Do teachers get tenure for breathing? NYC teachers say no, mayor says system will change

Teacher tenure for breathing? NYC says no longer

APNewsBreak: Charter School Growth Fund aims to raise $160M for starting new schools

APNewsBreak: Charter school group to raise $160M

Bush Institute’s first initiative focuses on improving performance of school principals

Bush Institute launches initiative for principals

Obama presses for longer school year, ouster of underperforming teachers, to improve education

Obama presses for longer school years

WASHINGTON — Barely into the new school year, President Barack Obama issued a tough-love message to students and teachers on Monday: Their year in the classroom should be longer, and poorly performing teachers should get out.

Texas ed board adopts resolution calling for textbook publishers to limit references to Islam

Texas ed board adopts resolution limiting Islam

LA names new school built on toxic soil site for environmentalists Al Gore, Rachel Carson

LA environmental school site in toxic soil cleanup

A day of racial violence at South Philadelphia High School changes a student _ and the school

Racial violence changes student _ and school

Texas Tech AD who brought in Hall of Famer Knight, oversaw contentious Leach spat, retiring

AD who brought Knight to Texas Tech is retiring

Atlanta schools latest in string of test cheating scandals across nation

Atlanta latest in string of cheating scandals

Quinnipiac University’s Title IX plan keeps cheerleading, volleyball, adds women’s rugby

Quinnipiac adds women’s rugby under Title IX plan

Former Colombian President Uribe accepts scholar post at Georgetown University

Colombian ex-president to teach at Georgetown U

In last-minute sprint for votes, Sen. Bennet defends pension deal as Denver schools chief

Bennet defends pension deal in sprint for votes

Bennet defends Denver schools’ complex pension deal after report says it’s costing millions

Report: Bennet-backed pension deal costs millions

White supremacist files to run for Southern California school board seat

White supremacist running for Calif. school board

Despite facing budget cuts and layoffs, Milwaukee teachers fight for taxpayer-funded Viagra

Milwaukee teachers fight for Viagra drug coverage

Moderate Republicans help Senate jobs bill over key hurdle

U.S. President Barack Obama joins Martha Coakley
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Pat Haden to replace embattled Southern California athletic director Mike Garrett

Garrett out, Haden in as USC athletic director

NC protesters march, prepare for showdown over school board decision; call it ‘resegregation’

1K NC protesters march over school busing decision

After years of quiet integration, new school board’s plans leave town on edge

Fear of ‘resegregation’ fuels unrest in NC

Montana school’s elementary sex ed plan draws outrage from parents

Helena school board gets earful on sex ed proposal

Coming soon to campus near you: Schools raise cash through Hollywood filming

Calif. schools seek Hollywood deals to raise cash

New complaint alleges Ohio psychologist had role in Guantanamo detainee abuse

Ohio psychologist faces Guantanamo abuse claim

Forget grade levels, districts like Kansas City want students to master skills to advance

Forget grade levels, KC schools try something new

Mass. district to clarify policy after complaints grade schoolers would have access to condoms

No condoms for grade schoolers, Mass. schools say

Republicans scrap plan for general who cast war in religious terms to testify against Kagan

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GOP to spotlight Harvard military recruitment controversy in Kagan’s Supreme Court hearings

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School board chair says Massachusetts town will reconsider allowing condoms for all kids

Massachusetts town to rethink school condom policy

Chancellor: Kansas hiring new auditor to prevent more athletics problems after ticket scandal

KU hiring new auditor because of ticket scandal

APNewsBreak: Mass. governor objects to school district making condoms available to youngsters

APNewsBreak: Mass. governor objects to condom plan

Illegal immigrant families leave Arizona and its tough new law for other parts of US

Immigrant families leave Arizona and tough new law

Detroit school board chief resigns, accused of fondling himself in front of superintendent

Detroit school board chief resigns amid complaint

Gag order requested ahead of settlement talks in Ohio religion-in-classroom firing case

Settlement talks in Ohio school religion case

Big 12 Bounce Back: Conference survives attempted Pac-10 raid to play again with 10 members

Big 12 bounces back, lives to play again

AUSTIN, Texas — Staring at extinction, the Big 12 is once again in play.

Job outlook brightens slightly for new grads; teachers, nurses struggle to start careers

Job outlook brightens for new grads _ just barely

Conn. school board votes to appeal court ruling against high school graduations at church

Conn. school board to appeal church grad ruling

School board votes not to appeal federal court ruling barring graduations at Conn. church

Appeal dropped in Conn. church graduations case

Slash and Learn: American high school students get a harsh lesson in recession economics

High school students face hard lesson in economics

States join to establish ‘Common Core’ standards for high school graduation