Our homeless students hold as much promise, and are as much a part of this country’s future, as every other student. And while that’s easy to say, the reality is we haven’t taken the steps to ensure homeless students get…
By PBS NewsHour
Public school teachers in West Virginia -- among the lowest-paid in the country -- went on strike for an eighth consecutive day on Monday, and schools in all of the state's 55 counties remain closed to more than a quarter…
By Victoria Pasquantonio, Elis Estrada
One thing all students who have shared their thoughts with us agree on: Change is possible and action must be taken.
By Jen Fifield, Stateline
In the past few years, school and state officials have not properly tracked deadly school shootings in Arizona and Colorado, and firearm-related school incidents in Maine.
By Michael Virtanen, Associated Press
Unions representing West Virginia teachers and service personnel say they will stay out on strike after the state Senate voted to cut the 5 percent pay raise they had negotiated with the governor.
By Nathaniel von der Embse, The Conversation
In order to prevent future mental health problems among at-risk students, schools must do a better job of screening for mental health problems earlier.
Hundreds of teachers stand outside the House doors, chanting continuously for hours. I find it to be one of the most compelling moments of my life.
After performing with a world-renowned orchestra, Stanford Thompson returned to Philadelphia to start Play on, Philly!, a free, afterschool music program for young children in under-resourced neighborhoods that helps them go back into the classroom and become better learners. Thompson…
By Sarah Butrymowicz, The Hechinger Report
Betsy DeVos’s school choice ideas are a reality in Sweden, where student performance has suffered. In the second of a three-part series, find out how school choice works in other parts of the world.
By Jeff Martin, Associated Press
A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a locked classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and apparently fired a single shot from a handgun, authorities said.
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