Education

UC San Diego ranked 9th among nation’s best public schools

University of California San Diego has once again grabbed one of the top 10 spots on the list of the nation’s best public schools, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings report.

The 2016 edition of Best Colleges ranked UC San Diego 9th among the nation’s best public... read more

California lawmakers urge UC to act against anti-Semitism

California State Assembly on Monday approved a measure urging the University of California (UC) to denounce all forms of anti-Semitism.

Some pro-Israel groups and Jewish people have been pressing UC authorities to take up the U.S. State Department's definition of anti-Semitism, which... read more

Activists file petition to remove D.W. Griffith’s name from L.A. middle school

Activists have launched a petition to remove the name of famous Hollywood director David Wark Griffith from a middle school campus in East Los Angeles, California.

The petition is part of a wide-ranging effort by activists to remove all names associated with the Confederacy from public... read more

UC campuses admit fewer California residents for the fall

University of California has accepted fewer state high school students as freshmen for the fall but the number of new students from outside the state and abroad has jumped again, UC officials announced on Thursday.

According to data released by UC officials, a total of 92,324 high school... read more

Apollo Education stock declines after enrollments nosedive

Apollo Education Group stock suffered a major blow as the for-profit University of Phoenix reported massive decline in student enrollments. The stock declined 28 percent to close at $20.04, marking the biggest loss in a single day since the listing on the stock markets. The University of Phoenix... read more

Arne Duncan aims to improve Education Sector

United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has been considered as the most powerful education secretary. On Monday, during a speech at a D. C. school, Duncan said that he has an aim improve education sector by maintaining standardized tests in grades three through eight in high school.... read more

U-M Flint students celebrate graduation at Perani Arena

The University of Michigan-Flint on Sunday organized commencement ceremony at Perani Arena, where as many as 360 students celebrated their graduation degrees.

Activities at the ceremony included speeches from some new graduates as well as alumnus like Todd Rowden, a graduated from the... read more

Civic leaders form coalition to fix Detroit’s schools

Nearly three dozen civic and community leaders on Thursday joined forces to form a coalition to improve education for all Detroit students.

The Coalition for the Future of Detroit Schoolchildren includes leaders from diverse fields, including education, business, religion and community.... read more

UM students report 129 incidents of sexual misconduct in 12 months

In a first of its kind report released this week, the University of Michigan revealed that 129 incidents of sexual misconduct were reported by students in the last 12 months.

Of those alleged incidents, 68 cases were sexual assaults, while 34 were sexual harassment. Eighteen reports were... read more

More Number of International Students Coming to Study in Washington

On Monday, the Institute of International Education (IIE) released a data that highlights the popularity of Washington State. An impressive rise of 11% has been witnessed in the number of international students in Washington from 2011-12 to 2012-13.

Over the four years, the number has... read more

West Virginia University Suspends Fraternities and Sororities Activities

Police and school officials said on Thursday that West Virginia University has suspended all activities by campus fraternities and sororities because a student was found without a pulse at a fraternity house.

Ed Preston, the police chief of Morgantown, where the school is located, 75... read more

Astronauts attend ‘Apollo at Apollo’ at High School

Seven astronauts of Apollo mission attended an event at St. Cloud's Apollo High School to share a message of inspiration and help launch a technology that could be useful in space. The event was named 'Apollo at Apollo'. It was the vision of John Pederson, Apollo High School graduate. According... read more

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