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Banks On Verge Of Losing Student Lending Business

Posted: 03/24/2010 - Under the measure, banks no longer would get fees from the government for acting as middlemen for loans to low- and middle-income students. With those savings, the government would increase Pell Grants to needy students and make it easier for graduates burdened by student loans to pay them back.

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House Boosts College Aid For Students In Need

Posted: 03/22/2010 - The House has passed a broad reorganization of college aid that increases grants for millions of students. Passage moves President Barack Obama closer to winning yet another of his top domestic policies.

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Duncan: More Than Math, Reading Important

Posted: 03/15/2010 - President Barack Obama's proposal to overhaul education standards championed by his predecessor aims to broaden the focus beyond math and reading to "a well-rounded education," Education Secretary Arne Duncan says.

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School Funding Rally Planned In Topeka

Updated: 03/15/2010 - Organizers expect more than 1,000 people to turn out Tuesday for a school funding rally at the Statehouse. The slogan for the event is "We want what's right, NOT what's left."

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History Channel Giving Away DVDs To Schools

Posted: 03/15/2010 - The History channel says it will give a free DVD copy of its new 12-hour series on American history to every school in the country that wants one.

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University Of Kansas Details Budget Cuts

Posted: 03/12/2010 - University of Kansas administrators say the nearly $34 million in budget cuts they've made should balance the school's budget for the next fiscal year.

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KC Superintendent Says School Closings Are Painful

Updated: 03/11/2010 - Kansas City School Superintendent John Covington says the decision to close almost half the district's schools was difficult and painful but "unquestionably the right thing to do."

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