Federal law protects students’ rights to request some religious accommodations, including during the month of Ramadan.
There is a new push for private schools to open their grounds and facilities to the broader community
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.
Parents have a general right to know about their children’s activities in school, but that can be limited by students’ rights to privacy and personal safety.
Gifting teachers through crowdfunding sites may make an immediate difference but can’t compensate for underfunding and inequitable funding of public schools.
The Supreme Court has yet to rule on whether school dress codes are protected under the law.
A study finds that graduates who attended publicly funded schools were more likely to have open intercultural orientations than those who attended private schools.
According to the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, far-right groups have been trying to stack school boards with candidates harbouring anti-equity ideologies.
They look like conventional school buses, but electric versions are cleaner, quieter and cheaper to maintain. States, utilities and federal agencies are helping school districts make the switch.
A free speech expert defines censorship and applies that lesson to current political struggles in the US to ban books from public schools and libraries.
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Kennedy v. Bremerton School District, a case stemming from a football coach’s prayers on the field, on April 25, 2022.
An education researcher explains how most school rating websites lack a key piece of information about school performance.
A food policy expert explains how school lunches changed during the COVID-19 pandemic and what’s wrong with going back to the normal system now.
Despite signals of increased turnover, the past two years have not experienced mass departures from the teaching profession.
There is endless debate about whether private schools add value to students’ academic results. But research consistently shows when socioeconomic factors are taken into account, this is not the case.
Claims the digital divide has been ‘closed’ don’t include the full picture of internet inequality in the United States.
A dispute between the Chicago Teachers Union and the school district over in-person learning has resulted in classes being canceled. An education policy expert explains what is at stake.
The controversy over critical race theory is an opportunity for Americans to examine how other democracies deal with diverse viewpoints in public schools, an education policy expert argues.
Even before the pandemic, access to arts programs and qualified instructors varied greatly among schools and districts.
Fewer students enrolled in public school and more were home-schooled during the 2020-21 school year. Researchers analyzed records in Michigan to understand what drove parents to make these decisions.