Roundup: Rep. George Miller, a force behind the No Child Left Behind legislation, says he never anticipated the landmark education law would ignite a testing obsession.
Roundup: As the nation moves toward minority-majority, colleges face fierce trade-offs when the nation produces fewer 18-year-olds with aspirations for a bachelor's degree.
Roundup: Only about a third of U.S. 9-year-olds score at or above the national average in math, reading, and science; the results for black, Hispanic, and low-income kids are even more discouraging.
Roundup: More undocumented aspiring collegians are turning to the sites where benefactors will help them pay their fees in return for reimbursement after graduation.
Roundup: Not letting Texas high school students study Mexican-American history and literature is racist, say activists pushing for inclusive curricula.
Roundup: In kicking off an Obama administration initiative, the first lady implores D.C. sophomores to reach for college after high school.
Hispanics are the most ardent believers despite the many challenges they face in overcoming gaps in income and education, a poll shows.
Roundup: Ditch the idea that pre-kindergarten through grade 12 is enough schooling to ensure access to the middle class. Think about it as pre-K through 16, a civil-rights project says.
Roundup: Analysis of decline in New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia shows need for more low-income and senior housing, and small-business subsidies.
Roundup: Blacks have the highest obesity rate, at almost 48 percent, followed by Hispanics and whites; Asians are lowest at about 11 percent.
Roundup: Many workers need an add-on to their minimum-wage jobs, to the tune of $7 billion.