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Scientists harvest 1st vegetables in Antarctic greenhouse

Scientists in Antarctica have harvested their first crop of vegetables grown without earth, daylight or pesticides as part of a project designed to help...

Largest K-12 virtual school has a data breach

The nation's largest state virtual school, Florida Virtual, has major data breach.

Student walkout over guns poses balancing act for schools

As schools around the country brace for student walkouts following the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida, principals and superintendents are scrambling to perform a delicate balancing act: How to let thousands of students exercise their First Amendment rights while not disrupting school and not pulling administrators into the raging debate over gun control.

Education Secretary urged to remove lax Obama-era school discipline directives

Florida Senator Marco Rubio urges the Departments of Education and Justice to toss Obama-era school-discipline policies

Education secretary gives education chiefs some ‘tough love’

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Monday gave state education chiefs some “tough love” as she pushed them to innovate and do better by students.

Manning, arrested for spying, to speak on ‘ethics in public service’

Former intelligence officer arrested on espionage charges will be speaking to UCLA students on ethics in public service.

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Announces Initial Recovery Support for Parkland

The initial $1,000,000 grant will support recovery efforts at schools in the Broward County Public School system following the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead and 14 others injured on February 14, 2018.

Mourners to say goodbye to Billy Graham, ‘America’s Pastor’

Mourners are gathering to pay their respects to the Rev. Billy Graham at a funeral that marks the culmination of more than a week...

Florida high school gingerly resumes classes after shooting

Students and teachers hugged and cried Wednesday as they returned under heavy police guard to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for the first time...

Guns in schools? 2 Columbine survivors are split on issue

Patrick Neville was outside, sneaking off to smoke with friends, and avoided the outburst of gunfire at Columbine High School nearly two decades ago,...