- Elementary principal resigns after test scores invalidated Updated: Jun-03-15 6:10 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - An elementary school principal in Augusta once named a National Distinguished Principal of the year is resigning after more than 100 student test scores were thrown out because of irregularities.
- Applications for 3 more Mississippi charter schools advance Updated: Jun-02-15 7:28 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi could get as many as three more charter schools in fall 2016.
- Free test-preparation program for revamped SAT goes online Updated: Jun-02-15 3:53 am
SAN FRANCISCO - The nonprofit organization behind the SAT college entrance exam is teaming up with a Silicon Valley pioneer in online education to make test-preparation materials available for free.
- Colleges work now so Tenn. Promise students succeed later Updated: May-30-15 2:45 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Tennessee Promise is bringing changes to every corner of the state.
- Governor unveils 20 percent jump in funds to train teachers Updated: May-29-15 3:36 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico will see a 20 percent increase in funding aimed at providing more training for math and science teachers at schools in rural and impoverished areas, the governor announced Friday.
- Memo: Eliminating DNR positions could take more jobs with it Updated: May-28-15 5:33 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker's plan to eliminate about 30 scientist and educator positions in the Department of Natural Resources could result in the agency losing dozens of additional positions his proposal doesn't account for, according to a report from state fiscal analysts.
- Madison college students create algae-removal system Updated: May-27-15 12:38 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - A system that clears up surface-level algae by slurping it away and depositing it into a dumpster will make its debut this summer in Madison lakes.
- University begins project to help blind students with math Updated: May-24-15 9:31 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Until he was 13, Logan Prickett did everything a normal child did.
- Dalewood students use hip-hop to learn STEM standards Updated: May-23-15 2:39 pm
CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee - As science teacher Henry Oston queued up the backing track on a nearby laptop, eighth-grader Tahj Cargle motioned for his three friends standing behind him - Eric Kelly, Jamaal Ward and Jamichael Wilson - to join him at the front.
- Elementary school students study Celery Bog Nature Area Updated: May-22-15 9:22 am
LAFAYETTE, Indiana - On a sunny Wednesday morning when most students were stuck at their desks, nearly 100 Edgelea Elementary School fourth-graders headed out to the Celery Bog Nature Area to learn about the environment.
- Local college student modifies innovative biology technique Updated: May-20-15 10:42 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A local undergraduate student has altered an innovative biology technique developed at Stanford University to make it more cost-effective for researchers at smaller laboratories.
- John Glenn: Evolution should be taught in schools Updated: May-20-15 9:46 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - John Glenn, who declared as a 77-year-old in a news conference from space that "to look out at this kind of creation out here and not believe in God is to me impossible," says facts about scientific discovery should be taught in schools - and that includes evolution.
- After starting with 13, Victory Christian Academy grows Updated: May-20-15 9:36 am
VALPARAISO, Indiana - Natalie Eichelberg, of Valparaiso, looked on with pride as her preschooler, Elliana Eichelberg, received an award for having read several books over the last few weeks.
- Math tests for nearly 550,000 Florida students won't count Updated: May-19-15 7:23 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Department of Education says that the math tests taken by nearly 550,000 students won't count this school year.
- Collection of recent editorials from Oklahoma newspapers Updated: May-19-15 2:53 pm
A collection of recent editorials from Oklahoma newspapers:
- Officials considering testing alternatives for math teachers Updated: May-19-15 2:03 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - South Dakota officials are thinking about making it easier for some educators to get the credentials they need to teach high school-level math.
- New science standards include climate change instruction Updated: May-19-15 10:05 am
ABERDEEN, South Dakota - South Dakota's Board of Education has adopted new science education standards that include instruction on climate change.
- Educator relates stories from Army service to daily lessons Updated: May-16-15 10:44 am
GARNAVILLO, Iowa - A large American flag hangs in Brian Lawrence's Clayton Ridge Middle School classroom.
- Portsmouth teen earns dual high school, college degrees Updated: May-16-15 10:44 am
PORTSMOUTH, Virginia - Johnessa Richard graduates from Tidewater Community College this month with an associate of science and general studies degree. And next month she'll graduate from Norcom High School.
- Popular UM chemistry professor gives last lecture Updated: May-15-15 5:11 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Hundreds of giddy kids raced around the University of Montana Oval on a recent evening stuffing liquid nitrogen-soaked Cheetos into their mouths and laughing wildly as they exhaled the resulting white "smoke" out of their mouths and through their nostrils in big, thick puffs.
- New Mexico gets waiver on federal teacher requirements Updated: May-13-15 3:57 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The U.S. Department of Education will give New Mexico a waiver on requiring all classrooms have a "highly qualified" teacher as mandated by the federal No Child Left Behind law, state officials announced late Tuesday.
- Fewer Ohio college students enrolling in humanities Updated: May-10-15 6:34 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Federal data show fewer students have been enrolling in humanities majors at Ohio colleges as science and business programs have increased in popularity.
- Winchester students release trout at Red River Gorge Updated: May-10-15 12:47 pm
WINCHESTER, Kentucky - It was a bittersweet experience as students released nearly 100 trout fingerlings in the Red River Gorge last week.
- EXCHANGE: CAT course an eye-opener for high schoolers Updated: May-10-15 11:16 am
DECATUR, Illinois - Eisenhower High School students found out during spring break that there's a lot more to Caterpillar Inc. than meets the eye.
- Lynchburg College students study health of area creeks Updated: May-10-15 9:53 am
LYNCHBURG, Virginia - Donning overall waders and a backpack emitting a stunning current into the water, Ryan Thresher and fellow students searched for fish in Ivy Creek at Peaks View Park.