The Newtown, Connecticut, public school district will receive a $1.3 million endowment to help the community recover from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced Friday in Hartford.
Chicago Public Schools officials have suspended an employee of a high school on the city's South Side after seeing a video that appears to show the employee shoving a 16-year-old student down a flight of stairs.
MOORE, Okla. - Teachers and students at Plaza Towers Elementary School hunkered down against the storm just as they had been taught in countless tornado drills, their principal said Friday, recounting how she walked the halls until the twister was on the doorstep, then announced on the intercom, "It's here." In a pause-filled recollection that left ... (more)
Teachers at Briarwood rode out the storm in the hallways, bathrooms, and closets, and had not seen the destruction since pulling children out of the rubble.
A central Pennsylvania school official says students are safe but classes are dismissing early as a precaution following a threat to an elementary school.
Michigan's public schools would get about 3 percent more and it's community colleges and universities about 2 percent more in overall funding next fiscal year under measures nearing final approval in the Legislature.
SPRINGBORO, OHIO: A civil rights group is asking a southwest Ohio school district to abandon proposed policies that teach creationism in the classroom.
High school students in Virginia have finished building NASA a spinning chair that astronauts in Texas will use to practice being disoriented.
Dozens of college state government interns would be sent home this summer and a long-running teen mock legislative program would be shuttered in the Senate budget approved this week.
The Senate has approved a proposal to expand the state's network of virtual school courses online and allow it to include more private courses.
A third-grade teacher who faces dozens of child molestation charges for allegedly kissing and fondling female students has been placed on unpaid leave.
A school district failed to properly investigate allegations by two students that they were sexually assaulted at their Grand Rapids-area high school, the U.S. Department of Education said.
A House committee taking Congress' latest look at the Internal Revenue Service's mistreatment of tea party groups will apparently have to do so without input from the star witness.
The father of a seven-year-old boy whose mouth was allegedly taped closed by an after-school monitor says school officials in Halifax reacted slowly and incompletely to the incident.
New Holland-Middletown Elementary District 88 received a check for $30,000 from the newly formed community group NH-M Community Supports Education at the regularly scheduled school board meeting on May 15.
The Chicago board of education voted Wednesday to close 50 schools and programs, an ambitious plan that has sparked protests and lawsuits and could help define - for better or worse - Mayor Rahm Emanuel's term in office.