A new set of reports dives deep into the complex causes of inequities in school discipline and offers details on what schools can do to create a climate that is both orderly and fair.
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While information on 146,000 students and graduates may have been exposed, Indiana U. says, the data breach was not a targeted attack. But cyber-criminals may just be catching on to colleges as targets.
Many schools advertise sugary drinks and other junk foods, particularly on vending machines and scoreboards and gyms, a practice that would be stopped under the proposed rules.
Harvard will receive an eye-popping $150 million from alum Kenneth Griffin of Citadel – its largest gift ever. It's generous, certainly, but 44 others have given even more. Here are the Top 5.
While parents may gripe that a decision seems arbitrary, school superintendents weigh a number of factors carefully (not including tweets from students hoping for a snow day).
The rebound of educational giving suggests that charitable donors who are seeking to make a 'transformational impact on a cause' are confident in their own finances and the economy as a whole.
College athletes, putting in a 40-hour work week with no pay, say they're not amateurs. With coaches and commissioners making millions, they want a College Athletes Players Association.
The case of Vergara v. California takes up whether five state laws make it too hard to fire poor teachers. Students say their education is suffering. Teachers unions say the need is more resources.
A survey of parents of 2- to 10-year-olds found that 65 percent of children use mobile devices, but the amount of time using educational apps is low and decreases with age.
For five New Rochelle High School seniors who have applied to colleges, January has been spent facing a new pile of forms – for financial aid. Most students never pay full tuition, but it takes savvy help to make that happen.
President Obama and the first lady brought together leaders in higher education to push programs that could help lower-income students succeed in college.