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It look three years of debate, two rewrites and over a thousand public comments, but Idaho lawmakers have now approved new science standards, with all of the proposed sections on climate change left intact.
Teaching climate change in schools is a hot-button issue in a number of states, including Idaho and New Mexico, where lawmakers have tried to weaken or dismantle science standards crafted by educators and scientists. Amid a climate-change skeptical Trump administration,…
For many parents of children at Sandy Hook Elementary, gun violence and how to prevent it was barely on their radar. Now, five years after 20 children lost their lives, parents are finding ways to cope through education. Special correspondent…
Five years after a shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary, many parents who lost children have taken their efforts to reduce gun violence into the classroom. Their group, Sandy Hook Promise, offers free training to schools and youth programs to…
At an after-school STEM club in Rhode Island, students are working on an engineering challenge -- because they want to be. The low-stakes, fun environment offers time for exploration when resources or hands-on activities may be in short supply during…
Educators convicted for inflating test scores in the Atlanta public schools cheating scandal are still trying to clear their names in appeals courts, and the district continues to confront the fallout from years of systematic cheating. Special correspondent Lisa Stark…
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