New York State Teachers Union Elects First Female President, Karen Magee

The New York state teachers union has elected its first female president. Karen Magee, an elementary and special education teacher, is the new head of the...

Liberty University Issues Statement Clarifying that it “is Not Involved in any Cooperative Venture...

From the Liberty University News Service: Liberty University is not partnering with Benny Hinn. Liberty transferred the operations of Liberty Home Bible Institute, a non-accredited biblical...

Does Being an Overweight Professor or Teacher Affect Perceptions In The Classroom?

In the United States, fat-shaming and fat-phobia are as American as apple pie. While the Black community is more likely to embrace obesity as curvy,...

19-Year-Old Student at the University of Arizona Dies After Falling from a Tower

Police say a University of Arizona student died after falling from a roof-top structure at a residence hall Friday morning. Police said 19-year-old freshman Michael...

Morgan State University Professor, Manoj Kumar Jha, Faces 60 Years for Fraud

A Morgan State University professor was convicted Tuesday in connection with a scheme to defraud the National Science Foundation and his students. Manoj Kumar Jha,...

Rep. John Lewis to Address University of Maryland Eastern Shore Graduates

Rep. John R. Lewis will deliver the commencement address May 16 at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s spring 2014 graduation exercises. Lewis joins a...

Georgia School District Holds First Official Integrated Prom

A Georgia school district is just holding its first racially integrated prom. This past weekend, Wilcox County High School in Rochelle sponsored a prom for both...

Lady June Cole, Allen University’s New President, Has Set Firm Goals and Sparks Energy...

The interim president of Allen University has set some determined goals for the small, historically black school that sits at Harden and Taylor streets,...

Thousands of Soldiers Returning from Combat are Heading Back to College

After five years in the Marines, including a tour in Afghanistan in which he saw buddies die in combat, Andrew Kispert found going back to college...

Texas Christian University Surprises 11 DeSoto, TX Students with Scholarships

In just the fifth year of participating in the thirteen-year old program, DeSoto High School students are proving their worth to the Texas Christian...

New Jersey Teen Who Sued Parents to Pay for Tuition Now Going to College...

The New Jersey teen who filed suit against her parents to make them pay for her tuition and other education fees announced on Wednesday...

More U.S. Schools Are Checking Students for Obesity

The Chula Vista school district not only measures the academic progress of Marina Beltran's second-grader, it also measures her son's body fat. Every two years,...

Miami Heat to Give Away $25,000 in Scholarships to Local Florida Students

The Miami Heat and BankUnited are offering $25,000 in scholarship funds to high school seniors attending Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe or Palm Beach schools. Scholarship applications are available each...

St. Paul’s College in Virginia Sees Hope in April 9 Sale

The St. Paul’s College campus and the 35 buildings on its roller-coaster grounds are for sale in hopes it can continue to educate young...

DC Student, Avery Coffey, Has Received College Offers from Harvard, Princeton, Yale, the University...

Last week, the nation heard about 18-year-old Chad Thomas, a senior at Booker T. Washington Senior High in Miami, who received 150 scholarship offers for...

17-Year-Old New Jersey High School Student Suspended for Flying Confederate Flag on Truck

A New Jersey high school student says he was suspended from school after refusing to remove a Confederate flag on his truck. Gregory Vied, 17,...

Whistleblower says the University of North Carolina Put Athletes in Classes that Never Met...

The academic scandal whistleblower at the University of North Carolina has brought forth hard evidence of her claims that athletes were enrolled in false...

Ball State University President Meets with Indiana Lawmakers After Prohibiting Teaching of Intelligent Design

Ball State University's president is planning to meet with four conservative Indiana legislators who have questioned her decision to prohibit the teaching of intelligent...

Tennessee Lawmakers Pass Law Protecting the Right of Students to Express Their Religious Beliefs

State lawmakers approved legislation Monday meant to ensure students can express their religious views at school. Senators voted 32-0 to pass the Religious Viewpoints Antidiscrimination Act,...

Richard C. Levin, Former President of Yale University, to Become CEO of Online Education...

Richard C. Levin, who stepped down as president of Yale University in June, will next month become the chief executive of Coursera, a California-based...