The problem with chronic absenteeism isn’t so much that kids are missing instruction time; it’s that unexcused absences may indicate crises at home, new research suggests.
Four experts weigh in on ways to replenish the US teacher workforce and curb burnout.
Though his education initiative staggered while he was in office, the late former President George H.W. Bush had an influence that continues to shape education policy, an education historian says.
Although many feared that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos would destroy public education, a review of the past two years shows that much of her policy agenda has failed.
A Trump administration proposal to merge the federal departments of Labor and Education could spell doom for the liberal arts, an education scholar asserts.
While emergency drills may help schools feel safer, they contain underlying and often unintended moral messages about the nature of school and life itself.
The cycle of overpromising and disappointment has left donors, politicians and policymakers of all stripes looking to improve K-12 public schooling with an underwhelming track record.
Other states have had recent smaller inquiries, but the NSW inquiry into the education of children with a disability was across all systems, and could lead best practice nationally.
US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’s anti-Washington rhetoric represents a radical departure from that of previous education secretaries.
Students across the country have been defrauded by for-profit schools. Fine print in their enrollment contracts has stopped them from bringing their cases to court, but new rules could help.
From student loans to Title IX, Betsy DeVos has had a busy six months in office. But despite numerous reversals of Obama-era guidelines, little has come in the way of tangible policy.
Many of the programs being cut in the Trump-DeVos education budget serve low-income families – families that aren’t likely to benefit from the budget’s reallocation of funds toward school choice.
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?
Enron stands as one of the most infamous scandals in business history. With a growing charter school sector and lax regulation, the same kind of corruption and fraud is rearing its ugly head.
Trump has ordered a task force to look into the federal government’s role in schools. Where does this executive order fit in the country’s long history of federal versus state educational policies?
Confirmed in a historic tie-breaking vote by Vice President Pence, Betsy DeVos will be the next secretary of education. Here’s what you need to know about her past legislative actions and proposals.
Trump’s billionaire nominee for secretary of education has stirred up debate about the effectiveness of school choice. What does the research say? And, who is Betsy DeVos?
The year 2015 escalated many of the tensions that have existed on university and college campuses for a long time. It will be remembered as the year of student activism.
By bringing private advocates to the fore in education, Arne Duncan further opened public education to privatized influences.
If the Opt Out movement has gained ground, it is not without reason. Testing has not only pushed learning out, but taught people how to “game” the system.