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  • At least 5 resign from state education agency 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 11:10 am
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - At least five people, including Director Richard Crandall, have resigned from the Wyoming Department of Education since Superintendent Cindy Hill was reinstated as the department's top official last Friday.

  • La. College, Northwestern St. seek new presidents 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 9:40 am
  • ALEXANDRIA, Louisiana - Higher education in Central Louisiana is seeing changes in leadership as two local schools begin searches for their next presidents.

  • 18 UT students arrested, protest possible cutbacks 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 7:16 am
  • AUSTIN, Texas - At least 18 University of Texas students have been arrested outside the Austin school president's office in a protest against possible staff cutbacks.

  • School board nixes idea of dress code for parents 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 5:46 pm
  • WEST PALM BEACH, Florida - An unlikely proposal to create a dress code to sway unkempt parents from showing up at school functions was quashed Wednesday.

  • Ex-president of Cape Cod college sued by state 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 11:07 am
  • BOSTON - The Massachusetts attorney general's office has sued the former president of a small Cape Cod college in an effort to get him to repay the millions he collected from his allegedly excessive salary and perks, including luxury cars and homes.

  • Search committee asks board to clarify authority 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 10:47 am
  • LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - A search committee charged with recommending a new general counsel for the Lafayette Parish School Board wants the full board to look at revising the policy that gave the committee the authority to recommend lawyers.

  • LA school board OKs $25M lawsuit settlement 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 10:37 pm
  • LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Unified School District has agreed to settle a lawsuit over teacher layoffs by spending $25 million to hire more staff for dozens of struggling schools.

  • FBI investigates suspected serial child molester 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 6:02 pm
  • MINNEAPOLIS - The FBI asked for the public's help Tuesday to identify at least 90 potential victims of a suspected child predator who worked at 10 American and other international schools abroad for more than four decades before committing suicide last month in Minnesota.

  • Fritz Erickson named Northern Michigan president 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 3:58 pm
  • MARQUETTE, Michigan - Northern Michigan University in Marquette named Fritz Erickson as its 15th president Tuesday, selecting the provost of Ferris State University from among four finalists.

  • Latest Dartmouth discussion focuses on sex assault 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 3:32 pm
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - Dartmouth College is working on multiple fronts to prevent sexual assault, encourage reporting and hold perpetrators accountable, an administrator said Tuesday, days after the school's president called it one of three critical issues that are compromising the school's core mission.

  • ISU breaks ground on new track and field complex 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 2:55 pm
  • TERRE HAUTE, Indiana - Indiana State University has broken ground on a $4.3 million track and field complex along the Wabash River that will become the school's first new athletic facility in a quarter century.

  • Oak Ridge loses Head Start funding 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 12:06 pm
  • OAK RIDGE, Tennessee - A Head Start program in Oak Ridge has been called off for next year after an audit concluded that the preschool's principal threatened to fire teachers who didn't create 33 false documents to satisfy federal auditors.

  • Public school advocates call for funding changes 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 11:28 am
  • HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Advocates for Pennsylvania public schools are demanding more money and a fairer funding formula.

  • Top education leader interviews for Bryant job 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 7:31 am
  • BRYANT, Arkansas - Arkansas Education Commissioner Tom Kimbrell is interviewing to become the next superintendent of the Bryant School District.

  • Lafayette school board seeks tenant for property 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 7:28 am
  • LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - The Lafayette Parish School Board's property at the highly-trafficked corner of Ridge Road and Ambassador Caffery Parkway still is without a tenant.

  • William Carey nursing dean appointed to board 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 6:05 am
  • HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed Janet Williams, dean of the William Carey University School of Nursing, to serve on the State Board of Nursing.

  • 2 Ill. high schools sued over alleged sex assault 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 4:05 am
  • BELLEVLLE, Illinois - The mother of a teenage girl is suing two southwestern Illinois school districts for an alleged sexual assault in a bathroom during a band competition.

  • Klamath school strategy links health, attendance 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 6:50 pm
  • KLAMATH FALLS, Oregon - In Oregon, the amount of students chronically absent is on the rise. According to Attendance Works, a national, pro-school attendance organization, 23 percent of Oregon's K-12 students were chronically absent in the 2009-10 school year.

  • Ex-Dickinson principal pleads not guilty to arson 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 6:41 pm
  • DICKINSON, North Dakota - The former Dickinson principal accused of setting fire to his school has been arraigned.

  • Bill creates unfunded mandate, activist group says 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 2:55 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A Muslim activist group says a bill that would require the state's school districts to review textbooks used in classrooms creates an unfunded mandate and opens the door to biased learning materials.

  • 3 House bills target Lafayette school board 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 10:49 am
  • LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - The Lafayette Parish School Board meets Wednesday to consider taking a formal and unified stand against proposed legislation that singles out the board.

  • Univ. of West Alabama board seeks new president 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 8:53 am
  • LIVINGSTON, Alabama - The University of West Alabama board of trustees is set to discuss plans to move forward with its decision to find a new president for the school.

  • Anne Arundel delays school superintendent decision 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 1:59 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The Anne Arundel County school board is delaying its selection of a new schools superintendent.

  • Peach County schools superintendent to retire 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 6:14 am
  • FORT VALLEY, Georgia - The superintendent of Peach County schools plans to retire.

  • How one student thrives at troubled Philly school 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 10:37 am
  • PHILADELPHIA - Gionna Hawkins is 14, a smart young lady with serious goals and a detailed plan for pulling them off - class president, then internships, college and law school.