Our adversaries believe many Americans are susceptible to foreign manipulation. As educators, we should think carefully about whether our schools have played a role.
By Mark Weber
It’s been almost six months since the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 people were killed. But out of that tragedy emerged a group of students dedicated to preventing future school shootings, including David…
In many urban areas across the country, the lack of access to fresh fruits and vegetables is a common problem. As part of the PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs, Kevin Broome reports that a cooperative of high school students in…
Conservative, free-market groups across the country have launched campaigns aimed at persuading teachers to drop out of their unions, in the aftermath of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that will put a dent in unions’ finances and membership numbers.
By Sarah Schwartz, Education Week
By Laura Santhanam
Safety is a growing concern among young Americans when it comes to guns.
By Student Reporting Labs
In our NewsHour Shares, a unique program that teaches urban youth how to build boats also grows their communication skills and self-confidence. As part of our Student Reporting Labs, Anthony Rivera of the U School in Philadelphia reports.
By Kavitha Cardoza, Education Week
It's the American summertime symbol of entrepreneurship: the lemonade stand. It might evoke nostalgic visions, but today nonprofits are using these rites of childhood to nurture budding business skills and entrepreneurial thinking. Special correspondent Kavitha Cardoza of Education Week reports.
Though it's an American tradition, not every school takes a long summer break. About 4 percent in the U.S. use a "balanced" calendar that operates year-round, sometimes to manage overcrowding but also to boost student achievement with more consistent education.
By Madeline Will, Education Week
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s multi-million-dollar, multi-year effort aimed at making teachers more effective largely fell short of its goal to increase student achievement — including among low-income and minority students, a new study found.
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