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.
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.