Most kids get dismissed from school hours before the workday ends.
When families need to spend more time and money taking care of their kids on weekdays, it can take a toll on careers – especially for women.
School segregation was the law of the land in the U.S. during much of the 19th and 20th centuries.
School integration is often thought of as something that took place in the 1960s. But the first black student to desegregate a school by court order was an Iowa girl named Susan Clark in 1868.
The ABC’s Don’t Stop The Music looked at the benefit of music education in disadvantaged schools.
As comparisons are made between the finances of private and public schools, investment in a creative education for all should be prioritised.
Instilling a love of books.
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A technique developed for teachers and tutors can work if followed by the child's loved ones.
When their kids get older, parents should try to phase out homework help.
Under the right circumstances, homework help from parents is helpful.
Those worksheets might not do much for a child’s grades.
How much homework kids should do is a subject of great debate.
New data show more girls and minority students are taking advanced computer science courses in high school.
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New data show more girls and minority high school students taking Advanced Placement courses in computer science. A computer science professor weighs in on what that means for the future of the field.
Corporal punishment in schools around the world is disappearing, but a handful of countries have held on to the practice.
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While more and more countries have moved to ban corporal punishment in schools, certain types of nations have been slower than others to outlaw the practice. A recent analysis seeks to explain why.
Lead-based paint is being found in roughly half of schools that do inspections, a federal report reveals.
A federal report reveals that most school districts are failing to inspect their buildings for lead-based paint hazards and, when they do, often fail to tell parents about what they found.
A 1974 Supreme Court decision found that school segregation was allowable if it wasn’t being done on purpose.
When the Supreme Court exempted suburbs in the North from the kind of desegregation orders imposed in the South, it enabled the 'de facto' segregation that continues in America's schools to this day.
A research assistant demonstrates an app designed to document what takes place in special education classrooms.
A professor of information discusses how an app she developed can help solve the problem of schools failing to report when students are restrained or secluded.
More schools are plopping students in front of computer screens for ‘personalized learning.’ What are the drawbacks?
Throughout the nation, parents and students are pushing back against personalized learning. An expert on the different ways that students learn explains what's behind all the fuss.
Brandon Fant, left, gets his blood tested for lead poison levels by Lashae Campbell at a clinic in Flint, Michigan.
The children who suffered lead poisoning as a result of the Flint water crisis of 2014 are likely to struggle academically and socially as a result, an expert on treating lead-poisoned children argues.
Kevin Porter, Jr., of USC, is introduced prior to the first round of the 2019 NBA Draft at Barclays Center.
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For many professional athletes, leaving their troubled neighborhoods for better resourced prep schools paved the way for success.
Educators often fail to recognize fathers, a researcher contends.
When children don't live with their fathers, educators often act as if the men don't exist, an expert on child development laments in an essay about why schools must do more to recognize dads.
Summer enrichment programs can lead to academic gains.
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Instead of expecting parents to help kids stay sharp during the summer, schools should offer more programming, a literacy instructor argues.
Adolf Hitler (second from the right in front) is shown in this 1939 file photo along with German and Italian army chiefs after having signed the German-Italian military pact in Germany.
A scholar's efforts to learn how textbooks in New Jersey were portraying the Holocaust leads her to testify against a history teacher who taught his students to question if the Holocaust took place.
Despite being known for high college acceptance rates, Urban Prep Academies recently lost a charter to operate a school on Chicago’s west side.
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Urban Prep Academy in Chicago made a name by boasting about its 100% college acceptance rates for graduating seniors. A founding teacher at Urban Prep explains why that statistic is misleading.
Students’ home and family backgrounds will be factored into their SAT scores.
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The College Board is adding a new 'adversity score' to the SAT to take students' socioeconomic backgrounds into account. Will the move correct long-standing disparities in the college entrance exam?
Thurgood Marshall outside the Supreme Court in Washington in 1958. Marshall, the head of the NAACP’s legal arm who argued part of the case, went on to become the Supreme Court’s first African-American justice.
While the Brown vs. Board of Education case is often celebrated for ordering school desegregation, history shows many black people in the city where the case began opposed integrated schools.