What does it do to black girls and women to have their intelligence and abilities routinely questioned? A study from Johns Hopkins found that white teachers set lower academic expectations for their black students than black teachers do. Acclaimed writer…
By PBS NewsHour
Teaching climate change in schools is a hot-button issue in a number of states, including Idaho and New Mexico, where lawmakers have tried to weaken or dismantle science standards crafted by educators and scientists. Amid a climate-change skeptical Trump administration,…
By Lisa Stark
Months after Evergreen State College became the center of a national debate on race and education, one woman is working to build a more inclusive culture there.
By Corinne Segal and Ivette Feliciano
Alarmed by the proliferation of false content online, state lawmakers around the country are pushing schools to put more emphasis on teaching students how to tell fact from fiction.
By Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press
By Kirsten Perry
For many students and their families, the holidays can be a time of high anxiety and stress. Read these tips from the 2018 School Counselor of the Year on how teachers can help students transition back to school.
By Lisa Desjardins and Corinne Segal
What about the deficit? What happens to the Affordable Care Act? You had questions and NewsHour's Political Director Lisa Desjardins answered them.
My students felt betrayed, angry even, that throughout their elementary and middle school years, teachers had pushed a fake narrative, or had done little, if anything, to correct the record.
By Victoria Pasquantonio
Each semester, Michelle Ciulla Lipkin struggles with the right time to share a very personal story with her students. She hopes it will help explain her desire for a more media-literate society.
By Jackie Mader, The Hechinger Report
A small but growing number of nonprofits and for-profit companies are saying they can deliver at least some of the experiences and benefits of high-quality preschool via the internet, and thousands of parents are signing up. But as online early…
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