- Nebraska law students aid military veterans with legal needs Updated: Aug-01-15 8:04 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The University of Nebraska's College of Law is sending its students to help military veterans with matters related to estate planning, giving law students practical experience while helping a population in need.
- St. Cloud district faces school bus driver shortage Updated: Aug-01-15 6:49 pm
ST. CLOUD, Minnesota - The St. Cloud School District is facing a shortage of bus drivers with just more than a month until the first day of class.
- North Idaho College offers new aerospace program Updated: Aug-01-15 5:43 pm
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Officials with North Idaho College say they are expanding their aerospace program to include aircraft maintenance, an option that hasn't been offered at the college since it trained pilots, aircraft mechanics and aviation technicians during WWII.
- Snowball case melts; teen sues Detroit district over arrest Updated: Aug-01-15 5:38 pm
DETROIT - A teenager who spent nearly 40 days in custody before a judge cleared him of throwing a dangerous snowball is suing the Detroit school district, saying his rights were violated by a malicious prosecution.
- Arizona schools chief appeals judge's dismissal of lawsuit Updated: Aug-01-15 5:34 pm
PHOENIX - A power struggle between Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas and the state Board of Education over authority to hire and fire the board's staff is poised for another court battle.
- Utah regents approve outdoor products degree program Updated: Aug-01-15 5:25 pm
LOGAN, Utah - Students at Utah State University who love the great outdoors will be the first in the country to major in it this fall.
- Saint Mary's College accepting male graduate students Updated: Aug-01-15 4:23 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - Saint Mary's College, a 171-year-old Roman Catholic women's college, is opening its doors to men as it starts enrolling graduate students for the first time in more than 40 years.
- Work begins on University of Illinois solar farm Updated: Aug-01-15 4:04 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - A long-awaited solar farm is under construction at the University of Illinois and a campus official says it should be producing power by Christmas.
- North Iowa schools suffer from special ed teacher shortage Updated: Aug-01-15 3:52 pm
MASON CITY, Iowa - A shortage of special education teachers has left public school districts in northern Iowa struggling to fill those teaching positions, school officials say.
- Arkansas education board may let lagging colleges keep funds Updated: Aug-01-15 3:14 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A plan that would allow Arkansas colleges and universities whose students aren't progressing toward graduation to keep state funds they are at risk of losing has been adopted by the state's Higher Education Coordinating Board.
- ND teacher cleared of charges has 1 more step to keep job Updated: Aug-01-15 2:40 pm
FARGO, North Dakota - A former North Dakota teacher of the year who was found not guilty of having a sexual relationship with a former student has one more step before he returns to school.
- OSU students work with street luger, trying to break record Updated: Aug-01-15 2:10 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A professional street luger from Columbus is enlisting the help of five Ohio State University students to help him break a world record.
- URI students to educate well owners on proper water testing Updated: Aug-01-15 1:55 pm
KINGSTON, Rhode Island - Two University of Rhode Island students are spending the summer educating Rhode Islanders about how to reduce drinking water contamination.
- State education board to consider revoking certificate Updated: Aug-01-15 12:19 pm
HAHNVILLE, Louisiana - The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education will consider permanently revoking the certificate of a Destrehan High School teacher who had sex with a 16-year-old student.
- No FBI cold-case inquiry for missing civil rights pioneer Updated: Aug-01-15 11:16 am
ST. LOUIS - Descendants of a man who vanished after winning a historic legal fight to become the first black student at the University of Missouri's law school had hoped an FBI cold-case initiative focusing on possible racially motivated deaths from the civil rights era would unearth clues about his disappearance.
- Families struggle 10 years after Ohio Marines killed in Iraq Updated: Aug-01-15 11:07 am
CINCINNATI - Some people look surprised and tell him they just can't believe it's been 10 years already. For Keith Wightman, time hasn't passed quickly at all.
- Local, low-powered radio stations gaining steam in Wisconsin Updated: Aug-01-15 7:17 am
JANESVILLE, Wisconsin - Local radio is on the rise in a big way even though the towers are short, the transmitters the size of home stereo receivers and the talent in need of more polish.
- Old school auditorium to be New Ulm State Street Theater Updated: Aug-01-15 7:13 am
NEW ULM, Minnesota - It all started as a beautiful dream.
- University campus in southwestern Ohio to ban tobacco Updated: Aug-01-15 6:14 am
ATHENS, Ohio - Ohio University is banning tobacco on campus.
- Stories, storytellers link family to author Norman Maclean Updated: Aug-01-15 5:05 am
BILLINGS, Montana - As a 25-year-old college graduate working three part-time jobs to afford living in Chicago in 1980, Jane Moses received an unusual offer for a fourth part-time task -- to help author Norman Maclean type his handwritten notes for his book "Young Men and Fire."
- 2 teens charged with impersonating former teacher on Twitter Updated: Jul-31-15 9:05 pm
DANBURY, Connecticut - Two teenagers from Connecticut have been charged with impersonating a high school teacher on Twitter and portraying her in a defamatory way.
- Ex-teacher charged with having sex with 13-year-old student Updated: Jul-31-15 7:50 pm
FRACKVILLE, Pennsylvania - A former teacher charged Friday with having sex with a 13-year-old student left a note in her sixth-grade classroom that said, in part, "I need help - a lot of help," according to police.
- Georgetown track coach resigns following investigations Updated: Jul-31-15 6:56 pm
WASHINGTON - Georgetown has announced the resignation of the director of its track and field and cross country programs following investigations of reports of hazing and sexual misconduct.
- Parents trying to keep dead daughter's farewell notes sealed Updated: Jul-31-15 6:34 pm
LAS VEGAS - The unpublished farewells of a seventh-grader who killed herself are the focus of a federal court battle between her parents who helped change Nevada school bullying law and Las Vegas school officials who say the writings shed new light on allegations that campus officials failed to tell the parents the girl was being victimized.
- GOP legislators seek audit of money to Planned Parenthood Updated: Jul-31-15 6:16 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina House Republicans are seeking an audit of Planned Parenthood clinics in the state as Congress considers cutting off federal funding to the abortion provider.