The politics surrounding the future of Chicago's public school system are intensifying. Three different players are in a power struggle for control of the system, which is suffering financially.
Author Erika Christakis mounts a spirited defense of a four-letter word that, she says, isn't used nearly enough in early classrooms: play.
David Greene talks to advanced placement calculus teacher Anthony Yom about his classroom magic, and how he's gotten every one of his students for the past five years to pass the exam.
A New York City-based program aims to make students into critical media consumers.
Renee Montagne talks to Bilal Tawwab, superintendent of schools in Flint, Mich., about how the district is responding to the lead water crisis. The extent of the damage from the lead is not yet known.
Teach for America turns 25 years old this year. CEO Elisa Villanueva Beard reflects on the group's progress and challenges in changing American education.
Here are the tips, tools and calculators that can help make sense of all that debt.
Smartphones are often credited with helping bridge the "digital divide" between people who do and don't have Internet access at home. But is mobile Internet enough for a family with a kid in school?
It can be too easy for students to Google an assignment before they stop to think about it. Some researchers say we're losing our critical thinking and memory skills by relying on the search bar.
The Learning Assistant Program at the University of Colorado Boulder is producing better science learning from kindergarten through college.
On Martin Luther King Day this year, two students at the prestigious Boston Latin School launched a social media campaign: #BlackatBLS.
Not allowing questions from reporters and asking that students submit questions in advance, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts demonstrated once again why he has a reputation for never making any headlines outside the courtroom.
Andy Smith, a political scientist at the University of New Hampshire and director of the UNH Survey Center, said he believes the big question of the race is: How much of the gap can Clinton close against clear front-runner Sanders?
The school in Great Barrington treats boys and young men with behavioral problems.
MIT student engineers won a competition to transform SpaceX and Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk’ idea into a design for a Hyperloop to move pods of people at high speed.