When it came to pursuing a scientific career, Tasneem Essader encountered forces pulling her in and pushing her away: She drew inspiration from her mother’s work in chemistry, but initial discouragement from her engineer father, who thought she should do something else.
A new anti-voucher majority on a suburban Denver school district board prepared Monday to eliminate a program enacted by an earlier conservative-dominated board to help public school students attend secular and religious schools with taxpayer-funded vouchers.
Discussing economic class is tricky in America, but the working and middle classes face vastly different financial challenges than upper-income families, and the gaps are growing wider.
The only Roman Catholic university in Oklahoma will close at the end of the fall semester because of financial difficulties.
“The Rooster Bar” (Doubleday), by John Grisham John Grisham explores student loan debt and the sharks that profit from it in his latest novel, “The Rooster Bar.” Mark, Todd, Zola and Gordy are students at a mediocre law school that doesn’t produce many successful lawyers.
School workers in the nation’s largest city took home a half-billion dollars more last year than they did the previous year, with the biggest paycheck going to a teacher who hasn’t been in a classroom regularly since November 2011.
Bruno Mars is expanding his support of a Grammy scholarship for high school students.
The chairman of the Arizona Board of Regents says the board welcomes a lawsuit filed by Attorney General Mark Brnovich over steep increase in tuition.
Arizona’s attorney general is suing the state university system over its decision to keep providing lower in-state tuition rates for immigrants granted deferred deportation status.
American consumers borrowed more heavily in July, increasing their debt primarily in a category that includes auto and student loans.
Anna Ciacciarella put color-coded tape on all the desk lamps, mattress pads, notebooks and other dorm-room items as she and her three siblings prepared to move from the family home in Naugatuck to Quinnipiac University.
The Arizona Board of Regents says it won’t stop offering in-state tuition for eligible immigrants granted deferred deportation status despite threats of a lawsuit looming from the state’s attorney general.
The Arizona Board of Regents has scheduled a special meeting Thursday about a court decision involving the state’s largest community college district.
The state’s largest community college district will ask the Arizona Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling saying young immigrants granted deferred deportation status are not eligible for lower in-state college tuition.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other proponents of school voucher programs are praising a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that said a Lutheran church was wrongly denied a state grant for its preschool playground.
The Latest on the Supreme Court ruling for a Missouri church (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is praising a Supreme Court decision that found the state of Missouri violated the First Amendment by denying public money to a church for a playground solely because of its religious status.
After a year that started with the killings of two schoolmates, about 1,200 seniors are preparing to graduate from high schools in Brentwood, Long Island.
Chicago Public Schools says it has taken out a $275 million short-term loan so it can meet its obligations with the teachers’ pension fund by a June 30 deadline.
The Arizona Court of Appeals says young immigrants granted deferred deportation status under a program started by former President Barack Obama are not eligible for lower in-state college tuition.
The Lighthouse Christian Academy promises to provide an exemplary education, a caring atmosphere and service to God — but not for everyone.