Parents who use screens excessively in front of their kids may unwittingly sow the seeds of screen addiction and its consequences.
Two literacy scholars share their concerns about growing pressure on educators to emphasize phonics to teach reading. In their view, critiques of other methods often rest on a false premise.
For the second year in a row, hip-hop music is the most popular form of music in the US. So why isn't it in more of America's classrooms? A hip-hop scholar weighs in.
While the state of Texas says it is taking over the Houston school system in the name of school improvement, an expert argues the move is motivated by racism and political power struggles.
There's no law forcing George Mason University's allied foundation to make the public university's donor deals public.
Often schools close out of a belief that taking this step will save money and help students. Whether or not those benefits materialize, there are downsides for the locals.
States are increasingly adopting policies in which colleges get a small portion of their funding based on how many students graduate. A scholar explains why the policy may not achieve its aims.
Free community college is touted as a way to make college more accessible. But research shows making community college free comes at a cost to four-year colleges.
In order to lessen the strain on campus counseling centers, colleges must take a more preventive and 'population' approach to mental health, an expert argues.
As the Women’s World Chess Championship takes place in China and Russia this month, Alexey Root, an expert on chess in education, weighs in on the benefits of having a separate championship for women.
Many historians and other scholars say what Americans have traditionally learned about the complex period that followed the Civil War falls short of what we should know.
Education for those behind bars is gaining more attention. In these four articles, scholars take an up-close look at efforts to provide – and restrict – higher education in prison.
The same skills and talents that enable chess players to dominate the board will also serve aspiring lawyers well in the courtroom, a law scholar argues.
Biden, Sanders, Warren and other candidates are calling for a substantial and unprecedented spending boost.
Better job prospects and richer lives are among the many reasons to learn a foreign language, an expert on foreign language instruction writes.
Legendary football coach Vince Lombardi coached his last game half a century ago, but his approach holds timeless insights for educators.
When school resource officers run afoul of the law, more often than not the reason is sexual misconduct with students, research shows.
Reading books from people with diverse backgrounds is good for kids.
School officials can do a better job engaging families of color. Here are five ways for them to start.
While large-scale education assessments, such as the PISA, are meant to show how education systems are faring around the world, evidence shows these assessments come with a host of problems.
Before you invest your money in going to a particular college, you should figure out if a school is financially healthy enough to keep its doors open, two veteran college administrators warn.
Teachers grappling with how to teach current events at divisive times should emphasize history, study original sources and address polarization.
Children ask a lot of questions, but they're not always good ones.
The new College Scorecard – an online tool – offers valuable insights into how much you can expect to earn and owe if you choose a particular major at a particular school, an economist writes.
Being ready takes training and practice. But it might not require fake blood and simulated shootings.