- Truckee Meadows Community College president Sheehan retiring Updated: Aug-28-15 3:12 pm
RENO, Nevada - Truckee Meadows Community College President Maria Sheehan says she will retire in January to do volunteer work in Central America.
- Maryland schools superintendent resigns to lead nonprofit Updated: Aug-28-15 12:20 pm
BALTIMORE - Maryland's schools superintendent is resigning to take a post leading an Ohio education nonprofit.
- Sex offender school board candidate accused in new Iowa case Updated: Aug-28-15 8:32 am
CHARLES CITY, Iowa - A convicted sex offender who's running for school board in a northern Iowa community has been arrested in another sex crime case.
- US appeals court won't reconsider Wake school board ruling Updated: Aug-28-15 7:58 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has refused to reconsider its ruling that keeps alive a challenge of the Wake County school board election districts.
- East Baton Rouge Parish School Board holds retreat Updated: Aug-28-15 7:05 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, whose nine members took office in January, is holding its first retreat.
- Witt to retire as University of Alabama system chancellor Updated: Aug-26-15 9:56 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - University of Alabama System Chancellor Robert Witt has announced plans to retire next year.
- Chicago school board passes $5.7 billion spending plan Updated: Aug-26-15 9:41 pm
CHICAGO - The Chicago Board of Education has passed a budget based on borrowing and hope the state of Illinois will come through with additional funding.
- 'Cougar nation' remembers WSU President Elson Floyd Updated: Aug-26-15 9:16 pm
PULLMAN, Washington - Everyone in Washington state seemed to be part of the "Cougar Nation" on Wednesday as students, politicians, alumni, faculty and staff gathered at Washington State University to remember President Elson S. Floyd, who died in June.
- Former Little Rock school board member running for US House Updated: Aug-26-15 6:22 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A former member of the Little Rock School Board said Wednesday she's running for a U.S. House seat in central Arkansas, the first Democrat to launch a congressional bid in the state for 2016.
- University leaders forced out land in high-paid faculty jobs Updated: Aug-26-15 2:40 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - The resignation of the top administrator at the University of Illinois' flagship campus is following a familiar script: Step down under pressure, take a year off with pay, then return as one of the highest-paid members of the faculty.
- President of western Vermont college to step down Updated: Aug-26-15 1:29 pm
POULTNEY, Vermont - The president of a college in western Vermont is stepping down.
- Portland Catholic school revokes job offer to gay woman Updated: Aug-26-15 10:08 am
PORTLAND, Oregon - A Catholic school in downtown Portland has rescinded its job offer for a college counseling position after learning that the candidate is gay.
- Oberlin College president a finalist for top U. of Iowa job Updated: Aug-26-15 9:11 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - The president of a private liberal arts college in Ohio is a finalist to be the next University of Iowa president.
- Education chief, school board named in whistleblower lawsuit Updated: Aug-25-15 7:15 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The chief financial officer for New Mexico's largest school district has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the district and the head of the state's Public Education Department.
- U of Minnesota president takes responsibility for hiring AD Updated: Aug-25-15 6:33 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - University of Minnesota president Eric Kaler says he takes "full responsibility" for hiring Norwood Teague as the Gophers' athletic director.
- Board of Education advances 5 candidates for commissioner Updated: Aug-25-15 5:42 pm
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - The Kentucky Board of Education has advanced five candidates in its search for a successor to Commissioner Terry Holliday, who is retiring at the end of the month.
- State schools chief files complaint about ed board boss Updated: Aug-24-15 9:29 pm
PHOENIX - State schools chief Diane Douglas has filed a report with the Arizona Department of Public Safety against Board of Education President Greg Miller, saying he grabbed her arm at Monday's meeting.
- SD Board of Education approves new social studies standards Updated: Aug-24-15 3:35 pm
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - The South Dakota Board of Education has approved new social studies standards that will change the way history is taught to students across the state.
- 14-person committee named to search for next UND president Updated: Aug-24-15 12:23 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The North Dakota University System has finalized a committee to search for the next president of the University of North Dakota.
- State officials may testify in axed superintendent's lawsuit Updated: Aug-24-15 6:58 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Three state officials are on the witness list of former Lafayette Parish Superintendent Pat Cooper, who sued after his firing in 2014.
- Washington State University trying to stop hacking attempt Updated: Aug-23-15 1:23 pm
PULLMAN, Washington - Washington State University administrators say they are trying to stop a sophisticated hacking attempt they discovered more than a month ago.
- School principal resigns over Hispanic complaints Updated: Aug-22-15 12:31 pm
DENVER - An elementary school principal criticized by parents after Hispanic students were left to eat lunch on the floor of the school's office after misbehaving is resigning.
- Superintendent named for W.Va. Schools for Deaf and Blind Updated: Aug-22-15 11:58 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Martin Keller Jr. has been named superintendent for the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind.
- MVSU president gets contract extension Updated: Aug-22-15 10:34 am
ITTA BENA, Mississippi - William B. Bynum will remain president at Mississippi Valley State University until at least June 30, 2019.
- Unity College names new interim president Updated: Aug-22-15 10:05 am
UNITY, Maine - Unity College in Maine is naming its chief academic officer as its new interim president for a 30-month term.