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School employee fired for tweet aimed at student's spelling

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 20:57:00 GMT2017-01-14T20:57:00Z

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) -- A school system employee in Maryland who had a lighthearted quarrel with a student on Twitter over the student's spelling has been fired....

Teachers in Philadelphia plan a Black Lives Matter week

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 23:19:18 GMT2017-01-13T23:19:18Z

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A teachers' organization in Philadelphia is encouraging teachers to wear Black Lives Matter T-shirts and buttons and provide lessons on the movement every day for one week....

Detroit teachers, school district reach building repair deal

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 18:22:34 GMT2017-01-13T18:22:34Z

DETROIT (AP) -- Detroit's teachers union and the city's school system have agreed to a settlement following complaints of mold, vermin and other building maintenance issues at schools....

4-year-old who's read 1,000 books tours Library of Congress

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:56:33 GMT2017-01-12T23:56:33Z

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) -- A 4-year-old Georgia girl's love of books has taken her all the way to the Library of Congress....

Lawsuit faults Bureau of Indian Education schools

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:25:38 GMT2017-01-12T22:25:38Z

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A small, remote American Indian village in the scenic base of one of the most visited places on earth is at the center of a lawsuit that seeks to dramatically reform the conditions of U.S. Bureau of Indian Education schools....