Amid the push for accountability, one rising trend puts school teachers, rather than principals, at the helm of schools.
As students head back to school, educators nationwide are implementing controversial school reform wrought by Arne Duncan. Pushing competitive market approaches and armed with unprecedented funding and support from the president, he is possibly the most powerful education secretary ever.
Ebonics interpreters are needed to help interpret wiretapped drug suspects, according to a memo sent by the Drug Enforcement Administration.
The Pittsburgh Pirates earned large profits despite losing most of their games, thanks to low payroll and high league revenue sharing.
Nobel Laureate Michael Spence talks about lessons from China, austerity vs. stimulus, long-term investment in a politically divided democracy, and prospects for economic growth.
US News college rankings were released Tuesday and, not surprisingly, Harvard, Princeton, and Yale grabbed the three top spots. But US News also rated the colleges and universities by value. Here are the Top 5 high-quality national universities whose typical financial aid package covers the most college costs, including books and transportation:
College rankings are done each year by the monthly magazine, US News and World Report. Harvard and Princeton are the top two rated universities in the latest college rankings.
The Kremlin's top meteorologist said that Russia's recent spate of extreme weather and wildfires 'are signs of global warming.' That's not quite right, say climate scientists.
The National Research Council's once-a-decade study, released Friday, proposes the top priorities for US space science during the coming decade. NASA uses it as a blueprint.
Nerd nirvana? It's a video game museum that doubles as an arcade.