Cyberattack on Penn State college said to have…

Pennsylvania State University said on Friday that two cyberattacks at its College of Engineering, including one in 2012 that originated in China, compromised servers containing information on about 18,000 people. Penn State, a major developer…

DREAM Act fails in New York, but movement…

Federal versions of the DREAM Act have long stalled in Congress, but more modest versions have passed in an increasing number of states. NEW YORK — Plans to extend financial aid to undocumented college students…

Titanic news: Obama to announce changes for student…

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the National League of Cities annual Congressional City Conference in Washington, March 9, 2015. CREDIT: REUTERS/JONATHAN ERNST (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is slated to speak to students…

Are barely trained teachers just as good as…

The schools of education not only have a poor academic reputation but emphasize rote memorization and conformity to the orthodoxy. That’s not a recipe for attracting our brightest minds.  Teach for America participant Elizabeth Venechuk…

Exclusive- Does decriminalization work?

Or does replacing jail time with fines just mean more people get punished? Just because an offense is labeled “non-arrestable” doesn’t mean people aren’t getting arrested for it. Doug Menuez After three decades of watching…

Ex-teacher resentenced to prison for raping teen

Stacey Rambold at his Aug. 26, 2013, sentencing in Billings, Mont.(Photo: Paul Ruhter, The Billings Gazette/AP) A former Montana high-school teacher convicted of raping a 14-year-old student was resentenced Friday to 10 years in prison…