Could a 10-minute meeting between teachers and principals reduce teacher turnover? A researcher explores the possibilities.
New research on school superintendent turnover rates reveals that divisive political issues are contributing to the problem of instability among school leadership across the US.
Parents who had positive experiences in school often select schools for their children that are similar to the ones they attended – but if they had a bad experience they avoid those kinds of schools.
Polarization among the public and politicians threatens to undermine educational progress made over the past few decades.
An education professor explains how a hit TV show about a struggling school became a jumping-off point for a course about urban education.
A college readiness scholar says the new Advanced Placement course in African American Studies has been weakened by political pressure from the right.
A new analysis finds that teacher sanctions are relatively rare. But when they do occur, it’s usually related to sex and drugs.
Extremely young school shooters are not believed to be capable of forming criminal intent.
At a time when politicians across the country are debating how slavery in the US is taught, high school students are participating in mock slave auctions that are having severe consequences
Billions of dollars are being spent on tutoring in the US. Will it be enough to help schoolchildren make up for pandemic learning loss? An education economist weighs in.
A scholar who used to evaluate after-school programs says they should do more than just be a place for kids to hang out and socialize.
An English professor takes a critical look at why today’s students are assigned the same books that were assigned decades ago – and why American school curricula are so difficult to change.
A social work scholar researches why school suspensions disproportionately affect students from certain groups and what can be done to change that.
Looser requirements for teacher certification don’t fix teachers’ problems, which are low pay, high workload and lack of respect.
A scholar of literature sees striking parallels between contemporary book bans in the US and those that took place in South Africa during apartheid.
Community members want their schools to address issues beyond academics, new research suggests.
Ensuring that children hone skills and build up credentials at a young age is part of a long-term plan common among the South Asian parents who immigrate to the United States.
Research shows that school shootings can lead to years of health, educational and economic detriment for students who survive the attack.
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.
School districts across the nation are wrestling with whether to have police officers on school grounds.