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Education News

After Uvalde, Teachers Wonder ‘What More?’

Published 06/08/2022 08:00 AM

Teachers were already grappling with adrift students and political fights. After the mass shooting in a Texas elementary school, many wondered how much more they had left to give.

Social Media Shooting Threats Against Elite Schools Sow Fear

Published 06/11/2022 05:40 PM

A tactic using social media sites to direct threats at individual students has unsettled schools in New York City and around the country.

Harvard’s President, Lawrence Bacow, Will Step Down Next Year

Published 06/08/2022 10:47 PM

Lawrence S. Bacow steered the university through the pandemic as well as an attack on its admissions policies, which are likely to face a Supreme Court test this year.

Outcry Over High School Clinic Exposes Deep Divisions on Mental Health

Published 06/06/2022 08:52 PM

American teenagers are reporting severe levels of anxiety and depression. But when Connecticut moved to expand mental health services in schools, it ran into fierce opposition in one town.

Ilya Shapiro Quits Georgetown’s Law School Amid Free Speech Fight

Published 06/06/2022 10:32 PM

Ilya Shapiro, who tweeted that a “lesser Black woman” would get a Supreme Court nod, was cleared by a school investigation. He decided to leave anyway.

What Lia Thomas Could Mean for Women’s Elite Sports

Published 06/16/2022 03:39 AM

Although the number of top transgender athletes is small, the disagreements are profound, cutting to the core of the debate around gender identity and biological sex.

Popular Security Strategies Have Not Stopped School Mass Shootings

Published 05/27/2022 02:43 AM

Uvalde officials had trained to confront gunmen and, like other schools around the country, had invested in security.

College Enrollment Drops, Even as the Pandemic’s Effects Ebb

Published 05/27/2022 04:58 AM

A generation of students may be weighing the value of college versus its cost, questioning whether college is still the ticket to the middle class.

Lucy Calkins Retreats on Phonics in Fight Over Reading Curriculum

Published 05/22/2022 01:01 PM

Lucy Calkins, a leading literacy expert, has rewritten her curriculum to include a fuller embrace of phonics and the science of reading. Critics may not be appeased.

Princeton President Recommends Firing Joshua Katz After Uproar

Published 05/23/2022 11:05 PM

Joshua Katz says he was targeted because of his criticism of a campus protest group. A university report says the concerns are related to his inappropriate conduct with a female student.

Mayor Adams Unveils Program to Address Dyslexia in N.Y.C. Schools

Published 05/13/2022 02:29 PM

The mayor, who has dyslexia himself, would open two new schools, train teachers and direct schools to use phonics-based lessons as a way to address a literacy crisis in the city.

Lincoln College in Illinois to Close, Hurt by Covid and Ransomware Attack

Published 05/10/2022 07:33 PM

The predominantly Black college in Illinois will cease operations Friday after 157 years, having failed to raise millions to recover from the pandemic and a cyberattack that originated in Iran.

Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas May Challenge Schooling of Migrant Children

Published 05/06/2022 12:24 AM

Gov. Greg Abbott may target a 1982 Supreme Court ruling that requires schools to educate undocumented children. Some conservatives see an opening for a fresh look at old precedents.

A Haven for L.G.B.T.Q. Students in the Heart of Alabama

Published 05/12/2022 09:27 PM

The Magic City Acceptance Academy, a public charter school, finally opened last year after several attempts. Students there have watched state legislators debate their future in real time.

American Bar Association May Eliminate Standardized Tests for Admissions

Published 05/06/2022 07:42 PM

A committee within the A.B.A. has recommended that law schools stop requiring standardized tests like the LSAT as part of their admissions process.

Working Mothers, Punished by Pandemic, Mostly Kept Working

Published 05/11/2022 10:00 AM

When it came to who lost jobs, education mattered much more than gender, a broad new analysis found.

Police Search of Delaware State University Team Draws Outrage

Published 05/16/2022 04:51 PM

The bus of the women’s lacrosse team was pulled over last month by Georgia sheriff’s deputies and searched by a drug-sniffing dog. Delaware officials called video of the search “disturbing.”

Florida Releases Reviews That Led to Rejection of Math Textbooks

Published 05/09/2022 08:16 PM

To explain its puzzling rejection of dozens of textbooks, the state released 6,000 pages of comments, revealing an often confusing and divisive process.

Harvard Details Its Ties to Slavery and Its Plans for Redress

Published 04/27/2022 03:08 AM

The university is committing $100 million for an endowed “Legacy of Slavery Fund.” Its report carefully avoided treading on direct financial reparations for descendants of enslaved people.

G.O.P. Lawmakers Subverted U. of North Carolina, Professors’ Group Says

Published 04/29/2022 02:22 AM

In a new report, the group says that the Republicans created a hostile climate on campuses. The administration called the charges absurd.

Varsity Blues Scandal Defendant John B. Wilson Appeals His Conviction

Published 04/26/2022 12:41 AM

The business executives John B. Wilson and Gamal Abdelaziz each received a long sentence, but in appeals, their lawyers say the key claim against them is legally flawed.

A Look at the Textbooks Rejected by the Florida Department of Education

Published 05/07/2022 04:31 PM

The state rejected dozens of math textbooks. The New York Times reviewed 21 of them to figure out why.

More Pandemic Fallout: The Chronically Absent Student

Published 04/20/2022 10:59 PM

At one middle school, more than 40 percent of the students have been chronically absent this year. Districts are going to great lengths — offering gift cards, night classes — to reach them.

‘Accepted’ Review: Reaching for the Stars, Seeing Them Dissolve

Published 06/30/2022 12:00 PM

After a scandal unravels at their private school in western Louisiana, four seniors pick up the pieces.

How College Clubs Can Lead to Careers

Published 05/12/2022 02:15 PM

Extracurricular activities can have as much impact as your major on your post-college job.

Signs of Colleges on the Rise: What to Watch

Published 05/11/2022 03:26 PM

Diverse achievements, equity and focus on student success are key factors, experts say.

9 Steps to Take After Selecting a College

Published 05/04/2022 03:04 PM

Experts advise high school students to build connections with peers, practice life skills and finish out the school year strong.

College Enrollment Caps: What to Know

Published 04/27/2022 02:36 PM

Schools implement limits on enrollment to meet physical space requirements or uphold faculty-to-student ratios.

How to Decide if a 2-Year Law School Program Is a Good Fit

Published 04/21/2022 03:05 PM

There are advantages and drawbacks to accelerated degree programs that knock a year off your time in law school.

What Is a Good PSAT Score?

Published 04/11/2022 03:52 PM

High marks on the PSAT can open doors for college scholarships and Advanced Placement classes.

Resources for College Students Facing Housing Insecurity

Published 04/06/2022 09:58 PM

Colleges are establishing basic needs hubs, affordable housing options and safe parking programs.

How to Navigate College as a Neurodivergent Student

Published 04/05/2022 08:45 PM

Neurodivergent students can access academic, independent living, social and mental health resources at some schools.

How Colleges Are Addressing Food Insecurity

Published 03/16/2022 01:35 PM

Food pantries and meal swipe donations are some of the ways colleges are confronting food insecurity on campus.

Should Kids Get Homework?

Published 03/11/2022 02:34 PM

Homework gives elementary students a way to practice concepts, but too much can be harmful, experts say.

Prison Education Programs: What to Know

Published 03/08/2022 03:31 PM

Prison education programs lower recidivism rates and increase employment opportunities post-release.

What to Know About 'Grow Your Own' Teacher Programs

Published 03/02/2022 08:08 PM

Recruiting teachers locally can ease staffing shortages and increase workforce diversity.

10 Job Search Tips for College Seniors

Published 02/16/2022 03:12 PM

Students can look to their college's career center for help with resumes, interviews and negotiations.

The SAT is Changing: Here's What to Know

Published 02/07/2022 02:52 PM

SAT changes include a new digital format, shorter test time and an embedded graphing calculator.

Support for Parents Attending College: What to Know

Published 01/24/2022 03:09 PM

Child care costs, time constraints and financial insecurity can hinder a parent's ability to finish college.

2022 U.S. News Best Online Programs Rankings

Published 01/12/2022 07:12 PM

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Hybrid Classes in College: What to Know

Published 12/13/2021 05:44 PM

As higher education adapts to fit students' needs during COVID-19, more schools offer hybrid learning options.

What You Need to Know About Google Career Certificates

Published 05/03/2021 10:12 PM

Google Career Certificates could help you prepare for a tech sector job.

Agile Scrum: What Scrum Is and How it Works

Published 04/20/2021 10:19 PM

Teams and organizations can thrive with an Agile Scrum approach.

What You Need to Know About Agile Methodologies

Published 03/22/2021 02:56 PM

Agile methods can transform the way you work.

Everything You Need to Know About Tableau Certification

Published 03/11/2021 07:46 PM

Certifications can demonstrate your knowledge of Tableau software and might help you land a job or a raise.

Everything You Need to Know About Cisco Certifications and Learning Paths

Published 02/26/2021 09:10 PM

A Cisco certification can help you become more skilled and marketable in your technical career.

How to Start Learning React: A U.S. News Guide

Published 02/23/2021 07:22 PM

If you’re considering learning React and JavaScript, this guide can help you get started.

Everything You Need to Know About Six Sigma Certifications: A U.S. News Guide

Published 02/12/2021 10:34 PM

Earning a Six Sigma certification can boost your problem-solving skills.

Free and Paid Online Resources to Start Learning HTML and CSS

Published 02/09/2021 02:54 PM

Learn HTML and CSS online for free, and use them to create webpages or move up in your career.

Everything You Need to Know About AWS Certifications: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/29/2020 08:18 PM

An AWS certification could help you advance, depending on your job.

What You Need to Know About CRM Software Training and Certification: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/29/2020 06:03 PM

CRM training and certification are increasingly in demand. Here’s why and how to become certified.

What You Need to Know About the Google IT Support Professional Certificate

Published 12/29/2020 05:35 PM

Learn how the Google IT Support certificate can launch your IT career.

PMP Certifications: What You Need to Know to Succeed – A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/23/2020 06:55 PM

The exam is tough, even for experienced project managers.

IBM Data Science Professional Certificate: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/21/2020 09:50 PM

An IBM Data Science Professional Certificate can put you on the path to working in data science.

How to Learn French: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/21/2020 07:55 PM

Learn French to improve your communication skills and cultural knowledge.

How to Start Learning Java: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/18/2020 07:56 PM

Learning Java can help aspiring developers understand the foundations of programming because of the language’s wide usage and functionality.

How to Learn Russian : A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/16/2020 08:42 PM

Russian ranks as a difficult language to learn for English speakers, but immersing yourself can be a big help.

What to Know About Pluralsight

Published 12/15/2020 08:35 PM

Pluralsight users can improve their tech skills and workflow through video courses, assessments and analytics.

Cybersecurity Certifications – What You Need to Know: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/15/2020 05:28 PM

Take a look at popular cybersecurity certifications and their requirements.

Scrum Master Certification: Everything You Need to Know

Published 12/11/2020 10:07 PM

Get a Scrum master certification to broaden your professional opportunities.

A Beginner’s Guide to Social Media Marketing: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/09/2020 09:25 PM

Learn social media marketing to build your online presence.

How I Learned R: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/09/2020 03:38 PM

Learn R by solving problems.

How to Learn to Code: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/09/2020 02:26 PM

Learn to code online using courses, practice lessons, community guidance and a lot of tinkering.

Learn Japanese: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/07/2020 06:09 PM

Start learning Japanese today with these tips.

How I Learned C#: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/04/2020 02:35 PM

You can build almost anything after you learn C#. But first, pick a manageable task and tackle it head-on.

How to Learn Python: A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/23/2020 07:04 PM

If you want to learn Python, a number of free or low-cost resources can help you get started.

Learn German: A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/23/2020 02:58 PM

Here’s a beginner’s guide on how to learn German.

What Data Analysis Is and the Skills Needed to Succeed

Published 11/23/2020 01:51 PM

Use the tools and techniques of data analysis to make sense of mountains of information.

What to Know About Udacity

Published 11/20/2020 05:41 PM

Udacity’s courses and nanodegree programs focus on technology and innovation.

What Data Visualization Is and How to Get Started In This Field

Published 11/17/2020 04:29 PM

You don’t need a data science or business analysis degree to learn data visualization.

How to Get a Microsoft Office Certification: A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/13/2020 09:25 PM

A Microsoft Office Certification tells employers that you’re skilled at using Microsoft applications.

Learn Statistics to Unlock Data and Analytics Career Opportunities

Published 11/13/2020 05:34 PM

There are many ways to learn statistics for data and analytics careers.

What to Know About LinkedIn Learning

Published 11/12/2020 05:12 PM

LinkedIn Learning users can take video-based courses to learn in-demand job skills.

How to Start Learning C++: A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/11/2020 02:45 PM

A wealth of resources can help you learn C++, one of the most popular programming languages.

What Business Analytics Is and How to Get Started in This Field

Published 11/10/2020 04:41 PM

Learning business analytics could help you make better decisions for your business.

Learn Tableau to Jump-Start Your Data and Visualization Projects: A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/06/2020 05:36 PM

Learning Tableau could boost your career prospects.

What to Know About MasterClass

Published 11/05/2020 10:32 PM

MasterClass courses are delivered by renowned artists and masters of their craft.

How to Learn English : A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/05/2020 09:30 PM

You have plenty of options for learning English, regardless of how you hope to use the language.

How to Learn Machine Learning A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/02/2020 06:42 PM

These resources can help you learn machine learning at a beginner, intermediate and advanced level.

Become a Full-Stack Developer: How I Did It

Published 10/30/2020 09:45 PM

Full-stack developers build software and have a firm grip on front-end and back-end services.

Quickstart Guide to Learn QuickBooks

Published 10/30/2020 09:14 PM

Learn QuickBooks to land a job in accounting, start a bookkeeping service or manage your own small business.

Top Business Skills for Success on the Job

Published 10/29/2020 06:55 PM

Improving your business skills will help you succeed in your career.

What to Know About edX

Published 10/29/2020 05:34 PM

EdX offers online degrees and certificate programs.

How to Learn Korean: A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/23/2020 09:13 PM

Here’s a beginner’s guide on how to learn Korean.

What to Know About Udemy

Published 10/23/2020 09:08 PM

Udemy users can take online courses on a variety of subjects or teach courses of their own.

How to Learn SEO: A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/23/2020 04:33 PM

Learn how to use search engines like Google to optimize your content.

How to Become an Interior Designer: A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/16/2020 09:36 PM

Learning how to become an interior designer can enable you to use your creativity in your career.

How to Learn Finance as a Beginner: A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/16/2020 07:07 PM

Find out how to learn finance to launch your career in this field.

How to Learn Chinese : A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/15/2020 09:18 PM

Learning Chinese could help advance your career.

How to Become a Web Developer: A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/13/2020 04:19 PM

Learn modern web development practices and choose an area of expertise.

What to Know About Coursera

Published 09/16/2020 09:23 PM

Coursera users can earn professional certificates or even college degrees online.

How to Learn JavaScript: A U.S. News Guide

Published 09/02/2020 02:36 PM

This collection of resources can help you learn JavaScript at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

How to Learn Excel: A U.S. News Guide

Published 08/28/2020 02:30 PM

Learn Excel with free resources and paid courses to go from beginner to superuser.

What to Know About K-12 Online Schools

Published 08/27/2020 08:22 PM

K-12 online schools might be a good option for some families during the 2020-2021 school year.

How to Learn Product Management: A U.S. News Guide

Published 08/11/2020 10:26 PM

Learn how to become a product manager and advance in your career.

Coronavirus and Schools: What Parents Should Know for the Fall

Published 08/06/2020 03:58 PM

Planning and flexibility are key as students go back to school.

Find an Online Tutor

Published 07/24/2020 09:26 PM

Online tutoring can give your student structure if school has moved online.

How to Learn SQL: A U.S. News Guide

Published 07/24/2020 07:09 PM

You don’t have to be a programmer to learn SQL for datasets.

How to Learn Digital Marketing: A U.S. News Guide

Published 07/14/2020 08:58 PM

Learn digital marketing for a variety of platforms and choose a type to specialize in.

How to Learn Graphic Design: A U.S. News Guide

Published 07/07/2020 04:02 PM

Learn graphic design skills online and gain practical experience while creating portfolio pieces.

Online Summer Classes Discounted for Coronavirus

Published 06/24/2020 05:01 PM

These online platforms provide classes like Introduction to Computer Science and The Science of Well-Being for free or at a low cost.

How to Learn Data Science: A U.S. News Guide

Published 06/04/2020 06:11 PM

An array of free and low-cost classes allow you to learn data science skills on your own time.

Project Management Courses: A U.S. News Guide

Published 05/27/2020 08:30 PM

Courses in project management prepare you for certifications that differentiate you from your peers.

Find an ACT Tutor

Published 05/21/2020 07:54 PM

Find an ACT tutor who will give your student the confidence and strategies to succeed.

Find an SAT Tutor

Published 05/21/2020 07:15 PM

Free SAT test prep options are available, but some parents may opt to hire a tutor to help their child study.

How to Learn Spanish: A U.S. News Guide

Published 05/15/2020 10:41 PM

Find the best way to learn Spanish for your budget and learning style.

Finding a High School Tutor

Published 05/12/2020 06:38 PM

Discover how to find the right high school tutor for your student. Explore in-home, online & free services to help make the right decision. Learn more.

Financial Literacy for College Students

Published 04/15/2020 08:32 PM

Improve your financial literacy while in college. Learn how to budget, pick up the basics of credit, saving and investing.

College Road Trip: Indiana

Published 08/13/2010 07:50 PM

College Road Trip: California

Published 08/13/2010 07:40 PM

College Road Trip: Georgia

Published 08/13/2010 07:11 PM

Improving Instruction on Instruction in Education Grad Schools

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

Few schools prepare teachers for life in the classroom, research shows.

The New Doctors in the House

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

How nurses are evolving into far bigger roles at hospitals.

Bringing Better Health to Rural America

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

The nation's small towns need more physicians, and med schools aim to fill the gap.

The Science Rankings Methodology

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

How we rank graduate programs in the sciences

Business School: Teaching More Than Work Ethic

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

Tomorrow's corporate leaders are learning business skills and social values at B-schools.

The Business School Rankings Methodology

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

How we rank graduate business schools

Bitten by the Green Design Bug

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

Engineering students flock to sustainable design, and schools aim for green waters.

Colleges Where Need for Aid Can Hurt Admission Odds

Published 03/23/2010 03:22 PM

See which schools are most likely to admit and you and give you financial aid.

Government Helps Low-Income Grad Students Pay for School

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

Loans to be capped at 15 percent of income, and those entering public service may get loans forgiven.

Medical Schools Fight the War Against Disease

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

Epidemiologists go straight to the source, then sift their data one clue at a time.

Business Schools Look for Different Kinds of Students

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

Admissions offices are pursuing more women and minority candidates.

Aerospace Engineering Searches for New Talent

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

As more baby boomers reach retirement, demand for qualified graduates is on the rise.

Best Practices of State Bullying Policies

Published 12/16/2010 10:22 PM

Secretary Duncan issued a technical assistance memo highlighting key components of strong state bullying laws and policies.

New Board Members for Postsecondary Improvement Fund

Published 12/13/2010 03:27 PM

Secretary Duncan announced 13 new board members for the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE).

International Student Assessment

Published 12/07/2010 06:15 PM

"Being average in reading and science—and below average in math—is not nearly good enough," Secretary Duncan said in response to results from the Program for International Student Assessment.

Passage of the Child Nutrition Bill

Published 12/03/2010 11:52 AM

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act will "help schools fight our country's childhood obesity epidemic and give students access to the nutritional food they need to help them learn," Secretary Duncan said.

Grants to Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions

Published 11/23/2010 02:24 PM

ED announced grants to higher education institutions that serve Asian American and Pacific Islander students.

Assessment Board Members Named

Published 11/17/2010 04:09 PM

Secretary Duncan named six members of the National Assessment Governing Board, which oversees the Nation's Report Card.

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Published 11/16/2010 10:25 PM

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The dealer that sold the gun used in the Oxford High School shooting is being sued

Published 06/30/2022 12:47 AM

Four students were killed in the mass shooting in Michigan last November. Seven people were also injured, including a student whose parents are suing Acme Shooting Goods, the weapons dealer.

We asked 5 students: What inspired you to become a gun control activist?

Published 06/29/2022 11:01 AM

NPR spoke with high school and college students who have been impacted by gun violence, and are now working to make sure others won't be.

Arizona offers free college tuition to the state's Native students

Published 06/28/2022 03:55 PM

The University of Arizona joins schools in a number of other states in covering tuition and fees for tribal members, who have been less likely than other Americans to pursue higher education.

Debt relief for veterans who say they were cheated by for-profit colleges

Published 06/27/2022 09:09 PM

The government is settling a case that will grant billions in debt relief to students, many of them veterans, who say unscrupulous colleges cheated them into overpaying for useless degrees.

Texas law student talks about her current and future fight for abortion rights

Published 06/26/2022 02:13 PM

NPR's Elissa Nadworny speaks to Nikita Mhatre, co-president of a student chapter of the advocacy group If/When/How, about students mobilizing for abortion rights.

These college students talked to NPR about applying to schools. Now they've graduated

Published 06/26/2022 01:04 PM

NPR's Elissa Nadworny speaks with recent college graduates McKenna Hensley, Justice Benjamin and Johnny Dang about their hopes for the future and attending college during a pandemic.

Biden's Title IX reforms would roll back Trump-era rules, expand victim protections

Published 06/23/2022 05:08 PM

The administration proposed an overhaul of regulations to expand protections for LGBTQI+ students and require schools to respond to all sexual discrimination complaints.

Ohio State gets approval to trademark 'The' for merchandise

Published 06/22/2022 10:03 PM

The school says it allows Ohio State to control use of "The" on branded products associated with and sold through athletics and collegiate channels, such as T-shirts, baseball caps and hats.

A small, growing group of survivors advises school leaders after mass shootings

Published 06/22/2022 10:04 AM

Frank DeAngelis was principal at Columbine High School in Colorado when 12 students and a teacher were killed there. He helps lead a group that offers aid and a sounding board after each fresh attack.

A man started his college degree in prison. Can he finish on the outside?

Published 06/22/2022 10:04 AM

Daniel Duron got a rare opportunity to work on his bachelor's degree while in prison. Early release means he'll have to finish his final semester as a college student on the outside.

6 things we've learned about how the pandemic disrupted learning

Published 06/22/2022 10:00 AM

As a third pandemic school year draws to a close, new research offers the clearest accounting yet of the pandemic's academic toll.

Getting a bachelor's degree in prison is rare. That's about to change

Published 06/21/2022 09:59 PM

Kenny Butler and Daniel Duron worked toward their degrees while in prison. Their journey could become more common with Pell grants becoming available to incarcerated people.

Supreme Court rules Maine tuition assistance program must cover religious schools

Published 06/21/2022 04:57 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 along ideological lines that Maine's tuition assistance program must cover religious schools.

Supreme Court rules Maine's tuition assistance program must cover religious schools

Published 06/21/2022 03:43 PM

The 6-3 opinion, which was along ideological lines, invalidates provisions in 37 state constitutions that ban the direct or indirect use of taxpayer money in religious schools.

1 man is determined to break the cycle and not end up back in prison

Published 06/21/2022 10:12 AM

Daniel Duron changed his life by earning his bachelor's degree behind bars. His path will be more available next year, when people in federal and state prisons will once again qualify for Pell grants.

Texas woman accused in cyclist death arrested in Costa Rica

Published 06/30/2022 04:57 PM

Trump's 'girth would prevent him from actually getting to the steering wheel' of his SUV, former Secret Service agent says: 'I don't see this president ever being able to do that. Ever'

Published 06/29/2022 09:00 PM

This Vermont ski resort is changing its name in the interest of mental health

Published 06/30/2022 12:31 PM

'The worst version' of COVID is spreading. Can we update our vaccines in time?

Published 06/30/2022 02:19 PM

Chinese father breaks down after son he tutored daily for a year scores a 6/100 on math exam

Published 06/29/2022 12:18 AM

Carnival cruise brawl caught on camera broke out over alleged cheating, passenger says

Published 06/29/2022 08:52 PM

Researchers caution beachgoers ahead of white shark season

Published 06/29/2022 08:30 PM

Salmonella found in world's biggest chocolate plant

Published 06/30/2022 09:21 AM

The term 'no look handshake' is trending on Twitter after Biden was seen shaking hands with South Korea's president without making eye contact

Published 06/30/2022 10:08 AM

Toddler shares sweet moment with dog

Published 06/30/2022 04:35 PM

Ex-Aide Releases Melania Trump's Revealing 1-Word Text Message From Jan. 6

Published 06/29/2022 09:39 AM

Police warn of rise in car thefts of two particular car brands. Is yours one of them?

Published 06/30/2022 03:13 PM

Filmmaker who gave footage to Jan. 6 committee: Trump is 'dangerous,' living in 'cloud cuckoo land'

Published 06/30/2022 12:56 AM

2 migrants who died in a sweltering Texas truck were 'excited' to travel to the US so they could finally build their mom a house, their devastated mother said

Published 06/30/2022 04:57 PM

An American Airlines passenger drove to Denver airport to rebook his seats after the airline's customer-service center left him on hold for nearly 4 hours

Published 06/30/2022 11:45 AM

Spit, 'disrespect' arrive at Wimbledon as tennis turns ugly

Published 06/28/2022 11:01 PM

Monica Lewinsky Drops Painfully Accurate Trump Meme After Bombshell Jan. 6 News

Published 06/29/2022 01:08 AM

Russian assault ship hits mine near Mariupol — Odesa Oblast authorities

Published 06/30/2022 02:35 PM

1955 warrant in Emmett Till case found, family seeks arrest

Published 06/29/2022 08:41 PM

Man arrested on flight to Orlando in sex abuse of minor, cops say. He offered an excuse

Published 06/29/2022 05:01 PM

I tried double cheeseburgers from 11 fast-food chains and the tastiest was also the best deal

Published 06/29/2022 06:18 PM

Five CT police officers on leave after New Haven man paralyzed in transport van ride

Published 06/29/2022 01:12 PM

One of the world's busiest airports has cancelled flights because it expects more passengers to turn up than it can safely handle

Published 06/30/2022 01:14 PM

Right-Wing Lawmaker's 'BEST' Trump Question Backfires Spectacularly On Twitter

Published 06/30/2022 09:54 AM

The story behind AP report that caused Trump to throw lunch

Published 06/28/2022 09:45 PM

Sonny Barger, leader of Hells Angels, dies at 83. See his life through the years.

Published 06/30/2022 05:53 PM

I ordered chicken tenders from 8 fast-food chains and the best were from a small chain

Published 06/30/2022 03:29 PM

Putin's economy is starting to show cracks, and Russian public opinion could soon follow

Published 06/29/2022 07:04 PM

Video shows officer hit unarmed Kennedale man 16 times with flashlight in face: lawsuit

Published 06/29/2022 11:00 AM

Stephen Colbert's Jaw Literally Drops After This 1 Line From Jan. 6 Testimony

Published 06/29/2022 08:32 AM

Buttigieg launches $1B pilot to build racial equity in roads

Published 06/30/2022 10:12 AM

Videos debunk Russia's lies about missile strike on Ukraine mall

Published 06/29/2022 02:29 PM

Bison gores man after charging family visiting Yellowstone National Park, rangers say

Published 06/29/2022 01:44 PM

Berlin prepares 'huge thermos' to help heat homes in winter

Published 06/30/2022 03:32 PM

Justice Neil Gorsuch fumes that the Supreme Court 'failed' to 'honor this Nation's promises' as it rolled back tribal authority in Oklahoma

Published 06/29/2022 08:14 PM

Woman Pushing Stroller Shot Dead on New York City’s Upper East Side: Cops

Published 06/30/2022 02:46 AM

Nevada GOP governor candidate to pay for statewide recount

Published 06/30/2022 02:14 AM

Attorney Gives Rep. Jim Jordan A Scathing Personal Lesson In Hearsay

Published 06/29/2022 05:01 AM

The CEO who decluttered Bed Bath and Beyond's stores is out. We visited one location to see what the transformed shopping experience looks like.

Published 06/29/2022 02:49 PM

Football hero's killer can't be re-tried for murder

Published 06/29/2022 08:36 PM

Hikers had no gear on cold Colorado trail because it’s ‘so hot in Texas,’ officials say

Published 06/29/2022 04:28 PM

The House Republican who led a rioter on a tour the day before the January 6 attack could lead the committee overseeing Capitol security

Published 06/29/2022 05:25 PM

Personal info on California gun owners wrongly made public

Published 06/30/2022 01:00 AM

Teens target racist abuse at women in Muslim attire in Scotland

Published 06/28/2022 09:27 PM

‘Kimmel’ Host Chelsea Handler Names & Shames ‘Biggest MAGA Moron Ever Elected’

Published 06/30/2022 05:05 AM

Caspian nations reaffirm pledge to keep foreign armies out

Published 06/29/2022 05:00 PM

Putin Should Be Very Worried About Ukraine’s New Kamikaze Drone

Published 06/30/2022 10:06 AM

‘It ripped my heart out:’ Police chief comforts crying child after family member arrested

Published 06/29/2022 07:07 PM

A Right-Wing Media Melee About Trump?

Published 06/30/2022 02:42 PM

Conservatives tossed out Roe v. Wade. Now some are pressuring the GOP to soften its resistance to financially supporting families or risk a 'severe' backlash.

Published 06/29/2022 05:16 PM

Wales summer holidays could be cut to four weeks

Published 06/30/2022 11:00 AM

One teaching union says there are "many more pressing issues that need attention".

Mental health negatively affecting almost half of UK students, according to study

Published 06/29/2022 01:44 AM

A charity is calling for better support for students, after finding high numbers seeking support.

Wilfred Owen and Philip Larkin GCSE removal 'cultural vandalism'

Published 06/24/2022 03:08 PM

The poets are not part of a new GCSE poetry anthology drawn up by an exam board.

Oswestry GCSE pupils get teaching assistant to sit exam

Published 06/30/2022 01:56 PM

Rob Howell said he sat chemistry after students questioned his understanding of their anxieties.

Sheffield Hallam: Sherwood writer's concern over uni's English Lit course move

Published 06/28/2022 04:57 PM

The writer of Sherwood criticises the suspension of Sheffield Hallam's English Literature degree.

LGBT awards: Adele Roberts named role model of the year

Published 06/24/2022 10:02 PM

The Radio 1 presenter receives "role model" award for opening up the conversation around bowel cancer.

Teachers' pay warning over NI industrial action

Published 06/28/2022 07:09 AM

It is claimed union members taking action short of strike may be in "breach of contract".

Mitchell House: The special school founded from whiskey

Published 06/24/2022 06:27 AM

Whiskey and education do not normally mix but the spirit is central to one special schools' story.

How Sandwell is encouraging families to embrace exercise

Published 06/22/2022 06:55 AM

Sandwell is reversing the trend of having the least active residents - and it's hugely paying off.

Cost of living crisis: Concerns over impact on students

Published 06/16/2022 06:02 AM

Students say they have become anxious about their future because of the cost of living crisis.

How a family of 14 is coping with rising costs

Published 06/26/2022 09:36 AM

Mother of 12, Zoe Sullivan, explains how she cuts costs as her family's energy and fuel bills double.

A-level and GCSE exams: What happens to your papers?

Published 06/28/2022 12:01 AM

Exam season is coming to an end this week for many students and millions of papers will be examined.

Children learn sign language to support classmate

Published 06/27/2022 07:16 PM

Pupils at Omagh Integrated Primary School inspire emergency services to learn new skill.

Drone test for delivering school meals

Published 06/17/2022 03:08 PM

A Scottish council is trailing delivering meals to more remote schools by drone.

Newcastle Hotspur Primary bans vehicles from drop-off area

Published 06/15/2022 06:19 AM

Some parents welcomed the move but others worry it will take longer to get their children to class.

Writing a book in a day to get more kids reading

Published 06/14/2022 12:30 AM

South African charity Book Dash is creating children's books in super-fast time.

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