The Florida Board of Education is growing frustrated with the failures of the Jefferson County School District, and it’s looking for solutions, including a merger. But it’s running into legal roadblocks, and Wednesday’s meeting didn’t provide any resolution. Meanwhile, the district’s superintendent has lost his reelection bid.
An annual audit released Monday found that Tennessee State University made some significant errors in recent financial statements. The state comptroller’s office also cited the school for not reporting enrollment changes quickly enough.
Students in Alabama and throughout the South are back in school this month. However, long before the first day of school, hundreds of kids spent part of their summer in labs at UAB. The goal? Getting ahead of the curve in science class.
A wide body of research shows that students in poor school districts face real disadvantages. But the way the U.S. funds schools creates pockets of poverty right next to enclaves of wealth.
The firm brought in to run Tennessee’s student testing program is telling lawmakers that it won’t rush the transition to online exams.
There was quinoa, there were chia seeds — and now, researchers at Tennessee State University are growing what they hope will be the next big superfood, if enough Americans can get excited about eating it.
Vanderbilt University has settled a long-running lawsuit so it can rename Confederate Memorial Hall. The school will pay $1.2 million to the United Daughters of the Confederacy, which is considered present day value of the original $50,000 donation more than 80 years ago.