- Indiana teacher uses pizza to teach math by the slice Updated: May-31-16 4:01 am
PENDLETON, Indiana - Pizza is important in Darin DeNeal's seventh-grade math class at Pendleton Heights Middle School.
- Darling Suntree Elementary duck a real-life science lesson Updated: May-29-16 7:58 pm
MELBOURNE, Florida - During a recent fire drill at Suntree Elementary, Jana Gabrielski watched one member of her class lose his cool. The siren's screech panicked him as he bolted to the exit.
- Teacher shortage in northern Montana has officials worried Updated: May-29-16 6:19 pm
HAVRE, Montana - A shortage of teachers in northern Montana has officials worried after superintendents from three rural Montana districts told the Montana University Board of Regents that teachers are unwilling to relocate to northern Montana and school officials have problems filling primary and secondary school teacher positions.
- Yakama Nation students find success with prosthetics Updated: May-29-16 10:51 am
YAKIMA, Washington - In a building just outside the main Yakama Nation Tribal School, its MESA prosthetics team has turned a classroom into a workshop.
- 17-year-old gets degree in biology, physics and math Updated: May-29-16 9:01 am
CLEAR SPRING, Maryland - While most 6-year-olds spend their summers playing outside, participating in sports or watching TV, 17-year-old Joseph Heavner of Clear Spring spent his childhood teaching himself mathematics and reading high-school textbooks.
- Marietta 10th-graders guide fifth-graders in science class Updated: May-29-16 6:11 am
MARIETTA, Georgia - Instead of joining the rest of their classmates and giving their earthworms a mixture of caffeine powder and water to see how it affected the worms, fifth-graders Kathryn Tillis and Madeline Vought got a little creative and gave their earthworm a sip of Coke, then waited for it to react.
- Dead gray whale submerged for scientific study Updated: May-28-16 4:37 pm
PORT ANGELES, Washington - A juvenile gray whale found dead near Seattle earlier this month has been submerged off Indian Island so natural predators will clean the massive carcass and provide an educational tool for the Port Townsend Marine Science Center.
- College-in-prison program offers courses to Danville inmates Updated: May-28-16 10:00 am
DANVILLE, Illinois - A college-in-prison program through the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is offering academic courses to inmates at the Danville prison.
- After harrowing cave escape, operator considers safety Updated: May-27-16 5:21 pm
HORSE CAVE, Kentucky - One day after 19 people trudged through neck-deep water in a harrowing escape from a flooded Kentucky cave, the operator of the spelunking attraction says he is analyzing the incident for any possible safety lessons.
- Students apply physics knowledge at Michigan's Adventure Updated: May-26-16 9:36 am
MUSKEGON, Michigan - Hundreds of middle schoolers from across Michigan have been able to use the knowledge they've learned in the classroom at an amusement park in Muskegon County.
- Faribault students create prosthetic hand for younger girl Updated: May-25-16 11:45 am
FARIBAULT, Minnesota - Two Faribault high school students are dedicating their final two years of engineering classes to designing a prosthetic hand for a local 14-year-old girl.
- Notre Dame to lease part of school, demolish rest Updated: May-25-16 6:19 am
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - The University of Notre Dame plans to demolish most of the former St. Joseph's High School this summer and lease what remains to Holy Cross College.
- Massachusetts high school students' pipe dream comes true Updated: May-23-16 10:17 am
LEOMINSTER, Massachusetts - What started as a science-fair project became much more for three Leominster High School students.
- Judge dismisses teacher's lawsuit against school district Updated: May-21-16 2:58 pm
BOISE, Idaho - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit between a longtime biology teacher and the Idaho school district that didn't renew her teaching contract.
- Yale's gender neutral bathrooms part of changing climate Updated: May-21-16 11:01 am
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Visitors at Yale University's 315th commencement will notice something new on campus this year - gender-neutral bathrooms in 23 buildings.
- Baby goats help Cal Poly students de-stress during midterms Updated: May-20-16 1:59 pm
SAN LUIS OBISPO, California - The kids who came to college at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo this week weren't there to study.
- District: Teacher violated protocol in fiery lab experiment Updated: May-20-16 10:54 am
FAIRFAX, Virginia - A northern Virginia school district says a high school teacher violated safety protocols during an open-flame chemistry lab demonstration that injured the teacher and five students last year.
- Des Moines high school students create root beer to sell Updated: May-19-16 5:25 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A group of students at a Des Moines high school has brewed and branded a root beer recipe as part of a two-year project.
- California to revise textbooks to reflect diversity Updated: May-18-16 2:48 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - California is moving to revise its public school textbooks to better reflect diversity in the state.
- District: Jump-rope with cat intestines was part of lesson Updated: May-18-16 7:53 am
SAN ANTONIO - A Texas school district says no one will face punishment after video surfaced of high school students using a cat's intestines as a jump rope during a lesson.
- Girls outperform boys in test of tech-engineering literacy Updated: May-17-16 5:50 pm
Eighth-grade girls are not only as skilled as boys at thinking through problems and using technology to solve them, they may even be a little better, a study released Tuesday suggests.
- New program, St. Landry students take college courses Updated: May-17-16 8:09 am
OPELOUSAS, Louisiana - Some St. Landry Parish high school students who wish to enter health or sciences professions and take college courses ahead of graduation could soon have access to federal grants to cover the cost. That's according to a new dual enrollment program announced Monday.
- Dartmouth College plans engineering school expansion Updated: May-16-16 2:07 pm
HANOVER, New Hampshire - Dartmouth College has received a $25 million gift that it hopes will launch a significant expansion of its Thayer School of Engineering.
- Judge sentences former Mesa teacher and coach to prison Updated: May-16-16 2:05 pm
PHOENIX - A former Mesa math teacher and football coach has been sentenced to 2½ years in prison on convictions of furnishing obscene material to a minor and attempting to commit sexual conduct with a minor.
- Citizen-scientists: Uncle Sam wants you to fight Zika! Updated: May-16-16 4:06 am
MIAMI - The mosquitoes that can spread Zika are already buzzing among us. The U.S. government could use some help figuring out exactly where.