Medha Gupta felt unsafe walking home alone, so, as most teenagers would, she turned to her phone. Medha, however, went one step further, turning her worry into an app to help others traveling alone.
In a small Ohio town, a high school built a program around fishing lures to give students a taste of entrepreneurship by focusing on their individual needs and leveraging community traditions.
Some parents, students, and activists, still dealing with the fallout from 2013 closures, fear that the plan will displace hundreds of mostly black and poor students. Closures have long been a method for cities to deal with underperforming schools, but research shows mixed results.
Former and current Kentucky educators have filed to run for the state legislature in record numbers. Many report feeling called to advocate more aggressively for education following Gov. Matt Bevin's attempts to restrict the public pension system.
Foster children don't always have the support system they need to navigate adult decisions for a successful college experience. Some states are hoping to change that by providing counseling and funds for individuals transitioning from foster care to college life.
A man collects lotus flowers to sell while floating on a tire tube at a pond in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Feb. 23.
Debates arose in many of the 109 US public schools named after Confederate figures, after a Charlottesville white nationalist rally left one counter-protester dead.
Some schools emphasize state's rights as the primary cause of the Civil War while others point to slavery and deepening cultural rifts across state and district borders.
Fearing right-wing groups could feel emboldened by the recent events in Charlottesville, Va., to ignite unrest on campuses, colleges and universities are preparing strategies to deal with possible confrontations between opposing groups.
Despite campaign promises from President Trump to expand school choice, national support for charter schools has dwindled – something researchers say can't be linked solely to the current administration.
While parent spending on student tuition dropped 6 percent – the lowest number since 2009 – student borrowing jumped by the same percentage, according to Sallie Mae's 10th annual 'How America Pays for College' report released Monday.
Breaking a three-year streak of ties, this year the annual national spelling bee had a sole champion.
Google Chromebook has been the de facto device of choice in a majority of US schools, accounting for 58 percent of the US market for primary and secondary schools.
The Obama-era Every Student Succeeds Act, which comes into effect this year, gives states greater flexibility in how they judge schools.
The ruling could bring major benefits to students with disabilities – especially those with 'individualized education programs,' or IEPs.
Maggie MacDonnell's teaching philosophy underscores hope and acts of kindness, which she puts to practice in an isolated corner of Quebec.