- Test scores for new Arizona test reveal many students fail Updated: Nov-30-15 6:55 pm
TUCSON, Arizona - Results for Arizona's new standardized test show that many students failed to show proficiency in math and English.
- Angela McLean stepping down as Montana's lieutenant governor Updated: Nov-30-15 6:44 pm
HELENA, Montana - Angela McLean plans to step down as Montana's lieutenant governor to take a job with the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education, leaving Gov. Steve Bullock to find a new No. 2 for his re-election bid next year, state officials said Monday.
- Judge blocks Missouri from pulling clinic's abortion license Updated: Nov-30-15 6:39 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A judge on Monday temporarily blocked Missouri's health department from revoking the abortion license held by a Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia as its physician loses hospital privileges required under state law.
- Students return to Washington campus after racial threats Updated: Nov-30-15 6:16 pm
SEATTLE - Most, but not all, students returned to a Washington state university Monday as police investigate racial threats against black students and others on social media that shut down the campus last week.
- Committee: No easy answers for property taxes, school aid Updated: Nov-30-15 6:16 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A committee that spent months looking for ways to reduce Nebraska's reliance on property taxes to pay for schools finished its final work session Monday with plenty of ideas but no clear-cut answers.
- The Latest: Chicago officer posts bond, leaves jail Updated: Nov-30-15 6:15 pm
CHICAGO - The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer and the online threat that led the University of Chicago to cancel classes on Monday (all times local):
- Audit: Millions in equipment missing from LSU hospitals Updated: Nov-30-15 6:13 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Nearly $6 million in state-owned hospital equipment can't be located, and millions more bought for the recently opened New Orleans public hospital hasn't been tracked properly, according to an audit released Monday.
- Key moments in case of teen fatally shot by Chicago cop Updated: Nov-30-15 6:05 pm
CHICAGO - A look at key moments in the case of a black teenager who was killed by a white Chicago police officer who shot him 16 times:
- Higher education leaders drop plans for cigarette tax hike Updated: Nov-30-15 5:30 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri higher education leaders have dropped plans for a potential 2016 ballot measure that would have raised taxes on cigarettes to fund college scholarships.
- UNLV president says keep Rebel name; no Confederate roots Updated: Nov-30-15 5:14 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - UNLV is keeping its "Rebels" nickname and "Hey Reb!" mascot in spite of critics who said they should be changed because the imagery harkens to the Confederacy.
- Student in custody for allegedly bringing gun to school Updated: Nov-30-15 5:02 pm
BARRINGTON, Illinois - A suburban Chicago high school was placed on lockdown after a 16-year-old student was spotted in a bathroom with a gun and ammunition.
- McLean: I did what I came to do, it's time to move on Updated: Nov-30-15 4:54 pm
HELENA, Montana - The latest on the resignation of Angela McLean as Montana's lieutenant governor (all times local):
- Ohio seeks flexibility in work rules for those on welfare Updated: Nov-30-15 4:19 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio officials have asked the federal government for flexibility in work requirements for some welfare recipients, saying that certain rules don't provide enough time for people to complete vocational training or other job-related activities.
- Kansas committee weighs 2 education funding studies Updated: Nov-30-15 4:16 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A special legislative committee studying options for reformatting K-12 public education funding in Kansas is preparing to review conflicting research studies.
- Feds say U of Chicago threat a response to police shooting Updated: Nov-30-15 4:12 pm
CHICAGO - An online threat against the University of Chicago that led the school to cancel all activities Monday appears to have been motivated by the shooting of a black teenager by a Chicago officer in 2014, federal authorities said.
- The Latest: Feds say threat a response to police shooting Updated: Nov-30-15 4:09 pm
CHICAGO - The latest about an online threat that led the University of Chicago to cancel classes on Monday (all times local):
- Lawmakers say school choice rule doesn't follow bill's aim Updated: Nov-30-15 3:54 pm
HELENA, Montana - A majority of Montana lawmakers believe the state Department of Revenue did not follow the Legislature's intentions when the agency wrote a rule barring religious schools from benefiting from a new tax-credit program, according to a poll released Monday.
- University of Wyoming Foundation considers policy changes Updated: Nov-30-15 3:43 pm
LARAMIE, Wyoming - The University of Wyoming Foundation is considering changes to its procedures to put its money to use and not leave it sitting in bank accounts wasting away.
- University of Kansas chancellor addresses diversity issues Updated: Nov-30-15 3:15 pm
LAWRENCE, Kansas - The University of Kansas' chancellor says hiring a new provost and addressing campus concerns about race are among her top priorities.
- Many low-income families turned away from pre-K program Updated: Nov-30-15 3:07 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The majority of families who applied for Indiana's new preschool pilot program for disadvantaged children were turned away due to limited funding.
- Oregon State strengthens transfer policy Updated: Nov-30-15 2:14 pm
CORVALLIS, Oregon - Oregon State will require all prospective transfer students to disclose whether they are ineligible to re-enroll at a previous school because of conduct.
- UNM announces major marketing campaign aimed at new students Updated: Nov-30-15 1:45 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The University of New Mexico is launching a major marketing campaign in hopes of attracting more students.
- Man who killed himself in Ohio museum was ex-security guard Updated: Nov-30-15 1:37 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State University says the ex-employee who killed himself inside a gallery at the campus' contemporary art museum was a security guard who resigned in 2009 to avoid being fired.
- Georgia's Richt not done, interested in another coaching job Updated: Nov-30-15 1:11 pm
ATHENS, Georgia - Mark Richt remains interested in another coaching job and said Monday he will listen "to anybody who has interest in me" as he prepares for his final game as Georgia's coach.
- Italian principal accused of canceling Christmas Updated: Nov-30-15 12:56 pm
MILAN - A public school principal in predominantly Roman Catholic Italy has been accused of canceling Christmas after removing religious songs from the annual holiday pageant.