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 Graduate Students Clear Hurdle in Effort to Form Union
A ruling by the National Labor Relations Board involving students at Columbia opens the door for teaching assistants at private universities to organize.

 2015 Law School Graduates Got Fewer Jobs in Private Practice
Last year?s graduates landed fewer jobs in private practice than any class in the last two decades, according to the National Association for Law Placement.

 Education Life: Advice for New Students From Those Who Know (Older Students)
New supplies, new clothes, new start. How will you manage freshman year? Upperclassmen and recent graduates offer words of wisdom.

 Are Final Clubs Too Exclusive for Harvard?
Secretive, selective ... sexist? The college is pushing its elite all-male (and all-female) organizations to change. Here?s a peek inside.

 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.


 Ofsted boss in Isle of Wight row quits
Ofsted chairman David Hoare, who apologised after controversial remarks describing the Isle of Wight as a "ghetto", resigns.

 University hit 21 times in one year by ransomware
Universities and NHS trusts have been hit hard by ransomware in the last year, according to Freedom of Information requests carried out by two cybersecurity firms.

 Newry school students disqualified from A-level exam
The grades of a number of A-level candidates are cancelled after Sociology exam questions were shared on social media.

 'More Rio medal winners were state-school educated'
Medal-winning members of Team GB were more likely to have been state school educated, says an education charity.