Teachers in Detroit have held a series of sick-outs to protest working conditions in the city’s schools, keeping thousands of students at home. A judge on Monday will consider the district’s bid to halt the absences.
Parents in West Allegheny, Pa., say the anti-bullying workshop had the opposite effect of that intended.
Maryland's Howard County will soon keep schools closed in observance of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha.
Detroit teachers, who are protesting 'inhuman' school conditions, appreciate Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan's sympathy. But they care more about getting the Michigan governor's attention.
More than half of the city's public schools were forced to close on Monday, as teachers participated in a sickout to call attention to what they say are health and safety violations.
Wheaton College has begun the process of firing a political science professor, Larycia Hawkins, who made controversial theological statements about Muslims and Christians.
A New Hampshire school district closes Monday over a specific threat of violence as schools around the country weigh the risks of closing over a hoax with those of staying open when a real threat could put student lives in danger.
Advocates of universal access to pre-K tout such programs as socio-economic equalizers because they remove financial barriers to early childhood education.
The assignment, which invited students to practice written Arabic, renews a debate about the line between teaching about religions in schools and teaching religion in schools.
Obama’s speech and the simultaneous school searches and closings Thursday highlight a present conflict in many Americans’ hearts: In the face of terrorism, how can we be both confident and cautious?
Despite receiving similar emails, Los Angeles Unified School District and New York City Department of Education interpreted school threats very differently, paying attention to verbal details and local experiences as they decided whether to close school on Tuesday.