Unlike annoying activists who pimp causes for fame, political fortune or to rid themselves of spiritual guilt, William Lockridge long championed the need to develop human capital.
The teachers at Central Falls High School struck a deal to get their jobs back last year after the entire staff had been fired in a radical, last-ditch attempt to raise student performance. However, if administrators thought the teachers would be grateful for a second chance, they were wrong.
Virginia's education department plans to tighten its textbook-review process after experts discovered a multitude of factual errors in state-approved history books.
The widow of the man who held a Florida school board at gunpoint and fired shots before killing himself says she still doesn't know why it happened.
Police said Wednesday that the ex-convict who held a Florida school board at gunpoint had been planning to do it for some time.
Best Buy Co. Inc. has settled a Connecticut lawsuit that accused it of advertising lower prices on some items on its website than at in-store kiosks, then overcharging customers at the stores.
The parents of a teenager are asking school officials to stop teachers from using a book that refers to Jesus Christ as a "wine-guzzling vagrant and precocious socialist."
Missouri lawmakers recently adopted a gender-neutral anti-bullying law, while the D.C. Council is considering legislation that adopts recommendations proposed by a gay rights group.
A Democratic congressional candidate says a Pennsylvania school district is playing politics by canceling an event headlined by Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.