But outdated web filters make that mission quite difficult.
Al Roker was not happy about New York City's decision to keep schools open today.
Half wish they'd gotten more work experience while still in school.
Kids stay home anyway, which means they fall behind in their lessons.
A course at Northwestern University teaches students about what makes a healthy relationship.
Three programs that are doing a good job of educating low-income students
More and more schools are letting students live in single dorm rooms.
Persistence is a virtue, but there's no need to fetishize it.
The Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. poet laureate, who died today at age 88, revealed to The Atlantic in 1992 and 2002 the ways education had influenced her work.
A new California law lets parents petition to transform a public school into a charter school.
Late last year, students at several of the city's high-performing charters staged large-scale protests. A local teacher explores why this happened.
A recent episode at a Salt Lake City elementary school highlights a common, hard-to-solve problem: What should schools do when students can't pay for lunch?
A combination of private and public money will bring tech products and high-speed internet to public schools.
"Inhibited behaviors like shyness don't hamper language acquisition overall but instead relate specifically to how toddlers express themselves through words," researchers found.
What a recent Atlantic essay misunderstands about the difference between American and British universities—and the nature of the life of the mind
Assessing the value of the Florida College System's workforce-orien
They give students a poor understanding of what it really means to study history.
A moment in U.S. history as seen in the pages of The Outlook magazine.
Course credits and exam scores take a backseat to self-fulfillmen
by Deborah Fallows