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AP Top 25 Reality Check: Michigan joins Ohio St. in 900-club

Nov. 21, 2022 10:45 AM EST

Moving toward the latest monumental matchup between Michigan and Ohio State, the Big Ten rivals share another Associated Press college football poll milestone. Michigan became the second school, joining Ohio State, to appear in at least 900 rankings since the media poll started in...

3 top law schools quit US News rankings over equity concerns

Nov. 17, 2022 20:57 PM EST

The University of California, Berkeley's law school on Thursday joined the law programs at Harvard and Yale in pulling out of U.S. News & World Report's rankings over concerns that they punish efforts to attract students from a broad range of backgrounds. Deans of all three law...

Georgia releases school data, but no grades for third year

Nov. 17, 2022 16:07 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Department of Education is releasing data on how public schools and districts performed in the 2021-2022 school year, but the state isn't assigning A-to-F letter grades for a third year in a row because of limited data following the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Column: Replenishing PGA Tour pipeline starts in college

Nov. 08, 2022 14:46 PM EST

Tiger Woods was one college kid who got everyone's attention on the PGA Tour. Retired commissioner Tim Finchem recalls being in the players' dining room at Firestone during the old World Series of Golf in 1996 when Woods, the NCAA champion at Stanford, was going after a third...

Private school vouchers open faith options for kids of color

Nov. 05, 2022 09:24 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — On break in the hallway between St. Marcus Lutheran Church and its attached school, eighth grader Annii Kinepoway had no hesitation in explaining what she’s learned to love best here — the good Lord and good grades. “I like knowing there’s somebody you can...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Nov. 03, 2022 14:43 PM EDT

Bowling Green Daily News. October 28, 2022. Editorial: School report cards concerning, but there’s reason for optimism As expected, the recent release of School Report Card data from the Kentucky Department of Education showed the detrimental impact of the...

Massive learning setbacks show COVID's sweeping toll on kids

Oct. 28, 2022 15:14 PM EDT

The COVID-19 pandemic devastated poor children’s well-being, not just by closing their schools, but also by taking away their parents’ jobs, sickening their families and teachers, and adding chaos and fear to their daily lives. The scale of the disruption to American kids’...

Big 12 on upswing thanks to growing power of Texas schools

Oct. 21, 2022 12:48 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Perhaps nobody in the Big 12 more strongly identifies with the Lone Star State than Chris Beard, who grew up in Irving and was a student assistant to Tom Penders at Texas before eventually becoming the Longhorns' head coach. Beard has been at no fewer than...

Abanikanda, Maye headline group of versatile ACC playmakers

Oct. 19, 2022 14:03 PM EDT

Being listed at one skill position hasn’t stopped many Atlantic Coast Conference players from contributing elsewhere on offense. In fact, several are thriving because of their versatility. Pittsburgh running back Israel Abanikanda leads the nation in all-purpose...

South Carolina women unanimous No. 1 in preseason AP Top 25

Oct. 18, 2022 19:55 PM EDT

Dawn Staley and South Carolina picked up right where they left off: No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 women's basketball poll. The defending national champion Gamecocks were the unanimous choice of the 30-member national media panel in the preseason poll released Tuesday. It's the...