- Beckley students perform in 'High School Musical' Updated: Feb-13-16 1:32 pm
BECKLEY, West Virginia - Bright and early on the morning of Feb. 4 inside Stephen Wilson's classroom at Woodrow Wilson High School, more than a dozen students of all grade levels and all social cliques stood on a wooden platform dancing and singing, "We're All in This Together."
- College, elementary school partner to train future teachers Updated: Feb-13-16 10:46 am
NORFOLK, Nebraska - Several Wayne State students are swapping the college classroom for an elementary one this semester.
- Israeli educators battle government over textbook content Updated: Feb-13-16 2:09 am
JERUSALEM - Israel's main high school civics textbook has become a new battleground in a culture war embroiling the country - pitting politicians against educators in a debate over how much religion and Jewish history should be included in the country's national curriculum.
- Judge dismisses lawsuit against Metro Nashville Schools Updated: Feb-12-16 5:16 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit filed by a student against the Metro Nashville Public School system alleging she was pulled out of an algebra class so she wouldn't have to take a test, allowing her school to artificially inflate its scores.
- Open-source textbooks gain in push for college affordability Updated: Feb-11-16 3:37 pm
STORRS, Connecticut - The standard textbook for Fundamentals of General Chemistry I at the University of Connecticut has a list price of $303. For students who use the version professor Edward Neth is preparing for the fall semester, the cost will be zero.
- Teachers at failing Alabama school stayed for the students Updated: Feb-11-16 3:00 pm
DECATUR, Alabama - Teachers who chose to remain at Brookhaven Middle School during the three years it was on the state's failing school list are consistent in explaining why they stayed.
- Bridgeport teacher charged with assault on student Updated: Feb-11-16 7:59 am
BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - A music teacher at a Bridgeport elementary school has been charged with assaulting a special education student.
- Missouri bill would require students to pass civics exam Updated: Feb-10-16 12:24 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A House committee has approved a bill that would require Missouri high school students to pass a civics exam similar to the U.S. naturalization test in order to graduate.
- Bill removing gifted youths from special education abandoned Updated: Feb-10-16 11:40 am
WICHITA, Kansas - A bill that would have made changes to gifted education has been abandoned after an outcry.
- Mayor gives Springsteen seats to school fundraising group Updated: Feb-09-16 9:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia's mayor is donating his suite at Friday's sold-out Bruce Springsteen concert to a school district fundraising group.
- University of Kansas touts projects, defends bonding deal Updated: Feb-09-16 6:22 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The University of Kansas turned to a Wisconsin agency to secure financing for new student housing and new science labs because it needed to move quickly, university officials said Tuesday, as the school sought to answer Republican lawmakers' allegations that it went rogue.
- Murray middle school advances to national competition Updated: Feb-09-16 4:05 am
MURRAY, Kentucky - A team of middle school students from western Kentucky will compete in the finals for the National Science Bowl.
- Reality star named Florida's 1st female football head coach Updated: Feb-08-16 7:04 pm
MIAMI - A reality TV star has been hired as the first female high school football head coach in Florida history.
- Kent student earns rare perfect score on AP Calculus exam Updated: Feb-08-16 12:50 pm
KENT, Washington - A senior at a Kent high school has earned a rare perfect score on the AP Calculus AB exam.
- Indiana musician, 88, stays busy with music lessons Updated: Feb-08-16 8:43 am
HAMMOND, Indiana - After seven decades of sharing his musical talents with listeners and students, Florian Bolsega - Mr. B, as he is called - isn't changing his tune. He's just playing it for free these days and offering music lessons at the local library.
- Student graduation art show season starts at Wayne State Updated: Feb-08-16 4:10 am
DETROIT - The season of student graduation shows is upon us, with the first at Wayne State University up through Friday in the Art Department Gallery.
- Controversy over how to teach kids about 'comfort women' Updated: Feb-07-16 7:17 pm
LOS ANGELES - Guidelines for California educators on how to teach history students about the use of female sex slaves by Japanese soldiers during World War II have prompted debate in Japanese and Korean communities here and abroad.
- Teacher placed on leave for alleged student relationship Updated: Feb-07-16 2:18 pm
HAMDEN, Connecticut - A teacher at a college preparatory school has been placed on paid administrative leave following allegations she had an inappropriate relationship with a high school student.
- Ballet program encourages Davenport children to read Updated: Feb-06-16 10:51 am
DAVENPORT, Iowa - About 1,400 first-graders in the Davenport Community School District received ballet lessons last week, thanks to a pilot program developed by Ballet Quad-Cities to encourage reading.
- 160 schools to compete in Nevada Science Bowl in Las Vegas Updated: Feb-06-16 7:20 am
LAS VEGAS - Northwest Career & Technical Academy of Las Vegas hopes to top 159 other teams and repeat as champions during this weekend's 25th annual Nevada Science Bowl competition.
- Myrtle Point BotCat robotics team roars into competition Updated: Feb-06-16 2:05 am
MYRTLE POINT, Oregon - The classroom of Myrtle Point High School math teacher Joshua Hebebrand is buzzing with activity. The BotCats are getting ready to roll; they have just two weeks to prepare for a qualifying tournament in Hillsboro, which will determine whether they will then go on to the statewide tournament in Portland. Not bad for a first-year team.
- Michigan State engineering program gets boost from GE Updated: Feb-05-16 8:03 am
EAST LANSING, Michigan - A revamped third-floor lobby of a dorm on the campus of Michigan State University is designed to be a place for students to collaborate and learn.
- LaGrange College launches $21M project to boost sciences Updated: Feb-05-16 5:12 am
LAGRANGE, Georgia - LaGrange College officials have announced a $21 million project to produce a 43,000-square-foot laboratory facility and renovate a 27,000-square-foot science building.
- Lawsuit: School failed to prevent sexual abuse over warnings Updated: Feb-04-16 11:56 am
NORTHFIELD, New Hampshire - The parents of a 13-year-old say in a lawsuit that a special education school in New Hampshire failed to prevent a student from sexually assaulting their son.
- Education Department investigating Spokane schools Updated: Feb-04-16 11:09 am
SPOKANE, Washington - The U.S. Department of Education is investigating how Spokane Public Schools handles special education after the former director of that program filed a federal civil rights complaint.