- Grand Rapids college offers education to inmates Updated: Apr-30-16 1:39 am
IONIA, Michigan - Inmates are being offered an education from a college in Grand Rapids under an initiative.
- Grand Valley State arts center to get addition, renovations Updated: Apr-30-16 1:36 am
ALLENDALE, Michigan - Grand Valley State University's Performing Arts Center will get an addition and renovations, with the university set to spend $20 million.
- Texas schools spare no expense for huge football stadiums Updated: Apr-29-16 1:20 pm
DALLAS - A suburban Dallas school district grabbed national attention in 2012 when it opened an eye-popping $60 million high school football stadium.
- 2 suburban Cleveland schools find high lead levels in water Updated: Apr-29-16 7:08 am
BEACHWOOD, Ohio - Two schools in a Cleveland suburb have shut off their drinking fountains after finding high levels of lead in the water.
- Boston Public Schools places bus monitor on paid leave Updated: Apr-29-16 4:32 am
BOSTON - Officials say a Boston Public Schools bus monitor has been placed on paid leave after video surfaced of the man using physical force to subdue a young student on a school bus.
- Illinois school settles separation of church and state case Updated: Apr-28-16 6:06 pm
ST. LOUIS - An Illinois public school that requires students who ride the bus to arrive early for optional religious instruction at a Roman Catholic parish has agreed to discontinue the practice in response to a legal challenge.
- Dubuque considers financially aiding church redevelopment Updated: Apr-28-16 5:30 pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Members of the Dubuque City Council will consider supporting an effort to turn a former Catholic church campus into apartments for formerly homeless women.
- Iowa lawmakers agree on oversight bill for boarding schools Updated: Apr-28-16 4:55 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa will have clear regulatory authority over private boarding schools in the state under a legislative deal reached Thursday that also protects religious curriculum at such institutions and other educational facilities.
- Dayton revises budget to fund counselors, pre-K facilities Updated: Apr-28-16 2:41 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Gov. Mark Dayton has revised his state budget proposal to increase the number school counselors in Minnesota and help schools pay for preschool facilities.
- Highway Patrol 'Trooper on a Bus' program coming to Mandan Updated: Apr-27-16 7:06 pm
MANDAN, North Dakota - The North Dakota Highway Patrol is bringing its "Trooper on a Bus" campaign to Mandan.
- Iowa lawmakers OK bill with no money for repairing buildings Updated: Apr-27-16 6:58 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - An infrastructure bill passed Wednesday in the Iowa Legislature does not include designated funding for three state buildings with serious maintenance issues, and lawmakers involved in crafting the legislation say building maintenance needs to be prioritized.
- New facility at Ohio campus enables environmental simulation Updated: Apr-27-16 3:13 pm
DAYTON, Ohio - A $35 million facility at the University of Dayton in southwest Ohio will allow researchers to simulate various environmental conditions in different structures, including a two-story home and a grocery store.
- Cops: School bus driver asked boy to move downed power line Updated: Apr-26-16 9:10 am
HARRISON CITY, Pennsylvania - Police say a Pennsylvania school bus driver asked an 11-year-old student to get off the bus and move a downed, live power line.
- School district employee charged with medication theft Updated: Apr-26-16 9:04 am
GREEN BAY, Wisconsin - A former employee of the Green Bay Area Public School District is accused of stealing students' medication.
- $10M Sanderson gift starts $100M drive for children's health Updated: Apr-25-16 8:17 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The CEO of Mississippi's largest publicly held company is pledging $10 million toward the expansion of pediatric medical facilities at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
- Students sick after riding hot school bus; driver on leave Updated: Apr-23-16 10:30 am
EVERETT, Washington - The Everett School District is investigating after students got sick after riding the bus home this week.
- Ball State library floods ahead of final exam week Updated: Apr-21-16 10:52 pm
MUNCIE, Indiana - Thousands of books and some computer equipment from Ball State University's Bracken Library were damaged in a flood Saturday.
- School board chairman accused of cheating to get his GED Updated: Apr-21-16 4:54 pm
BARBOURVILLE, Kentucky - The chairman of a Kentucky school board, who dropped out of high school at 17, hoped to settle the controversy raging around whether a diploma he bought online was real. So Dexter Smith signed up to take the GED exam.
- UH awards $31 million contract for pharmacy school building Updated: Apr-21-16 9:29 am
HILO, Hawaii - The University of Hawaii at Hilo has awarded a $31 million contract to construct a building for the pharmacy school, with plans for the project to begin this summer.
- Central College kicks off $15 million gym expansion project Updated: Apr-21-16 6:28 am
PELLA, Iowa - Central College is kicking off a $15 million project to expand and improve a campus athletic facility.
- Iowa agency director calls on state to demolish building Updated: Apr-20-16 3:56 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Law Enforcement Academy's director says demolishing the agency's facility is the best way to deal with the underlying causes that led to high levels of black mold in the building.
- $2.6B construction budget clears Ohio Senate, heads to House Updated: Apr-20-16 2:42 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - State senators have passed a $2.6 billion capital budget bill that funds improvements to school buildings, roads, bridges and parks.
- Idaho preschooler left on bus ends up at wrong school Updated: Apr-20-16 1:12 pm
AMMON, Idaho - An Idaho school district is investigating after a preschooler missed his bus stop on his way to school, woke up alone in a bus barn, then made his way to the wrong preschool, where he spent the rest of the day without anyone realizing what had happened.
- Bill would make labs offer research beagles for adoption Updated: Apr-19-16 11:11 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Furry, four-legged lobbyists visited the Illinois State Capitol to support legislation that would require research dogs and cats a chance at adoption.
- AP: S. Korea covered up mass abuse, killings of 'vagrants' Updated: Apr-19-16 9:14 pm
BUSAN, South Korea - The 14-year-old boy in the black school jacket stared at his sneakers, his heart pounding, as the policeman accused him of stealing a piece of bread.