The millions of US children whose parents can't always afford enough nutritious food for their families get about a quarter of their calories from what they eat at school.
So far, children have not been as sickened by the coronavirus as adults. So why do officials talk about closing schools? And what does this mean for you as a parent? A public health expert explains.
A scholar who researches this underreported criminal behavior recommends four steps to root it out.
A scholar of intensive after-school 'hyper education' says it's becoming a more common extracurricular activity for children of all ages.
There's a long history of books being banned from public and school libraries.
Newly-released body camera footage shows an Orlando police officer taking a 6-year-old girl away in handcuffs. A school safety expert explains the potential pitfalls of police in primary schools.
A reenactment of the largest slave rebellion in US history involves a plot twist. A scholar who studies race, history and memory says the new ending can spark new beginnings.
Becoming friends with classmates from different backgrounds can help people reject negative stereotypes. And teachers are able to help make that happen.
Biden, Sanders, Warren and other candidates are calling for far more federal spending for schools in low-income areas.
Teachers unions and gun-control advocates who decry the use of fake blood and simulated shootings have cause for concern. But getting students ready does take training and practice.
From being subjected to harassment and threats to getting assaulted or having their cars keyed, many American teachers are being victimized.
The Never Again Education Act is meant to make Holocaust education more prominent in America's schools. A scholar of Holocaust studies explains why that's necessary.
More than 20,000 American high school students have made their own guitars in school over the past decade. Many of them have wound up more into learning about STEM disciplines.
As many as 100,000 US adolescents currently spend at least part of the year in these therapeutic or disciplinary programs.
Two literacy scholars share their concerns about growing pressure on educators to emphasize phonics to teach reading. In their view, critiques of other methods often rest on a false premise.
For the second year in a row, hip-hop music is the most popular form of music in the US. So why isn't it in more of America's classrooms? A hip-hop scholar weighs in.
While the state of Texas says it is taking over the Houston school system in the name of school improvement, an expert argues the move is motivated by racism and political power struggles.
Often schools close out of a belief that taking this step will save money and help students. Whether or not those benefits materialize, there are downsides for the locals.
Many historians and other scholars say what Americans have traditionally learned about the complex period that followed the Civil War falls short of what we should know.
Biden, Sanders, Warren and other candidates are calling for a substantial and unprecedented spending boost.