Correction: Barr-Religious Broadcasters story

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a story Feb. 26, 2020, about the National Religious Broadcasters convention), The Associated ...
23:26 27 February 2022

On education, Sanders lauded for substance, knocked for cost

During the 2016 Democratic presidential race, when Bernie Sanders pushed making college free, it was seen as a radical i...
17:23 26 February 2022

Barr, DeVos speak at religious broadcasters forum

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos found an enthusiastic audience for her education policies a...
17:15 26 February 2022

Sanders would use wealth tax for universal child care, pre-K

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders has joined fellow progressive Elizabeth Warren in proposing that a “wealth tax” can fia...
11:06 24 February 2022

Coach on Bryant helicopter put “heart and soul” in teaching

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Christina Mauser poured her heart and soul into coaching and teaching physical education at the school where young Gianna and ...
23:22 27 January 2022

Warren vows to cancel college debt without awaiting Congress

WASHINGTON — Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren says she'd order her secretary of education to cancel up to $50,000 in college debt for about 95%...
14:00 14 January 2022

Football-making town sets record for most thrown at once

ADA, Ohio — An Ohio town long associated with the manufacturing of footballs has set a Guinness World Record for the most thrown at the same time.
14:44 28 December 2022

Hezbollah-backed professor to form new government in Lebanon

BEIRUT — A former education minister backed by the militant Hezbollah group and its allies was selected Thursday as Lebanon’s new prime minister to br...
22:10 19 December 2021

2019 Breakthrough Entertainer: A star-making year for Majors

NEW YORK — How is a great actor made? For Jonathan Majors, the 30-year-old breakout star of “The Last Black Man in San Francisco,” it started in drama...
18:23 19 December 2021

Mayor: Schools official who called Jews ‘brutes’ should quit

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — A New Jersey mayor on Tuesday said a school board member should quit over comments she made about the shooting at a kosher market ...
0:05 18 December 2021

Democratic hopefuls pledge more money for schools, teachers

PITTSBURGH — Democratic presidential candidates pledged to boost funding for public schools, increase teacher salaries and reduce college debt at a Sa...
22:12 14 December 2021

Anti-Semitism order raises tough issue of defining prejudice

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s order to expand the scope of potential anti-Semitism complaints on college campuses is raising the stakes of an al...
20:31 13 December 2021

US draws fewer new foreign students for 3rd straight year

A new report finds that the number of foreign students coming to U.S. universities continued to decrease last year.
5:03 18 November 2021

The Latest: Mainland Chinese students fleeing HK protests

HONG KONG — The Latest on the Hong Kong protests (all times local):
8:22 13 November 2021

AP-NORC poll: Many youths say high school diploma is enough

Although most young Americans believe in the value of higher education, many still consider a high school diploma alone to be enough for success, acco...
19:12 11 November 2021

Little Rock teachers to go on strike over district’s control

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Little Rock teachers will go on strike for one day this week over an Arkansas panel's decision to strip their collective bargainin...
18:06 11 November 2021

Strike-ending deal will shape Chicago schools for years

CHICAGO — Chicago teachers and more than 300,000 students affected by an 11-day strike returned to classrooms Friday and a tentative agreement that en...
18:52 1 November 2021

The Latest: Teachers pleased, relieved strike is over

CHICAGO — The Latest on Chicago Public Schools teachers' strike (all times local):
2:51 1 November 2021

American students’ performance lags on Nation’s Report Card

WASHINGTON — The latest Nation's Report Card is painting a dismal picture of math and reading achievement among American fourth and eighth graders des...
21:10 30 October 2021

DeVos held in contempt of court in loan forgiveness dispute

WASHINGTON — A federal judge has held Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in contempt of court for violating an order to stop collecting loans from thousa...
15:47 25 October 2021