It’s not just COVID-19. Low salaries, subpar working conditions and lack of resources in the classroom are three of the reasons why teachers are abandoning the profession.
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 bill in Congress may reduce inflation. Or it may not. What it will do is add to the long history of legislation names aimed at drumming up support for a bill.
Even before the pandemic, access to arts programs and qualified instructors varied greatly among schools and districts.
Public outcry against standardized testing, along with adjustments required by COVID-19, have led to a new generation of academic tests.
A scholar of intensive after-school ‘hyper education’ says it’s becoming a more common extracurricular activity for children of all ages.
Biden, Sanders, Warren and other candidates are calling for far more federal spending for schools in low-income areas.
Though his education initiative staggered while he was in office, the late former President George H.W. Bush had an influence that continues to shape education policy, an education historian says.
Standardized test scores drive many of our decisions about students, teachers and school districts. But research shows that the results are highly predictable, in a bad way.
Trump has ordered a task force to look into the federal government’s role in schools. Where does this executive order fit in the country’s long history of federal versus state educational policies?
Confirmed in a historic tie-breaking vote by Vice President Pence, Betsy DeVos will be the next secretary of education. Here’s what you need to know about her past legislative actions and proposals.
The involvement of large wealthy donors in local schools is influencing who gets elected to govern on school boards. Why does it matter?
On the occasion of World Teacher’s Day, on Oct. 5, a scholar explains why borrowing teacher quality models from high-scoring countries such as Finland, South Korea or Singapore is not effective.
Eleven states have introduced a new test score. Here’s what you need to know.
The learning loss that occurs over the summer for poor students can lead to a growing academic achievement gap in subsequent years. What are community schools and how do they help low-income students?
The ESSA, or the Every Child Succeeds Act, was considered to be a welcome replacement of the No Child Left Behind law. However, scholars point to some disturbing provisions in the new law.
The year 2015 escalated many of the tensions that have existed on university and college campuses for a long time. It will be remembered as the year of student activism.
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is replacing No Child Left Behind (NCLB). How much of an improvement is it over the earlier law?
By bringing private advocates to the fore in education, Arne Duncan further opened public education to privatized influences.
There are plenty of signs that teaching as a vocation is in trouble in the US.
The number of libraries is dropping drastically across almost all states. Will a revised No Child Left Behind law make a difference?