- Detroit Symphony Orchestra gets $2.9M for music education Updated: May-27-16 3:48 pm
DETROIT - The Detroit Symphony Orchestra says it has received a roughly $3 million donation for its music education programs.
- Cave escape: Rushing water, sucking mud and pitch black Updated: May-27-16 12:23 pm
HORSE CAVE, Kentucky - Gary Russell was a mile deep in a Kentucky cave, leading a group of geology students on a five-hour tour, when he turned a corner and saw water rushing by where water wasn't supposed to be.
- Obama tells Native American students to live their values Updated: May-26-16 6:57 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Michelle Obama told graduates at a Native American high school Thursday to take pride in their history and cultures at a time when she says the "loudest voices in the national conversation" suggest turning away from the tribal values that were part of their education.
- The Latest: Native American grads told to live their values Updated: May-26-16 6:53 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The Latest on Michelle Obama's remarks to graduating seniors at Santa Fe Indian School (all times local):
- Students apply physics knowledge at Michigan's Adventure Updated: May-26-16 9:36 am
MUSKEGON, Michigan - Hundreds of middle schoolers from across Michigan have been able to use the knowledge they've learned in the classroom at an amusement park in Muskegon County.
- Columbus school district changes gender identity policy Updated: May-25-16 4:09 pm
COLUMBUS, Indiana - A southern Indiana school district has decided to add gender identity to an existing policy to allow students to use facilities designed for the sex with which they identify.
- Alabama editorial roundup Updated: May-25-16 2:55 pm
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- Faribault students create prosthetic hand for younger girl Updated: May-25-16 11:45 am
FARIBAULT, Minnesota - Two Faribault high school students are dedicating their final two years of engineering classes to designing a prosthetic hand for a local 14-year-old girl.
- EXCHANGE: Students learn culinary skills in unique program Updated: May-25-16 8:33 am
PEKIN, Illinois - Sabrina Falkingham wants to do more with the cooking skills she has than bake brownies or flip pancakes, and she's found just the ticket to move her dream forward: the culinary arts program at Pekin Community High School.
- Notre Dame to lease part of school, demolish rest Updated: May-25-16 6:19 am
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - The University of Notre Dame plans to demolish most of the former St. Joseph's High School this summer and lease what remains to Holy Cross College.
- White House arts program teams up with Kennedy Center Updated: May-25-16 6:00 am
WASHINGTON - An Obama administration project to expand arts education in elementary and middle schools has found new, long-term backing.
- Ex-teacher admits to lesser charges in sex case, avoids jail Updated: May-25-16 4:08 am
LANCASTER, Ohio - A former central Ohio special-education teacher accused of sexually assaulting two 15-year-old girls has been sentenced to serve five years of probation after admitting to reduced charges of endangering children.
- Grandview teacher facing charges resigns Updated: May-25-16 3:50 am
YAKIMA, Washington - A Washington state physical education teacher has resigned following allegations that he texted teenage students nude photos of himself.
- 'She's pretty fearless' Updated: May-25-16 2:02 am
POWELL, Wyoming - Soon after Krysta Hubbard started at Westside last year, she climbed to the very top of the playground equipment - alarming her teachers, who knew she couldn't see.
- Diversity remains a challenging topic in some classrooms Updated: May-25-16 2:02 am
CASPER, Wyoming - Fifteen hundred miles from the Deep South, in a central Wyoming middle school, a Confederate flag and a racial slur were scrawled on a bathroom wall.
- Actor-director Timothy Busfield will work at Michigan State Updated: May-24-16 2:34 pm
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Emmy-winning actor Timothy Busfield will share his skills with students at Michigan State University.
- Former Yankees OF Williams reinventing himself as a musician Updated: May-24-16 2:13 pm
WASHINGTON - Bernie Williams stopped being a baseball player in 2006. Being a musician, however, is his lifelong endeavor.
- Police: Human trafficking charge for Baltimore City teacher Updated: May-24-16 8:09 am
BALTIMORE - Authorities say a Baltimore special education teacher has been placed on administrative leave after being charged with human trafficking and prostitution.
- Mexican-American textbook stirs cultural debate in Texas Updated: May-23-16 3:56 pm
HOUSTON - A textbook proposed to help teach the cultural history of Mexican-Americans in Texas public schools is under scrutiny by scholars, some of whom decry the effort as racist and not a reflection of serious academic study.
- Massachusetts high school students' pipe dream comes true Updated: May-23-16 10:17 am
LEOMINSTER, Massachusetts - What started as a science-fair project became much more for three Leominster High School students.
- Connecticut College to try new approach to curriculum Updated: May-23-16 10:06 am
NEW LONDON, Connecticut - For about 40 years, many Connecticut College students selected their courses like those at most universities, taking classes outside their majors mostly at random in an attempt to complete a mandatory general education checklist.
- Detroit Symphony Orchestra gets $2M for community concerts Updated: May-23-16 6:17 am
DETROIT - A $2 million gift to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra will help support free community concerts.
- Dickinson education company looks to tap Canadian market Updated: May-22-16 12:32 pm
DICKINSON, North Dakota - A Dickinson education company is planning to tap the Canadian market.
- Moville street improvements encourage kids to walk to school Updated: May-22-16 11:14 am
MOVILLE, Iowa - Heath DeStigter watched the school bus drive six blocks from Woodbury Central School to drop off students at their homes.
- Judge dismisses teacher's lawsuit against school district Updated: May-21-16 2:58 pm
BOISE, Idaho - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit between a longtime biology teacher and the Idaho school district that didn't renew her teaching contract.