An American teacher in Helsinki questioned the national practice of giving 15 minute breaks each hour—until he saw the difference it made in his classroom.
Can due process for educators coexist with the ability to terminate abusive or unqualified individuals?
The best education enables artistic voice and creative habits of mind.
At colleges across America, high marks are getting easier and easier to earn—and that might not be a bad thing.
Most of the existing standards for teaching global warming provide little to no direction as to how the controversies should be handled, forcing teachers to devise their own strategies.
Fifty years ago, students in the American South boycotted their classrooms and demanded higher educational standards. Whatever happened to those ideals?
A new study suggests that parents and teachers may be sending kids the wrong message.
A new report argues that the way to attract and hold onto high quality school leaders is to give them more autonomy, administrative support, and a $100,000 raise.
The more time children spend in structured, parent-guided activities, the worse their ability to work productively towards self-directed goals.
New findings raise concerns over how teachers are being trained—but also over the merit of the ranking system itself.
The coffee giant's offer to pay for its employees' college tuition sounds generous—until you look at the stats.
When Michigan business leaders came up with a plan to save their struggling state, it was outside everyone's comfort zone. But the result may transform higher education.
Women without college degrees who have children in wedlock are now the exception, not the rule, a new analysis shows.
After students at a few schools rejected their commencement speakers, they were widely mocked. What will this mean for campus communities—and a disillusioned class of 2014?
Student-loan debt has become a symbolic issue for Republicans and Democrats trying to court young people's votes.
The Anti-Defamation League has published an online catalog of the symbols, flags, and slogans used by hate groups. Is this an educational tool or a portal for perverse curiosity?
Fear of addition, subtraction, and the numerical world starts young—especially for girls.
A case of a not-so-open search
Fathers who get involved in their kids' education have a big effect on the health, academic success, and happiness of their sons and daughters.
A judge said the state discriminates against poor and minority students by protecting the jobs of ineffective instructors. What will this mean for education?