A study says high-school students can be successful with or without a lot of parental pressure.
The exam overhauls the way it tests vocabulary, reading, writing, and math.
It's not that easy to banish the Greeks.
A recent episode at a Salt Lake City elementary school highlights a common, hard-to-solve problem: What should schools do when students can't pay for lunch?
People think respect has declined among teachers, administrators, students, and parents since they were in school.
An interview with Glenn Harlan Reynolds about his new book, The New School.
College students experienced heightened connectivity in their left temporal cortexes after reading fiction.
An interview with Harvard professor Lisa Lahey about her upcoming EdX course, "Unlocking the Immunity to Change"
Charlotte, North Carolina, is doing well, though.
A new report from The Chronicle of Higher Education shows that 42 presidents made more than a million dollars in 2011.
Recent demographic data from online education company Coursera shows a gender divide in course enrollments.
Why isn't there one comprehensive website that can help students with all steps of this challenging process?
What the latest results of an international test tell us about the state of education in the United States
An interview with the film director who believes he has the five keys to closing America's achievement gap
A history of the college application, from 1856 to today
But the achievement gap between whites and minorities is wide and persistent. What the latest National Assessment of Educational Progress scores say about American education today.
At more than 80 Boston public schools, teachers are moving the classroom outdoors.
Most students in a recent survey say digital devices are distracting, but they use them anyway.
Students in Massachusetts are doing great compared to their international peers, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics. Students in Alabama, Mississippi, and D.C., however, are languishing.
A new book argues that public schools are actually academically superior.