Halfway through the school year that was supposed to be a return to normal, teachers are barely hanging on.
As vaccination coverage for children rises and adults are increasingly vaccinated and boosted, it’s time to pay more attention to protecting children from the indirect harms of the pandemic.
People have formed tribes since the dawn of time and, in the digital age, online tribes are helping members deal with all the uncertainties and decisions involved in getting kids ready for school.
Learning about sustainable development and consumption should not be limited to particular disciplines like those in the sciences and technologies.
Our society has never explicitly debated whether the health-care industry is more important than other critical sectors, like education, as governments impose lockdowns.
A dispute between the Chicago Teachers Union and the school district over in-person learning has resulted in classes being canceled. An education policy expert explains what is at stake.
Evidence suggests kids under 12 aren’t major drivers of COVID spread. Avoiding them isn’t necessary.
Small-group learning activities can help students build social skills while enhancing academic achievement. This is particularly important for kids who face bullying or discrimination.
School closures have immediate and long-term effects on students, both emotionally and economically. They will also have a ripple effect on a country and on income inequality.
It’s important kids’ masks fit well and are removed and stored properly.
The number of school librarians in the US has dropped about 20% over the past decade, a recent study found. Here are four ways school librarians prepare students for today’s world.
The controversy over critical race theory is an opportunity for Americans to examine how other democracies deal with diverse viewpoints in public schools, an education policy expert argues.
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.
Researchers say educators told them that immigrant students are sometimes made to believe they will be deported. Why? One reason is educators didn’t want them to drag down their school’s test scores.
A growing number of states are recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day on what has traditionally been Columbus Day. An education scholar weighs in on what this means for America’s schools.
If national teacher policies are not comprehensive, practical and inclusive of teachers, they can undermine the very workers they aim to help, a global education policy expert argues.
Schools and parents have been targeted with fake vaccine consent forms peddling misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines.
America’s public schools, which are over 40 years old on average, are not equipped to handle rising temperatures due to climate change, a new study reveals.
COVID-19 upended families’ morning routines. Getting kids back on schedule and sticking to it will help ease difficult transitions, a child psychologist explains.
When students are allowed to bring personal items for show and tell, it can build their senses of self-worth, belonging and control. But poor kids often don’t get that opportunity.