- University of Chicago calls off classes over online threat Updated: Nov-30-15 6:45 am
CHICAGO - One of the nation's top universities called off classes on the first day students are due back from the Thanksgiving holiday because of an online threat.
- Colleges grapple with best ways to address race incidents Updated: Nov-30-15 3:58 am
WASHINGTON - Officials were slow to handle racial incidents at the University of Missouri, and that contributed to protests, a student hunger strike, a threatened boycott by the football team and ultimately, the resignations of two administrators.
- Harrisburg High School wins $100K in safe-driving contest Updated: Nov-29-15 10:10 am
HARRISBURG, South Dakota - Students at Harrisburg High School have won a safe-driving contest sponsored by State Farm Insurance.
- Southern Miss to host national marathon safety summit Updated: Nov-29-15 6:11 am
HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - The University of Southern Mississippi plans a second summit about security at marathons.
- Author rejects claim that records release threatens funding Updated: Nov-27-15 5:20 pm
HELENA, Montana - State education officials must disclose the disciplinary records of a former quarterback accused of rape for the public to understand what the University of Montana is doing to protect students from sexual assault, the attorney for "Into the Wild" author Jon Krakauer said in court filings.
- Student, 23, charged with making threats at Michigan State Updated: Nov-27-15 3:02 pm
EAST LANSING, Michigan - A 23-year-old Michigan State University student has been charged in connection with two threats made at the school's campus in East Lansing.
- Education advocacy group pushes for voucher program Updated: Nov-27-15 10:45 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A leading advocacy group for the creation of a school voucher program in Tennessee says it will renew efforts to pass a proposal in the next legislative session, despite failures in the past three.
- Police seek help after beating of Binghamton U student Updated: Nov-27-15 6:49 am
BINGHAMTON, New York - Police investigating a robbery and beating that left a 20-year-old Binghamton University student in critical condition are asking for public assistance.
- Groups try to build support for state school choice program Updated: Nov-27-15 2:05 am
LAS VEGAS - As lawyers duke it out over the constitutionality of Nevada's landmark education savings account program and state officials iron out much-needed regulations, a major question facing ESAs has been who will do the work of building the robust public support the program needs to be successful in the long term.
- Ex-officer indicted for fabrications found dead at his home Updated: Nov-26-15 3:54 pm
MILLIS, Massachusetts - A former police officer fired and indicted for fabricating a story about a shootout with a mystery gunman in September and calling in a fake bomb threat to the high school was found dead at his home on Thanksgiving.
- Law allowing guns on campus sparks discussion among students Updated: Nov-26-15 12:22 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - University students in Kansas are starting to talk about a day in the not-too-distant future when anyone over 21 who legally owns a gun will be allowed to carry it onto campuses.
- Chicago schools prepare lesson plan on teen's shooting Updated: Nov-26-15 8:06 am
CHICAGO - Officials of Chicago Public Schools say they're preparing for the fallout resulting from the video showing a police officer shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
- Officials: Red-haired students at middle school bullied Updated: Nov-25-15 9:05 pm
MELROSE, Massachusetts - School officials in a Boston suburb say they are outraged by a bullying incident in which a group of middle school students kicked other students with red hair during a break in classes.
- Student leader: Washington college unsafe for women of color Updated: Nov-25-15 7:12 pm
SEATTLE - The student body president of Western Washington University said Wednesday she has received death threats involving her race and no longer feels safe on the Bellingham campus.
- Student sues Ga. Tech after expulsion for sexual misconduct Updated: Nov-25-15 4:06 pm
ATLANTA - A Georgia Tech student expelled in April after a sexual misconduct investigation has filed a lawsuit alleging that the review was unfair and violated his rights.
- 4 UC Santa Cruz students attacked, robbed on campus Updated: Nov-25-15 2:29 pm
SANTA CRUZ, California - Four University of California, Santa Cruz students were robbed and assaulted in a campus dorm room.
- Brevard High School students face sanction for incidents Updated: Nov-25-15 2:21 pm
BREVARD, North Carolina - A series of racial incidents on and off campus has left three Brevard High School students suspended, two facing criminal charges, and two men arrested, authorities in Transylvania County say.
- Detectives: Boy who shot self at school wasn't bullied Updated: Nov-25-15 12:32 pm
LECANTO, Florida - Detectives have finally been able to speak to a boy who shot himself in front of teachers and classmates at Lecanto High School.
- Daniels creates Purdue safety panel after student protest Updated: Nov-25-15 11:28 am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - Purdue University is forming a campus safety relations committee following a student demonstration to protest problems with racism at the school's main campus.
- Spokesman says prayer at public school event was a mistake Updated: Nov-25-15 10:31 am
SABILLASVILLE, Maryland - A Frederick County Public Schools spokesman says a prayer said by a local Methodist minister at an elementary school assembly was a mistake.
- Brussels schools reopen, maximum threat alert still in place Updated: Nov-25-15 9:51 am
BRUSSELS - When Annelaure Leger dropped off her two children at school on Wednesday, it was like nearly every other day - except for the machine gun-toting policeman.
- University of Kansas creates diversity task force Updated: Nov-25-15 8:42 am
LAWRENCE, Kansas - The University of Kansas has created a task force on diversity efforts.
- Suit challenging University of Michigan gun policy dismissed Updated: Nov-24-15 6:55 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - A lawsuit challenging the University of Michigan's campus anti-gun policy has been dismissed.
- FBI, police investigating threat against Jewish school Updated: Nov-24-15 6:13 pm
GREENSBORO, North Carolina - Police and the FBI are looking for someone who sent a letter that included racially charged language and threats against people involved with a Jewish school in Greensboro.
- State lawyers question school choice program's military perk Updated: Nov-24-15 6:06 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - State Treasurer Dan Schwartz is getting pushback from state lawyers over a rule he proposed to help military families and kindergartners more easily access Nevada's new education savings accounts.