Last fall, students were psyched to be starting school at Coppin State University in Baltimore.But if history is any guide, 40 percent of them will disappear before next year — victims of this school's low retention rate.This is the time of year when students are wondering whether they will get acce
Is the answer to mass shootings on college campuses to arm students and staff? Eight states are considering legislation that would allow people to carry a concealed handgun into the lecture hall, the library, or the dorm.
At universities around the country, a new semester has begun, and professors of international relations are entering it with a new teaching tool at their disposal: the diplomatic cables released by the website WikiLeaks.The WikiLeaks cable dump is almost universally considered a scholar's treasure t
Kelley Williams-Bolar, an Akron, Ohio, woman who served nine days for lying to get her children into a better school system, was released from jail earlier this week.But the controversy over the case appears to be growing.
The Obama administration has touted community colleges as the one institution in higher education that can best adapt to the nation's economic realities and still deliver the education and training Americans so desperately need.During a 2009 speech, President Obama promised $12 billion for community