University president, Hank Bounds, has experience successfully fostering diversity at the University of Mississippi, and he hopes to do the same at the University of Nebraska, pre-empting student protests.
After a Common Core testing system overload last year forced many students to end the exams early, states are now deliberating the validity of the scores for those who were able to complete the test.
A school in Utah has issued an apology after several parents complained about the assignment but declined to take disciplinary action against the teacher.
After a 32-hour sit-in outside the president's office, school officials are now considering some of the protesters' demands.
The latest controversy of Texas textbooks involved African slaves being described as 'workers.' Texas education officials rejected a proposal that would require university academics to fact-check the textbooks.
Mizzou students want to increase black faculty to 10 percent, almost unheard of in most US colleges, where black professors typically make up less than 5 percent of the faculty.
Skeptics questioned whether or not a swastika in a Mizzou bathroom was true. But it also became part of a discussion on how to combat anti-Semitism at US colleges and universities.
One suspect was arrested following an investigation into anonymous online threats at the University of Missouri.