Posted: 05/19/2013 - MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama community colleges are expanding their course offerings that prepare students to start and run their own businesses.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - House Republicans are looking at a student loan system that would give students lower interest rates in coming years but would cost students more over time.
Updated: 05/16/2013 - School administrators at a southeast Alabama high school have revoked some privileges for students after they held a brief sit-in to protest the dismissal of about a dozen teachers.
Posted: 05/15/2013 - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed an executive order implementing restrictions on a set of academic standards adopted by the state.
Posted: 05/15/2013 - During an investigation by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, it was found that there was sufficient evidence into claims of a teacher being involved in inappropriate conduct with students.
Posted: 05/13/2013 - Florida's 28 college presidents are earning millions in salaries and benefits, some of which are in apparent violation of state law.
Posted: 05/13/2013 - The schools Accountability Act, which will give tuition grants for students to transfer from failing schools, may not be in its final form.
Updated: 05/13/2013 - For the first time, students applying for federal financial aid won't be asked the name of their mother or father. Instead, the Department of Education is replacing the gender-specific terms with more generic ones officials said better reflect the changing nature of the American family.
Updated: 05/14/2013 - Officials in Tuscaloosa City Schools are considering a policy to randomly test students for drugs.
Posted: 05/07/2013 - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill to standardize annual evaluations for Georgia teachers and principals based, in part, on student performance.
Posted: 05/07/2013 - The chairman of the Senate Finance and Taxation-Education Committee says he will ask the Senate to approve a 2 percent raise for K-12 employees.
Posted: 05/07/2013 - An Alabama House committee has passed a bill that will allow school systems to hire trained resource officers to provide security in their schools and for the school system to pay for the cost of training and hiring the officers.