In middle school classes, students from lower-income families tended to be concentrated in just a few classrooms, new research from North Carolina has found.
School districts across the nation are wrestling with whether to have police officers on school grounds.
A scholar compares the debates over banning books in school today to a similar clash of ideas that took place during the Reagan era.
Researchers have spent decades studying how demographics affect American students’ opportunities and performance, but many questions remain about religion and school.
School districts across the US are starting to pay subs more and make it easier to become a sub – in an effort to keep classrooms operating despite large numbers of staff out sick.
Halfway through the school year that was supposed to be a return to normal, teachers are barely hanging on.
As schools across the US begin to teach students and staff how to prevent human trafficking, a scholar explains five key elements of anti-trafficking education.
Short-term disputes are really symptoms of deeper divisions in the US over who deserves academic opportunity, and how to present the nation’s history.
The world of rap music has no shortage of artists who turned their backs on formal education only to become some of education’s biggest benefactors.
The Algebra Project – a long-standing initiative to teach algebra to Black students who might not otherwise take it – sprang from Bob Moses’ work as a civil rights activist, a historian recounts.
New laws that take aim at critical race theory could pose serious dilemmas for teachers when it comes to describing America’s past, a curriculum specialist says.
A scholar of spelling bees explains why Zaila Avant-garde’s victory at the National Scripps Spelling Bee is significant from a historical perspective.
Around 100,000 LGBTQ US students study at religious institutions that can legally discriminate against them. A lawsuit seeks to end that religious exemption but faces an uphill struggle.
For Black girls in Chicago, the act of simply going to prom is often a full-scale production that features family, food and music.
An early childhood education expert explains what’s in the proposal and why it’s not really a partisan issue.
A select group of charter schools have adopted a “no-excuses” philosophy. A forthcoming book shines the light on the drawbacks of that approach.
Students who have desks at home tend to do better academically. So why isn’t more attention given to this issue, as it is to the digital divide?
Despite a growth in revenue from wind farms, many rural school districts are being nudged by policy and law to spend the money on buildings and not instruction.
With distrust for school officials prevalent during the pandemic, an educational historian calls attention to the need for officials to have more positive relations with educators and parents.
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.