State officials on Friday moved toward approving one new charter school this year, acting on the recommendation of consultants who reviewed applications.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Documents show that a University of Utah police detective who was criticized for mishandling a plea for help from a student who was later killed was fired after she failed to...
LA CENTER, Wash. (AP) — Teachers in La Center have voted 75-1 to strike if a new contract deal isn't reached by the first day of school next week.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Fourteen-year-old Hussaini said he first heard screaming. Then people fired guns, shooting at and killing at least one of his teachers in his northern Burkina Faso...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — First-grade teacher Hillary Madrigal jumped to a nearby school district last year, lured by higher salaries that would allow her to quit her second job as a housekeeper and...
WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — Seven Alabama middle school students were hospitalized for heat distress symptoms after participating in an outdoor gym class.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A private Catholic high school is South Carolina has unveiled a new slogan after a student was accused of making racist videos and threatening his school.
BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday criticized a decision by the government of Australia's New South Wales state to close Chinese-sponsored language programs in more than a dozen public schools over...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is getting a $46 million federal grant to expand charter schools.
The five-year grant will support efforts focusing on at-risk, educationally disadvantaged...
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — A man arrested in the stabbing death of a retired administrator at the California State University, Fullerton campus was a co-worker, police said Thursday.
Former student charged with threatening Las Vegas school
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An 18-year-old man threatened an attack at his former high school and had an explosive device in his home, according to Las Vegas prosecutors and police.
Adtalem: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot
CHICAGO (AP) _ Adtalem Global Education Inc. (ATGE) on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $49.5 million.
The Chicago-based company said it had net income of 86 cents per...
Arizona extends tuition rate for students in US illegally
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona high school graduates living in the country illegally will get expanded access to a special tuition rate at the state's three public universities, the Board of Regents...
Kasich, Gee group to push opioid settlement toward hospitals
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — West Virginia University President Gordon Gee and former Ohio Gov. John Kasich are creating a nonprofit that will fight to steer cash from any national opioid settlement to...
Pritzker signs new law raising teacher pay to $40,000
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed legislation raising teachers' minimum salary to $40,000 over four years to address a statewide shortage of classroom...
Virginia school system gets federal funding for free meals
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — All students in one Virginia public school system will receive free breakfast and lunch under a federal program.
Gun seized from backpack of student at Springfield school
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have confiscated an unloaded handgun from the backpack of a student at a Springfield high school.
The Springfield News-Leader reports that the weapon was...
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Public universities’ classified staff move toward strike
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The bargaining team representing thousands of classified staff at Oregon's seven public universities has declared an impasse in contract negotiations.
Trump signs student debt forgiveness for disabled veterans
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Hundreds of millions of dollars in federal student loan debt owed by tens of thousands of disabled military veterans will be erased under a directive President Donald Trump...
Kennewick teachers threaten strike over pay negotiations
KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — Teachers in a Washington school district have threatened to go on strike on the first day of the school year if a tentative contract agreement isn't reached.
University of Montana targets higher retention rate
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The University of Montana has set new goals of keeping more first-year students on campus and increasing graduation rates.
Fired state education secretary to lead Las Cruces schools
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Karen Trujillo, the former New Mexico public education secretary who was fired just six months into her job, was chosen Tuesday to lead Las Cruces Public Schools.
University of Alaska regents cancel financial declaration
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The University of Alaska Board of Regents has cancelled a declaration allowing it to take drastic financial steps in the face of budget cuts, officials said.
Gov. signs law expanding National Guard tuition assistance
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Gov. Kate Brown has signed into law a measure allowing members of the Oregon National Guard to receive tuition assistance at Oregon Health and Science University and private...
RYB: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
BEIJING (AP) _ RYB Education Inc. (RYB) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $2.9 million.
The Beijing-based company said it had net income of 10 cents per share. Earnings,...
Brad Paisley’s free Nashville grocery shop lands state grant
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A free grocery store in Nashville founded by country star Brad Paisley and actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley has landed a $1.5 million grant from the state of...
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Students mobilize amid campaigning over Phoenix rail vote
PHOENIX (AP) — Campaigning over the future of mass rail transit in Phoenix heated up Tuesday over next week's special election asking voters whether to halt all expansion of the light rail system...
Arizona appeals court rejects AG’s tuition lawsuit
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona appeals court is declining to revive a lawsuit by Attorney General Mark Brnovich alleging tuition is too high at the state's three public universities.
Seeking to end NC budget impasse, Cooper talks to educators
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper said Republican lawmakers need to meet with him to end a budget stalemate and give North Carolina public school teachers and staff better raises...
Investigation of ex-professor finds years of sex harassment
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A University of Tennessee investigation has found that a former professor repeatedly violated the school's sexual harassment policy for years.
Migrant children programs report drivers harassing buses
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Officials say drivers have been following and harassing buses transporting the children of seasonal and migrant farmworkers for early childhood education programs in...
Las Vegas teachers union schedules date for possible strike
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The union representing teachers in Las Vegas says teachers might walk out of classrooms next month if a new contract isn't reach.
$1.5M set aside for veterans’ legal clinic in Arkansas
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' governor and attorney general are setting aside $1.5 million to create a legal services clinic for military veterans.
Head Start early education programs launching on Gulf Coast
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi State University's Extension Service is in the process of launching five Head Start early education centers on the Gulf Coast.
2 Indiana online schools in enrollment dispute shutting down
DALEVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A lawyer for two Indiana online charter schools accused of inflating their enrollments says they have essentially shut down and need money to help students transfer since...
San Diego State University bans e-scooters, similar devices
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A ban on electric scooters and similar motorized mobility devices has gone into effect on the main campus of San Diego State University.
Portland Public Schools nearly scammed out of $2.9M
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — District officials say Portland Public Schools was bilked for $2.9 million when a fraudster posing as one of the district's construction contractors hoodwinked employees into...
Western Illinois Head Start program receives $2.6M
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A western Illinois early education program will receive $2.6 million in federal funding.
The grant for West Central Community Services was announced Monday. The...
3rd family sues DC charter school over child sex abuse
WASHINGTON (AP) — A third family has sued a Washington, D.C., charter school over a teacher convicted of sexually assaulting six of his students.
Maryland Democrats want to move on ahead education plan
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Democrats are pledging to move forward with a commission's plan to improve the state's schools, after the state's Republican governor described it as "fiscally...
Mississippi steps toward scrapping high school history test
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi education officials are taking another step toward scrapping a now-required U.S. history test.
The state Commission on School Accreditation voted...
Vermont, New Hampshire officials ponder school district
CANAAN, Vt. (AP) — Education officials are considering the creation of a third interstate school district between Vermont and New Hampshire to help with declining enrollment.
King County debates how to spend $318 million on education
SEATTLE (AP) — Over the past two months, the Metropolitan King County Council has heard ideas from the public on how it should spend $318 million on education — a one-time windfall provided...
Alabama high school students still displaced after 2018 fire
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Students of an Alabama high school that was gutted by a fire are still stuffing themselves into a repurposed elementary school months later.
Apology issued over ribbons showing hanged mascot
LOCUST GROVE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia school board has apologized over ribbons distributed prior to a football scrimmage this month that showed the opposing school's mascot hanged by a...
Group to develop new rating system for schools, districts
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The state Education Department says a group of stakeholders and policymakers are meeting to develop a 5-star accountability system for Kentucky schools.
Hawaii student suspensions at US average, not worst
HONOLULU (AP) — A report with erroneous data has been corrected to show student suspensions in Hawaii were not the nation's worst, officials said.