The White House launches a new literacy initiative aimed at low-income children.
In Columbus, Ohio, an innovative school has patched together state funds, work study, and grants to give at-risk kids a high-quality education.
Ezra Klein expresses hope for "a haze of fear and confusion" on college campuses and "a cold spike of fear" in college men.
A collection of the university's law school professors say the school's new sexual harassment policies "lack the most basic elements of fairness and due process."
A new study suggests that a simple getting-to-know-you exercise might improve classroom relationships and even close the achievement gap.
Putting controversy around the holiday's name in perspective
American entrepreneurs have created a popular alternative to Kenya's dismal public schools. The key: handing out e-readers and making sure teachers recite every page.
A program called the Free-Range Kids Project is trying to help parents loosen their grip and raise more independent children.
"An education devoid of arts is an empty, half-brain kind of education."
In schools across the country enrollment figures keep rising—but space is at a premium.
A popular Cornell professor tries to help language-arts types learn how to "make math" instead of just studying it.
While the public remains divided on the new standards, educators are increasingly optimistic.
It is one thing to understand someone whom you know and speak with regularly. It's still another to understand a stranger.
As the Common Core standards change what students need to know, some schools are hiring in-house specialists.
Outsourcing menial tasks to machines can seem liberating, but it may be robbing a whole generation of certain basic mental abilities.
When public school employees fudge scores, kids may miss out on qualifying for services that could help them make legitimate academic gains.
At a time when many of healthcare's greatest challenges are business problems, more and more doctors are adding three extra letters after their names.
For students of color, pursuing higher education is often impossible without taking out larger-than-average loans along the way.
Physical movement improves mental focus, memory, and cognitive flexibility; new research shows just how critical it is to academic performance.
On September 25, 1957, federal troops escorted black students into Central High School in the Arkansas capital. But school integration remains an unfinished task.