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A Little More Education, a Little Longer Life?

It's graduation season, and new research offers yet another reason to congratulate someone who has completed at least nine years of education: They're likely to live longer.

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Higley Ariz. School District Growth Results in $2 Million Boost

Higley Unified School District officials were able to increase this year's budget by close to $2 million mainly because of the largest student growth the district has had in years.

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Ohio School District Has Teens Watch 'Bully' Film

About 9,000 Cincinnati Public School students are seeing an anti-bullying documentary that stirred debate over its initial rating restricting children under 17 from seeing it without an adult.

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The End of Public Education in Philadelphia

If the School Reform Commission and Chief Recovery Officer Thomas Knudsen have their way, we may witness the end of public education in Philadelphia.

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Feds: Wis. Proposal for Education Waiver Lacking

Wisconsin's application for flexibility under the federal No Child Left Behind law is at risk of being denied, according to a federal review that found the state's proposal for holding schools accountable vague and deficient.

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Immigrants Find Education, Hope at Kansas City East High School

Of course it would take monstrous forces to drive families from their homelands.

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College Costs Weighing Down a Generation With Student Debt

On Sunday, The New York Times introduced the series “Degrees of Debt,” which examines “the implications of soaring college costs and the indebtedness of students and their families.”

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1 in 3 Autistic Students Have No College Education Nearly a Decade After High School

A new study found one in three young adults with autism had no post-secondary education or employment in the years after graduating from high school.

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State Board of Education Splits Vote on Clayton Valley High Waiver

The financial impact of Clayton Valley High's charter conversion on the Mt. Diablo Unified School District has become a test case for the California State Board of Education.

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Tennessee Sex Ed Ban

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has signed into law the controversial bill that would ban teachers from discussing any so-called gateway sexual activity in sex education courses.

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