Ruby Bridges is being honored Friday for being the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in New Orleans. Ms. Bridges' legacy has to some degree given way to the resegregation of schools in the United States.
Many school districts are looking for a new kind of principal – those with an intense focus on helping teachers improve. Krystal Hardy, one of these new leaders, took the helm this year at a struggling charter school in New Orleans. Here’s what she aims to accomplish.
According to the Gallup-Purdue Index, 48 percent of graduates with related internships or work agree that college ‘prepared me well for life after college.’ Only 19 percent of those without such opportunities agreed.
Michelle Obama sends the 'Penguins of Madagascar' off on a mission to help kids grasp how veterans make communities stronger, even when the battles are over. The short film's release is timed to Veterans Day.
After the distribution of Bibles and atheist materials at some schools in Orange County Fla., the Satanic Temple hopes to hand out a coloring book called the 'Satanic Children’s Big Book of Activities.'
A new study finds that US students are tested on average once a month, with some students tested as often as twice a month. The White House announced it will support a movement by education officials to dial back the amount of testing.
Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr., the suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, had been accused of sexual assault at two colleges. Are campuses doing enough to warn about potential serial offenders?
After two weeks of student walkouts in Colorado, the Jefferson County Board of Education backed off somewhat on a plan to review AP US history for 'patriotic' content, but still set up a curriculum review committee.
A survey of teachers on Common Core education standards showed mixed results. Half of teachers surveyed think Common Core standards help students with critical thinking, but their enthusiasm has waned.
The death of a New York high school football player Wednesday was one of three high school football-related deaths this week. Safety protocols have made the game safer since the 1970s, but the deaths point to a need for continued vigilance.