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.
As the national debate over LGBTQ rights continues, teachers in the Midwest are facing challenges similar to those facing their colleagues elsewhere in the US.
The Brown v. Board of Education case, which resulted in the Supreme Court outlawing school segregation, originally started in Clarendon County, South Carolina.
Though the 1954 Brown v. Board ruling required the integration of public education, US schools remain separated by race.
College admissions advantages for recruited athletes likely perpetuate educational inequality even more than those given to children of alumni.
Just what does it mean for students to feel as if they “belong” on campus? A researcher weighs in.
A study of rural schools in Pennsylvania found that schools ended up in a clash between local residents and state and federal agencies.
Experts say making meals available to all students reduces the stigma associated with a free lunch.
Children who are bullied in school are at higher risk for depression and anxiety later in life.
School districts throughout the nation are beginning to heed calls to give students and teachers a day off in observance of the Eid al Fitr, a major Islamic holiday held at the end of Ramadan.
The Pell Grant would have to be doubled in order for its purchasing power to be anywhere near what it used to be, a scholar observes.
Some parents engage in domestic abuse by influencing their children to fear, dislike or distrust their other parent. What happens next is a cascade of losses.
Students with disabilities do better when they remain in general education classes, but systemic bias often leads them to be placed in separate classrooms, a special education researcher writes.
Religious beliefs and modern biology sometimes seem to collide. But exploring those ideas with compassion and an open mind can lead to deeper learning across cultures.
Music education in Minneapolis public schools stood out as one of the best and gave rise to the city’s music scene that helped propel Prince to fame, a scholar writes.
Local control over school funding leads to uneven resources between districts, two legal scholars maintain.
School districts across the nation are wrestling with whether to have police officers on school grounds.
Interviews and surveys with hundreds of teachers and school administrators reveal the effect of persistent staffing shortages on school personnel – and on students.
College savings plans – known as 529s – can be effective for certain families. Still, it pays to know the ins and outs of how the plans work, an expert says.
Often dismissed as ‘horseplay,’ sexual assaults perpetrated by boys athletes against their teammates persist in high school sports, a researcher observes.
A poet speaks to how his love of history has shaped his work.
Decades of collaboration between Western and Russian universities have come to a halt because of the war in Ukraine. An expert on U.S.-Russia relations explains what’s at stake.
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Kennedy v. Bremerton School District, a case stemming from a football coach’s prayers on the field, on April 25, 2022.
An education researcher explains how most school rating websites lack a key piece of information about school performance.
College presidents worked both at the forefront and behind the scenes in fighting for African Americans’ civil rights in the 1960s.