Debating whether kids need hands-on training or academic rigor misses the point. These two schools embrace the idea that to thrive, students need both.
Since the shooting massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, there have been calls for adding guns at U.S. schools. On the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas, one district has their own school police force, with more than 100 officers…
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a nationwide computer science immersion program sets up shop at a couple Virginia elementary schools. The NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs has the story.
By Frankie Thomas
What’s the use of learning a language that’s not spoken in conversation nor used in business transactions, and which most people consider “dead”? Writer Frankie Thomas shares her humble opinion on why it’s time to learn Latin.
Some Oklahoma school districts will remain closed on Monday as the state’s largest teachers’ union continues its nearly week-long strike, demanding more school funding. State lawmakers approved adding $40 million to public schools on Friday, but the head of the…
Education officials in Puerto Rico announced 283 schools will remain closed this summer nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria struck. They say the hurricane has exacerbated the U.S. territory’s economic slump as families continue to depart for the mainland. Danica…
By Maria Danilova and Richard Lardner, Associated Press
The for-profit college industry is struggling under the weight of declining enrollment, stiff competition from traditional universities and a battered image.
By Greg Oppel, Gabrielle Davis
An Oklahoma educator explains what teaching grassroots movements taught him about organizing the walkout, and one of his students explains why she's showing up every day at the Capitol to protest alongside the teachers.
By Matt Krupnick, The Hechinger Report
Distance and technology hinder the college aspirations of a surprising number of rural Americans.
In Canadian public schools, the children of new immigrants do as well as native-born children within three years of arriving. There kids don't just get language and academic support; their home cultures are celebrated as they are integrated into classes.
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