Students can learn the basics with a set of knitting needles.
Washington, D.C., added pathways coordinators to its high schools to try to help kids who are behind on credits catch up.
Those who move to the United States tend to have higher socioeconomic standing in their native countries than what they settle for when they arrive.
Experts worry about the impact on academia and scholarship.
When states began to require more math courses, black high-school graduates began to see bigger paychecks.
A trio of professors in Boston stumbled across a trove of signs, threw them into a rented van, and created an “accidental archive.”
Ted Mitchell has some advice for Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s pick to lead the U.S. Education Department.
For one thing, she’s never attended or taught at a public school.
The Michigan billionaire’s confirmation hearing was heavy on partisanship and light on substance.
Prepare to hear “school choice” a lot. Here’s what it actually means.
A new study offers a look at what happens when schools shutter.
Secretary John King’s exit memo offers a first look at what the administration thinks it has—and hasn’t—achieved.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled a plan to make the state’s public colleges and universities free for families earning less than $125,000.
From record-high graduation rates to the percentage of students who attend charters, here are some figures that help tell the story of U.S. schools over the last year.
A 2016 documentary magnifies an often ignored part of the education world.
Take a stroll down memory lane, a scroll through some #TBTs, or whatever the school kids are calling a throwback these days. Here are our favorite education stories The Atlantic published this year.
It’s unclear whether the Trump administration will also see the issue as a matter of civil rights.
A new report suggests most graduates don’t find the current offerings very helpful.
The economist James Heckman argues in a new paper that early-childhood education should commence at the very beginning of life.
A new study suggests what a toddler sees plays a major role.