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Some members of state board say policies can’t be determined “by fiat” and that they are inclined to grant waivers to school districts that seek them.
The New Orleans artist's "Sallie Mae Back" video went viral earlier this year.
Ryan James Martin, 22, is protesting at Virginia Tech because he wants to be able to carry a handgun on a campus still shocked by a 2007 mass shooting.
The cameras are aimed at deterring drivers from illegally passing school buses and putting students in danger.
Racial slurs were shouted at University of Missouri students, a year after issues of race caused massive upheaval at the state flagship school
The Gustavus Adolphus student alleged that a male student confronted her, apparently in a bid to "intimidate."
The second part of a series about the deeply troubled California charter school sector.
To be more inclusive, Maryland’s Bethesda-Chevy Chase High will break with tradition.
Teachers are more likely to expect young black children -- especially young black boys -- to misbehave, according to a new Yale study: "Implicit biases do not begin with black men and police. They begin with black preschoolers and their teachers."
“Don’t you think it’s peculiar that with this clever brain we have, that we’re harming the planet so much?”
But he'll be talking about education rather than politics.
Students did better on many state exams aligned with the Common Core, but passing rates remain under 50 percent at most grade levels.
Robert Shibley, the executive director of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, writes about a federal directive that transformed the way college officials handle sexual assault complaints
Her position could matter.
Isn't it past time that American schoolchildren really learn civics?
Following lowest scores in a decade in 2015, this year’s numbers continued downward. But test results only cover students who took the old version, which ended in January.
Campus police say he began working out with her near Tawes Hall.
Racially offensive fliers found at the University of Michigan: 'Why White Women Shouldn't Date Black Men'
The university is the latest campus to be caught up in national tensions over race.
Kaya Henderson says she doesn’t want another public-sector job anytime soon: “I am tired.”
Parents in Arlington, Va. and D.C. have an array of options for their five-year-old, from Montessori to STEM-focused.