- Tucson bus strike leads to college deadline extension Updated: Aug-27-15 11:07 am
TUCSON, Arizona - Pima Community College is extending a fall registration deadline to accommodate students who may be affected by a Tucson bus strike.
- Indian corporation gives $35 million to Carnegie Mellon Updated: Aug-25-15 4:01 pm
PITTSBURGH - A global information technology services firm is giving Carnegie Mellon University $35 million to fund a new research and education facility.
- Lawmakers return for series of study committees Updated: Aug-24-15 4:05 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - As summer winds down, lawmakers are heading back to Concord for a series of study committee meetings and work on bills touching school building aid, voter registration and more.
- Construction begins on school to replace one storm destroyed Updated: Aug-23-15 6:31 pm
WISNER, Nebraska - Construction has begun on a new school to replace the one Pilger lost in the 2014 tornado, but it won't be in that town.
- New school bus routing software brings problems Updated: Aug-23-15 1:16 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida - The launch of new bus-routing software led to a chaotic start to the school year across Palm Beach County, with stranded students and delayed arrivals rampant.
- Firefighters battle blaze in vacant former Fall River school Updated: Aug-22-15 6:23 pm
FALL RIVER, Massachusetts - Officials in Fall River say a large fire at a vacant historic former school building began on the second floor.
- Leaky roof causes problems at Webster County Museum Updated: Aug-20-15 4:25 pm
OHTO, Iowa - The Webster County Museum in Otho is considering putting some items in storage to better preserve them after recent heavy rainfall seeped through the building's leaky roof and saturated a few antique displays.
- School damaged by tornado opens less than 2 weeks later Updated: Aug-20-15 7:14 am
GRAYSLAKE, Illinois - A Chicago-area high school has started its school year on time less than two weeks after it was damaged by an EF-1 tornado.
- Tupelo school district purchases 10 new buses Updated: Aug-20-15 6:22 am
TUPELO, Mississippi - Ten new school buses will soon be on the road in the Tupelo school district.
- State grant program to help schools buy propane buses Updated: Aug-20-15 3:43 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana is kicking off a grant program for school districts that wish to purchase propane-powered school buses.
- Charter school under formal state review eyes relocation Updated: Aug-20-15 2:19 am
DOVER, Delaware - State education officials are set to make a final decision regarding the proposed relocation of a New Castle County charter school whose two leaders were fired earlier this year for repeatedly using school credit cards for personal use.
- Contractors having trouble finding school bus drivers Updated: Aug-17-15 8:56 pm
DOVER, Delaware - Companies operating Delaware's school buses are having trouble finding enough drivers as the new school year approaches.
- Red Lake Nation opens doors to 2 new separate buildings Updated: Aug-17-15 6:38 pm
The Red Lake Indian Reservation in northwestern Minnesota opened its doors Monday to a more than $21 million facility that was developed nearly five years ago when the tribal college was running out of space.
- Haslam mulls outsourced buildings at Tenn. colleges, prisons Updated: Aug-17-15 6:37 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Two years ago, Gov. Bill Haslam's administration privatized the management of many state government buildings that didn't fall within the higher education and prison systems. Now the state is exploring turning those over to private management as well.
- Students in tornado-damaged Van getting free school supplies Updated: Aug-15-15 3:08 pm
VAN, Texas - Students in a tornado-damaged East Texas town are preparing to return to school with donated books and portable classrooms.
- Archer City, of McMurtry fame, getting new school building Updated: Aug-14-15 5:09 pm
ARCHER CITY, Texas - Pulitzer Prize- and Oscar-winning author Larry McMurtry walked through its hallways.
- Fire tears through historic Macon school building from 1950s Updated: Aug-14-15 10:46 am
MACON, Georgia - Authorities are investigating the cause of an overnight fire that tore through part of a historic Macon school campus slated to be converted into apartments.
- Fire cancels classes at 2 St. John Parish elementary schools Updated: Aug-14-15 6:50 am
LAPLACE, Louisiana - Classes have been canceled at East St. John Elementary and Lake Pontchartrain Elementary schools in LaPlace following a fire in the East St. John school building.
- Back to school: Agency asks motorists to watch for kids Updated: Aug-14-15 3:34 am
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The Kentucky Department of Education wants motorists to remember to look for schoolchildren as they return to the classroom this month.
- Safety upgrades to North Thurston school buses Updated: Aug-13-15 1:04 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - A Thurston County school district is outfitting its school buses with alarm systems to ensure that every student gets off the bus by the end of a route.
- Knox County Schools facing bus driver shortage Updated: Aug-13-15 11:34 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Knox County Schools officials say a shortage of school bus drivers is forcing some students to arrive at school early or stay late this year as drivers run double routes.
- Chicago transit agency offers free rides on 1st school day Updated: Aug-13-15 4:10 am
CHICAGO - Chicago Public Schools students are once again getting free rides on city buses and trains on the first day of school.
- Northern Illinois University takes down Bill Cosby poster Updated: Aug-12-15 4:27 pm
DEKALB, Illinois - School officials have removed a poster from Bill Cosby's inaugural performance 13 years ago at Northern Illinois University's Convocation Center from the facility's walls and plan to eliminate images of the entertainer from future marketing materials.
- Governor launches program to rebuild, modernize schools Updated: Aug-11-15 5:11 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Gov. Gina Raimondo has launched a new program to rebuild and modernize schools.
- New school marks Louisa system's recovery from 2011 quake Updated: Aug-10-15 7:40 am
MINERAL, Virginia - Louisa County school officials say a new school's opening marks the system's recovery from a 2011 earthquake.