- Apartment complex going up on site of old Omaha church Updated: May-30-16 8:36 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - An apartment complex will be built on the site of an old Omaha church.
- Darling Suntree Elementary duck a real-life science lesson Updated: May-29-16 7:58 pm
MELBOURNE, Florida - During a recent fire drill at Suntree Elementary, Jana Gabrielski watched one member of her class lose his cool. The siren's screech panicked him as he bolted to the exit.
- Teacher shortage in northern Montana has officials worried Updated: May-29-16 6:19 pm
HAVRE, Montana - A shortage of teachers in northern Montana has officials worried after superintendents from three rural Montana districts told the Montana University Board of Regents that teachers are unwilling to relocate to northern Montana and school officials have problems filling primary and secondary school teacher positions.
- Garland gives commencement address at old high school Updated: May-29-16 6:14 pm
CHICAGO - Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland delivered the commencement speech Sunday at the Chicago-area high school where he graduated as valedictorian 46 years ago, though he didn't address the partisan divide over his nomination.
- Tennessee campers warned to use certain firewood Updated: May-29-16 6:03 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - In an effort to prevent the spread of insects, Tennessee State Parks officials are warning people at campsites to use only heat-treated wood or wood collected nearby.
- Cancer survivor stunned by attention over graduation denial Updated: May-29-16 5:44 pm
PHOENIX - Overwhelming public support is outweighing any lingering bitterness for a suburban Phoenix high school student who kept up with classes through cancer treatments but wasn't allowed to walk at graduation.
- Lake Superior State celebrating 30 years of salmon releases Updated: May-29-16 5:02 pm
SAULT STE. MARIE, Michigan - The Aquatic Research Laboratory at Lake Superior State University is celebrating three decades of raising and releasing Atlantic salmon in the St. Marys River.
- Southern Arkansas University raises tuition 3.8 percent Updated: May-29-16 2:13 pm
CAMDEN, Arkansas - Students at Southern Arkansas University will pay 3.8 percent more in tuition and fees for the coming school year.
- Advocacy groups, district debate transgender athletes Updated: May-29-16 1:50 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Haines School District and a nonprofit Christian advocacy group are at odds over a transgender competitor at the state track meet in Anchorage.
- Judge blocks state from taking over East Detroit schools Updated: May-29-16 12:51 pm
MOUNT CLEMENS, Michigan - A judge has issued a temporary restraining order preventing the state School Reform Office from appointing a chief executive officer to oversee four academically low-performing East Detroit Public Schools.
- Eastern Kentucky University closing Somerset campus Updated: May-29-16 12:37 pm
SOMERSET, Kentucky - Eastern Kentucky University is closing a satellite campus in Somerset.
- 2 schools in Barbour County under consideration for closing Updated: May-29-16 11:57 am
PHILIPPI, West Virginia - Two elementary schools in Barbour County are being targeted for closure next year due to declining enrollment.
- Fire destroys 4 Yale forestry school buildings Updated: May-29-16 11:46 am
EASTFORD, Connecticut - A three-alarm fire has destroyed four buildings owned by the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
- Students seeking sugar daddies for tuition, rent Updated: May-29-16 11:37 am
Candice Kashani graduated from law school debt-free this spring, thanks to a modern twist on an age-old arrangement.
- Purdue center, Amish dog breeders work to create standards Updated: May-29-16 11:30 am
LAFAYETTE, Indiana - A Purdue University center and commercial dog breeders from southern Indiana's Amish community are working to create standards meant to improve dogs' well-being.
- As charters grow, public schools see sharp enrollment drop Updated: May-29-16 11:20 am
LOS ANGELES - Standing before the Los Angeles Unified School Board, Susan Zoller delivered a startling assessment: More than 100,000 students in the nation's second-largest district were now enrolled in charters, draining more than $500 million from the budget in a single academic year.
- El Paso school district uses stadium lights to deter vandals Updated: May-29-16 11:11 am
EL PASO, Texas - School officials in an El Paso district where high school stadiums are getting new artificial turf are keeping the stadium lights on at night to deter thieves and vandals.
- Sailor turned novelist to celebrate book release abroad Updated: May-29-16 11:03 am
A novelist who was twice rescued from storm-battered sailboats will be celebrating the release of his latest book from the Canary Islands.
- Yakama Nation students find success with prosthetics Updated: May-29-16 10:51 am
YAKIMA, Washington - In a building just outside the main Yakama Nation Tribal School, its MESA prosthetics team has turned a classroom into a workshop.
- Schools to begin monitoring students from military families Updated: May-29-16 10:45 am
CHULA VISTA, California - Schools across the country are preparing to formally track students from military families, monitoring their academic progress as they move from military base to military base and state to state, under a new provision in the federal education law.
- Spearfish superintendent retiring after 16 years at helm Updated: May-29-16 10:35 am
SPEARFISH, South Dakota - The school superintendent in Spearfish is retiring after 16 years at the helm.
- More rural Iowa school districts plan to close their doors Updated: May-29-16 9:55 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Once again, the end of a school year means the end of several school districts in Iowa, continuing a trend seen for decades but one that doesn't get easier for the communities involved.
- Population growth expected to boost school enrollment Updated: May-29-16 9:50 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - State officials say population growth in North Dakota is expected to continue, prompting an anticipated boom in K-12 and college enrollment.
- College in Ohio plans customer service training for workers Updated: May-29-16 9:42 am
TOLEDO, Ohio - The president of the University of Toledo says about 200 of its employees will undergo customer service training this summer.
- Rhode Island bill would phase in school bus seat belts Updated: May-29-16 9:29 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Children in Rhode Island would have to wear seat belts on school buses under a bill being considered in the Rhode Island General Assembly.