Educators say the middle grades are a key time time to get kids jazzed about science, but many teachers say they lack the tools they need. In Chicago, a science museum is helping to fill the the gap.
Linguist and curse-word expert Dr. Timothy Jay says by the time children head to school, they have a well-developed palate of bad words.
President of the Muslim Democratic Club of New York Linda Sarsour discusses why she wants the city's public schools to close on holidays like Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha.
Central High School in Tuscaloosa, Ala., was once considered a model of desegregation. Today, the school's population is 99 percent black. One family's story underscores three generations of change.
Government benefits enable military veterans to attend college, but accessing them is complicated. So how can veterans pay for higher education?
A new idea is making the rounds in education circles. Under the plan, states would allow students to go to college for free then they would pay back a percentage of their salaries after they graduate.
The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, or FCAT, is being replaced by a test aligned to the Common Core State Standards. StateImpact Florida's Sammy Mack remembers FCAT and its controversial run.
The new version of the standardized test for college admissions, set to go into effect in 2016, will do away with obscure vocabulary words and cut multiple choice answer options from five to four.
In 2005, a group of anonymous donors in Kalamazoo launched a bold program. It pays for graduates of the city's public schools to attend any of Michigan's public universities or community colleges.
The Address follows an intensive program that teaches kids with learning difficulties to recite the Gettysburg Address. And in doing so, it raises some tough questions about resources.
AMHERST, Mass. — Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis is at the University of Massachusetts Amherst to review the school and town’s handling of the so-called Blarney Blowout parties.