The eight co-champions closed out the bee by spelling 47 consecutive words correctly.
By Ben Nuckols, Associated Press
Morehouse College's class of 2019 was stunned on Sunday when their commencement speaker, Robert F. Smith, promised to eliminate all of the graduates' student debt. But the generous pledge also highlights the distinct wealth gap for recent African American graduates.
Today’s fast-paced, on-demand world offers immense opportunity -- and plenty of distraction. Tuning out worries and remaining focused can be especially difficult for children, many of whom feel vulnerable due to circumstances at home and fears of violence at school.
By David C. Barnett
A majority of American college graduates leave school with tens of thousands of dollars in student loans. The issue of paying for college is so concerning that several 2020 presidential candidates have proposed forgiving student debt or making public colleges…
By Hari Sreenivasan
By Vic Pasquantonio
In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week, we asked our PBS NewsHour's Teachers' Lounge blog contributors the question, who inspired you to become a teacher?…
By Candice Choi, Associated Press
The Trump administration has rolled back a rule that required foods like pasta and bread be made with whole grains.
New teacher strikes and walkouts are making headlines this year, but the issues they are raising are familiar. Educators are especially concerned about pay, school resources, growing responsibilities, testing policies and the role of charter schools. John Yang talks to…
By Lisa Stark, Education Week
The first five years of a child’s life are critical for language exposure, but studies suggest children in lower-income families often don’t experience the rich literary environment wealthier kids do. A New York City initiative trying to close that gap…
By Philip Marcelo, Associated Press
More than a dozen parents are slated to appear in Boston federal court on charges related to the nationwide college admissions.
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