The Students for Fair Admissions charge that reliance on affirmative action in college admissions at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Harvard University unfairly penalize some students.
Renaissance Learning, which tracks the reading habits of some 10 million US students, has released a report that not only tallies which books kids are reading, but also analyzes the complexity of the reading material.
Police are investigating why freshman Nolan Michael Burch died after becoming unconscious at the Kappa Sigma fraternity at West Virginia University. Colleges and fraternities are under fire for incidents of sexual assault, binge drinking, and hazing.
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.