Last month, Education Week named Maryland’s public education system No. 1 in the country for the fifth consecutive year.
Testimony by representatives from Oakland, Calif., affords us the opportunity to explore violations of civil rights by America’s school districts when they close schools in low-income communities of color.
The first in an occasional series during African-American History Month about the struggle to keep neighborhood schools accessible in low-income communities of color throughout America.
The bickering between Chicago Public Schools and the teachers union has now turned to federal court and accusations of threats against individual union leaders.
A bill has been introduced in the Maryland General Assembly to provide armed school resource officers in elementary schools across the state, similar to current staffing at middle and high schools.
A story in the New York Times on Christmas Eve showed how physics lessons might inspire students: it’s about love, says Jeffrey Wright, a teacher in Louisville.
Rumors of violence against students have forced some Michigan districts to close early for winter break. Elsewhere, schools deal with rumors while trying to maintain a sense of normalcy.
At least 27 people, including 20 elementary school students, are dead following a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Changes to the application for admission to the University of Iowa request that students answer a question about “identifying with” the LGBT community.
The US Education Department announced the winners yesterday for the Race to the Top – District Competition. Grantees will receive between $10 and $40 million over the next four years.