Young Americans don’t know a lot about the rest of the world, says Dana Mortenson, CEO of World Savvy, and the byproduct is fear of what we don’t understand. Her company reimagines K-12 education to leverage diversity as an asset.
By Anita Snow, Associated Press
Teachers did not get everything they wanted, but they won substantial gains from reluctant lawmakers.
By Hari Sreenivasan
For many students at LaGuardia Community College in New York, making it from the first day of school to graduation is a struggle. And they’re not alone. Part of this national problem? We don't have a good idea of who's…
By Brian Eason, Associated Press
Teachers usually say a persistent funding shortage, which has cost public schools $6.6 billion since 2009, led them to walk off the job and close down schools last week. Among the biggest reasons for lagging pay is one of the…
By Lillian Mongeau, Ryan Alexander-Tanner, John Osborn D’Agostino, The Hechinger Report
Here’s what parents go through when trying to enroll a child in high-quality, affordable preschool.
By Evie Blad, Education Week
It happened so quickly that this teacher wasn’t sure what she was feeling when a piece of shrapnel struck her in the forehead.
By Melissa Daniels, Associated Press
A wave of red-clad teachers will crash upon the Arizona state Capitol today for an unprecedented job action that will close schools for a majority of the state's public school students, part of an educator uprising that's also bubbled up…
Facebook remains the center of attention over concerns about data privacy and sharing. How are schools reckoning with how they use the social media platform and what data is shared? John Yang talks with Benjamin Herold of Education Week on…
By Carole Feldman, Emily Swanson, Associated Press
Americans overwhelmingly believe teachers don't make enough money, and half say they'd support paying higher taxes to give educators a raise.
By Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
In the last 15 years, the number of black children in homeschool has doubled from 103,000 to about 220,000. Black parents cite a number of reasons for homeschooling children, including concern over peer pressure and drugs at school -- but…
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