The Department of Education releases a new set of figures -- and the gaps are wide.
A little-discussed facet of Obama's education policy has allowed some states to set lower achievement targets for minority students than for whites.
Neither is a swing state, but both Missouri and Washington state will hold critical education votes on Tuesday.
Of-the-moment jargon? Count on it. Substantive discussion of the issues? Not if past debates are any guide.
Chicago teachers will go back to work, but we shouldn't be surprised to see more aggressive contract negotiations in other major cities.
As the work stoppage and protests enter Day 3, it seems more and more likely that the bold move could backfire.
Responding to reader questions about the limitations and lessons of a survey on truancy
Think it's mostly poor kids or kids with jobs who are truant? Think again.
Schools that are most likely to struggle financially also have the hardest time applying for competitive grants -- and a rule change will make it even harder.
In response to vandalism and threats, a UC fact-finding team is recommending a ban on campus-backed protests against Israel. Will these limits only make things worse?
When it comes to teaching girls about science, engineering, technology, and math, how far along are we, really -- nearly 30 years after Ride cracked NASA's space ceiling?
Plus more states freed from No Child Left Behind requirements, this week at the Department of Education.
The university must decide how to begin rebuilding trust.
As school reform accelerates, a huge majority of teachers turn to their unions for support -- sometimes with divergent interests.
Forty years after the passage of Title IX, the National Women's Law Center and the Office for Civil Rights are still working to guarantee equal athletic opportunities for girls.
Post-secondary programs, especially for-profit ones, can now be cut off from government aid if their graduates aren't finding work.
Students might be able to fill in the right answers on a national assessment of science learning, but they don't necessarily have a deep understanding of the material.
Housing patterns, not laws, are causing today's crisis. But John F. Kennedy's critique of American education still rings dismally true.
Funding, policies, and regulations can only go so far. Without a desire to learn, America's students will continue to stagnate.
A parochial high school in Arizona forfeited a state championship game because the other team had a female on its roster.