Children want to be able to go to school, church and the mall without fear of being shot, and they are going to demand it, says Fred Guttenberg, a vocal advocate for reforming the nation's gun laws since his 14-year-old…
With the massive success of “Black Panther,” the latest blockbuster from Marvel, the time is ripe for educators to embrace comic books as legitimate teaching and learning tools.
By Kavitha Cardoza, Education Week
A few years ago, Cleveland Public Schools found that more than half of their students were chronically absent, missing at least 10 percent of school. While they've made steady progress to address the problem, like may school districts around the…
By Timothy Pratt, The Hechinger Report
Worried about enrollment and judged on success, some colleges are boosting student support -- but the high price isn't financially feasible for all schools.
By Kamala Kelkar
Black communities are reckoning with how to embrace the March for Our Lives while also addressing truths about their safety, perceptions of black lives and death.
By Corinne Segal, Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
Since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico last year, more than 24,000 students have left for the U.S. mainland and more than 400 came to Hartford, Connecticut, where a third of residents identify as Puerto Rican. Now, Hartford is working to…
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
The Education Department has begun notifying some former Corinthian Colleges students that it will forgive only one-half or less of their federal student loans, even though the students were defrauded by the now-defunct schools.
Students and teachers walked out of class Wednesday morning by the tens of thousands to protest gun violence and remember the victims of last month’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Back in Washington, lawmakers pressed the FBI on why it…
Ceilidh Kern, a sophomore, and Jaylah Ross, a junior, are two students who participated in the March 14 school walkouts, and are part of a team from more than a dozen of our Student Reporting Labs who are covering the…
By Matthew Daly, Kevin Freking, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The FBI could have and should have done more to investigate information it received prior to last month's massacre at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the agency's deputy director told a Senate panel on Wednesday.
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