Inattention is one of the most important early behavioural risk factors for a range of adverse life outcomes, including lower earnings.
Schools throughout America's low-income communities have been deteriorating for years. Now's the time to do something about it, an education scholar argues.
About 16 percent of all teachers change schools or leave teaching. Often, these changes occur in the middle of the school year, which causes significant setbacks in learning, researchers say.
Students with unpaid meal debts have been experiencing some shaming policies at school. New rules are aimed at protecting these children, but the real solution may lie in free meals for all.
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?
Children who aren't ready for school tend to lag behind their peers in later grades. Parents and teachers can help.
School garden projects are becoming hugely popular. Over 25 percent of public elementary schools include garden-based learning. Do these gardens improve the education and health of young people?
Relationship education programs are meant to strengthen low-income couples, with the idea children would benefit. But focusing on communication skills overlooks what really matters to these Americans.
Charters schools are here to stay. More than three million students are enrolled in 6,700 charter schools across 42 states.
A third of families living below poverty level access the Internet only through their phones. And young people from these families get access to few learning opportunities.
Teachers often view vocabulary building as the most important aspect of education. In reality, there are lots of other early learning experiences that children need to develop.
Want to stop kids from sliding academically over the summer? Why not trust them to make their own reading choices?