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For-profit colleges have allies now, but complaints persist

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawsuit against Ashford University describes an admissions office with a cutthroat sales culture more akin to a used-car lot than a place of higher learning, peddling "false promis...

Student loan relief would be rarer under DeVos proposal

The Trump administration is proposing new rules that could make it harder for students to get their loans erased in cases of fraud. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced the prop...

Colleges face petitions, protests to split with ICE

Some colleges are being pressured to cut ties with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement amid public outcries over the separation of migrant families along the nation's southern border. ...

College sports doctors under new scrutiny amid scandals

The role of sports doctors is under increased scrutiny amid recent allegations of sex abuse. Ohio State is investigating accusations against a former team physician only months after...

APNewsBreak: Schools mum on ties to doc in sex abuse inquiry

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A now-dead doctor accused of sexual misconduct by former student athletes at Ohio State University said he acted as a team physician at other universities, most of which won't sa...

E-cigarette sellers turn to scholarships to promote brands

A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write essays about th...

Vote, take risks, be fearless: Celebs offer advice to grads

College graduates have been getting a variety of life lessons from famous figures. This year's commencement ceremonies have featured speeches by celebrities in business, politics, sp...

Amid #MeToo, more colleges host women as graduation speakers

This graduation season, the podium is all hers. For the first time in at least two decades, the majority of the nation's top colleges are featuring women as their spring commencement...

Hundreds of school walkouts planned on Columbine anniversary

Another wave of student walkouts is expected to disrupt classes Friday at hundreds of schools across the U.S. as young activists press for tougher gun laws. The protests were chosen ...

Students around US stage huge walkout against gun violence

Tens of thousands of students have walked out of their classrooms to demand action on gun violence and school safety. The demonstrations were some of the biggest by students in decad...

Students to put pencils down, walk out in gun protests

From Maine to Hawaii, thousands of students planned to stage walkouts Wednesday to protest gun violence, one month after the deadly shooting inside a high school in Parkland, Florida. ...

Student walkouts planned across US to protest gun violence

From Maine to Hawaii, thousands of students planned to stage walkouts Wednesday to protest gun violence, one month after the deadly shooting inside a high school in Parkland, Florida. ...

Massachusetts students lead US in Advanced Placement exams

BOSTON (AP) — Students in Massachusetts lead the nation in achievement on Advanced Placement exams, according to the nonprofit group behind the tests. More than 32 percent of Massach...

Suspect was a 'good shot' on NRA-backed school rifle team

Authorities say the former student accused of fatally shooting 17 people at a Florida high school had excelled at marksmanship in the school's air-rifle program, which received a grant from the Nation...

Suspect was on NRA-supported target rifle team

The troubled teen authorities say killed 17 people at a Florida high school excelled in an air-rifle marksmanship program supported by a grant from the National Rifle Association Foundation. It was pa...