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.
The former secretary of education talks about the “lies” he thinks undergird the U.S.’s school system, and the unintended consequences that can come with attempts to reform it.
The author of Lies My Teacher Told Me discusses how schools’ flawed approach to teaching the country’s past affects its civic health.
Proposals to institute a random-selection process have reemerged in response to a lawsuit alleging that Harvard penalizes Asian American applicants.
The decline of Catholic schools is making independent education less accessible to middle- and lower-class students.
The retailer’s new back-to-school discount says a lot about the state of education funding in the United States.
Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s latest nominee for the bench, graduated from a Catholic high school. So did four of the current Justices.
A federal judge has concluded that the Constitution doesn't require schools to promote students’ literacy.
Critics say the country’s higher-education institutions should focus on ensuring more Americans get four-year degrees, but college presidents highlight the benefits of global diversity on campus.