The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s multi-million-dollar, multi-year effort aimed at making teachers more effective largely fell short of its goal to increase student achievement — including among low-income and minority students, a new study found.
By Kavitha Cardoza, Education Week
It looks like a flash drive, can be hidden anywhere and doesn't create tell-tale smoke. Across the country, the use of these e-cigarettes are spiking among youth, but parents often aren't even sure what they are and many teens mistakenly…
By Jennifer Hijazi
Twenty-eight million American adults read poetry this year -- the highest percentage of poetry readership in more than 15 years.
The changing culture around sexual harassment and the #MeToo movement has some states and school districts rethinking their sex ed curriculum to include healthy relationships, preventing violence and ensuring consent. Special correspondent Lisa Stark of Education Week visits a Washington,…
By Aditi Malhotra, The Teacher Project
Salamat Khan Bin Jalil Khan, 19, a Rohingya Muslim refugee, has missed crucial time in school so that he can help support his family, including sending money to his parents back in Myanmar.
Drought is drying up farms across Afghanistan, cracking the earth and threatening the only way of life the majority has ever known. It's in the fields where a new war is being waged between two forces the people can't control:…
The Trump administration is rescinding an Obama-era policy that called for considering race in college admissions. The Departments of Justice and Education announced that they'll advocate "race-neutral" admissions instead. Judy Woodruff learns more from Marcia Coyle of The National Law…
Seven guidelines set by the Obama administration that promoted diversity in classrooms and on campuses are being appealed by the Departments of Justice and Education, according to a statement provided to the PBS NewsHour today.
By David Cutler
"The second day of July, 1776, will be the most memorable epoch in the history of America," wrote John Adams in a letter to his wife Abigail.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is rescinding Obama-era guidance that encouraged schools to take a student's race into account to promote diversity in admissions.
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