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 High Tech and High Design, Cornell?s Roosevelt Island Campus Opens
The technology-focused graduate school, in a set of environmentally conscious buildings, is supposed to spur the development of the local tech sector.

 Bannon Will Address Berkeley, a Hotbed of Conflict Over Free Speech
Stephen K. Bannon has agreed to speak this month at the invitation of a conservative student publication at the University of California, Berkeley.

 After More Than 20 Years, Newark to Regain Control of Its Schools
The State of New Jersey took over running the district because of low performance, but real educational progress has been slow in coming.

 The Education Issue: Education by the Numbers
Statistics show just how profound the inequalities in America?s education system have become.

 Beverly Hills to boot non-district K-8 pupils
After more than four hours of emotional and sometimes contentious debate, the Beverly Hills Unified School District approved a controversial proposal Tuesday to boot out more than 400 out-of-district students.

 ?At hope? kids better than ?at risk??

Sen. Rosa Franklin, D-Tacoma, is sponsoring a bill this session that would replace references to low-income children such as "disadvantaged," and "at-risk" with a more-positive term, "at hope." Decades ago, poor children became known as "disadvantaged." Then they were "at-risk." Now, a Washington lawmaker wants to replace those euphemisms with a new one: "at hope."


 Hawaii legislators seek to lengthen school year
Stuck with the nation's shortest school year, Hawaii lawmakers will consider proposals for longer and more school days when this year's legislative session opens Wednesday.

 Loophole frees mentally ill youth offenders

In this undated file photo provided by Jan Henry, her husband Todd Henry is shown playing a guitar in Tyler, Texas. Todd Henry, a special education teacher, was fatally stabbed by a student at the school.Recent slaying cases highlight the complexities of a 1997 law meant to keep mentally ill juveniles from being held in detention centers where they can't get proper treatment.


 Four in 10 parents 'asked to give to school funds'
Schools are asking parents to dip into to their pockets to boost their funds, a survey says.

 Students in Wales taking out loans to afford 'luxury' flats
They are taking out pay day loans to live in luxury flats instead of substandard housing, it is claimed.

 Loneliness: The cost of the 'last taboo'
Loneliness costs 6,000 per person in ill-health, says a study, with calls to end the "stigma".

 Great Yarmouth Charter Academy: Parents remove children
Parents say 20 children have left Charter Academy over concerns about its teaching methods.