Elite public schools that use entrance exams in the admissions process promote inequity, especially for black and Latino students.
By Jake Murray, The Conversation
In 30 states, geographic communities can legally break away from large public school districts and form their own. As a result, a growing number of white and wealthier neighborhoods are creating their own schools and siphoning property taxes away from…
By PBS NewsHour
When asked to listen to George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue," only about half of the students were able to identify that the opening solo is played on a clarinet.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
The proposed budget, released last month, would cut funding for the Department of Education by 13.5 percent -- or about $9 billion.
By Kristen Doerer
Indiana is one of nearly 30 states that offer vouchers or similar programs with the goal of allowing parents to use public funds for private schooling. When the state launched the program, it was designed for low-income students. But enrollment…
By PBS NewsHour
Founded by freed American slaves, Liberia has a past marred in recent years by civil war and Ebola. The country’s public education system is ineffective, and in an effort to rebuild it, the government has reached across the Atlantic for…
By Associated Press
Hillary Clinton has spent decades talking about the needs of children and touting the benefits of early education. It's a new subject for Donald Trump.
U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor signed the injunction Sunday after Texas and 12 other states challenged the order, calling it unconstitutional.
In Vermont, voters will decide next week whether to okay the largest public school reorganization in 125 years. A new ballot measure would merge smaller schools and do away with perks that let parents use tax dollars to send their…
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