In 1963, kids in the 10th percentile of income fell behind children in the upper echelon of wealth by about a year or so. Today, that gap is closer to four years.
The country has passed a law providing access to primary education for all, but the system struggles to ensure basic safety.
The government's one-size-fits-all requirements may be too stifling for kids who spend much of their time hunting whales and gathering berries.
If current trends continue, the landscapes of states like New Mexico and Arizona may soon be unrecognizable.
A new study shows a steady but significant return of racial isolation to America's schools.
The story of two students at UT-Austin shows how race-based admissions can go right -- and raises questions about who's to blame when it goes wrong.
In a former Atlanta slum, low- and middle-income families now live side by side -- and send their children to the same excellent school. Is this surprising model too good to be true?
Thirty years ago, the school district tried and failed to bring black and white students together. Will its latest effort undermine one of the city's most successful schools?