Polarization among the public and politicians threatens to undermine educational progress made over the past few decades.
An education professor explains how a hit TV show about a struggling school became a jumping-off point for a course about urban education.
An expert on adolescent sexuality weighs in on how technology has changed the amount and type of pornography that teens can consume – and what that means when it happens at school.
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.
On Oct. 24, while a teenage gunman was pleading guilty for a deadly school incident in Michigan, another school shooting was taking place in St. Louis.
Two education researchers say one of the most widely used terms in school reform debates should be retired because of its potential to do more harm than good.
Not all students have access to the same level of parental help at home. So why are they judged as if they do? Two scholars probe how educators view students who fail to complete their homework.
Three years observing in a public school has given one scholar a close-up look at the sweeping challenges in public education.
Community members want their schools to address issues beyond academics, new research suggests.
Research shows that school shootings can lead to years of health, educational and economic detriment for students who survive the attack.
The Brown v. Board of Education case, which resulted in the Supreme Court outlawing school segregation, originally started in Clarendon County, South Carolina.
Interviews and surveys with hundreds of teachers and school administrators reveal the effect of persistent staffing shortages on school personnel – and on students.
When it comes to helping students who are homeless during the pandemic, identifying who they are is crucial, says a researcher studying the issue in one of the largest US school districts.
The UK’s homophobic law was repealed in 2003, but its impact on LGBTQ+ students and teachers has lingered.
The ways in which school closings affect children are just beginning to be known, but early indications are they’re taking a negative toll on kids’ learning and overall well-being.
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.
A 15-year-old sophomore killed four students in a Michigan school attack. The gun he used was purchased by his father just four days earlier.
Monitoring of student behavior often extends beyond schoolwork and normal school hours. A privacy expert explains the harmful effects.
As schools and colleges confront the challenges of COVID-19, cybercriminals exploit weaknesses in the computer networks and online systems.
Meisha Ross Porter is the new chancellor of New York City’s public schools. A scholar of the politics of education touches on her background and what lies ahead.