- Theater program aims to divert youth from wrong path Updated: Apr-30-16 2:22 pm
BOWLING GREEN, Kentucky - When kids make poor choices, it's easy for them to go down the wrong path without guidance. So, a Western Kentucky University theater program is attempting to intervene in the lives of local low-level juvenile offenders by allowing them to act out their experiences on stage.
- Astronomy Day helps educate youth about astronomy, space Updated: Apr-30-16 2:11 pm
CLARKSBURG, West Virginia - Students and outer space enthusiasts gathered April 23 at the Gaston Caperton Center for an afternoon of astronomy.
- Hackers beware: UCF students are champs in cyber defense Updated: Apr-30-16 9:08 am
ORLANDO, Florida - Hackers beware. University of Central Florida computer students have got your number.
- Computer science demand forces state's colleges to ramp up Updated: Apr-30-16 3:06 am
SEATTLE - Four years after graduating from the University of Washington, Audra Linsenmayer began to realize that the job opportunities were few for someone who had majored in English and psychology, as she had.
- Youngest Planning Commission member does her homework Updated: Apr-30-16 3:06 am
EUGENE, Oregon - "That was totally luck."
- South County students take to unicycles for PE Updated: Apr-30-16 3:05 am
GEARHART, Oregon - Unicycling probably does not come to mind when you think about physical education at elementary school. An exception is in the Seaside School District.
- Teacher to run 5K race 6 months after double lung transplant Updated: Apr-29-16 12:20 pm
BOSTON - Six months to the day after undergoing a life-saving double lung transplant, a Boston school teacher who was born with a disease that robs him of lung capacity is running a 5K charity road race this weekend.
- Ginn family gives Clemson University $1 million Updated: Apr-29-16 7:28 am
CLEMSON, South Carolina - Clemson University is getting a gift of $1 million from a family with three generations of graduates of the school.
- NY educators to develop school curriculum on organ donation Updated: Apr-29-16 5:53 am
ALBANY, New York - New York education officials say they're working with lawmakers and organizations that promote organ donation to develop a model curriculum that will be made available for free to school districts statewide in September.
- Girl testifies in Hawaii high school rape trial Updated: Apr-28-16 11:51 pm
HONOLULU - Lawyers defending Hawaii's public school system in a lawsuit alleging a special education student raped his female classmate called the girl to testify in the trial Thursday, but didn't ask her any questions about the 2013 incident.
- Student gets custom trombone, peers get music knowledge Updated: Apr-28-16 9:50 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews is no stranger to New Orleans' music scene, having grown up inside it.
- School of Visual Arts wrongfully sent acceptance letters Updated: Apr-28-16 6:01 pm
NEW YORK - Some prospective students wrongfully received acceptance letters to the School of Visual Arts, which the New York college says were sent due to a database glitch.
- Iowa lawmakers agree on oversight bill for boarding schools Updated: Apr-28-16 4:55 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa will have clear regulatory authority over private boarding schools in the state under a legislative deal reached Thursday that also protects religious curriculum at such institutions and other educational facilities.
- South Carolina's Martin honored in hometown Updated: Apr-28-16 12:29 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina basketball coach Frank Martin has been honored his hometown of Miami this week.
- Suspended teacher: Students call themselves idiot, retarded Updated: Apr-28-16 10:38 am
WESTMINSTER, South Carolina - A South Carolina school district has suspended a special education teacher after she used the terms "idiot," ''stupid" and "retarded" in a letter requesting her students be exempted from taking standardized tests.
- Connecticut history teacher named US Teacher of the Year Updated: Apr-28-16 8:54 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A Connecticut high school history teacher chosen as the National Teacher of the Year on Thursday says she was surrounded by poverty, drugs and violence as a child but imagined other possibilities for her life with help from educators.
- "Eli the Tuba Guy" hopes to inspire students Updated: Apr-28-16 5:00 am
FORT WAYNE, Indiana - Eli Arnold just can't resist. As he's leaving a meeting at Fort Wayne's Mynett Music store carrying a silver tuba that stands nearly as tall as he does, he turns around and plays a comic riff.
- Nearly 400K Virginia students to take shorter SOL math tests Updated: Apr-28-16 4:38 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Nearly 400,000 Virginia elementary and middle school students will take shorter Standards of Learning math tests this spring.
- Bethune Cookman University launches record label Updated: Apr-28-16 4:35 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida - Bethune-Cookman University is getting into the music business.
- Maureen Ryan named dean at MSU's College of Arts and Letters Updated: Apr-27-16 8:53 pm
HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - The University of Southern Mississippi has appointed Dr. Maureen Ryan as dean of the College of Arts and Letters.
- The Latest: High schooler hurt while combining chemicals Updated: Apr-27-16 6:42 pm
WESTMINSTER, Colorado - The latest on a high school student injured by a chemical explosion (all times local):
- Business leaders call for more early education funding Updated: Apr-27-16 2:52 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois business leaders say they want the state to invest more money in early education to meet the demands of a growing job market centered on math and science.
- Augustana receives $1M donation for buildings, endowment Updated: Apr-27-16 11:04 am
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Augustana University has received a $1 million donation toward a student activities center, a science building and an endowment to support athletics.
- Career education making a comeback in US high schools Updated: Apr-27-16 4:20 am
ANTIOCH, California - There was an emergency in Room 14. Three girls injured, one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work.
- Campbell County's education project draws national attention Updated: Apr-27-16 2:06 am
GILLETTE, Wyoming - The video cameraman and sound man weaving their way through Jami Howe's fourth-grade classroom during a science project is clear evidence that Campbell County's work on teaching science is breaking boundaries.