- Appeals court upholds parts of Arizona ethnic studies ban Updated: Jul-07-15 1:56 pm
TUCSON, Arizona - A federal appeals court has upheld parts of the Arizona law that bans ethnic studies in public schools.
- Oklahoma City Public Schools welcomes bilingual teachers Updated: Jul-07-15 1:12 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - A new group of bilingual teachers is joining the Oklahoma City Public School District.
- NatchezAdams School District looking for 43 new teachers Updated: Jul-07-15 10:34 am
NATCHEZ, Mississippi - The NatchezAdams School District is looking to fill 43 vacant teaching positions before school starts in August.
- Terrebonne Parish reduces number of uncertified teachers Updated: Jul-07-15 9:52 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - Officials say more than 100 new certified teachers are at work in Terrebonne Parish public schools less than a year after the district employed as many untrained teachers.
- School board votes to replace 2 teachers in student sex case Updated: Jul-07-15 9:14 am
PLUM, Pennsylvania - A western Pennsylvania school board has voted to hire replacements for two teachers awaiting trial on charges they had sex with separate students at a high school.
- Senate, House look to update Bush-era education law Updated: Jul-07-15 3:25 am
WASHINGTON - It's something most Democrats and Republicans in Congress can agree on - an update to the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law is much needed and long overdue.
- Obama administration: Education bills lack accountability Updated: Jul-06-15 8:39 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration said Monday it cannot support either the Senate or the House versions of bills being considered this week to update the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law.
- Correction: Charter School Partnership story Updated: Jul-06-15 6:44 pm
PAWTUCKET, Rhode Island - In a story July 4 about an educational collaboration, The Associated Press in a headline incorrectly described all the schools involved as charter schools. One is a traditional district school. A corrected version of the story is below:
- New Pointe Coupee superintendent sets ambitious agenda Updated: Jul-06-15 10:04 am
NEW ROADS, Louisiana - In his first week as Pointe Coupee Parish's new school superintendent, Kevin Lemoine has already toured all five of the district's campuses, met with principals and key staff and started crunching numbers for the district's next fiscal year budget.
- Editorials from around Ohio Updated: Jul-06-15 10:01 am
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:
- Former girls school's bell finds new home at Wheeling Jesuit Updated: Jul-06-15 8:39 am
WHEELING, West Virginia - A century-old bell that once rang at a Catholic girls school has found a new home at Wheeling Jesuit University.
- Pre-enrollment begins for students at Tulsa Public Schools Updated: Jul-05-15 3:41 pm
TULSA, Oklahoma - Pre-enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year has begun for Tulsa Public Schools.
- Wichita school district again opts out of free-meals program Updated: Jul-05-15 3:11 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - The Wichita school district is again opting out of a program that gives schools in high-poverty areas the option to serve free breakfast and lunch to all students at no cost to families.
- 16 districts receive student-teacher waivers in 2015-16 Updated: Jul-05-15 12:45 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The Wyoming Department of Education has granted 16 school districts permission to exceed the state mandated student-teacher ratio in kindergarten through third grade next school year.
- Summer school program strikes happy chord among students Updated: Jul-05-15 11:19 am
BURLINGTON, Iowa - The classrooms at Grimes Elementary School are anything but quiet this summer.
- High School Athletic Association plans for homeschoolers Updated: Jul-05-15 10:40 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - After years of playing defense, the Alabama High School Athletic Association is beginning to change its game plan on allowing home-schooled students to participate in public school sports.
- Rodeo royalty: In high school rodeo, Callaway girl is queen Updated: Jul-05-15 10:08 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - When most rising high school seniors start considering colleges, they look for schools that have great athletic training programs or study opportunities. For Jane Revercomb of Franklin County, the dream school must have a rodeo team.
- Obama administration honors Grand Forks, Bismarck teachers Updated: Jul-05-15 9:22 am
WASHINGTON - Two North Dakota teachers are among 108 nationwide to be recognized by the Obama administration for their efforts in teaching math and sciences.
- Augusta nonprofit helping students gets accreditation Updated: Jul-05-15 7:52 am
AUGUSTA, Georgia - A nonprofit working with struggling students in Augusta has won national accreditation.
- Challengers face Republican incumbents in DeSoto County Updated: Jul-04-15 7:15 pm
SOUTHAVEN, Mississippi - A battle to shape the Republican membership of Mississippi's House of Representatives is playing out door to door in DeSoto County.
- Teachers still sought in home economics field Updated: Jul-04-15 10:37 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - Forty years ago, when Cheryl Tschetter started teaching at what was then McMillan Junior High, boys were for the first time allowed to take home economics and girls could enroll in shop class.
- Sultan woman receives high school diploma on 100th birthday Updated: Jul-04-15 10:08 am
SULTAN, Washington - A 100th birthday party here doubled as a high school graduation ceremony.
- Patrick grassroots board dissolves amid tea party grumbling Updated: Jul-03-15 6:46 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - The grassroots advisory board Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick set up as a sounding board for his tea party constituency is dissolving after a legislative session that left the leadership of that constituency dissatisfied.
- Students on Omaha zoo duty learn about the workaday world Updated: Jul-03-15 12:02 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Eight special education students have learned something about the workaday world, thanks to their month on duty at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium.
- Western Indiana district weighs merger of high schools Updated: Jul-03-15 11:37 am
MARSHALL, Indiana - A western Indiana school corporation that was formed when two districts were combined a few years ago now faces a discussion about whether to merge its two high schools because of declining enrollment.