Atlanta Schools Announce Changes After Scandal

Gov. Nathan Deal speaks at a news conference in the Capitol to discuss the findings of the special investigation of alleged cheating on te...As the Atlanta school district grapples with a cheating scandal that has drawn national attention, the interim school superintendent said Thursday that the district will automatically investigate suspicious test scores.

Teachers in Middle of Debate Over Immigrant Kids

In a June 30, 2011 photo, Rich Fisher, retired school administrator and a former mentor to Jose Antonio Vargas, is seen at his home. Credi...When an award-winning journalist recently revealed he's an illegal immigrant, two of the key players in his tale turned out to be educators who helped keep his secret.

Atlanta Superintendent Knew About Cheating

Gov. Nathan Deal concludes his news conference in the Capitol to discuss the findings of the special investigation of alleged cheating on ...Former Atlanta schools Superintendent Beverly Hall knew about cheating allegations on standardized tests but either ignored them or tried to hide them.

Casey Anthony Found Not Guilty For Killing Daughter

Casey Anthony awaits verdict. Credit: Joe Burbank, AP ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Casey Anthony was found not guilty Tuesday of killing her 2-...Anthony, 25, wept after the clerk read the verdict, which jurors reached after less than 11 hours of deliberation over two days.

CA College Students Brace For State Budget Cuts

University of California Berkeley student Dior Sweeney poses for a photograph on the campus. California college students could see bigger ...California college students are bracing for higher tuition bills and fewer courses and campus services.

College Cost Comparisons: From $2,000 to $50,000

Watch: How to Save for College
The federal agency released its College Affordability and Transparency lists on Thursday to fulfill a rep...
Looking for a college bargain? Try any of nine University of Puerto Rico campuses, where annual tuition hovers at or below $2,000.

Charlie Sheen Child Support to Be Docked From Wages, Judge Orders

WATCH: When Charlie Sheen's kids were removed.
A judge has ordered Charlie Sheen's former bosses to garnish $55,000 a month for child su...
A judge has ordered Charlie Sheen's former bosses to garnish $55,000 a month for child support from any payments they make to the former "Two and a Half Men" star.

States Consider Banning Teens From Tanning Beds

Watch a PSA using humor (sort of) to convince teens not to tan. Do you think this will work?
Citing skin cancer risks, legislators have ...
If a proposed law passes, California teens under 18 will need a fake ID to "fake and bake" themselves to a golden brown.

Tough Safety Standards For Cribs Going Into Effect

This undated image provided by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) shows a drop-side crib. Credit: AP WASHINGTON (AP) - It's ...Beginning Tuesday, a new generation of cribs, designed to be safer, will be the only ones approved for sale — in stores, online, and even at neighborhood yard sales.

UPDATE: Calif. Can't Ban Violent Video Game Sales

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court says California cannot ban the rental or sale of violent video games to children.
Is it unconstitutional to ban the sale or rental of ultraviolent video games to children?


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