A divide among Democrats between backers of teachers unions and those of charter schools and other education innovations is helping shape key gubernatorial primaries.
By Paul Solman
The spread of education across developing nations is transforming global inequalities and playing a key role in closing the gender gap. Economics correspondent Paul Solman sits down with economist Surjit Bhalla and sociologist Ravinder Kaur to discuss Bhalla’s book, “The…
By Timothy Pratt, The Hechinger Report
“They realize this may be their one shot, and they’ve worked too hard and come too far to give up.”…
How are schools using the #MeToo movement to open up discussions about consent, nonverbal cues and what constitutes a healthy relationship? Special correspondent Cristina Quinn of WGBH went to one Massachusetts high school to see what students are learning.
By Larisa Epatko
“It could be a gender bias dress code in a school district in Kentucky as much as trying to advocate against child marriage in Malawi. The idea is that none of us are equal until every girl everywhere is equal,"…
By Adil Jawad, Associated Press
Sheikh was her family's oldest child and began classes at Santa Fe High School last August. She had hoped to one day join Pakistan's foreign service.
Chicago has a new plan to make sure kids pursue a college degree or have another viable career path after high school. By 2020, in order to get a diploma from Chicago public schools, a student will have to prove…
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
Congressional Democrats on Tuesday proposed giving states and school districts $50 billion over a decade to fund the teacher raises by canceling tax cuts for high wage earners.
In our news wrap Monday, Texas held a statewide moment of silence for those killed and wounded in Friday's school shooting. Outside Santa Fe High, students and staff gathered around 10 white crosses, one for each person who died in…
We remember the victims of the school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, with memories from friends and family.
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