The new education secretary has a history of quietly supporting LGBT rights, and reportedly objected to the Trump administration's decision to revoke the previous administration's guidance for schools on what bathrooms transgender students should be allowed to use.
Police in schools can help shape students’ lifelong view of law enforcement. But racial bias and criminal punishments for small infractions may damage the very relationships they hope to build, critics say.
Officials are investigating a video showing a school police officer slamming a student to the ground, echoing similar incidents in recent years.
Under a deal made with the city, City College of San Francisco will offer free tuition to San Francisco residents, but some observers worry that the deal leaves out some undocumented residents.
The vice president cast a historic, record-breaking tie vote in the Senate for the cabinet confirmation.
Speaking at a ceremony at the University of Baltimore, the Fed reserve chief said that there are plenty of good jobs out there, but they require degrees.
A new report looking at Head Start programs in every state found that quality varies widely, and called for increased investments to improve services.
The US ranked 35th in math on an international exam given to 15-year-olds in 2015. But some experts warn the American education system is too varied to make sweeping comparisons to other nations.
US 8th-graders posted their highest math scores ever in 2015, but did not improve relative to students from other higher-scoring nations.