How teachers and parents can identify and cultivate children who think creatively and unconventionally
A woman in Reno wants to instill an entrepreneurial mindset in girls.
A new survey shows that students feel much more engaged and open to activism than they were in the past.
Mississippi schools come in #49 in many national rankings. Read these essays and poems by high school students from Columbus, Mississippi. Then tell the folks who make up the rankings that they need a different algorithm.
The move could end up saving the district from financial collapse—or hurting kids’ education.
Adults often have trouble understanding young children’s needs and inner lives—but paying closer attention to the way they experience the world can be valuable.
A new study looks at why they’re largely absent from majors that lead to high-paying jobs.
President Obama’s budget includes a new $120 million grant to support school integration.
After getting shut down late last year, a website that allows free access to paywalled academic papers has sprung back up in a shadowy corner of the Internet.
Some schools are tossing out the lunches of those who don’t pay. Others provide free meals to all.
The number of American teens who excel at advanced math has surged. Why?
A new study shows how much racial discrepancies in classroom discipline contribute to the achievement gap.
One professor is borrowing a method from Harvard Business School to engage students and inspire better decision-making skills.
One school’s push for a happy approach to learning has created impressive academic growth.
Many students who wish they could attend college don't have workable options close to home.
Districts are turning to private companies, nonprofits, and foundations for partnerships that can help tackle the biggest impediments to learning.
The revised date could help teenagers better prepare for the exam—but it could also exacerbate socioeconomic inequalities.
With Tesla and Switch moving to town, the city unveils its tech ambitions.
Many college leaders criticize the administration’s lack of two-way communication on key policy initiatives.
A group of state schools will test programs for helping first-year students succeed.
Adam Smith devoted a long section in The Wealth of Nations to explaining why the universities in his home country produced better teachers than Oxford.