Education

Education Department urged to resume loan cancellations

Dec 11, 2017

Government watchdog urges Education Department to resume student loan forgiveness for tens of thousands Americans who were defrauded by for-profit colleges

Florida professor fired after Newtown hoax blog loses case

Dec 11, 2017

A Florida college professor fired after publicly saying the Sandy Hook school shooting in Connecticut was a hoax has lost a lawsuit claiming he was wrongfully terminated

Mass shootings aren't more frequent _ but they are deadlier

Dec 11, 2017

Mass shootings aren't becoming more frequent but they have become deadlier in the years since the Sandy Hook massacre

Liz Weston: Refusing to pay could hurt you more than them

Dec 11, 2017

Refusing to pay for a service or product that didn't live up to its promises can cause trouble for you, but there are other options

CBS' O'Donnell reports on sexual misconduct at Air Force

Dec 11, 2017

CBS' O'Donnell learns story of former colleague Charlie Rose's sexual misconduct while in midst of reporting investigation on women victimized at the U.S. Air Force Academy

Rutgers professor accused of anti-Semitism removed from role

Dec 11, 2017

A Rutgers University professor accused of sharing anti-Semitic Facebook posts has been removed from his position as a director at the school

Diphtheria deaths in Indonesia spark immunization campaign

Dec 11, 2017

Indonesia has begun a campaign to immunize 8 million children and teenagers against diphtheria after the disease killed 38 people, mostly children, since January

More private university chiefs top $2M as pay keeps climbing

Dec 10, 2017

Study finds presidents of America's private universities saw their pay increase by 9 percent in 2015; topping the list was Wake Forest University's Nathan Hatch, at $4 million

Scholarship for Muslim women honors pioneering scientist

Dec 10, 2017

The family of an Iraq-born woman who developed a pioneering drug for congestive heart failure in the United States has created a scholarship for Muslim women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math

Sandy Hook's legacy: More security in elementary schools

Dec 10, 2017

5 years after Sandy Hook, school districts bolster security, with questions about training and standards