Encouraging teens to complete higher-ed credits gives them a better shot at getting a degree.
Now that same-sex couples have the right to wed, will higher-ed institutions that condemn LGBT students still be eligible for federal funding?
Learning opportunities in prison offer a form of freedom that’s important not only for the individual criminal, but also for society as a whole.
The controversial standards are challenging states—and students—to reach a higher bar of achievement.
An Iowa school district is among the first in the nation to outfit its principals with the devices.
Schools are becoming ground zero for clashes over transgender rights.
Failure to get a diploma is linked to a surprisingly large percentage of premature deaths.
How Congressional rewrites of the federal education law would—and wouldn’t—solve some of the most pressing issues facing schools
The charter movement turns 25 next year, but whether it’s fulfilling the mission early advocates had envisioned is far from clear.
A new study says blacks and Latinos are underrepresented in special-ed classes, but lots of researchers say the exact opposite.
Chicago has seen a double-digit increase in the percentage of kids graduating from high school. Skeptics say educators and kids are manipulating the numbers—but does that even matter?
New data shows that students whose parents make less money pursue more “useful” subjects, such as math or physics.
That’s the argument of Dr. Pamela Cantor, who believes there are tools we’re failing to give students that would help them overcome the stress that’s holding them back.
Advocate Jim Steyer remembers what first sparked his desire to create an advocacy group for young people.
The Chicago mayor just announced $200 million in school budget cuts and 1,400 staff lay-offs. What’s his plan for saving the Windy City’s public-education system?
The “last day of school” is a misnomer.
The White House is pushing a new initiative to keep young men of color out of prison and improve their outcomes. But what about young women?
Two writers with experience teaching at elite colleges perceive an epidemic of conditional love that is damaging the ability of students to lead happy lives.
School districts are packing more and more students into classrooms—and that’s pushing teachers out.
Is it just a ticket to a good job, or is it the key to unlocking a secret world of beauty?