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 Vic Pasquantonio
The percentage of students who reported vaping nicotine in the last 30 days doubled or nearly doubled among eighth, 10th and 12th graders since 2017, representing some of the largest single-year jumps ever recorded in the survey.
By Sarah D. Sparks, Education Week
News outlets report that the Virginia's West Point School Board voted unanimously Thursday to dismiss teacher Peter Vlaming after a four-hour hearing that drew an overflow crowd.
By Associated Press
The Trump administration is granting only partial loan forgiveness to the vast majority of students approved for help because of fraud by for-profit colleges.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
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 Andrew Ujifusa, Education Week
Puerto Rico has the opportunity to recreate, and not just rebuild, its long-struggling school system. But a positive transformation for the island’s schools might be crippled before it can even start.
By Corey Mitchell, Education Week
As the Trump administration ramps up deportations, some K-12 leaders are pledging to protect the rights and privacy of undocumented students. How much can they do?…
By Evie Blad and Alex Harwin, Education Week
In 43 states and the District of Columbia, black students are arrested at school at disproportionately high levels, an analysis of federal data by the Education Week Research Center finds. And one reason may be that black students are more…
By PBS NewsHour
Liberia has had more than its fair shares of challenges, and is trying to rebuild after enduring a devastating Ebola epidemic and civil war. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro meets an American woman who has made her home in…
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