In the ten-year period from 2003 to 2012, the number of American children 5 through 17 years old who were being homeschooled by their parents climbed by 61.8 percent, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Education.
A new report from a research organization focused on disruptive innovations has examined how charter management organizations (CMOs) in K-12 have created their own teacher education and certification programs to help create the kinds of teachers they want to hire for their schools.
The percentage of high-schoolers in the U.S. who are getting their diplomas has reached record levels, and the student populations that have traditionally lagged behind—particularly poor children of color—account for much of that progress.
When President Obama unveiled a campaign last year to help young men and boys of color, it won support from both the left and the right.
Just over a year ago, Hamlet Garcia lumbered up the steps of a stately courthouse in Norristown, Pa., wondering how much longer he would be free.
Achieve today released a new report that highlights the fact that too often, state-reported proficiency rates in English Language Arts (ELA)/literacy and mathematics are disconnected from other benchmarks of readiness and vary widely from state to state.
Fewer students say they are being bullied at school. Those who are bullied are more likely to be girls than boys and more likely to be white than minority students.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
The Delaware House of Representatives last week overwhelmingly voted to support a testing opt out bill that is strongly opposed by the state’s governor, Delaware Online reports.
On Fridays in this small farming community in western Idaho, most kids no longer set foot in the classroom.
Most of today’s youth don’t know what life is like without a cellphone.
Asian countries have topped the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)’s ranking of school performance across 76 countries, according to a report released on Wednesday.
For years, American students have lagged behind those in other nations in basic reading, math and science skills, and a new report suggests raising the bar could result in economic gains of more than $27 trillion over the next several decades.