Approximately 10 to 15 percent of the nation’s K-12 population—5 million to 7.5 million students each year—are not attending school on a regular basis.
Two recent polls conflict in their findings on what adults think about standardized testing, the opt-out movement, and the Common Core.
The CDC weighs in: Early class times are taking a toll on adolescents’ health and academic performance.
Besides law-enforcement officials, educators have received some of the best training to handle emergencies like Thursday’s fatal shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Sports stars are regularly lauded for their victories—but academic ones seldom receive the same treatment.
Educators in the Sunflower State say they aren’t getting enough support from schools.
In far too many states, public-school spending remains “unfair, irrational, and unconnected to the resources” kids need to succeed.
Eighth-graders continue to display far-from-sufficient knowledge about geography, civics, and history.
In New Hampshire, work experience plus academic skills equals course credit.
A new congressional compromise would remove many of the unpopular law's more onerous provisions but would still rely on frequent testing.
The winter season comes with campus closures. Now, some school districts are using technology to ensure kids stay on track.
When it came to K-12 school reform, the second-term head of state left a lot to the imagination in his State of the Union address.
A new report focuses on how schools are using federal incentives to add more learning time.
Children who attend a live theater show—and don't just read the play in class—do better in school.
Tougher regulations and stricter standards are the supposed panacea but is there a risk of over-regulation?
Education-focused ballot measures played a major role in yesterday's midterm results.
Schools across the country are being used as polling stations, but the students who attend them may not understand why these elections matter.
To the surprise of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Erin Richards, the local school board president has requested that the paper remove her from the education beat and replace her with someone "less biased." It's not an isolated problem.
When a New Hampshire district found itself struggling with low test scores and high turnover, it made a radical decision: Flip the traditional model and let kids take over the classrooms.
At a Pennsylvania high school newspaper, editors refused to print the name of the school's sports team: the Redskins. The principal was not impressed.