- Indiana school district grades change little with reprieve Updated: Feb-03-16 2:25 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - More than three-quarters of Indiana's school districts are receiving A or B grades under the state's rating system.
- University of Missouri system's credit outlook is lowered Updated: Feb-02-16 5:03 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A leading bond-rating company on Monday announced it's downgrading the outlook of the University of Missouri system's credit rating, noting the departures of two top administrators amid student protests over racial issues last year on the Columbia campus.
- Most public teachers earn 'effective' evaluations last year Updated: Feb-02-16 4:04 am
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Most of Florida's public school teachers have earned solid evaluations.
- Students seek dismissal of Missouri State diversity official Updated: Feb-01-16 6:27 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A group of Missouri State University students is seeking the dismissal of the school's highest-ranking Hispanic official, alleging he made derogatory comments about black students and created division between different racial groups.
- A look back at previous No. 1-ranked recruits Updated: Feb-01-16 11:43 am
No matter which school Rashan Gary signs with, he'll have some big expectations to live up to.
- AP sources: Warde Manuel agrees to be Michigan's AD Updated: Jan-27-16 11:27 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Warde Manuel has agreed to be Michigan's next athletic director, according to two people familiar with the situation.
- After 2 years of strong growth, university endowments falter Updated: Jan-27-16 12:06 am
BOSTON - College endowments grew by an average of only 2.4 percent last school year, a sharp drop following two years of strong gains, a new study found.
- Ohio charter-school survey flags resources as challenge Updated: Jan-27-16 12:05 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Leaders of top-ranking charter schools in Ohio say more money is needed to pay for quality teachers and more spacious facilities if the sector is to thrive.
- Teachers earn good marks again in state evaluation system Updated: Jan-26-16 6:57 am
BOSTON - Most Massachusetts teachers earned good grades under the state's evaluation system last school year.
- The Latest: Fitch downgrades Chicago schools' credit rating Updated: Jan-20-16 2:59 pm
CHICAGO - The latest on Illinois Republicans proposing a state takeover of Chicago Public Schools (all times local):
- Walker promises to help people find jobs, bolster education Updated: Jan-20-16 2:50 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker promised during his State of the State speech to help more people find work and attain college degrees faster as he works to bolster approval ratings that sank after his failed presidential bid.
- Federal official talks STEM careers with high school girls Updated: Jan-13-16 2:16 am
FREDERICK, Maryland - A high-ranking official of the federal government's flagship engineering laboratory is making time to discuss science and engineering careers with high school girls in Frederick.
- No action taken on St. Louis accreditation request Updated: Jan-12-16 12:12 pm
ST. LOUIS - St. Louis schools are improving, but members of the Missouri State Board of Education say they want to see sustained progress before restoring full accreditation.
- Will California's booming economy pay off in pupil spending? Updated: Jan-10-16 12:59 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Soaring tax revenues have carried per-pupil education spending in California beyond where it stood before the recession, but even the record sum proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown is unlikely to reverse the state's standing as a comparative miser when it comes to investing in public schools, advocates and education officials said.
- Bill would lift school penalties for opt-out students Updated: Jan-09-16 12:35 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A bill before Ohio lawmakers is aimed at concerns expressed by some school districts that their state ratings will fall because of how many students opted out of state tests.
- Mississippi schools ranked second-to-last in national rating Updated: Jan-07-16 5:58 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - An evaluation of school performance finds that Mississippi's academic achievement gains have outstripped gains nationwide from 2003 to 2015, but gives the state's public schools a D overall, ranking them second-to-last.
- State establishes passing scores for high-stakes tests Updated: Jan-06-16 8:24 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - After two-and-a-half years of contentious debate, Florida has finally put in place passing scores and a new grading formula linked to the state's new standardized test.