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Analysis: U.S. colleges have made huge endowment gains
Sat, 08 Sep 2012 23:40:22 GMT
In 2011, 74 U.S. schools had endowments of more than $1 billion, a huge gain over recession years, according to USA TODAY analysis.
Endowments fund dorms, salaries -- and sometimes tuition
Mon, 10 Sep 2012 03:08:00 GMT
Schools tend to use endowments for long-term plans and whatever will help attract students.
Famous nanny college accepts its first man
Fri, 07 Sep 2012 00:55:00 GMT
A famous British school that since 1892 has trained young women to be nannies has accepted its first "gentleman," The Telegraph reports.
FAMU suspends dance team over reported hazing
Wed, 05 Sep 2012 13:12:00 GMT
FAMU, still reeling from a drum major's death in a hazing ritual, has suspended a student dance team for alleged off-campus hazing.
More teachers green in the classroom
Wed, 05 Sep 2012 11:21:19 GMT
Although young, new teachers are more technologically savvy and grew up with standardized testing.
Should parents 'friend' their child's teacher?
Wed, 05 Sep 2012 11:22:26 GMT
An expert offers advice on navigating the Facebook waters.
New attendance push prized by students, educators
Mon, 03 Sep 2012 22:12:30 GMT
Educators across the nation are using creative strategies to convince students and parents that regular attendance matters.
Ex-basketball star Jalen Rose gives hope to Detroit students
Sun, 02 Sep 2012 22:47:28 GMT
The Jalen Rose Leadership Academy in Detroit offers low-income students hope.
Obama, GOP duel over rising college expenses
Sat, 01 Sep 2012 16:40:46 GMT
The different approaches to coping with rising college costs highlight one way that Obama and the GOP ticket are competing for young voters.
Nearly 900 districts to apply for Race to the Top
Fri, 31 Aug 2012 21:31:10 GMT
Nearly 900 school districts across the nation intend to apply for a slice of close to $400 million in grants.
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