Talent and strong high school achievement can propel young black men to college, but a new study finds their determination and ability to handle setbacks is nearly as critical to their success at majority-white campuses.
High school teachers think their students are ready for college, but college professors beg to differ.
Middle school Teach For America teachers in Texas are outperforming other novice teachers in math, according to a new study.
A longer school day may help students' math performance, concludes and evaluation of 11 elementary and middle schools in Baltimore, New Orleans, and New York City.
A new report says it's time to push for new efforts to address decades-long disparities in how resources are parceled out to public schools.
An 8-year-old boy was one of the three victims confirmed dead from the explosions that rocked the Boston Marathon on April 15.
The school board for the Los Angeles Unified School District voted last week to streamline the investigations of educators accused of serious physical abuse or sexual misconduct.
The National Women's Law Center filed a Title IX lawsuit against a Michigan district last week, charging that it had failed to respond to the alleged sexual assault of a female high school student by a player on the school's basketball team.
Armed with another $490 million, the U.S. Department of Education is poised to award new Race to the Top grants to districts for general education improvement ideas and to states for more early-learning initiatives.
After a standoff that lasted two years, the Hawaii State Teachers Association last week approved a contract that ties teacher evaluations and pay raises to student test scores.
Legislation that will expand the scope of charter schools in Mississippi was signed into law last week by Republican Gov. Phil Bryant.
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A gun-control and school safety bill that had the potential to address school-based mental-health services is stalled in the U.S. Senate.
Thousands of students across Minnesota could not take the online state math assessment because of a technology failure last week.
The National School Boards Association has labeled the use of out-of-school suspensions a "crisis" in a new policy guide.