Education

Fears rise over LGBT discrimination in conservative Paraguay

Dec 14, 2017

Discrimination against gay and transgender people has traditionally been the norm in Paraguay, but advocates say it is becoming more evident after the conservative government recently banned the teaching of sexual diversity in schools

The Latest: IRS says bill could benefit taxpayers by Feb

Dec 14, 2017

Americans may notice a difference in their paychecks starting early next year if Congress approves a Republican tax cut plan

GOP says it's got a deal on taxes; cuts coming for next year

Dec 14, 2017

GOP leaders forged agreement tax overhaul, paving the way to slash taxes for businesses and give most people tax cuts starting next year

Former UC Davis professor, conductor accused of sex assault

Dec 14, 2017

A former conductor of the University of California, Davis, Symphony Orchestra has given up his professor titles amid allegations he sexually assaulted a former student who now works at the university

UN envoy calls for doubling funding for kids in emergencies

Dec 13, 2017

The U.N. special envoy for global education is calling for a doubling of funding for education for youngsters who are refugees and caught in humanitarian emergencies.

Air Force Academy accused of retaliating over sex assaults

Dec 13, 2017

A former U.S. Air Force Academy official who was harshly criticized for her handling of sexual assaults said the school made her a scapegoat for its problems

Republican higher education bill clears first hurdle

Dec 13, 2017

Republican higher education bill that eliminates key student loan subsidies and boosts for-profit colleges passes first major hurdle in House

Texas A&M-Commerce QB Perez leads AP D-II All-America team

Dec 13, 2017

Texas A&M-Commerce quarterback Luis Perez and Gannon running back Marc Jones highlight The Associated Press Division II All-America team

Sororities object to Harvard's policy on single-sex clubs

Dec 13, 2017

Three Harvard University sororities are objecting to a campuswide policy that bans students in single-gender clubs from holding campus leadership positions

Temple professor donates $100,000 prize to student aid fund

Dec 13, 2017

A Temple University professor who won a $100,000 prize for research into the rising cost of college will donate the money to a fund she established to help students cope with financial emergencies