- Mississippi seeks more computer science teaching in schools Updated: May-02-16 7:22 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Greene County School Superintendent Charles Breland sees the need for more Mississippians trained in computer science.
- UW-Madison Faculty Senate say no confidence in leaders Updated: May-02-16 7:19 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Monday overwhelmingly supported a no-confidence vote in UW System President Ray Cross and the UW Board of Regents.
- Tennessee campus carry becomes law without Haslam signature Updated: May-02-16 7:03 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A bill allowing staff and faculty at Tennessee's public colleges and universities to be armed on campus became law Monday without the Republican governor's signature.
- Deal highlights pay raises, new construction in state budget Updated: May-02-16 4:29 pm
ATLANTA - Thousands of state employees will receive pay raises under a state budget Gov. Nathan Deal is set to sign Tuesday.
- Sick-out by teachers shuts nearly all Detroit public schools Updated: May-02-16 3:02 pm
DETROIT - Nearly all of Detroit's public schools were closed Monday and more than 45,000 students missed classes after about half the district's teachers called out sick to protest the possibility that some of them won't get paid over the summer if the struggling district runs out of cash.
- The Latest: Hundreds of Detroit teachers picket over pay Updated: May-02-16 12:21 pm
FLINT, Michigan - The Latest on the sick-out by teachers that's closed dozens of Detroit schools on Monday (all times local):
- Louisiana expected to tweak rules on training new teachers Updated: May-02-16 7:53 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana education officials are considering changing teacher licensing requirements, two years after the state implemented an experimental program aimed at shoring up new teachers' classroom skills.
- 'Walk-ins' planned at Jefferson County schools Updated: May-02-16 6:59 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - The Jefferson County Teacher's Association is encouraging "walk-ins" at member schools as a response to potential changes of district policies, some of which affect teacher pay.
- Tennessee Tech faculty address concerns about administration Updated: May-01-16 12:55 pm
COOKEVILLE, Tennessee - Professors at Tennessee Tech University have published an open letter to address their concerns about the administration after a survey was conducted that a faculty group official said expressed "widespread dissatisfaction."
- U of Illinois reaches agreement with non-tenured faculty Updated: Apr-30-16 11:31 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - The University of Illinois and faculty members who are not on a tenure track say they have reached a new labor agreement.
- Clark County schools try to attract veterans as teachers Updated: Apr-30-16 3:47 pm
LAS VEGAS - The Clark County School District is looking to fill more than 2,000 open teaching positions with an accelerated teacher training program for military veterans and their spouses.
- Alabama Education Association official dies in crash Updated: Apr-30-16 2:08 pm
CRAWFORD, Alabama - Authorities say an Alabama Education Association official was killed in a single-vehicle crash in the southeastern area of the state.
- Illinois budget standoff forces 300 layoffs at Chicago State Updated: Apr-30-16 11:44 am
CHICAGO - Chicago State University laid off more than 300 employees, about a third of its workforce, after emergency state funding recently approved amid Illinois' ongoing budget stalemate proved too little to prevent the cuts.
- Deal considers measures as deadline looms Updated: Apr-30-16 11:41 am
ATLANTA - Several pieces of legislation continue to wait on the desk of Gov. Nathan Deal, as the May 3 deadline looms for Deal to sign, veto or opt to not take action on the measures.
- UNR leaders want more guidelines for cheater punishments Updated: Apr-30-16 11:22 am
LAS VEGAS - Leaders at the two major universities in Nevada don't seem to agree on how to dish out punishment equally and consistently among cheating students.
- NIU faculty to form union, seeks voice in school decisions Updated: Apr-30-16 9:55 am
DEKALB, Illinois - Northern Illinois University faculty members plan to form a union.
- 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.
- Harrisburg teacher buttons note 1,400 days without contract Updated: Apr-29-16 8:01 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - School teachers in Pennsylvania's capital are wearing buttons to note that they've now worked without a contract for more than 1,400 days.
- Graduating nursing students to take part in disaster drill Updated: Apr-29-16 12:22 am
NASHUA, New Hampshire - Graduating nursing students and faculty are going to be taking part in a mock disaster event at Rivier University in Nashua.
- Leominster High mourns loss of young teacher Updated: Apr-28-16 9:32 am
LEOMINSTER, Massachusetts - Faculty and students at Leominster (LEH'-min-stuhr) High School are mourning the sudden death of a young and dedicated teacher.
- U of Illinois union to start 5-day strike Thursday morning Updated: Apr-28-16 8:17 am
URBANA, Illinois - A faculty union at the University of Illinois' Champaign-Urbana campus plans a five-day strike after contract talks with the school Wednesday ended without a settlement.
- Unions making comeback at some New Orleans charter schools Updated: Apr-28-16 5:28 am
NEW ORLEANS - Unionization efforts continue at some charter schools in New Orleans.
- Many lawmakers pan McCrory difference on teachers, workers Updated: Apr-27-16 6:26 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Gov. Pat McCrory's $22.3 billion budget proposal released Wednesday relies on slower Medicaid growth and a small revenue surplus to let him offer permanent pay raises to most teachers and avoid proposing spending cuts that have become routine since the Great Recession.
- 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.
- Pittsburgh Public Schools extend teachers contracts to 2017 Updated: Apr-26-16 10:46 am
PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh Public Schools have extended the district's contracts with its teachers union through June 30, 2017.