Education

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

Rhode Island school district takes teachers' union to court

Oct 16, 2017

Rhode Island school district takes teachers' union to court after what it says is another sickout amid ongoing contract negotiations

A nursing home's high school teaches lessons on life

Oct 15, 2017

A tiny public high school in New York has endured after more than two decades in a curious location: a nursing home

Police: Lockdown lifted at Virginia State University

Oct 15, 2017

Police: Lockdown lifted at Virginia State University