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Kate McClintock, 12, left, Kate Green, 13, and Lilly Bond, 13, look at their smartphones at Lilly's home in Evanston, Ill. on Thursday, April 3, 2014. The friends are seventh-graders at Haven Middle School in Evanston, which has been at the center of a controversy over its dress code. (AP Photo/Martha Irvine)

Dress codes: Where should schools set limits?

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — They’re called leggings — popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others. Younger girls often wear them as pants with little fuss. But as those […]

04/16/2014

Graphic shows difference between new and old SAT college entrance exam.

College Board provides a glimpse of new SAT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anxious students — not to mention their parents — can get a heads-up for how the redesigned SAT might look in two years. Sample questions for the new version of the college-entrance […]

04/15/2014

University of Southern California

Grammy Museum partners with USC

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – USC was named the Grammy Museum’s first university affiliate today. As an affiliate, USC students and staff will have access to museum in downtown Los Angeles for educational purposes, curriculum resources, […]

04/15/2014

Developmental reading professor Naesea Price teaching a lesson on sentence and paragraph structure in a remedial English course at Baltimore City Community College in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Colleges seek to improve remedial programs

BALTIMORE (AP) — The odds have long been stacked against students like those in Edward Ennels’ remedial math classes at Baltimore City Community College. Only about a quarter of students nationally who take developmental — […]

04/14/2014

santamonica

Santa Monica student pleads not guilty in teacher fight (Video)

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) – A Santa Monica High School student has pleaded not guilty to charges resulting from a classroom fight with a teacher that was captured on a cellphone video that quickly went […]

04/09/2014