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.
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.
Colleges and universities around the nation are stepping up their games to help "dreamers."
Proponents of the deal say it will distribute state aid more equitably, give districts more flexibility on state mandates, and reduce property taxes in well-funded districts.
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.
Khansa, an eight-month old critically endangered Bornean orangutan, shows off it's two front teeth, at the Singapore Zoo on Jan. 11, in Singapore. The Singapore Zoo is active with its breeding programs as part of its wildlife preservation efforts. This is the Zoo's 46th successful orangutan birth.
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.
Support for the handwriting style has declined in recent decades, but now more states aim to bring it back into fashion.