- A Princeton plasma physicist goes to Trenton Updated: Nov-27-15 8:50 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - A physicist who spends his days lecturing about how to re-create conditions at the center of the sun has managed to alter conditions in the Legislature - by upending a Republican incumbent political experts had expected to win.
- Chicago Public Schools reverses special education cuts Updated: Nov-26-15 4:20 am
CHICAGO - Chicago Public Schools officials have reversed course and will add dozens of teacher and aide positions for students with special needs.
- Nevada families say special education teacher abused girls Updated: Nov-25-15 2:18 pm
RENO, Nevada - Two families in Nevada are suing a school district after they say their children were abused by a special education teacher.
- Fitzgerald sees each of her students as a gift Updated: Nov-25-15 11:32 am
VICKSBURG, Mississippi - Vicksburg Intermediate School teacher LouAnn Fitzgerald had two driving forces that led to her 15-year career in education.
- EXCHANGE: Fire training buildings adapt to versatile needs Updated: Nov-25-15 10:23 am
PLAINFIELD, Illinois - Smoke billowed Tuesday out of a building behind the Plainfield Fire Protection District headquarters as firefighting crews geared up to enter and look for survivors.
- Girls Who Code: FSU Panama City training female students Updated: Nov-23-15 12:28 pm
PANAMA CITY, Florida - Florida State University Panama City is now teaching a "Girls Who Code" program, which focuses on teaching computer coding to female students in grades six to 12.
- Auburn band member performs at games that he can't see Updated: Nov-23-15 10:55 am
COLUMBUS, Georgia - As he grew up in the Mobile, Alabama, area with a family full of Auburn University alumni, it was natural for Tripp Gulledge to root for the Tigers.
- Biology building damaged at Pennsylvania's Allegheny College Updated: Nov-23-15 9:21 am
MEADVILLE, Pennsylvania - A biology building was expected to reopen on the campus of Allegheny College after it was vandalized over the weekend.
- Duke student from Indianapolis selected as Rhodes scholar Updated: Nov-22-15 2:41 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - A Duke University political science major from Indianapolis working to help marginalized populations has been selected as a Rhodes scholar.
- Colorado still fertile ground for Peace Corps Updated: Nov-21-15 9:48 am
DENVER - When Anita Annan, a 22-year-old Denver native and daughter of immigrants, arrived in Uganda this month to begin service as a Peace Corps literacy specialist, she joined a historically robust cadre of Colorado volunteers amid a recent national surge in applications.
- Teacher returning after suspension over student condom talk Updated: Nov-21-15 5:16 am
STARKVILLE, Mississippi - A Starkville High School teacher is returning to the classroom after being suspended over a student's vegetable-based presentation for how to properly put on a condom.
- Stories of those who died in the Paris attacks Updated: Nov-20-15 9:17 pm
They were artists and students, music lovers, parents and newlyweds. The victims of last week's attacks in Paris had varied backgrounds and interests. Among the 130 killed in the attacks, here are some of their stories:
- Experts: Black studies programs facing campus challenges Updated: Nov-20-15 5:27 pm
DETROIT - Protests by University of Missouri black students that forced the school's administration to address racism and other problems mirror efforts decades ago that led many majority white schools to create African-American studies and other programs.
- Las Vegas school chemistry lab evacuated due to fumes Updated: Nov-20-15 1:45 pm
LAS VEGAS - A fire official says 34 students were evacuated from a Las Vegas high school chemistry lab and six teens and their teacher were checked by medics after a demonstration generated eye-stinging fumes.
- Billy Joel urges school board not to close NY arts school Updated: Nov-20-15 9:38 am
GARDEN CITY, New York - A New York arts high school that was targeted for closing has won a reprieve and a possible commitment of support from Billy Joel.
- High school Sex Ed teaching 'Yes means yes' rape prevention Updated: Nov-20-15 1:03 am
BELMONT, California - This is the new look of high school sex ed: A roomful of teens, 14-year-olds mostly, is told that a girl and boy meet at a school dance. The boy drives her home. They kiss. What happens next, over the girl's protests, leaves him confused and her crying, no longer a virgin.
- School board member wants state social studies test nixed Updated: Nov-19-15 4:21 pm
FRANKLIN, Tennessee - Citing religious concerns, a Williamson County school board member has started a petition to cut state social studies exams for middle school students.
- Ex-special ed teacher gets 4 years for possessing child porn Updated: Nov-09-15 4:22 pm
GREENBELT, Maryland - A former special education teacher has sentenced to nearly 4 years in prison for possessing child pornography.
- Special education funding program eying 2017 launch Updated: Nov-09-15 11:45 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A new state program expected to overhaul how severely disabled children are educated in Tennessee won't be ready for enrollment until January 2017.
- Teaching good digital citizenship in Grand Island Updated: Nov-08-15 11:01 am
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - Everything that students now do is "Googable," according to Heather Callihan, the technology integration specialist for Northwest Public Schools.
- Teacher who showed controversial film to return to work Updated: Nov-07-15 3:09 pm
CONWAY SPRINGS, Kansas - A Kansas teacher will return to work Monday after being on leave since mid-October for showing a controversial anti-bullying film to his students.
- Grant provides new fitness equipment to NJ middle school Updated: Nov-07-15 11:43 am
WAYNE, New Jersey - Students at Schuyler-Colfax Middle School are climbing their way to health, rung by rung, thanks to a grant awarded to them on behalf of Project Fit, a national public charity.
- Lowell schools renovations have ripple effect in small town Updated: Nov-07-15 2:02 am
LOWELL, Oregon - About 20 miles southeast of Eugene, this small town - with a population total of 1,045 - is undergoing some big changes.
- Proposed sex ed expansion ignites debate in Nevada county Updated: Nov-06-15 1:55 pm
LAS VEGAS - A school district in Nevada is considering expanding sex education to include topics like sexual orientation and gender identity -- a proposal that has some parents outraged.
- Districts see no students score proficient on certain tests Updated: Nov-06-15 12:40 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Small New Mexico school districts with large Native American populations have some of the lowest percentages of students testing proficient or better on new standardized tests, according to a review of state data by The Associated Press.