Here are several paragraphs from a Feb. 16 article, “Westminster Dog Show Offers No Joy for Fans of a Charming Galoot.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
This story has been updated.As the University of Notre Dame conducts its 10-year review of curriculum standards, a proposal to reconsider requiring students to take theology and philosophy courses is raising concerns that such a change could endanger the institution’s Catholic identity.Read full article >>
President Obama’s offer of a full ride to community college should increase enrollment, but its success will depend more on how many students graduate.
The formal push by four school districts to boost state funding for new standardized tests could muddy rollout of California’s common-core assessments.
State lawmakers and school district officials are again wrestling with questions about schools' authority to access and monitor students' social-media accounts.
People looking to curb the behavioral-modification practices, including advocates for those with disabilities, are finding fertile ground among state lawmakers.
When it comes to choosing print and online resources for schools, states are increasingly putting more of the authority in the hands of districts.
The president wants a 7 percent hike in funding for the U.S. Department of Education, but a GOP-controlled Congress has pledged to keep a tight rein on spending.
The reauthorization of the ESEA must require annual testing so states can help struggling school districts, argues Karen Hawley Miles.
Garden-based learning supports many different learning styles, says Jane Hirschi, who urges teachers to lead the movement.
Title I and the federal role in K-12 are among the top issues as a revision of the No Child Left Behind Act passes the House education committee.
The proposal, if approved Feb. 26, would for the first time regulate broadband firms that provide high-speed Internet service as though they were public utilities.
An Arizona State University police officer resigned Monday rather than get fired for his treatment of a faculty member, the Arizona Republic reported.Officer Stewart Ferrin stopped assistant professor Ersula Ore in May and ordered her to walk on the sidewalk, rather than the road, according to the Republic — and as she argued with him and refused to show identification, the incident escalated to the point that he was threatening to slam her into the police car, she kicked him in the shin, and he tackled her to the ground.Read full article >>