The military isn't the only public good threatened by funding cuts. Lawmakers are also putting low-income school districts on the chopping block.
Is this the reason for our ailing education system?
After the State of the Union speech, Head Start is back in the news, along with the controversy over early childhood education.
A frank comment from Rand Paul might frighten gun control advocates -- but in the meantime, some educators are headed for the shooting range.
What lies ahead for U.S. grade schools and colleges? More demands on an already-strained system -- and innovative solutions to meet them.
As the nation's schools try to move forward from Friday's shooting, lawmakers debate arming school personnel. But what if teachers and principals don't want to carry guns?
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.