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By Gabrielle Hays, Lena I. Jackson
Leading child health care groups — including the American Academy of Pediatrics — said Tuesday the pandemic has triggered a “national state of emergency” in mental health among U.S. youth, and policy makers need to act. The Education Department issued…
By Amna Nawaz, Courtney Norris, Claire Mufson
Over the last 20 years, scientists have learned a lot about how the adolescent brain works and what motivates middle schoolers. Yet a lot of their findings aren’t making it into the classroom.
By Kelly Field, The Hechinger Report
Living through a full year of closed schools and distance learning has taken a heavy toll on students, parents, teachers and school administrators. The new stimulus bill sets aside roughly $125 billion to help K-12 schools reopen. Laura Meckler, a…
By William Brangham, David Coles
Montana's highest court had struck down the tax credit as a violation of the state constitution's ban on state aid to religious schools.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
By Brian Witte, Associated Press
A state commission found a common problem: Maryland invests more in schools serving affluent communities than it does on schools in areas with high poverty.
By PBS NewsHour
Baltimore City Public Schools faced outrage from parents after images emerged of students wearing coats in a freezing classroom. More than a third of schools reported a lack of heat this winter during a cold snap, and that’s just one…
By Sara Burnett and Sophia Tareen, Associated Press
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner used his veto power Tuesday to strip millions of dollars for Chicago Public Schools from a school funding overhaul, a move that could mean no districts get state money before classes begin.
By Marquita Brown, The Hechinger Report
Art lessons or larger classes? Years of stagnant funding forces Mississippi educators to make tough choices.
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