- Tunica County schools chief resigns as state takeover looms Updated: Jul-02-15 8:44 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Tunica County school Superintendent Steven Chandler resigned Thursday as Mississippi officials moved to take over the district.
- Fresno college center gets initial accreditation approval Updated: Jul-02-15 8:40 am
FRESNO, California - A Fresno college center is moving toward full accreditation and officials expect the campus to expand and increase funding by as much as $1.3 million as a result.
- Preliminary test results good news for Kansas City schools Updated: Jun-25-15 4:39 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Kansas City Public Schools leaders say preliminary high school test results from the spring make them optimistic about the district's chances of receiving full accreditation.
- Southern Miss public health program receives accreditation Updated: Jun-25-15 6:10 am
HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - The Department of Public Health at The University of Southern Mississippi has been granted continued accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health for its master of public health degree program.
- St. Louis-area schools agree to help failing districts Updated: Jun-23-15 5:08 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A group of St. Louis-area schools are banding together to help two failing districts get back on track, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced Tuesday.
- Accreditation agency issues warnings for Tuskegee, Ala State Updated: Jun-20-15 11:17 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - An academic accreditation agency has issued a warning for Tuskegee University and extended a warning for Alabama State University.
- Correction: Virginia State-Probation story Updated: Jun-19-15 2:20 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - In a story June 12 about accreditation at Virginia State University, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the school was placed on six months' probation by its accrediting agency. The school has received a six months' warning, which is a less severe sanction than probation.
- SC State declares financial emergency to make deep cuts Updated: Jun-17-15 5:04 pm
ORANGEBURG, South Carolina - The new trustees at South Carolina State University have declared a financial emergency at the school that will allow administers to make deep cuts in programs, faculty and workers.
- Accrediting body: Academic fraud nets UNC 1-year probation Updated: Jun-11-15 6:21 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - An accreditation agency important to colleges receiving federal funds put the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on probation Thursday for a year over its academic fraud scandal.
- SC State University still open; accreditation on probation Updated: Jun-11-15 4:44 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A decision Thursday to keep the troubled South Carolina State University's accreditation on probation removed an immediate threat of forced closure for the state's only historically black public university.
- Concordia Law School gets provisional accreditation from ABA Updated: Jun-08-15 4:50 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Concordia University's new law school in Boise has been given provisional approval from the American Bar Association after nearly a yearlong delay.