Teachers Union Targets Education Secretary At National Convention

Teachers Union Targets Education Secretary At National Convention

By Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -= A national teachers convention on Sunday called for President Barack Obama to put Education Secretary Arne Duncan on an "improvem ...

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Starbucks Offers Employees University Aid

Starbucks Offers Employees University Aid

Washington (AFP) - Starbucks has announced that it will introduce a university education aid plan for its employees in a reflection of the skyrocketing cost of higher education in ...

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Top Donor For House Education Chair Is For-Profit College Facing Federal And State Fraud Probes

Top Donor For House Education Chair Is For-Profit College Facing Federal And State Fraud Probes

by David Halperin, Republic Report. As reported recently by OpenSecrets, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) has no serious opposition in her bid for re-election, yet has received ...

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U.S. Issues Guidance To Stop School Bias Against Children Of Immigrants

U.S. Issues Guidance To Stop School Bias Against Children Of Immigrants

By Timothy M. Phelps, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Citing “troubling reports” of school districts discriminating against children of immigrants in the country illegally, ...

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National High School Graduation Rate Exceeds 80 Percent For The First Time

National High School Graduation Rate Exceeds 80 Percent For The First Time

By Lalita Clozel, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The national high school graduation rate has reached a record high of more than 80%, but disparities based on students’ ra ...

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National High School Graduation Rate Exceeds 80 Percent For The First Time

National High School Graduation Rate Exceeds 80 Percent For The First Time

By Lalita Clozel, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The national high school graduation rate has reached a record high of more than 80%, but disparities based on students' r ...

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Education May Help Recovery From Brain Injury, Study Concludes

Education May Help Recovery From Brain Injury, Study Concludes

By Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times Having spent more years in the classroom is a powerful aid to recovery following a moderate to severe brain trauma, a new study finds. Research ...

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Californians Strongly Support Common Core

Californians Strongly Support Common Core

By Sharon Noguchi, San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. — Unlike the political uproar and division elsewhere in the country over revamping public-school curriculum, Californians ...

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Kansas Governor Signs School-Finance Bill

Kansas Governor Signs School-Finance Bill

By Bryan Lowry, The Wichita Eagle Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signed a school finance bill Monday that will send millions of dollars to schools but also end mandatory due-process he ...

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