- Firm gives $10 million to new U of Illinois med school Updated: Jun-30-15 4:09 am
URBANA, Illinois - A Chicago-based financial firm is giving the University of Illinois $10 million to pay for a training center at the school's planned new medical school.
- Expulsions for uniform violations barred for young students Updated: Jun-30-15 4:08 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's public schools are prohibited from suspending or expelling elementary school students for violating school uniform rules.
- Event to help veterans pursuing higher education Updated: Jun-30-15 4:04 am
CLARKSVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee Department of Veterans Services is hosting an event to encourage veterans to pursue higher education.
- Lincoln College to become a university, new president says Updated: Jun-30-15 4:04 am
LINCOLN, Illinois - The newly installed president of Lincoln College says the central Illinois school will become a university with the addition of baccalaureate degrees.
- Indiana elementary school making space station call Updated: Jun-30-15 3:49 am
BUNKER HILL, Indiana - Students at a northern Indiana elementary school will be making a very long distance call to the International Space Station later this summer.
- State parks to promote educational offerings at open house Updated: Jun-30-15 3:35 am
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky officials are planning an open house to promote the educational offerings at the state parks.
- Funding falling into place for Sweet Briar College Updated: Jun-30-15 3:05 am
SWEET BRIAR, Virginia - The initial pieces of a rescue plan for Sweet Briar College are falling into place.
- University of Charleston opening Beckley location Updated: Jun-30-15 2:38 am
BECKLEY, West Virginia - The University of Charleston is ready to open its new location in Beckley.
- Washington Legislature passes $38.2 billion state budget Updated: Jun-30-15 2:02 am
OLYMPIA, Washington - The Washington Legislature has approved a $38.2 billion two-year state operating budget, taking swift action Monday night to avoid a government shutdown.
- Kasich to sign $71B budget but expects to veto some items Updated: Jun-30-15 1:04 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Gov. John Kasich is expected Tuesday to sign a $71.2 billion spending blueprint that continues his expansion of the Medicaid health program and provides a state income tax cut, though he plans to strike some items from the sweeping measure.
- House OKs NC govt spending plan while awaiting budget deal Updated: Jun-29-15 10:34 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Republican leaders in the General Assembly tentatively agreed Monday to a stopgap measure that dictates how North Carolina's government should keep spending as budget negotiations go into overtime.
- Vols' Barnes: 'No legs' to Texas academic misconduct report Updated: Jun-29-15 9:03 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Tennessee coach Rick Barnes says he doesn't have reason to be concerned about a Texas investigation into allegations of academic misconduct in its men's basketball program.
- Ex-special ed teacher pleads guilty to possessing child porn Updated: Jun-29-15 8:53 pm
GREENBELT, Maryland - A former special education teacher has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography.
- Jury rejects conservative's bias suit against U. Iowa dean Updated: Jun-29-15 7:44 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - The former dean of the University of Iowa law school didn't commit illegal political discrimination when she passed over a conservative lawyer for teaching jobs, a jury ruled Monday.
- Seattle teacher pepper-sprayed after MLK march files lawsuit Updated: Jun-29-15 7:21 pm
SEATTLE - A Seattle high school teacher who was pepper-sprayed by a police officer after giving a speech at the city's Martin Luther King Jr. Day march in January has filed a federal lawsuit against the department.
- University of California sued over sex assault claims Updated: Jun-29-15 7:00 pm
OAKLAND, California - Three current and former University of California, Berkeley students sued the school on Monday, accusing administrators of not doing enough to investigate their sexual assault claims and hand out punishment.
- Southern Illinois University Edwardsville chancellor resigns Updated: Jun-29-15 6:59 pm
EDWARDSVILLE, Illinois - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's chancellor is announcing her resignation six weeks after signing a contract extension.
- What to expect if Wolf, lawmakers can't agree on a budget Updated: Jun-29-15 6:07 pm
Pennsylvania might not have a budget in place when the new fiscal year begins. Here's a look at what to expect:
- Lawmakers seek investigation into Gov. LePage's actions Updated: Jun-29-15 6:02 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine lawmakers said Monday that the state's watchdog agency should launch an investigation into claims that Republican Gov. Paul LePage overstepped his authority by forcing a school for at-risk youth to fire the speaker of the House of Representatives from the top job there by threatening to withhold state funds.
- Kansas officials want school funding ruling put on hold Updated: Jun-29-15 5:44 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas' attorney general on Monday asked the state's highest court to put on hold a lower court's decision ordering roughly $50 million more in aid to public school districts this week.
- Duncanville High School student fixes robot for police Updated: Jun-29-15 5:41 pm
DUNCANVILLE, Texas - The Duncanville Police Department's service robot was starting to look like a $10,000 paperweight.
- Auditor finds district used general fund money on activities Updated: Jun-29-15 5:33 pm
ASHLAND, Kentucky - State Auditor Adam Edelen has released a report that finds a northeastern Kentucky school district transferred $360,000 to school activity funds over three years with little or no knowledge by the school board.
- Upstate New York school district settles anti-Semitism suit Updated: Jun-29-15 5:20 pm
PINE BUSH, New York - An upstate New York school district will pay $4.48 million and pass curriculum and training reforms to settle a lawsuit filed by five current and former Jewish students who claimed they were victims of anti-Semitism in the schools.
- Colorado's high court blocks school voucher program Updated: Jun-29-15 5:18 pm
DENVER - A school voucher program in suburban Denver violates the state constitution because it provides funding for students to attend religious schools, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday.
- The Latest: Major votes lined up in Pennsylvania Legislature Updated: Jun-29-15 4:57 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The latest news from an efforts by Pennsylvania Republican lawmakers to line up various pieces of major legislation for floor votes (all times local):