Polarization among the public and politicians threatens to undermine educational progress made over the past few decades.
An education professor explains how a hit TV show about a struggling school became a jumping-off point for a course about urban education.
Federal law protects students’ rights to request some religious accommodations, including during the month of Ramadan.
Political power and a history of racism lurk behind the recent state takeover of the Houston public school system.
States are struggling to cover pension costs for public school teachers. A education policy expert weighs in on potential solutions.
An expert on adolescent sexuality weighs in on how technology has changed the amount and type of pornography that teens can consume – and what that means when it happens at school.
ChatGPT could lead to substantial learning gains if it’s used as a tutor, an online learning specialist says.
Calls to increase the diversity of the teacher workforce are unlikely to meaningfully address large racial and ethnic educational inequities, at least not during elementary school.
Teacher wages have risen little over the past few decades when adjusted for inflation.
Students may need a listening ear and reassurance in the aftermath of having witnessed a school shooting.
Some Americans hoped the Parkland shooting in 2018 would herald a turning point for gun violence in schools. Shootings, and deaths, have continued – and gotten more frequent.
Federal, state and local efforts to help students recover learning they missed or lost during the pandemic are underway. But those projects don’t include the youngest students.
A college readiness scholar says the new Advanced Placement course in African American Studies has been weakened by political pressure from the right.
Depression and anxiety often follow when teenagers see or experience racial hostilities online.
Racial hostility can produce symptoms similar to what soldiers experience as a result of going to war.
The war in Ukraine affects everyone – including teachers and students, who are meeting the challenges with their people’s famed determination.
Though difficult to pinpoint, white educators often put forth stereotypes when they discuss Black students among themselves, new research has found.
Science fiction books can inspire more children to become scientists if authors and illustrators do a better job of depicting characters from diverse backgrounds.
Researchers found that students are being judged by their race and gender, not how well they do math.
Indigenous language instructors struggle to keep their languages from becoming lost.