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.
Being ready takes training and practice. But it might not require fake blood and simulated shootings.
Universal screenings for childhood trauma, like the ones being implemented for California students, may cause more harm than good, a scholar argues.
The effective teaching of news literacy needs to go beyond simple fact-checking, a journalism professor argues.
California's surgeon general has implemented schoolwide screenings for trauma. A social work professor explains why the rest of the nation should do the same.
Democratic plans to boost school funding are rooted in research that shows more funding really does boost achievement for low-income students.
Faced with uncertainty over their next meal, teens in a Texas study reveal the various things they resort to in order to put food on the family table.
Nearly a decade after Tyler Clementi's death, there are growing efforts to do more to protect students like him from their peers.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos discusses 'expanding education freedom' for American students.
Research suggests that kids benefit when there are fewer of them in a classroom. But quickly reducing class size can cause new problems as schools scramble to hire new teachers.
Amid plans to create special sports divisions for high-poverty schools, coaches at such schools explain how they produce championship-winning teams despite having fewer resources.
What it means to be a good teacher has changed over time, along with prevailing views on what constitutes appropriate behavior.
Teachers' unions often say they go on strike to improve conditions for students. A closer look at recent walkouts suggests they are also fighting for something else: membership.
Efforts to 'harden' school buildings could distract from the need to focus on human behavior and what's known about school shooters.
When it comes to completing homework, getting organized and celebrating small victories along the way is key, an expert on learning strategies says.
About one-third of America's primary schools have a school police officer on hand. Do these officers make schools safer, or are they turning primary schools into mini police precincts?
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 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.
As comparisons are made between the finances of private and public schools, investment in a creative education for all should be prioritised.