Education

Northern California officials brace for political rallies

Aug 16, 2017

Northern California authorities are bracing for politically charged protests in the coming weeks amid growing concerns of violence after the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia

Texas school official removed over book's supremacist symbol

Aug 15, 2017

A Texas school district has removed an assistant principal from his post after he authored a children's book whose central character is a white nationalist symbol

$150M awarded in 1998 Arkansas school shooting lawsuit

Aug 15, 2017

A judge in northeast Arkansas has awarded $150 million in a civil lawsuit to the families of four children and a teacher who were fatally shot outside an Arkansas school in 1998

Wisconsin parents of student who died in Rome sue university

Aug 15, 2017

A Wisconsin couple whose son died in Rome last year is suing the university he planned to attend in Italy, alleging it didn't warn students about previous deaths near campus

In US, factory jobs are high-tech, but the workers are not

Aug 15, 2017

US manufacturing faces a new jobs challenge: Not enough qualified workers for increasing automation and advanced technology

College student hospitalized after fall on camp ropes course

Aug 15, 2017

Officials say a college student attending a retreat at a suburban Cleveland camp fell on an elevated ropes course, became entangled and was hospitalized with unspecified injuries

Researchers to study chemical contamination of US waters

Aug 15, 2017

Professors at the University of Rhode Island and Harvard University are studying chemicals that have contaminated water at sites nationwide and have been linked to cancer and other illnesses

Deal reached in lawsuit over student with bag placed on head

Aug 15, 2017

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by the parents of a Maine elementary school student who claimed a teacher put a paper bag on their daughter's head four times

School district: No outdoor recess during eclipse

Aug 15, 2017

A Pennsylvania school district says children won't be let outside for recess during the Aug. 21 solar eclipse because of the potential for harm to students who look the sun

Poll: Support for charters drops markedly over past year

Aug 15, 2017

A new survey says that expanding charter schools around the country is losing support among Americans, even as President Donald Trump and his administration continue to push for school choice