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.
Prosecutors charge that 35 teachers and administrators, right to the top, inflated student test scores by erasing incorrect answers, telling children to change their answers, or coaching students on the answers in advance of the test.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a law making California the first state to adopt an affirmative consent standard for sexual relations, which will apply to all colleges and universities that accept state funding.
On Tuesday, hundreds of students in Jefferson County, Colorado, a political swing district near Denver, walked out of classes to demonstrate their unhappiness with the curriculum review of an AP history course proposed by the school board.
California State University – the largest in the US – announced it will appoint advocates for victims of sexual assault on all 23 of its campuses. Lawmakers praised the move, saying it could spur similar action around the country.
Nearly 1.3 million homeless children and teens were enrolled in schools in the 2012-13 school year, an 8 percent increase from the previous school year – and an 85 percent increase since the beginning of the recession.
The White House has taken a lead when it comes to forcing colleges that get federal aid to toughen rules dealing with sex assault allegations. While critics say this has alienated many male students, Obama announced an 'It’s On Us' campaign to encourage men to step in to protect women.
US News & World Report issues its annual rankings of America's colleges and universities Tuesday. But the 30-year-old ranking faces not only criticism but increased competition, from everyone from Money and Forbes to the White House.