A study suggesting the benefits of pre-K may not be long-lasting has sparked debate in Tennessee, where proposals for state-funded, universal programs are an issue in this year's governor's race. What’s behind the finding, and what are the keys to…
By John Yang
Washington's school system has gone from a point of pride to perhaps the largest public embarrassment of Mayor Muriel Bowser's tenure.
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
The spread of education across developing nations is transforming global inequalities and playing a key role in closing the gender gap. Economics correspondent Paul Solman sits down with economist Surjit Bhalla and sociologist Ravinder Kaur to discuss Bhalla’s book, “The…
By Paul Solman
Increased access to education is playing a role in reducing gender inequality around the world.
By Paul Solman
By Emily Cayton, M. Gail Jones, The Conversation
Urban and rural science teachers often lack funding for science lab materials and pay out of pocket to provide those materials for their students.
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 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…
By Adam Beam, Associated Press
Thousands of educators have been protesting at the state Capitol in recent weeks to oppose changes to their pension system and to ask lawmakers for more school funding.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Saturday, April 7, the Texas National Guard will be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border, and embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's security detail has cost taxpayers nearly $3 million. Also, a look at education issues in Oklahoma…
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