A new study looked at student performance in all 50 states since 2002, when No Child Left Behind Act took effect. The focus: achievement gaps for minority and low-income students.
The controversy over New Jersey students singing about the president raises the issue of how schools should talk about contemporary politics in the classroom - including the first African-American president.
To boost their economies, state officials should be discouraging gambling, not trying to expand it.
At least 21 plots to launch attacks on American soil have been thwarted. Here's a chronology.
Finance Committee cuts 61 amendments, leaving just 503 to go. Among the major issues remaining: a public option.
The deep US recession – and a rebound in Brazil – have reversed the flow of migration. Will other immigrants follow?
The "bad boys" of the international stage, Iran's President Ahmadinejad, Libya's Colonel Qaddafi, and Venezuela's Hugo Chavez, face more opposition than usual this time.
Two members of an alleged bomb-making operation with links to Al Qaeda, including a New York imam, were ordered held without bail Monday.
A boy and an elephant yearn for home and family in Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo’s magical tale.