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.
Bostonian Taquari Milton wanted to change his life, but didn't know how. A mentor from My Brother's Keeper helped him find his way back to a college-bound track.
Nationwide, the opioid epidemic has contributed to an increase in the number of parents who turn over caregiving responsibility to their relatives. Programs in Georgia and several other states now offer support to these families.
How music, dance, and painting helped revive a struggling school in Bridgeport, Conn. – and how it could show others the way.
Researchers comparing poverty rates in adjacent school districts expected to find the largest disparities in the South, but only one Southern state made the top 10 list.
A letter from a Texas teacher explaining why she won't be assigning homework to her students has gone viral on social media, reflecting a growing pushback against what many parents perceive as excessive homework.
Tyra Banks at Stanford: In recent years, celebrity professorship has been on the rise. But do students really benefit from the partnership?
Vanderbilt University is erasing a commemoration of fighters for the Southern cause in the Civil War in an effort to promote inclusivity.