UVA student Martese Johnson was bloodied during an arrest by Virginia alcohol-enforcement officers. Studies suggest such officers can play a key role in reducing illegal drinking, but critics say they need better training.
One seemingly simple number – 3.14 – has been essential to geometric calculations involving circles dating back to Archimedes. It’s celebrated this day – 3/14 – as Pi Day with that common circular dessert.
The US Education Department is allowing the New Hampshire school districts to proceed with a pilot project in which locally designed measures of student learning replace some statewide standardized testing.
Sparked by a middle-school sex education poster, the bill is one of a series of battles – in Kansas and beyond – over such curriculum and the roles of parents and educators in determining what’s appropriate for children.
Answer: It's not aptitude. A new international study finds that poor performance stems from students' attitudes toward learning, behavior in school, use of leisure time, and confidence in their own abilities.
House GOP leaders on Friday abruptly cancelled a vote to update the No Child Left Behind education law. Repulbican lawmakers said the bill had been trumped by the ongoing debate over funding Homeland Security.
Carnegie Mellon accidentally sent out acceptance emails to students who were rejected to the school’s computer science master’s program. The university is not the first college to make such an embarrassing clerical error.
When Krystal Hardy took the helm at a struggling charter school, she aimed to follow a new model for a principal – one who has an intense focus on helping teachers improve. Halfway through the school year, she assesses how it's worked.
The effort to replace No Child Left Behind has become a battle over testing and accountability between groups who see the issue through two very different lenses. But the outlines of a potential solution are becoming clearer.
The GoNoodle website provided teachers and classroom-chained children a series of short videos that encourage kids to get up and move with the ultimate goal of improving attention spans and class behavior.
Colleges and universities are confronting legal and ethical issues involving sexual relations on campus between faculty and undergraduates. Instead of a ban in cases involving 'unequal status,' Harvard moved to a 'clear prohibition.'
As the new GOP Congress ramps up legislation to curb federal role in public schools, Education Secretary Arne Duncan defends annual testing mandates as essential to progress, especially for the most disadvantaged kids.
After a four-year investigation, the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights ruled this week that Harvard Law School violated Title IX in how it handled sexual violence and harassment complaints.