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 International Education: University's Rescinding of Job Offer Prompts an Outcry
Thousands of scholars and others are objecting after the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign rescinded the offer to Steven G. Salaita.






 International Education: University Revokes Job Offer After Professor?s Twitter Posts on Israel
Thousands of scholars and others are objecting after the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign rescinded the offer to Steven G. Salaita.






 California Governor Appeals Court Ruling Overturning Protections for Teachers
In a one-page appeal, Gov. Jerry Brown and the state attorney general, Kamala D. Harris, argued that a decision of such scope needed to be made by a higher court.






 App City: Shuffle, Deal and Learn
Brainscape has many flashcard decks for free or for purchase, lets you assemble your own, and shuffles as you rate your knowledge of the cards.






 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.


 Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum
Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum begins in England as children return to school this week.

 Ofsted academy chain 'weaknesses'
Inspectors accuse one of the biggest academy chains in England of "low expectations".

 'Teachers face pupil aggression'
More than half of UK state school staff have faced aggression from students in the past year, suggests research.

 Top school's lessons free on iTunes
A leading independent school is making dozens of its courses available free online, so lessons can be downloaded by pupils or teachers at other schools.