School officials say a 15-year-old student has admitted to posting the message that prompted a massive student protest. Students are troubled by what they see as a pattern of racial threats on campus.
Some schools are trying to help parents adjust to Common Core by holding classes that teach them how to help their children with math homework.
Illinois's largest high school district risks losing $6 million in federal non-discrimination funding by insisting that the student change behind curtains in the girls' locker room, citing other students' discomfort.
The latest National Assessment of Educational Progress showed stagnant reading scores and a dip in math proficiency among fourth and eighth grade students.
Coding games that teach Spanish lessons? ‘Tech Crew’ classes? It's one vision of how to help girls achieve in science, tech, engineering, and math.
This week, the Los Angeles School Board voted to fire Rafe Esquith, a nationally recognized teacher, over allegations of misconduct. But that's only one part of a bigger picture.
Dr. Geoffrey Marcy, astronomy professor at the University of California-Berkeley, has been accused of multiple cases of sexual harassment, shocking school administrators and colleagues.
The Illinois school district maintains that allowing a transgender student to use the girls' locker room would violate the privacy rights of other students. The refusal could cost the district federal funding.