John Merrow has been reporting on the efforts of New Orleans schools to remain open in the wake of the Hurricane Katrina disaster, which destroyed much of the infrastructure of the school systems in the Gulf Coast.
The annual Scripps National Spelling Bee has gained more attention on the small screen in recent years thanks to a number of big screen hits. James Maguire, author of the book "American Bee: The National Spelling Bee and the Culture…
The Nebraska Legislature voted to divide Omaha's public schools into three racially identifiable districts, prompting the NAACP to file a lawsuit against the state arguing that the law "intentionally furthers racial segregation."…
Amadou Ly, a Senegalese 18-year-old living alone in New York City, now faces deportation after revealing his illegal immigrant status on his way to his high school's robotics competition.
A report on a new wave of student activism brought about by September 11th, the Tsunami and Hurricane Katrina.
An education unit special report from Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, about a school that hopes to revitalize a town devastated by Hurricane Katrina.
NewsHour special correspondent for education John Merrow visits a highly praised New York City school that, due to regulations under No Child Left Behind Law, isn't making the grade.
A special report on America's efforts to improve math and science in schools. A detailed look into California's statewide initiative to recruit more teachers and create innovative ways to teach science and math concepts.
Margaret Warner reports on the departure of Harvard President Lawrence Summers and the response from students and faculty.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
President Bush, in his State of the Union speech Tuesday, said U.S. security depends on ending tyranny in the world, while maintaining U.S. competitiveness requires investments in technology and scientific learning.
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