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.
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.
Mali, a British military working dog, gives his handler, Cpl. Daniel Hatley, a lick after receiving the PDSA Dickin Medal, the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross, for his heroic action in Afghanistan, in London on Nov 17 .
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.
A duo of former administrators at Harvard are facing charges that they stole the money from an account meant to help students with disabilities and used it to purchase electronics, jewelry, and other personal items.
The new education secretary has a history of quietly supporting LGBT rights, and reportedly objected to the Trump administration's decision to revoke the previous administration's guidance for schools on what bathrooms transgender students should be allowed to use.