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More States Let Students Opt Out Of P.e. Classes

  • 2017-06-20 11:29:31

DES MOINES — When the Des Moines school district announced this fall it was going to make it tougher for students to waive their physical education classes by scaling back all but a handful of exemptions, it caught students and parents by surprise.

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College Study Abroad Suffers Its First Decline

  • 2017-06-20 11:27:22

The number of U.S. students earning college credit abroad dipped in 2008-09, the first decline in the 22 years since the data have been tracked, a State Department-funded report out today shows. The dip is mostly due to the recession. The economic downturn also may have accelerated a trend in whi

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