RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The Rutland city school board has voted to retire the high school's Rutland Raider nickname and arrowhead mascot and have the school administration and student body come up...
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont's faculty union and the school administration on Wednesday agreed to settle a dispute related to fall reopening plans.
HONOLULU (AP) — The University of Hawaii's board has deferred action on the school administration's proposal to reduce tuition rates at its 10 campuses and keep those fees steady for several years.
University officials proposed cutting tuition for the next school year and freezing it through the 2022-23 school year.
ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — Kids in one Maine school district may have to cut their fun in the snow short this year.
The Bangor Daily News reports officials in the combined Five Town Community School District and School Administration District 28 say they are testing a pilot program to replace two snow days with "remote school days."
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The superintendent of Virginia's fifth-largest school system has been appointed state superintendent of public instruction.
News outlets report James Lane was appointed Thursday by Gov. Ralph Northam, who said Lane's experience as superintendent, school administrator and teacher has given him "deep grounding" in education.
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming school district is not allowing any more students to walk out of class during the school day without consequences.
The Cody Enterprise reports Park County School District 6 Superintendent Ray Schulte announced the decision last week after the Cody district saw two spring walkouts staged by students, both around 20 minutes in length.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Department of Education said this week it has received nearly two dozen proposals from 102 schools that want to launch new regional centers.
Maine's shrinking, largely rural schools have been working to share resources with other schools for years. But Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration pushed lawmakers this year to create new incentives for such efforts.
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State University is getting a $12.5 million federal grant to help school principals.
In a news release, the school says its Center for the Study of Education Policy received the money from the U.S. Department of Education for a project called Together Everyone Achieves Through Integrated Leadership that will over the next three years involve 101 schools across Illinois.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on comments by the parents of a Penn State student who died in February after an alcohol-fueled fraternity pledge event (all times local):
Penn State officials say the school should have sent an administrator to the funeral of an engineering student who died in February after falling several times after an alcohol-fueled fraternity event.