The year-long inquiry uncovered “systemic” violations of Chicago residents’ civil rights.
Critics worry that the students who need the most help might be among the least likely to receive it.
Urban-education programs prepare them for imperative contemporary conversations with students.
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.
One man’s mission to make college admissions sane (and fair) again
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.
Research on the long-term effects of advisers is mixed, and some programs are now relying on video-game networks and other technology to forge stronger relationships.
The economist James Heckman argues in a new paper that early-childhood education should commence at the very beginning of life.
Parents of all income and education levels are spending more time promoting their kids’ development—yet socioeconomic gaps in childrearing behavior are growing.
A new study suggests what a toddler sees plays a major role.
A small private school in western Massachusetts has launched a network of tuition-free early colleges across the country.
A reader in Chicago details her first memory of her older brother—“behind the Plexiglas”: Across from him…
The latest story in our reader series comes from a young woman, Ngeri, who is “still personally working through my…
Men of color are overrepresented in isolation, while whites are typically underrepresented.
A campaign to encourage brain development is using parks to deliver its message to children and their caregivers.
Experts with varying opinions weigh in on what the arm of the Department of Education could look like under Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos.
A new study offers data on the continued use of solitary confinement, and a corrections leader weighs in on the practice’s future.