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GOP Donor Questions His Support For Koch Network After Trump Criticism

Sunday, August 05, 2018

Speaking days after the Koch brothers' political network signaled it would distance itself from President Trump, a donor to the network says "it would be better for them to fall in line."


English Woman Exposed To Nerve Agent Dies

Sunday, July 08, 2018

Dawn Sturgess and a 45-year-old man became sick in Amesbury, England, just miles from the home of the former Russian spy exposed to Novichok in March.


Peach Wars: Southern States Spar Over Which Has The Most Juice

Friday, July 06, 2018

Which state really deserves the title of Peach State? The departments of agriculture in Georgia and South Carolina squared off on Twitter this week.


Stamp-Size Mistake Costs Postal Service $3.5 Million

Thursday, July 05, 2018

A Las Vegas sculptor's version of Lady Liberty mistakenly ended up on a U.S. Postal Service stamp. He won a lawsuit last week.


Richmond, Va., Panel Recommends Removing Jefferson Davis Statue

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

The commission released a lengthy report outlining its recommendations for the Confederate-era and other statues in the city that was the Confederacy's capital.


Scientists Capture First Birth Of A Planet

Monday, July 02, 2018

Photographs of a young planet orbiting a star provide useful information about how planets form and grow.


Court Ruling Changes Course For Teachers Unions; Calif. Sues Student Loan Collector

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Also this week, Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement raised questions about future Supreme Court decisions around education.


Gaming Addiction Disorder; White House Pitches Big Changes For Education Department

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Also in our weekly roundup of education news, the Federal Commission on School Safety met publicly to brainstorm ideas around how to make schools safer.


White House Proposes Merging Education And Labor Departments

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The pitch goes all-in on workforce development and imagines a mobile-first platform for student borrowers. It's part of a proposal to restructure federal government. Congress would have to approve.


DeVos On School Safety; A New Leader For Education's Civil Rights Office

Saturday, June 09, 2018

Also in our weekly education news roundup: controversy over New York City's elite high schools; and new moves by Apple to give parents control over what apps their kids are using.


To Raise Awareness For Climate Change, 50-Year-Old Makes Bid To Swim Across Pacific

Sunday, June 03, 2018

Ben Lecomte is the first person to try to swim across the Pacific Ocean. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to him from Choshi, Japan, before he departs to attempt the 5,500-mile journey.


A New Spelling Champion And Walmart Adds A College Option For Workers

Saturday, June 02, 2018

Also in our weekly education news roundup: The Santa Fe schools received funding for recovery, and a new study examines social and emotional learning at different ages.


Teachers Win At The Polls; DeVos Fields Questions On The Hill

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Democrats weren't satisfied with DeVos' answers at a congressional hearing. That and more, in our weekly roundup of education news.


DeVos Bypasses NYC Public Schools; For-Profit College Enforcement; NC Teachers Walk

Saturday, May 19, 2018

A school shooting in Texas, plus a new government report on university-hired consultants and student borrowers, in our weekly roundup of education news.


Single Mothers Balance Care And Coursework; New High School Rankings

Saturday, May 12, 2018

New research on measuring teacher prep programs and Starbucks' partnership with Arizona State University, all part of this week's education news roundup.


More Than Just A Job: Stories Of Teachers Who Deserve An A+

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

For many teachers, working with students is more than a full-time job. Here are three educators coming up with innovative solutions to the classroom challenges they face.


Arizona Teachers Head Back To School Without All Their Issues Addressed

Friday, May 04, 2018

Arizona teachers headed back to school Friday after a six-day walkout. On Thursday, the governor signed a new education funding bill. Walkouts across the country have started a national conversation about teacher pay.


Unionized Or Not, Teachers Struggle To Make Ends Meet, NPR/Ipsos Poll Finds

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Six in 10 teachers in our poll say they have worked a second job to pay the bills.


Teacher Walkouts: A State By State Guide

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The West Virginia teachers strike in mid-February started a movement. Here's a look at what the issues are and where it's spread, including Colorado, Arizona and Kentucky.


Teachers Share Anger, Frustration Over Grants Turned Into Loans

Monday, April 23, 2018

A federal program meant to encourage young teachers has, instead, saddled thousands of them with unexpected debts. "I was in shock," says Mikayla Rhone, a teacher in Nebraska.