- Shelton looks to replace superintendent who was arrested Updated: Apr-30-16 7:14 pm
SHELTON, Nebraska - The Shelton school board is looking for an interim superintendent after the man who currently holds the job was accused of attacking his wife.
- House Oks bill aimed at rooting out abusive teachers Updated: Apr-30-16 7:04 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Legislation that requires local and regional school boards in Connecticut to take additional steps to determine whether teacher candidates have a history of sexual misconduct or abuse involving children has cleared the House of Representatives.
- Kentucky State University employees file discrimination suit Updated: Apr-30-16 4:28 pm
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - A fired employee and a demoted employee at Kentucky State University have filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against President Raymond Burse.
- Transparency questions arise in search for new USU president Updated: Apr-30-16 11:20 am
LOGAN, Utah - As Utah State University gears up for a new president, critics are questioning whether the state is transparent enough in choosing its higher education leaders.
- 4 finalists chosen for Rhode Island College president's job Updated: Apr-29-16 4:46 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The search committee for the president of Rhode Island College has recommended four finalists to the Council on Postsecondary Education.
- Bethel superintendent leaving district to take state post Updated: Apr-29-16 4:25 pm
EUGENE, Oregon - Bethel School District's superintendent is leaving his position to serve as the state's first education innovation officer.
- Students express anger at Yale's decision on Calhoun College Updated: Apr-29-16 4:00 pm
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Students threw fake money at Yale President Peter Salovey during a forum to discuss the school's decision not to remove the name of a famous slavery advocate from one of its residential colleges.
- Ball State University Senate adopts transparency resolution Updated: Apr-29-16 3:20 pm
MUNCIE, Indiana - Ball State University leaders have adopted a resolution that came about following the abrupt resignation of school President Paul Ferguson.
- Kanawha County schools dropping 90 positions Updated: Apr-29-16 1:41 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Kanawha County's school system is planning to have about 90 fewer positions next fiscal year because of a shrinking budget, but officials said most of the position cuts will not result in job losses.
- State education board wants to keep coordinator job Updated: Apr-29-16 11:04 am
WORLAND, Wyoming - The Wyoming State Board of Education has voted to keep funding its state coordinator position.
- Jury rules against Rio Grande Valley school board in suit Updated: Apr-29-16 9:32 am
MCALLEN, Texas - A federal court jury has recommended a Rio Grande Valley school district and four of its board members pay more than $3.2 million in damages after the panel found the school board members improperly retaliated against district workers who opposed them in 2014 elections.
- Doubts about honesty led to university chancellor's removal Updated: Apr-29-16 3:29 am
SAN FRANCISCO - University of California President Janet Napolitano felt compelled to remove the chancellor of UC Davis after documents contradicted the campus leader's contention that she did not have any dealings with contractors that were hired to bolster the school's image online, a university spokeswoman said Thursday.
- UND eliminating 138 positions to meet budget allotments Updated: Apr-28-16 5:12 pm
FARGO, North Dakota - The University of North Dakota plans to eliminate 138 faculty, staff and administration positions to help meet budget cuts ordered by the governor, the school's interim president told state Board of Higher Education members Thursday.
- 8 advance to interviews for Ohio's schools superintendent Updated: Apr-28-16 4:59 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Superintendents, consultants, academics, administrators and former education advisers to governors are among eight contenders chosen Thursday to advance to the interview stage in the search for a new leader for Ohio's public schools.
- Duke University president to step down from post in 2017 Updated: Apr-28-16 4:09 pm
DURHAM, North Carolina - Duke University President Richard H. Brodhead has announced that he will step down from his post in June 2017.
- Mena community college OKs University of Arkansas merger Updated: Apr-28-16 10:53 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The board for Rich Mountain Community College has unanimously approved a merger with the University of Arkansas System.
- 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.
- Former Georgia legislator named new chancellor at ECU Updated: Apr-27-16 5:56 pm
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina - The UNC Board of Governors has chosen a former Georgia legislator as the new chancellor at East Carolina University.
- State proposes gradual rise in diploma test score standard Updated: Apr-27-16 2:13 pm
BALTIMORE - The Maryland State Board of Education says it plans to gradually increase the standardized test scores that students must achieve to earn a high school diploma starting next school year.
- Lincoln school district amends controversial issues policy Updated: Apr-27-16 12:05 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Lincoln Board of Education has updated its policy on handling controversial issues, saying that the purpose of having conversations on such topics is to develop critical thinkers.
- School board blocks transgender kids from choosing restroom Updated: Apr-27-16 11:09 am
OCALA, Florida - A north Florida school board approved a measure on Tuesday that will limit restrooms to students based on their birth sex, not their gender identity.
- Southeast Technical Institute President Holcomb resigning Updated: Apr-27-16 11:08 am
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Southeast Technical Institute President Jeff Holcomb is resigning after leading the Sioux Falls school for a dozen years.
- Drake's student senate won't recognize conservative group Updated: Apr-27-16 10:36 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Drake University student senate has refused to recognize a conservative group's chapter as a student organization.
- Fort Smith Public Schools superintendent retiring Updated: Apr-27-16 9:41 am
FORT SMITH, Arkansas - Fort Smith Public Schools Superintendent Benny Gooden is retiring, effective June 30.
- Johnston County schools sue North Carolina retirement system Updated: Apr-27-16 7:42 am
SMITHFIELD, North Carolina - The Johnston County school board is suing North Carolina's retirement system.