Education

Northern Michigan University offers marijuana degree

Oct 14, 2017

A university in Michigan is offering an unusual degree _ in marijuana

In Harvey Weinstein saga, young lives forever altered

Oct 14, 2017

The women Harvey Weinstein allegedly preyed upon overwhelming constitute young actresses making their first steps into the movies: vulnerable Hollywood hopefuls looking for a break

The Latest: Coroner: Stanford to study body of Vegas shooter

Oct 14, 2017

The coroner in Las Vegas says the body of the man who unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has been sent to Stanford University for study

Hungary: Foreign universities may get time to meet rules

Oct 13, 2017

Hungary's justice minister says the government will ask parliament to give foreign universities more time to comply with a new legal provisions requiring them to provide educational activities in their home countries if they are doing so in Hungary

Brown: JFK Jr.'s college application now for sale was stolen

Oct 13, 2017

Brown University is not happy that the college application of John F. Kennedy Jr. is up for sale online for $85,000, saying it was stolen and the school wants it back

District erases 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from lesson plan

Oct 13, 2017

"To Kill a Mockingbird" is being removed from a junior high reading list in a Mississippi school district after complaints that some of its language "makes people uncomfortable."

'You are my slave:' School's Civil War Day sparks mom's ire

Oct 13, 2017

A new battle line has formed in the national debate over Civil War flags and symbols _ this time at a Georgia school not far from a mountaintop where Confederate soldiers fired their cannons at Union troops more than a century ago

Romanian minister: Ukraine will keep minority schools open

Oct 13, 2017

Romania's foreign minister says Ukraine has pledged not to close Romanian language schools under a new education law that has caused alarm in Russia and Hungary

Bill, Chelsea Clinton bringing student conference to Boston

Oct 13, 2017

Hundreds of college students from across the U.S. will be coming to Boston for a leadership conference created by former President Bill Clinton

Google pledges $1 billion to fund non-profit education

Oct 12, 2017

Google says it will spend $1 billion on nonprofit organizations to help raise education levels around the world and committed its employees to spend a million hours of volunteer time doing the same