Factors that led to the president and a chancellor of the University of Missouri resigning may not be duplicated elsewhere. But one thing is clear: Students feel more empowered to push for change at the top.
The Bremerton School District in Washington State put football coach Joe Kennedy on paid administrative leave after he failed to comply with directives to stop overt public displays of religion on the field.
President Obama on Wednesday talked about making community colleges free. Tennessee has the first statewide program in the US to offer tuition-free community or technical college for every high school graduate who meets the criteria.
The rape trial in Concord, N.H., has provided a window into the type of language that some young men used at their school. Colleges, and to a lesser degree high schools, are trying to improve messaging about sexual assault.
In some juvenile court systems around the country, young people regularly appear at hearings in handcuffs, leg irons, or both. But 21 states – five this year alone – have reformed such shackling practices through statute, court action, or policy.
On Friday, Dylann Roof pleaded not guilty to 33 charges related to the killing of nine people in Charleston. A first-of-its-kind study offers statistical evidence suggesting public 'contagion' when it comes to mass shootings.
In Washington State, tuition at public institutions of higher learning grew by 34 percent over the past five years. The move by the Legislature to cut the rate also ties future tuition to the state’s average wage.
California is moving to require that all children be vaccinated unless they have a medical exemption. Some parents say it's necessary, some say it's a violation of their rights. But there might be compromises that work.