The country still needs a lot more investment to really change the life trajectory of young kids being raised by poor, single moms.
More than one-quarter of American undergraduates have dependent children, but affordable, on-campus childcare is still hard to find.
Across the country, 70 percent of schools lack a high-speed Internet connection.
And nearly a quarter experience two or more stressful childhood events, setting them up for worse physical and mental health later in life.
Ozel Clifford Brazil was a respected clergyman who helped thousands of African American teens get into college. What drove him to break the law?
Even though they admit their devices distract them from class. Now, some educators are incorporating the digital tools into their teaching.
How does exaggeration make its way into health news? A study today says, blame academia.
For the first time, medical schools in the U.S. are accepting undocumented students.
Children who attend a live theater show—and don't just read the play in class—do better in school.
Activists are pushing educators to teach that human-caused global warming is an opinion—rather than a fact—by issuing textbook ratings of their own.
Three years after the start of its new Science Without Borders program, Brazil isn't the only country benefitting.
The best and worst places to teach in America
Transforming a lecture into a more active experience is one possible way of fixing STEM's diversity dilemma.
Can selective-admissions policies ever be fair?
It's okay for parents to nurture, protect, and encourage their children, especially when they're very young.
The American school system today is an offshoot of an increasingly class-driven society.
Some critics say the recent obsession with science and tech compromises other parts of kids' education.
One out of every four children sitting in American classrooms has experienced significant personal or emotional distress.
Many students will avoid enrolling in free SAT prep if the sign-up offer is public.
At this California charter school, students are evaluated based on yearly portfolios—not test scores.