Early yesterday morning, after a fifteen month battle with brain cancer, Senior Fellow in Education Policy Andrew Coulson passed away. He is survived by his beloved wife Kay. Andrew was 48 years old.
In his first major speech, the acting U.S. Secretary of Education John King apologized to the nation’s teachers.
As U.S. presidential candidates fight over the best way to address the influx of Central Americans across the Southwest border — with debate about building walls and deporting immigrants — the nation’s public schools have opened their doors, taking responsibility for helping tens of thousands of children find their footing here.
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.
The Tennessee House vote on a school voucher plan Monday is expected to be extremely close.
Educators and members of the public gathered at Portage High School on Saturday to discuss the current status of legislation in the state impacting education.
For decades, some of Dallas’ most vulnerable children filled the red brick building at the corner of South Ewing Avenue and Korgan Street in east Oak Cliff.
One school’s push for a happy approach to learning has created impressive academic growth.
Lawmakers of all stripes have pledged support in recent weeks for overhauling the state’s outdated school funding formula, which nearly everyone agrees penalizes students in poorer districts.
Oregon needs a comprehensive plan to reduce the state’s high rate of chronic absenteeism, lawmakers on the House Education Committee decided this week.
Poverty is a primary driver of chronic school absenteeism, the state superintendent of education said yesterday, while calling for “proactive” ways to reverse the problem, which leads to lower test scores and other learning challenges.
Nevada is declaring its teacher shortage as an emergency, a move that allows vacancy-filled schools to hire teachers from out of state who aren’t yet licensed locally.
Students’ performance on SAGE, Utah’s year-end test, might be taken out of the equation when school administrators evaluate their teachers, and some high school juniors might not have to take the exam starting next year.
Authorities in Chicago refuse to rule out the possibility of filing a lawsuit to force the state to help the Chicago Public Schools budget crisis.
Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards tried to seize control of a simmering feud with Republican Attorney General Jeff Landry by sending Landry a letter telling him to butt out of the administration’s legal business.
Much ado is being made over a sweeping education bill filed in the Kentucky Senate this session, with some saying the wide-ranging bill contains “fundamental changes” to education assessment and accountability in the Bluegrass State.
When a test proctor signals that it is the last few minutes of an exam, chances are some students will begin to scramble.
Three Broward County teachers are in trouble after administrators say one slept during class, another threatened to crush a student’s skull and a third burst into a classroom to accuse a teacher and her students of cheating in a charitable contest.
A Penn Hills student and his mother are speaking out after they say video of him being kicked to the ground in a hallway at school was posted on social media and now circulating online.
“So many opportunities have been given to me and I want to create the same for children just like me”