Republicans and Democrats are at odds over how to overhaul No Child Left Behind so it better supports low-income children. But what if they're missing the point?
This Mississippi institution was founded to educate the illiterate children of freed slaves. It's still helping disadvantaged students today.
Why middle-class white parents are up in arms about the new standards
There's still value to teaching the classics to African American students.
An upcoming documentary reveals the important role schools and teachers play in keeping some teens off the streets.
Why Scott Walker's allegedly mistaken attempt to change the University of Wisconsin's mission statement is an omen for big changes to higher education in America
The winter season comes with campus closures. Now, some school districts are using technology to ensure kids stay on track.
A national survey suggests young adults are spending more time on social media and less time with friends.
Marquette University's attack on academic freedom
Mastering English requires abilities that most children don’t develop until they're pre-teens.
In 1859, The Atlantic published an essay asking a simple—and very, very complicated—question.
A popular video game provides a new medium for educators and students to unleash their creativity.
Some fear the president's plan to rate universities would unfairly compromise funding for schools serving disadvantaged students.
One campus is refusing to admit kids who haven't been immunized, and more could follow.
Decades after Brown v. Board of Education, a small town in Mississippi has yet to unify its black and white students.
Wealthy Americans have seen major growth when it comes to educational attainment, but the poorest Americans still struggle to graduate.
An entire industry is profiting off of tactics used to punish mean children at school.
High school educators often get in trouble for teaching "promiscuous" literature, but conversations about these texts come with lifelong lessons about relationships and attraction.
Contrary to what some skeptics argue, the new standards don't suck an appreciation for traditional wisdom out of English class.
Best known for his charismatic role on Happy Days, Henry Winkler now spends his time spreading awareness about dyslexia—a learning disability he struggled with growing up.