Is the public education that Ruby Bridges fought to integrate a relic of the past?
The push to expand charter schools in the U.S. contributed to a robust movement of teachers’ unions and allies demanding a well-resourced public school system.
Racial, ethnic and class inequities regarding gifted and talented services are found in most school districts.
The education philosopher Paulo Freire would have denounced the pandemic-fueled proliferation of online schooling as an affront to democracy and a further entitlement for those in positions of power.
The battle to expand private education in South Carolina amid the pandemic mirrors previous struggles over civil rights and highlights the ways systemic racism has undermined public education.
Millions of public school students are learning online, mostly at home. Any standardized tests they take in this unusual school year may not yield reliable data about their academic progress.
Without the opportunity to learn in dual-language programs, children may lose out on growing up to be bilingual.
School nurses were already overwhelmed, with hundreds of students and staff in their charge. Now, COVID-19 screenings and testing have become their priority.
Fully funding private primary schools would significantly decrease inequity in Australia. And it wouldn't cost the government too much more than it's already spending on education.
An effort to bring three teachers together while they taught young students online over the summer in Arizona didn't bode well.
For US parents, the health, economic and social crisis the COVID-19 pandemic brought about is compounded by the difficult if not impossible task of working, caring for and educating kids.
In about two in three US families with two parents, both are working or looking for a job. That makes caring for kids when schools and day care providers are closed hard if not impossible.
Making classrooms, cafeterias and other spaces less crowded will be essential. There are two main ways to do that.
The Education Department is reinterpreting rules Congress wrote for how public school systems should share federal dollars with private schools.
This real-time snapshot of the digital divide illustrates why education experts are concerned that school closures could increase achievement gaps.
A federal court with jurisdiction over Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee found that the state governments have a legal obligation to ensure that children can learn how to read.
As long as teachers are creative and resourceful, kids will keep learning. What's less clear is how schools will make up for the lost time if they remain closed for several months or longer.
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.
Private schools are set to get a boost of billions under a new formula that links government funding to parents' incomes rather than the socioeconomic profile of where they live.
A scholar of intensive after-school 'hyper education' says it's becoming a more common extracurricular activity for children of all ages.