Union leaders in Chicago and the school district reached a tentative contract agreement minutes before the deadline on Tuesday, after they couldn't come together for months over a lack of trust.
As the racial gap between America's majority-white teacher cohort and majority-minority student population grabs headlines, a study shows why students want more teachers of color.
The findings suggest that teachers need more support in understanding the struggles of other communities, said Linda K. Smith, deputy assistant secretary for early childhood development.
Swastika signs and hate speech were found in two San Jose State University dorms on Tuesday, as universities nationwide struggle to address an increase in anti-Semitic incidents on campuses.
A cafeteria worker from Pennsylvania quit her job last week after she was forced to deny a hot lunch to a child whose parents had not kept current with lunch payments.
Attorney General George Jepsen says he'll appeal the state Supreme Court decision, which found Connecticut's education funding system unconstitutional.
Connecticut offers free mental health services to all preschool programs that request them. As concerns grow about suspensions of young children, the approach greatly reduces troubling behaviors, a new study finds.
Connecticut is the most unequal state by income distribution, and that shows up in its public schools. Now, a new legal ruling is forcing the state to reconsider how to deal with those challenges.
Nationally, 13 percent of students – about 6.5 million – miss more than 15 days of school each year. First-ever national data show that just 4 percent of school districts account for half of chronically absent students.
The number of police in schools has skyrocketed in recent decades. But as students head back to school, the big question is: How effective are they?
The Northeast and other states head back to school this week, as a new civil rights education law replacing No Child Left Behind begins to take effect this fall.