The across-the-board spending cuts, known as the sequester, reduced defense and domestic budgets by hundreds of millions each. Republicans are expected to fiercely defend that plan.
At a children's hospital in Nashville, Tenn., a mobile maker space allows patients to share materials and tools to build new things, while also teaching them about math and science.
Edward Gerson is a 100-year-old alumnus of Dartmouth's class of 1935. He's turned his class notes into a column.
Our 50 Great Teachers series profiles a football coach who's made academics ... and a sense of family ... part of his winning strategy.
On Sunday, this Massachusetts teacher will be up close with her favorite team — as a cheerleader on the New England Patriots squad.
President Obama has proposed changing the tax treatment of college savings accounts known as 529 plans. Some are calling this a tax increase on the middle class.
A new report says 52 colleges offer, or plan to offer, some credits based on learning, not just seat time.
When their students are asleep, these teachers are onstage in LA's punk rock scene.
Loud noises, bright lights and crowded spaces can be painful for children with autism. That often means missing out on museums. Some, like Seattle's Pacific Science Center, are addressing the problem.
In his State of the Union address, President Obama referenced a little-remembered, WWII-era federal child care program, holding it up as an example he hopes to emulate with expanded federal subsidies.
University officials say the measures are based on recommendations in a 65-page report released in September on how the school can better handle large-scale gatherings.
Brown University has sanctioned two fraternities for holding unregistered parties last fall, including one where two students reported drinking alcoholic punch laced with a date-rape drug.
The chancellor of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst says he is immediately ending a program that allowed campus police to use students as drug informants.