NPR | Feb. 25, 2017
Our weekly recap of the latest national education news. Highlights: Betsy DeVos spoke to a major conservative gathering, and the College Board took steps to fight cheating.
OPB | Feb. 24, 2017
Portland school board members couldn't choose a superintendent finalist Friday as they had hoped. But they expect to announce one next week.
NPR | Feb. 24, 2017
Former Bennington College President Liz Coleman believes higher education is overly-specialized & complacent. She says we need to encourage students to ask bigger questions and take more risks.
Nation | Technology | Education | BusinessNPR | Feb. 24, 2017 10:40 a.m.
There's no prize money involved, although League of Legends maker Riot Games offers scholarships for the e-sports teams at Ohio State and competitors at other Big Ten campuses.
The daughter of poor immigrants, Dresselhaus became science royalty for her work with carbon materials. Along the way she opened opportunities for female scientists that didn't exist when she started.
Gloucester County, Va., is embroiled in a battle over transgender restrooms. The case of one of its high school students is slated to be argued before the Supreme Court next month.
The number of English language learners in public schools is nearing 5 million. Many are struggling academically, despite well-intentioned efforts to help them learn English.
Nation | Technology | Education | ScienceNPR | Feb. 23, 2017 7 a.m.
For the first African-American woman in space, her path to spaceflight and beyond includes trying to pave the way for more girls of color to follow in her footsteps.
The Washington Legislature has reached a milestone in its court-ordered quest to amply fund schools. Both chambers have now passed education funding plans.
In 1962, the University of Mississippi was at the heart of the desegregation battle. More than 50 years later, a junior on campus talks race, belonging and his sense of pride in Mississippi.
The administration will not direct public schools to allow students to use facilities that match their gender identities. It notes the primary role of state and local districts in education policy.