In the closest Congress has come to reauthorization, the House approved an overhaul of No Child Left Behind Wednesday, and the Senate is debating a bipartisan version this week. But many hurdles remain.
Dylann Roof, charged with the Charleston, S.C., church killings, is being linked to a hateful manifesto. Typically, publicizing manifestos can be harmful, some psychologists say. But this case might be different.
The consent agreement between the US Department of Justice and the Cleveland Police Department is one of the most stringent ever. But a 'jolt from the outside' is needed to reestablish trust with the community, experts say.
For parents fed up with the growing numbers of tests and the increasingly high stakes, 'opting out' is now the popular form of protest. Critics say it aims at the wrong target and ignores importance of data gleaned.
On Monday, James Holmes went on trial for killing 11 people and injuring 70. It may be the first time a Colorado jury has ever had to weigh the insanity defense in a death penalty case, say legal experts.
Two Maryland parents' decision to allow their 10- and 6-year-old children to walk to the park without an adult has reignited a national debate over how much supervision children must – or should – have.
Many sexual assault activists worry that fallout from the Rolling Stone story will put a chill on the coverage of sex crimes. But transparency and thoroughness in reporting can lead to better outcomes, media experts and others say.