The handful of principals who are running for office hope their experience running schools will help give them a bigger voice in their states.
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a young girl born without bones in one of her hands can now play just like her sisters thanks to an innovative 3-D printed prosthetic. Mary Williams, a Gwen Ifill Legacy Fellow…
The Trump administration came out against Harvard University's admission practices on Thursday. A legal battle brought by a group of Asian Americans against one of the most selective schools in the world is heading to federal court this fall, and…
By Kavitha Cardoza, Education Week
Since the Great Recession, a growing number of school districts have downsized the school week from five days to four. With our partner Education Week, special correspondent Kavitha Cardoza traveled to Bayard, New Mexico, to visit a school district that…
By Laura Santhanam
Half of all gun-related deaths in 2016 occurred in six nations -- Brazil, the United States, Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia and Guatemala.
By Jon Marcus, The Hechinger Report
Taxpayers have spent more than $325 billion in the last decade on Pell Grants meant to help low-income students graduate, but only half of Pell recipients at four-year universities and colleges graduated within six years, new data show. It’s the…
By Ken Sweet, Associated Press
The government's top official overseeing the $1.5 trillion student loan market resigned in protest today, citing what he says is the White House's open hostility toward protecting the nation's millions of student loan borrowers.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
The Education Department says it is weighing whether to allow states to use federal funds to purchase guns for schools, prompting a storm of criticism from Democratic lawmakers and educators.
By David Eggert, Associated Press
Kathie Klages, who resigned in 2017 after she was suspended for defending the now-imprisoned Nassar, is now the third person other than Nassar to face criminal charges in the case.
By Gretchen Frazee
Universities are addressing a current shortfall of primary care doctors -- and the threat of a broader physician shortage within the next 15 years -- by taking new and dramatic steps that could reshape medical training across the nation.
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