The numbers of students missing 15 days or more of school in a given year is on the rise in the US. Evidence shows certain approaches can get kids back in school and help them stay in class.
Not all students have access to the same level of parental help at home. So why are they judged as if they do? Two scholars probe how educators view students who fail to complete their homework.
A philosophy professor looks at the learning styles of different creatures to gain insight into curiosity among human beings.
Students are less likely to think they can be good at both math and reading as they get closer to high school.
A veteran school administrator offers insights on how children’s caretakers can better prepare them for a new school year.
Community members want their schools to address issues beyond academics, new research suggests.
The core principle of education is to enable students to become kind, giving and contributing members of their community and the world.
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.
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.
An education researcher explains how most school rating websites lack a key piece of information about school performance.
A scholar compares the debates over banning books in school today to a similar clash of ideas that took place during the Reagan era.
The pandemic and shifts to virtual learning have set many children back academically. The setbacks can be particularly challenging for children with disabilities, but recovery is possible.
Halfway through the school year that was supposed to be a return to normal, teachers are barely hanging on.
Claims the digital divide has been ‘closed’ don’t include the full picture of internet inequality in the United States.
The world of rap music has no shortage of artists who turned their backs on formal education only to become some of education’s biggest benefactors.
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.
Teachers say school districts have left them in the lurch in the wake of attacks by students. Some admit they resort to violence themselves to send a message to students who might want to test them.