President Obama wants to offer states some $1 billion a year to help them improve preschool and early education programs for at-risk children.
Schools are mostly finding noncontroversial ways to bring Veterans Day into the classroom. For some students, this is the first time they've ever met a vet.
The report card aims to highlight the sorts of innovations in education – such as an extended school day – that lead to better schools.
A new study looked at student performance in all 50 states since 2002, when No Child Left Behind Act took effect. The focus: achievement gaps for minority and low-income students.
The education of doctors puts new focus on patients' cultural diversity and serving communities in need.
Cheap and rugged, the device takes a gaming approach to elementary reading and math.
Funds trickle out, leaving many state and local education budgets in flux.
A supportive culture on campus is key, but some schools rely too heavily on security technology.
A study looks at the effectiveness of teachers in the New York City schools who came from different training programs.
Some policymakers say the focus needs to be on improving traditional education schools, while others are advocates of so-called alternative models, which can speed up entry into the profession.
It recruits top-flight candidates from universities and consists of an intense five weeks of training. Afterward, graduates commit to teaching two years in urban classrooms.
Education trends from other nations are gaining cachet as political and educational leaders strive to bring American schools in line with the demands of the 21st-century global economy.
A recent study identified teaching-related areas in which nations with high student achievement tend to have an advantage over the US.
It's an honored and very selective profession – and teachers are highly paid.
Education reformers want to look at how well an individual teacher does in improving students' scores, but the focus on specific teachers doesn't sit well with many in the profession.
His stimulus package adds $200 million to a fund that supports new teacher compensation systems.
One thing holding the teaching profession back is its vastly outdated pay system, say proponents of new compensation plans.
About a quarter of the new money is aimed at low-income pupils, to help with the achievement gap.
No Child Left Behind and Medicare expansion were bold strokes. On global warming, he moved glacially.
A look at skills among the youngest could change how preschools teach children.