Minority students, particularly boys, tend to face far harsher punishments, even at young ages, for the same infractions that non-minority students commit. A new study examines educators' reluctance to talk about the ways they might view students differently.
The Urban School Food Alliance, a collective of urban school districts including New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas, aims to use its combined purchasing power to pressure food makers to provide more naturally raised meat to schools across the country.
At a summit Wednesday, the president is expected to announce measures that will include $500 million to expand Early Head Start programs and $250 million in federal grants to enroll 33,000 more children in preschool in 18 states.
After Rolling Stone apologized – and then revised its apology – for its story of an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia, advocates for sexual-assault victims are working to ensure that the issue of campus rape doesn't become another casualty.
University of California President Janet Napolitano argues for the necessity of a tuition hike, but Gov. Jerry Brown, just reelected, says he'll respond by withholding state funding. Student protests continue.
Rolling Stone magazine reports that a freshman was raped by seven men at a Phi Kappa Psi fraternity party at the University of Virginia. University officials promise to address what critics say is a culture of hidden sexual violence at UVA.
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.