While claims that a record number of educators ran for office in 2018 may have been overstated, Tuesday night showed the political momentum at their back.
The push toward technology-focused education overlooks the students who lack the resources needed to complete their assignments.
The racial-discrimination lawsuit against Harvard, which goes to trial this week, raises questions about far more than affirmative action.
A lawsuit at the prestigious school has implications for affirmative action at universities everywhere.
Youth voter turnout is notoriously low in the U.S., especially when social-studies classes are notably absent.
High-school students with acne tend to have higher GPAs and are more likely to finish college, according to a new study.
Harvard’s and Yale’s intense selectivity is one reason why their affirmative-action policies have come under attack. But these colleges could also easily choose to take in more students.
Girls read more than boys in just about every developed country, and it's a big reason they have better educational outcomes.
Mindfulness programs have become popular on K–12 campuses, but in some parts of the country concerns about religious intrusion keep the trend at bay.
Infants spend twice as much time in REM sleep as adults—but experts still know little about what happens in their brains during those hours.
A new documentary seeks to drum up more mainstream attention for STEM competitions.
These bags are one of the most constant material items in a kid’s life, and they serve as both status symbols and intimate companions.
A new lawsuit accuses a current MSU trustee of helping the university conceal Larry Nassar’s abuses starting in 1992. And this is just one of the institution’s many recent scandals.
In most other countries outside the U.S., the most prestigious universities are public.
The Nineteenth Amendment didn’t benefit only women, whom it gave the vote. A new study suggests it also contributed to kids staying in school longer.
The I Promise school’s five-year plan, published here in full, details its ambitions to do much more than just educate its students.
In a new survey, a majority of respondents support the expansion of families’ education options. But specific programs such as vouchers remain polarizing.
One in 10 Airbnb hosts in the U.S. is a teacher, a new report shows.
The recent case of Avital Ronell, an NYU professor suspended for sexual harassment, and the scholars who rallied to support her highlights the intense politics of academia.
The change may be the biggest help to low-income students of color, who are disproportionately likely to have been convicted of a crime.