US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is expected to issue new rules for governing sexual harassment and assault cases on college campuses. Last year, the Trump administration reversed Obama-era guidelines, saying the policies lead to too many false accusations.
Students will also be advocating for gun control measures such as tighter regulation, universal background checks, and training for individuals who own an AR-15 and other semi-automatic riffles.
Late-night television host Jimmy Fallon delivered a surprise commencement speech at this year's graduation ceremony for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Along with the graduating class, family members of slain victims of the February shooting received diplomas for their loved ones.
Instead of sending suspended students home, a new pilot program called Positive Alternatives to Student Suspension in Massachusetts offers tutoring, counseling, and other forms of support to address underlying issues that led to the disciplinary action.
In the summer after a tragedy, Stoneman Douglas High School students will have community-organized activities such as sports and creative arts to help them heal and recover with their peers.
Sesame Workshop is partnering with McGraw Hill, a billion-dollar textbook company, to create learning materials for the classroom. The new classroom materials include videos featuring social-emotional and literacy lessons delivered by its iconic characters.
Across the country, more food catering programs are making it easier for students to enjoy healthy lunches at school and easing the stress of packing lunches on parents by providing alternatives to what is offered at the cafeteria.
Students in Erie, Pa., – many from Erie's inner city – will spend their summer exploring horsemanship, theater, and more through Urban University, a youth leadership program. It aims to provide mentorship, hands-on skills, and guidance on how to practically apply faith to daily life.
So far, Wisconsin has awarded nearly $6 million to 53 school districts to install the sensors and other security upgrades. Schools hope the sensors will lead to faster response times if there's an active shooter, but the technology hasn't been universally embraced and isn't widely used yet.
Pigs are seen standing in a pen at a farm near Brussels, Belgium, on Sept. 18.
When students threaten their peers or teachers, schools are often confronted with a difficult question: remove the aggressor and risk violating their right to an education or leave the community vulnerable?
Nearly all public school teachers in the US report paying for school supplies with their own money, according to a study from the National Center of Education Statistics, and few receive any form of reimbursement.
In the fall, miniature satellites will be launched into space aboard an International Space Station resupply rocket. Students in Southwest Virginia will be tracking their progress as part of a program designed to inspire technological innovation in a region traditionally focused on coal.
Under the Title VII Indian Education program, schools around the country can infuse workshops on indigenous culture into their curricula. In Utah, the program has helped students perform better in school, especially for those who are American Indian.
A program that makes it possible for foreign students to work in the United States after graduation has expanded over the past decade due to increased hiring in the technology sector, according to a Pew Research Center study, despite falling numbers of foreign students.
Almost half of all universities now have some sort of incubator or accelerator program to support student entrepreneurs. As venture capitalists invest heavily in entrepreneurs and the gig economy continues to grow, these programs have nurtured skills and created jobs.
For the first time in at least two decades, the majority of the nation's top colleges are featuring women as their spring commencement speakers. Companies hired to find speakers say they've seen a surge in requests for women as the #MeToo movement gains momentum.
A five-day space education program hosted by Space Center Houston has been opening its doors to curious high schoolers since 2000. Now, the center is expanding enrollment to middle school students as well.
The Charles Koch Foundation donates millions every year to the Virginia university. The faculty senate has formally requested transparency on the influence the foundation wields in regard to hiring and firing decisions.