A decision more than four decades old continues to haunt Indianapolis’s education system while almost everything else in the government is unified.
Teaching self-control is proven to be much more effective than tutoring and advanced classes.
One city’s attempt to professionalize early education could be a model for the nation.
At a “newcomer” school in Indiana, teachers are finding creative ways to communicate.
Some conservative Christian colleges do not let young people be in same-sex relationships. The government should keep allowing this, but schools also have an obligation to be more empathetic.
The arrival of Chinese international students comes at a cost to some.
The school hopes reshaping how young people enter classrooms will keep them there longer.
Mayor de Blasio’s proposed “ban” on the disciplinary measure may not be a ban at all.
Chancellor Linda Katehi, who wasted hundreds of thousands of dollars trying to minimize the incident, has been forced to resign. But the public will keep paying her lavishly.
The “elaborate detour” of having fun pays cognitive dividends.
Most educators don’t leave the classroom for higher pay.
Where children tinker with saws and hammers while parents stand on the sidelines
Can a standardized exam save arts education?
Why do so many presidents send their kids to private school?
Perhaps unlike their U.S. peers, kids in Denmark—where happiness levels are the highest on Earth—are taught in school to care for one another from a young age.
The federal government has invested billions in preschool, but there’s still lots of room to grow.
Critical inquiry is discouraged in modern-day Vietnamese schools. But, one student argues, there’s an encouraging trend of young people seeking out alternative viewpoints from around the world.
A big question
No one remembers what you wore on the first day of school, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t advantages to looking “cool.”
Activists are calling for an end to charter schools and juvenile detention centers.