- Education Secretary Duncan to make swing through Indiana Updated: Sep-02-15 3:47 am
INDIANAPOLIS - U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will be making stops in Indiana later this month as a part of a seven-state "back to school" bus tour.
- US, Michigan State University reach deal over assault cases Updated: Sep-01-15 7:52 pm
DETROIT - Michigan State University's failure to timely address complaints of sexual harassment or assault contributed to a "sexually hostile environment," the federal government said Tuesday as it closed an investigation but also noted improvements at the East Lansing campus.
- GOP presidential hopeful Marco Rubio stopping in Carson City Updated: Sep-01-15 6:27 am
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio is holding a town hall meeting in Carson City as part of a multi-stop northern Nevada tour.
- US Department of Education to visit Kansas City school Updated: Aug-31-15 3:53 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Officials from the U.S. Department of Education have announced an upcoming visit to a Kansas City school.
- North Dakota tribal colleges share $7M federal funding Updated: Aug-31-15 6:04 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota's congressional delegation says five tribal colleges in the state are sharing $7 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Education.
- As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled Updated: Aug-29-15 9:31 am
LOS ANGELES - Results for some of the states that participated in Common Core-aligned testing for the first time this spring are out, with overall scores higher than expected though still below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing.
- Arkansas school gets more than $281k in federal grant funds Updated: Aug-14-15 4:44 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - An Arkansas community college is receiving a federal grant for services to help college students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds succeed in higher education.
- 2 Okla. schools get $440k in Student Support Services grants Updated: Aug-14-15 4:26 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Two Oklahoma universities are receiving federal grants for services to help college students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds succeed in higher education.
- Rights groups allege discrimination in access to school PE Updated: Aug-14-15 2:52 pm
LOS ANGELES - A coalition of civil rights and community health groups in California has filed an administrative complaint with the U.S. Department of Education alleging discriminatory practices in access to physical education.
- Illinois to get grant to defray AP exam costs for students Updated: Aug-13-15 4:37 am
CHICAGO - Illinois is among states that will share in $28.4 million in grants to reduce costs of advanced placement exams for low-income students.
- Indiana receives $307K to help for advanced placement tests Updated: Aug-13-15 4:05 am
INDIANAPOLIS - The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Indiana a $307,000 grant to help low-income students defray the costs of taking advanced placement tests.
- Kentucky, Tennessee receiving advanced placement grants Updated: Aug-13-15 4:04 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - More Kentucky and Tennessee students from low-income families will be able to take advantage of advanced placement classes and exams with new grants to help defray the tests' cost.
- New Jersey receives $555k federal education grant Updated: Aug-13-15 3:31 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - The state of New Jersey has been awarded a $555,000 grant from the federal government to help low-income high school students take Advanced Placement courses.
- California gets $10.6M to defray student exam costs Updated: Aug-12-15 3:05 pm
LOS ANGELES - California is getting $10.6 million from the federal government to help defray costs of advanced placement exams for low-income students.
- Arizona gets extended waiver from No Child Left Behind rules Updated: Aug-07-15 10:07 am
PHOENIX - Federal officials have granted a one-year extension of a waiver that exempts Arizona from some provisions of the No Child Left Behind law that covers public schools.
- Feds approve Connecticut's plan to swap 11th grade tests Updated: Aug-06-15 6:56 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut's plan to relieve thousands of high school juniors from having to take an unpopular standardized test received federal approval on Thursday.