Mass killings on school grounds account for a very small percent of victims, but they capture far more public attention than other shootings.
Educators are emboldened and exasperated. Those feelings are driving a second wave of teacher strikes nationwide.
The death of a young mother who fell in a New York City subway station has drawn scrutiny to the inaccessibility of public-transit systems.
Not only does P.E. do little to improve physical fitness, but it can also lead to truancy and other disciplinary problems.
The strike showcased unions' strategy of advocating not just for their members but also for better resources for schools.
From West Virginia to Los Angeles, educators are ushering in a new era of labor activism.
The city’s public-school teachers are predominantly people of color—and a plurality of them are Latino, like most of the students they serve.
Finally, something they have not killed
Many of these schools are improving, but the persistent stigma against them contributes to segregation.
The move could signal a shift in the long, contentious relationship between teachers’ unions and these privately run schools.
Gender reveals, post-wedding receptions, divorce parties, promposals—young Americans now have more and more public festivities for milestones that used to be privately celebrated.
A new federal complaint with a unique argument accuses the state of Rhode Island of failing to provide students with the skills they need to participate effectively in a democracy.
Ph.D. candidates suffer from anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation at astonishingly high rates.
“WeChat is a monster. There’s nothing like it on Earth.”
Weeks ago, Super Typhoon Yutu devastated the Northern Mariana Islands, which are home to tens of thousands of Americans. Mainland outlets paid little attention.
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.