Education

Ron Chernow's latest historical subject: Ulysses Grant

Oct 17, 2017

As he began work on what became a thousand-page biography of Ulysses Grant, Ron Chernow knew he was joining a very old argument.

Soros-founded university urges Hungarian govt to sign deal

Oct 17, 2017

The rector of a university founded by financier and philanthropist George Soros is urging Hungary to sign an agreement guaranteeing the school's continued operations in Budapest

Penn State fraternity faces underage drinking charges

Oct 17, 2017

A fraternity at Pennsylvania State University is facing charges of furnishing liquor to minors after two underage women were hospitalized for alcohol poisoning

University investigates racial slurs in student dorm

Oct 16, 2017

Officials at a Massachusetts university where racial slurs were found written in a student dorm say they're investigating

Proposed New Mexico science standards omit global warming

Oct 16, 2017

A proposed overhaul of New Mexico's state science standards for public schools comes under intense criticism at a packed public hearing for omitting or deleting references to global warming, evolution and the age of the Earth.

AP Exclusive: Corruption probe prompts reviews of NCAA teams

Oct 16, 2017

An AP survey finds that more than two dozen universities and conferences with major basketball programs responded to news of the sport's bribery scandal by conducting internal reviews of their compliance operations

Florida state of emergency declared for white nationalist

Oct 16, 2017

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is declaring a state of emergency in advance of a speech white nationalist Richard Spencer is scheduled to give at the University of Florida

Correction: Pain Gap story

Oct 16, 2017

Correction: Pain Gap story

Lawsuits seek changes to U. of Iowa sexual assault policies

Oct 16, 2017

The law firm that won a landmark gender discrimination case against the University of Iowa athletics department will challenge the school's handling of sexual assault and harassment complaints next

Hungary threatens to boycott EU actions on Ukraine

Oct 16, 2017

Hungary says it will "block and boycott" all attempts to draw Ukraine more deeply into the European Union unless Kiev changes a new education law that rolls back options for schools to teach lessons in languages other than Ukrainian