| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Students with disabilities have been greatly harmed by the brutal and mindless cuts to the federal budget known as sequestration. And if Congress and President Obama don't take action to end sequestration, additional automatic special education budget...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:50 PM
WASHINGTON Seven in 10 students who graduated with bachelor's degrees in 2012 had student loan debt, with an average debt of $29,400, according to a report from The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS).
Both figures increased since 2008, the...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 7:18 PM
A panel that moved to revoke accreditation from City College of San Francisco should continue to have authority to review two-year colleges -- even as it works to correct its own deficiencies, according to a U.S. Department of Education report.
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:23 PM
When most New Jersey students attend a state four-year college, they pay for it with borrowed money — almost $744 million in 2011-12 from federal and state loan programs alone, according to U.S. Department of Education data.
The accumulated funds...
| Nov 28, 2013
With a teachers strike and massive school closings behind it, Chicago Public Schools is hoping for a better shot this year at getting federal money through the competitive Race to the Top grant program.
The U.S. Department of Education announced this...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:11 PM
San Francisco’s city attorney filed for a preliminary injunction Monday to block a private commission from revoking the accreditation of City College of San Francisco, alleging that the panel is using stalling tactics and refusing to hand over...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 3:50 PM
State auditors will review how San Diego State University and Cal State Chico handle sexual assault allegations, officials confirmed Wednesday.
The campuses join UCLA and UC Berkeley as the subjects of a state audit proposed in August by Assemblyman...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:59 AM
In an unusual move, Baltimore County teachers filed a grievance this week against the county school board saying new education initiatives are forcing them to work long hours beyond their normal day.
Teachers in the county and the rest of the state have...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Today's Common Core roundup: Those 19,000 public comments will be analyzed, and Florida's State Board of Education will get a report back on the findings in January. U.S. Secretary of Education this week said he regretted saying that "white suburban moms"...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Southern High School senior Brooke Catterton can stare at a field of thoroughbreds and, in a head-to-hoof analysis, straightaway tell you which horses would likely have injury-free racing careers.
In fact, the member of the school's Future Farmers of...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:25 AM
This spring, tens of thousands of children across Maryland will be made to sit for hours in dead silent classrooms under the incessant flickering of fluorescent lights to take the Maryland School Assessment, a standardized test that serves little...