T.M. Landry College Prep, facing allegations of abuse, is known for getting students from poor backgrounds into Ivy League schools. An education scholar says the school's focus was misplaced.
As more parents turn to social media to post videos of themselves punishing their children, an educational psychologist warns that the practice may cause more harm than good.
Nearing the end of his second and final term, the founding chair of The Conversation UK considers the role of universities in the news media environment.
Children need be able to identify potentially harmful sexual behaviours, including sexting, from a young age.
A grassroots movement to end racial disparities in schoolhouse discipline is beginning to take root throughout the nation and winning important victories at the local level. Can it sustain the effort?
The Supreme Court long ago rejected the idea of a federal right to education. Can a series of new lawsuits convince the court to change its mind?
Far from proof of a flawed education system, politically active school students are evidence our education system is working well.
The government's ambitious plans for T-levels might struggle to get off the ground given that further education colleges are already short of 20,000 staff.
Although many feared that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos would destroy public education, a review of the past two years shows that much of her policy agenda has failed.
Our contemporary education systematically trashes creativity and unwittingly punishes students for exercising their imagination.
Teenage girls in Kenya who fall pregnant either drop out of school or risk unsafe abortions.
There needs to be more opportunity in school and at home for students to learn to write for enjoyment.
Religion has helped science, as well as hindered it.
With just days to go before the election, Labor is making a last-minute appeal to voters to stay in power, while the Liberals are pressing for change.
School reports are coming soon. Here's a guide for how to interpret and make best use of your child's school report.
Government remains the major funder of universities. But it hasn't met its obligations even though many institutions face serious infrastructure decay.
By changing the curriculum, Scotland acknowledges that society has always been diverse – and that will help more young people feel accepted.
For teenagers, blogging about politics in school can help them hone their views – and be more tolerant of others'.
Working class parents may be too busy to attend high school events, but they take an active role in their children's success.
We should keep in mind that education is valuable beyond graduate earning capacity, and that what a student learns during their education can have little to do with why they earn more.