Conventional wisdom across much of the Western world says there's a strong link between education and upward social mobility. Really?
A former middle school teacher offers a series of tips on how educators can teach young people to engage in more civil discourse.
Things could get worse for special education students if the Trump administration follows through on its plans to give states more leeway when it comes to how they treat special education students.
The story of how Nigeria and Mississippi implemented comprehensive sexual education programs despite local opposition offers important lessons about how to boost adolescent sexual health.
Stereotypes may discourage girls from pursuing STEM careers, but research suggests several ways that parents and teachers can turn things around.
The steep decline in refugee children in US schools will lessen the nation's ability to produce students who possess the skills of global citizenship, a researcher argues.
Will new communications licensing costs make small satellites so expensive that they can't be used for student education?
Yes, money is one big reason. But teachers also just want to be heard like everyone else and are using methods that have been shown to be effective.
A recent cut to federal funding for school safety research could hurt efforts to make schools more secure, a scholar warns.
Asian-Americans are extremely diverse. Fear of giving the government personal data may make it more difficult to provide the right educational, health care and other services to specific populations.
Some school districts are moving to cut back on the use of suspensions. But if school discipline reforms are not implemented in a thoughtful way, classrooms may become harder to manage.
As part of preparing students to live in a democracy, schools should teach students how to engage in political dissent, a philosophy of education scholar argues.
While President Donald Trump suggests arming teachers would be a good way to stop school shootings, research shows that carrying firearms comes with a host of troublesome risks.
Standardized test scores drive many of our decisions about students, teachers and school districts. But research shows that the results are highly predictable, in a bad way.
Textbooks were once a major piece of educational infrastructure. But as digital content expands, a new kind of 'textbook' is improving the quality of K-12 instruction.
Thirty years after the Supreme Court ruled that creationism cannot be required in schools, 'creation science' is still taught in some schools. What are the implications for climate education?
By embracing a style beyond the typical classroom lecture, math education can serve all of our students better.
The Trump administration's cuts to social programs like career and technical education would deal a blow to its efforts to boost economic growth.
The Trump administration's new education budget cuts money from traditional schools and funnels it toward school choice. Is it a nail in the coffin for public education?
Students with chronic illness often get only a few hours of education a week. Telepresence robots could let them participate fully in classroom and school activities.