The core principle of education is to enable students to become kind, giving and contributing members of their community and the world.
The effort to give every student equal access to an education has lasted decades and may need even more time before the goal is reached.
With teachers reporting record-high levels of burnout, and more burnout than any other profession in the US, scholars examine what’s going on and what it may mean for education.
For trans students, the right to be recognized by the pronouns they use for themselves is under constant legal attack. A researcher who specializes in the trans student experience takes a closer look.
In the first study of its kind, researchers found medication alone has no detectable impact on how much children with ADHD learn in the classroom.
Waiting for kids to show signs of distress has little value, says a researcher who is pushing schools to take a more proactive approach toward student mental health.
Schoolteachers routinely report feeling ill-prepared to guide their students through difficult conversations about high-profile violent events.
In middle school classes, students from lower-income families tended to be concentrated in just a few classrooms, new research from North Carolina has found.
From the founding of the U.S., public schools were seen as a key way to develop an informed, active citizenry. Social studies educators struggle to achieve that goal today.
Children who are bullied in school are at higher risk for depression and anxiety later in life.
Local control over school funding leads to uneven resources between districts, two legal scholars maintain.
Interviews and surveys with hundreds of teachers and school administrators reveal the effect of persistent staffing shortages on school personnel – and on students.
An education researcher explains how most school rating websites lack a key piece of information about school performance.
Plantation museums could be ideal venues for students to learn about the nation’s history of race-based slavery, but only if they stop whitewashing the horrors of what took place on their grounds.
A food policy expert explains how school lunches changed during the COVID-19 pandemic and what’s wrong with going back to the normal system now.
Despite signals of increased turnover, the past two years have not experienced mass departures from the teaching profession.
Teachers who take alternative routes to being certified tend to leave their positions sooner than educators who go through colleges of education, new research shows.
The physical activity and social connection that take place at recess help children be more engaged once back in the classroom.
School suspension rates drop significantly if US teachers came from more diverse backgrounds, a scholar says.
The pandemic and shifts to virtual learning have set many children back academically. The setbacks can be particularly challenging for children with disabilities, but recovery is possible.