- Albuquerque schools won't pay $1.4 million for PARCC testing Updated: May-22-15 3:08 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Albuquerque Public Schools won't be reimbursing the state education department for this spring's PARCC testing costs.
- Director named for Confucius Institute at Northern State Updated: May-22-15 10:34 am
ABERDEEN, South Dakota - Northern State University has named a director for its new Confucius Institute.
- Western Connecticut State University names new president Updated: May-22-15 6:53 am
DANBURY, Connecticut - Western Connecticut State University has a new president.
- College Board names Ole Miss provost as interim leader Updated: May-21-15 6:19 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The College Board has named University of Mississippi Provost Morris Stocks to lead the university on an interim basis beginning June 15.
- Arizona schools chief defends suit against education board Updated: May-21-15 4:03 pm
PHOENIX - Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas on Thursday defended a lawsuit she filed against the Board of Education over who controls the board's staff after the initial court hearing in the case.
- NC Medicaid director resigns from post to lead UNC Pembroke Updated: May-21-15 2:29 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The director of the state's Medicaid system has resigned to become the new chancellor at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
- Political argument in Cody over education materials Updated: May-21-15 12:32 pm
CODY, Wyoming - Proposed new reading materials for students in Cody schools have drawn criticism from some who say they promote a liberal agenda, including inaccurate discussion of global warming and a disproportionate focus on the stories of minorities.
- Dugger school to start new chapter as Grace College charter Updated: May-21-15 10:14 am
DUGGER, Indiana - A tiny southwestern Indiana school that has struggled to stay open will get a new chance under an agreement that will turn it into a public charter school sponsored by Grace College.
- Delaware board of education eyes Wilmington school districts Updated: May-21-15 3:50 am
DOVER, Delaware - Delaware's state Board of Education is holding a special meeting to discuss a process for changing boundaries of school districts serving students in Wilmington.
- Ex-principal accused in test cheating scheme pleads guilty Updated: May-20-15 7:43 pm
DECATUR, Georgia - A former DeKalb County principal has pleaded guilty to cheating on state standardized tests.
- Bees sting 9 students at Scottsdale elementary school Updated: May-20-15 7:02 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona - Authorities in Scottsdale say nine elementary school students, their principal and a teacher were stung by bees that were disturbed in an underground utility box.
- Milwaukee, other large school districts face takeover Updated: May-20-15 6:16 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - A sweeping proposal giving control of the lowest-performing schools in Milwaukee to a commissioner who could fire all the teachers and administrators also applies to other large, racially diverse school districts in Wisconsin.
- Cash prize offered for voter turnout to LA schools vote Updated: May-20-15 6:14 pm
LOS ANGELES - Unofficial election results show voter turnout was 8.5 percent in a Los Angeles school board district where a cash prize was offered in a bid to drive more people to the polls.
- Interim president of UMaine at Augusta to lead USM Updated: May-20-15 11:14 am
PORTLAND, Maine - The interim president of the University of Maine at Augusta will serve as president of the University of Southern Maine
- Indiana Board of Education executive director to retire Updated: May-20-15 10:18 am
INDIANAPOLIS - The executive director of the Indiana State Board of Education says he's planning to retire at the end of the month.
- School board approves $700,000 for turf football field Updated: May-20-15 9:46 am
BUTTE, Montana - School officials are attempting to save $60,000 annually by converting the Butte High School Football field to turf.
- Education board votes for Douglas to re-open office, files Updated: May-19-15 9:58 pm
PHOENIX - The State Board of Education has voted to make Arizona schools chief Diane Douglas re-open its offices to board employees who are investigating complaints against teachers.
- School makes yearbook insert for special education students Updated: May-19-15 8:19 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah mother says the high school that angered her by leaving special education students out of its yearbook has decided to print special inserts with their photos.
- Committee approves plan to remove BOE from charter schools Updated: May-19-15 6:58 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The House Education Policy Committee approved a bill on Tuesday that would remove the Alabama State Board of Education from confirming a new charter school commission.
- U.Va. president's contract extended by 2 years, maybe more Updated: May-19-15 6:26 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - The governing board of the University of Virginia approved a contract extension Tuesday for President Teresa A. Sullivan, the first woman to lead the university founded by Thomas Jefferson.
- Caddo Parish School Board member to resign Updated: May-19-15 6:23 pm
SHREVEPORT, Louisiana - Caddo Parish School Board member Kacee Kirschvink will resign because she's taking a new job in south Louisiana.
- Missouri State Board of Education selects new president Updated: May-19-15 5:47 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Charlie Shields of St. Joseph will serve as president of the Missouri State Board of Education after being elected two a two-year term.
- New York educator named president of Coppin State University Updated: May-19-15 5:20 pm
BALTIMORE - The University System of Maryland has named a New York state educator president of Coppin State University.
- Vermont School Boards Association executive director retires Updated: May-19-15 2:46 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - One of Vermont's most influential educational leaders has announced he will retire at the end of August.
- Milwaukee school head's chief of staff on leave for gesture Updated: May-18-15 8:10 pm
MILWAUKEE - The chief of staff for the Milwaukee Public Schools superintendent is on paid leave after he allegedly made an obscene hand gesture at a recent school board budget meeting.