- University of Kansas chancellor addresses diversity issues Updated: Nov-30-15 3:15 pm
LAWRENCE, Kansas - The University of Kansas' chancellor says hiring a new provost and addressing campus concerns about race are among her top priorities.
- Rutgers fires coach Flood and AD Hermann after 4-8 failure Updated: Nov-29-15 8:25 pm
PISCATAWAY, New Jersey - Rutgers fired football coach Kyle Flood and athletic director Julie Hermann on Sunday, stripping the athletic department of its most prominent employees after a season that was a failure on and off the field.
- Petal Elementary principal named among America's best Updated: Nov-28-15 5:33 pm
PETAL, Mississippi - A national educators' group has named Petal Elementary School principal Kelli Brown among America's best.
- Audit: School bus inspection program skips smaller vehicles Updated: Nov-28-15 4:41 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - A Nevada Highway Patrol program that inspects the state's school buses for safety is overlooking dozens of vehicles that don't fall under the traditional definition of a bus, according to state auditors.
- Loyola University president touts $11.5M savings plan Updated: Nov-27-15 3:58 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Faced with trying to win the support of disgruntled faculty members, Loyola University New Orleans President the Rev. Kevin Wildes has announced that he is planning to slice the university's spending by $11.5 million over the next five years.
- Community college students, union call for president's exit Updated: Nov-27-15 12:29 pm
ROCHESTER, Minnesota - Students and staff at a Rochester community college are calling for the school's president to leave, citing excessive expenses for the school's recent centennial celebration as the latest example of her mismanagement.
- Schools find revenue through bus advertisements Updated: Nov-27-15 8:09 am
PLEASANTVILLE, New Jersey - When Sahara Sam's Oasis Water Park was looking for a creative way to advertise, school buses were a perfect fit.
- Austin school board changes policy on Confederate names Updated: Nov-26-15 11:27 am
AUSTIN, Texas - The Austin school board has voted to change a policy that would allow schools named after Confederate figures to proceed with name changes.
- Leader says Ohio school board to pick interim superintendent Updated: Nov-26-15 11:04 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The head of Ohio's state school board has ended a disagreement over who will select the interim state superintendent to serve until a permanent replacement has been found for retiring Superintendent Richard Ross: The board will make the pick.
- Faculty differ on opinions of Rhode Island College president Updated: Nov-25-15 12:37 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A group of faculty at Rhode Island College has written a letter to support the school's president, in response to a scathing letter from another group criticizing her.
- Lewis & Clark students sit-in at president's office Updated: Nov-24-15 2:50 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Dozens of Lewis & Clark College students are occupying rooms outside the college president's office.
- McAlester school board extends superintendent's suspension Updated: Nov-24-15 2:28 pm
McALESTER, Oklahoma - The McAlester school board has extended the paid suspension of school Superintendent Marsha Gore and her husband - Plant Operations Manager Joseph Skip Gore - and to notify them of plans to fire them.
- Papillion schools to dump class rank for Latin terms Updated: Nov-24-15 1:02 pm
PAPILLION, Nebraska - Another large Nebraska school district plans to forgo class rank in favor of Latin labels of distinction.
- Depositions: Superintendent investigated after complaints Updated: Nov-24-15 12:45 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - As Albuquerque news outlets fight for records pertaining to the resignation of Albuquerque Schools Superintendent Winston Brooks, depositions show he was investigated after a number of complaints.
- Public hearing scheduled for fired Canton superintendent Updated: Nov-24-15 10:04 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - The attorney for fired Canton Public School District superintendent Ike Haynes says a public hearing has been scheduled for her client.
- Lawrence superintendent resigning Updated: Nov-24-15 8:40 am
LAWRENCE, Kansas - The superintendent of Lawrence public schools has announced his resignation.
- Drake State president placed on administrative leave Updated: Nov-24-15 3:45 am
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Helen McAlpine, long-time president at Drake State Community and Technical College in Huntsville, has been placed on administrative leave.
- State lawmaker declines top technology college job Updated: Nov-23-15 5:53 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - State Sen. Aaron Osmond won't be serving as the new president of the Utah College of Applied Technology after all.
- EXCHANGE: Lincoln Elementary School celebrates 50 years Updated: Nov-23-15 9:50 am
MORTON, Illinois - SpaghettiOs and Pop-Tarts were introduced to the world in 1965. So was Lincoln Elementary School.
- Lowell school officials to hear guns in classrooms proposal Updated: Nov-23-15 5:01 am
LOWELL, Oregon - The Lowell School Board may soon be considering changes to a districtwide ban that prohibits teachers from carrying firearms in classrooms.
- Black group names superintendent of year: Jackson's Gray Updated: Nov-22-15 5:16 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The National Alliance of Black School Educators has named Cedrick Gray of Jackson Public Schools as its superintendent of the year. It was among 10 awards given at the organization's annual conference in Washington.
- Court weighs whether school board emails constitute meeting Updated: Nov-22-15 9:28 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Supreme Court is considering whether an exchange of emails by members of a central Ohio school board violated the state open meetings law.
- Community, business leaders gather to support UI president Updated: Nov-21-15 5:43 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Following criticism and protests over his hiring earlier this fall, the new president of the University of Iowa is getting some support from Iowa's business community.
- Kansas professor on leave after using racial slur in class Updated: Nov-21-15 2:27 pm
LAWRENCE, Kansas - A white University of Kansas professor is on paid leave after using a racial slur during a class discussion about race.
- Incoming dean of U.Va. School of Law is 1st woman at helm Updated: Nov-21-15 1:20 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - A legal historian specializing in civil rights has been selected as the 12th dean and the first woman to lead the School of Law at the University of Virginia.