Education

Sexual abuse is pervasive in Islamic schools in Pakistan

Nov 21, 2017

An AP investigation has found that sexual abuse is a pervasive problem at madrassas in Pakistan

Thanksgiving tribe reclaims language lost to colonization

Nov 21, 2017

The Native American tribe whose ancestors shared the Thanksgiving meal with the Pilgrims nearly 400 years ago is reclaiming its long lost language.

Students: Dartmouth professors created hostile environment

Nov 20, 2017

Dartmouth College students say three psychology professors facing sexual misconduct allegations created a "hostile academic environment" marked by excessive drinking, favoritism and at times inappropriate behavior

Liz Weston: When good money advice is bad for you

Nov 20, 2017

One size does not fit all when it comes to financial advice. Good advice for families with robust incomes can backfire for average folks

Accountability a question in Nevada school-choice program

Nov 20, 2017

Even with mandatory standardized tests for private schools in Nevada's school-choice program, state not sure how it will hold those institutions accountable

Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authority

Nov 19, 2017

It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday _ the day nuclear bombs zero in on America _ but some worry about the potential for deadlocked decision-making in an actual nuclear crisis

10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most ever

Nov 19, 2017

The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African-Americans, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honor before.

Purdue professor receives $5M grant for grain research

Nov 19, 2017

A Purdue University professor has received a $5 million grant to help develop hybrid grain seeds that will resist parasite weeds

Testing required at private schools in Nevada choice program

Nov 19, 2017

Standardized tests are a given in public school, and they're mandatory for Nevada private schools participating in a budding school-choice program, and the state is trying to figure out what to do with that soon-to-be publicly reported information

Neighbor: Northern California gunman targeted victim, son

Nov 18, 2017

The neighbor of a man who went on a shooting rampage in a small Northern California town says the gunman had threatened to kill one of his victims and go to an elementary school to kill the victim's son, too