Worldwide, actors across the food chain are working at the problem.
Roughly 100 million fewer children are having to work or are trapped in slavery or sexual trafficking, according to a progress report. But serious concerns remain about a slowdown in the rate at which children are being extracted from dangerous work conditions.
Accessibility and affordability are giving many students a more favorable view of two-year community colleges, according to a wide-ranging survey by New America.
A new study shows that community college students who attend school full-time for a semester are more likely to graduate – and engage positively at school – than those who do not.
Less known to many Americans is the fact that Medicaid helps pay for special education in the nation's public schools.
As so-called lunch-shaming practices come under increasing scrutiny, the search for solutions – both public and private – has intensified.
Chicago public schools are pivoting from heavy reliance on expulsions and suspensions to a focus on social and emotional learning and restorative justice. Here's what that looks like at one school.
How a relatively simple piece of programming is creating global micro-volunteering opportunities.
The deal between the women's team and Hockey USA was momentous, and it was also a reminder of an growing appreciation of women's sport around the world.
The quarter pounder is getting a revamp, but analysts are not convinced it will be enough to stem a steep decline in foot traffic at the Golden Arches.
There have been many reported sightings, but one, in particular, was enough to get scientists to begin the search for a creature thought to have gone extinct in 1936.
Beyond the legal implications, the Supreme Court's unanimous decision is evidence of the shift in the way America thinks about people with disabilities, special needs advocates say.
Run by Bard College and The Care Center in Holyoke, Mass., the free-tuition program takes an education-first approach to ending poverty.
The legendary harmonica player might no longer be with us, but his legacy will continue reverberating even longer and louder than his iconic sound did during his 60-year career.
A new report shows scientists were able to reduce particle pollution from aircraft exhausts, a discovery that could reduce the climate effects of such emissions significantly.
Thousands of tourists visit the area on Sicily's east coast each year, but injuries are rare.
Despite more than three decades behind bars, man who says he was wrongly convicted of murder says he harbors no bitterness.
The image of the one-room schoolhouse, while iconic, hints at entrenched misperceptions that could actually make reform more difficult. Part 2 of 3.
It's the yin and yang of the election aftermath: civics is suddenly cool, and reports of bullying against minorities are up. Teachers trying to grapple with both issues are running into pushback from parents who want politics left out of the classroom.
Federal agents have arrested Juan Thompson, who allegedly made some of the recent bomb threats in order to harass and vilify a former girlfriend.
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