The number of sexual assaults included in college crime statistics has nearly doubled, from about 3,300 in 2009 to just over 6,000 in 2013, according to new federal data. It's a sign of growing awareness of the problem.
For parents fed up with the growing numbers of tests and the increasingly high stakes, 'opting out' is now the popular form of protest. Critics say it aims at the wrong target and ignores importance of data gleaned.
Corinthian Colleges, once one of the largest for-profit educational institutions in the country, announced it will close its remaining 28 campuses, effective immediately. How can the government prevent this from happening again?
Shanna Peeples, a high school English teacher in Texas, works with many immigrant students. 'She teaches kids who have never been in a classroom before and students who want to go to Ivy League schools,' says one former student.
Liberty now claims more than 100,000 students, including 13,500 who take classes on campus. The university's 7,000-plus acres are part campus, part construction zone, with a $500 million construction program.
The discovery of a noose at Duke University is only the latest in a string of racially charged incidents on campuses nationwide. Colleges might be serving as a crucible for America's seismic racial shifts.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill debate is the latest in a string of requests from students and faculty across the country urging institutions to address their complicated histories around racial issues.
High-poverty school districts receive an average of 10 percent less per student in state and local funding than districts with few students in poverty, a new report finds. However, some states have managed to close that gap.