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.
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.
In the aftermath of recent school shootings in the United States, including one at a middle school in an Indianapolis suburb, community and school officials in Indiana are seeking funds to bolster safety programs to prevent another tragedy.
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.
Visitors pose for pictures with an art installation at Vinyl Museum in Tokyo on July 20. The museum is designed to attract young women who are interested in taking pictures of themselves with the installations and uploading the photographs on social media platforms.
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.
The Maine Consolidated School, a small grade school in Parks, Ariz., is one of the few schools to stay open during an Arizona wide teacher walk. A decision, teachers say, that was driven by the close-knit nature of rural communities.
Companies are challenging the notion that students who specialize in STEM courses and academia will be more likely to succeed in the job market. Instead, many employers are using computer programs to assess the qualitative skills of their candidates.
The two juniors behind the University of Michigan guide 'Being Not-Rich at UM' see it as a way for students from lower- and middle-income families to encourage and support each other. Now, students on several other campuses are looking to write their own guides.
In Alaska's capital, a prison's art program gives inmates the skills to carve and create, donating their work to benefit regional nonprofits.