring an investigator to field complaints of sexual misconduct and discrimination.
- New Hampshire, Washington schools offer political course Updated: Aug-02-15 12:14 pm
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - A new course being offered by George Washington University and Saint Anselm College promises to provide insight into both the national political establishment and the day-to-day grassroots campaigning in New Hampshire.