Amid all the national discussion about helping minority students succeed in college, a chain of private Catholic high schools is being held up as a model.
Egypt's chief prosecutor has ordered three men arrested in connection with the assaults in Tahrir Square over the weekend to be put on trial immediately.
Over the past year, we've learned a lot about what the National Security Agency is capable of doing. Out technology correspondent Steve Henn — along with partners from two other organizations — allowed his phone and Internet use to be tapped and watched to see what was revealed. In the second part of our series, Henn reports on what he learned during one week of surveillance.
Lawmakers in the House intend to vote soon on funds for the $15 billion school meals program. Passage would undermine nutrition standards set five years ago by the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act.
The school nutrition association that supported imposing healthy food requirements on the nation's school lunch program has reversed itself, and is supporting a waiver for schools to delay them.
Commentator Frank Deford compares FIFA, the organization that puts on soccer's World Cup, with the International Olympic Committee — and finds both lacking.
The city is investing big in its kids, and other cities and states are taking notes.