Planning outdoor early learning and child care has implications for training and recruiting educators as well as for planning, developing and funding physical spaces.
Calls to reinstate home economics as a solution to modern woes reduce the field to a set of practical skills, undermining its breadth and complexity.
This year summer schools will have to figure out how to tend to the emotional and academic needs of students coming out of remote learning.
Comprehensive sexuality education is needed to equip young girls and boys with pregnancy prevention knowledge before they have sex.
Palestinian children are resilient, but even they have been tested by the pandemic and now more military conflict. Securing their right to a safe education should be a priority.
Each state has its own rules for which vaccines kids must have to attend school and the reasons students can opt out.
Chronic absenteeism is a pressing issue in high-poverty schools, but research suggests that serving students breakfast during class can help keep kids in school.
Some children with autism struggle to express how they feel, but research shows music can help them develop better emotional skills.
Lockdown life accelerated the role of digital technology in the virtual classroom, but there is still no substitute for physical books in children’s lives and learning.
Bright, kinetic and celebrity-studded, the BBC’s schools output has got the tone right for teaching a generation of screen-addicted youth.
COVID-19 vaccine testing on children is just getting started, and only in adolescents.
To concentrate best, we need to resist distractions. It can help to set some goals and check your progress as you study.
With many schools closed, children’s health could suffer.
Many young people learn about the Holocaust in school, but their knowledge and understanding of the subject can be limited and based on inaccuracies and misconceptions.
It’s not just children designated as being ‘at risk’ who are vulnerable. There are thousands of others who have not been assessed and who need the ‘safe haven’ of school.
Back-to-school routines under COVID-19 look a little different than previous years. For one thing, kids need to wear masks. Which means many parents have mask questions.
All students interviewed for a study on relationships with teachers said the ones they loved most were kind, caring or funny. They said the ones they disliked often treated them unfairly.
Good mental health is the ability to adapt to changes and stress. Whatever school looks like, parents can help keep kids’ social-emotional development on track in these four areas.
Long breaks from school lead to learning loss, with maths scores being particularly badly affected - but a return to core concepts could be the answer to a pre-pandemic problem.
Research shows that children can become infected with the coronavirus and spread it to others. Though rare, some kids do become severely ill and a few have died from COVID-19.