It's called the civics gap. Only one-third of Americans can name all three branches of government. Education reform's focus on high-stakes testing has sidelined civics education. To save American democracy, Romney and Obama must discuss how to help schools educate engaged citizens.
Rupert Murdoch appeared by turns vague, truculent, sharp and concise as he spoke alongside his son and deputy, James, calling the parliamentary inquisition "the most humble day of my career" but refusing to take personal blame for the crisis
Big-city mayors have been turning to leaders from the business world to push their agenda of education reform. Critics say schools need leadership from educators.
A new report calculates how much money the US has lost by not meeting its education goals.
His pick for Education secretary, Chicago's Arne Duncan, faces a divide among Democrats.
No Child Left Behind Act could be overhauled by a new president and Congress next year.
Electric mowers – corded and battery-operated – get good marks for smaller lawns, but they’re not cheap.