Our new series will tell the stories of great teachers, and explore some big questions: What is great teaching? Can it be taught? How do good teachers become great ones?
With the resignation of Superintendent John Deasy, the future of the Los Angeles Unified School District's troubled iPad program is even more uncertain.
Thousands of qualified students from low-income backgrounds don't attend college because they don't have the information they need to apply. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with former New York City Schools chancellor Harold Levy about a program, funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, which aims to use the Internet to link high school students to counselors and mentors.
It's been 2,400 years since he taught his last class, but the teaching method Socrates created, and that bears his name, lives on today.
Three years after Florida A&M student Robert Champion died after a beating on a bus, a member of the university's marching band is on trial for manslaughter.
Educators in St. Louis are using events in Ferguson to spark discussions about race and class in a deeply segregated region. Others have found approaching the subject a difficult task.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will invest $10 million over two years to help top students from poor families into college.
What do teachers do outside the classroom? We've gotten hundreds of responses to that question. To list a few: They officiate at weddings, run nonprofits and Jazzercise.
The second installation of our Secret Lives series continues with a profile of a second-grade teacher with a passion for making "upcycled" jewelry.
A stray bullet took 5-year-old Kyle Romain's sight. His mother fears the violence in her neighborhood will continue: "There's no hope. These little boys are just trigger-happy and gun-crazy."
A Moroccan man living in Connecticut who told people he wanted to fly bombs on remote-controlled planes into a federal building in Hartford and Harvard University was sentenced to two years in prison, followed by deportation.
The report predicts that by 2025 public campuses will graduate roughly 55,000 to 65,000 fewer students than employers will need.
Part-time professors at Tufts University in Medford have signed off on a new contract with the school, giving them a significant pay raise as well as stronger job security.
The online survey went into more detail about the nature of possible sexual assaults and sexual harassment than surveys at other schools.
54 percent of school districts have opted to administer the English and mathematics PARCC exams to students in grades 3-8 next year, instead of the MCAS exams. This was the first time school systems were given the choice of which test to administer in grades 3-8.
This year, the University of Michigan let its guard down. Kate Wells of Michigan Radio explains.
A judge has ruled that four men charged with raping a University of Massachusetts student in her Amherst dorm room two years ago can be tried together, but with one major restriction.