President Obama wants to prepare the next generation for the workforce by spreading computer-science education to more students of all ages.
A program in Des Moines, Iowa, aims to train a cohort of predominately white instructors to help students who come from very different backgrounds.
Younger voters—who care about issues such as college affordability and student debt—could be an important factor in Iowa’s caucuses.
The College Board is changing the AP course to reverse the cultural and racial bias found in the art world—a prejudice that museums are struggling to overcome, too.
Thousands of low-income kids—most of whom have immigrant parents—are missing out on the early education they need to keep up with their affluent peers.
The University of Missouri’s board announced the move just days after prosecutors brought third-degree assault charges against her.
Fundraising efforts often give their kids an academic edge.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will test using Medicaid data to automatically enroll eligible students.
One educator’s reform efforts in the early 20th century say a lot about current attacks on the Common Core.
Publishing an open-access paper in a journal can be prohibitively expensive. Some researchers are drumming up support for a movement to change that.
Every statistic seems to be contradicted by another one.
The threat of raids could be preventing some undocumented immigrants from sending their children to school.
Business students are not agreeable, art students are neurotic, and other findings from a recent meta-analysis.
At the University of California, Berkeley, the on-campus presentation means free t-shirts, free food, and lots of stories about meditation and disco balls.
Researchers found that they bought into the trope that Asian Americans are more competent, and blacks and Latinos need to “work harder.”
Educators are feeling drained by the insistent emphasis on collaboration and “social learning”—and that could be undermining kids’ achievement.
Mississippi could be the next state to pass regulations determining how the harsh punishment tactics are used on out-of-control kids.
Researchers in Europe and Turkey are working to develop teaching machines that help preschool-aged kids learn a new language.
Schools are increasingly using movement and expression as vehicles for teaching kids social-emotional skills.
One half of the entertainment duo Penn & Teller explains how performance and discomfort make education come alive.