If schools don't reopen until fall, students who are already behind will likely fall further behind, widening the gap between themselves and their more affluent peers.
"10:17: Cake for breakfast."
Closing schools comes with a slew of considerations, including how some students will be able to get meals.
Consider the order and sameness of most classrooms. And the pressure teenagers feel to conform to standards on social media. A movement of strange spaces around the world is challenging all that.
Eleventh graders at Harding Charter Preparatory High School, Oklahoma City, felt uncomfortable after they were asked to play a "game" that involved ranking themselves on their skin color and hair texture.
The federal dragnet is so massive that investigators have given the case the code name "Lurking Giants."
The Department of Education is reportedly set to cut off over 800 rural schools after deciding to enforce a specific poverty reporting rule for the first time in close to 17 years.
On Thursday, Democratic Representative Katherine Clark slammed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos at the President's 2021 Education Budget Request hearing, telling DeVos that she "should resign."
Announced on February 10th, 2020, Paul Simon donated $1 million to fund music education through a new fellows Program, which will support New York middle and high school music teachers over the next two years.
Rather than accusing students and families of "excessive" borrowing, look at the excessive price of college. If anything, students and families need access to more money, not less.
The unanimous decision was made by the board of the school's district following a proposal from students and parents at the school who believe in the values and causes championed by the former first lady.
The secretary's comparison is powerfully ignorant and racist. Abortion access is our liberation.
An Arizona Republican state representative has proposed three new laws aimed at transgender people for the upcoming legislative session.
In the crisis over income inequality in the U.S., Wilmington is ground zero.
During a Nevada campaign stop, Elizabeth Warren replied to a child's question about how to improve schools for kids with learning disabilities by saying she'd tax billionaires to improve public education and put an end to high-stakes testing.
Raymond Berger, a physical education teacher at Eagles Landing Middle School in Boca Raton, Florida, was reported to the School District of Palm Beach County after an incident in April.
One of the bill's co-sponsors claimed she tried to appeal to DeVos before filing the bill.
Fifth grade students at Blades Elementary School in Oakville, Missouri, were given the assignment for a social studies class.
Team Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday accused the 2020 candidate of using "Republican talking points" to push his plan for higher education, which disallows some students from receiving free tuition.
"I don't believe I've ever been called a lying motherf***er before," Buttigieg told the writer over the phone.
A contract between the West Virginia Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation and Global Tel Link has brought electronic tablets to 10 West Virginia prisons, but at a price.
Illinois law does not explicitly authorize district employees to carry weapons in school, nor does it delegate the authority to make such a decision to local boards.
No single or dominant cause explains stagnating earnings or rising inequality in the US. Simplistic "silver bullet" policies would likely be ineffective, or even do more harm than good.
Along with an investment in teachers' pay, educators want to be exempt from consequences related to the most recent state exam scores.
The ad, showing a black student in class, was first posted on Craigslist, but quickly circulated among students at Naperville Central High School in Naperville, Illinois.
Where the "Trump bump" panned out for Tate Reeves in Mississippi, it ultimately flopped for Eddie Rispone, just as it did for Gov. Matt Bevin in Kentucky. Both candidates were the scourge of local teachers unions.
The Student Religious Liberties Act prevents teachers from penalizing students from "religious expression" in their work, which critics argue could lead to students giving incorrect answers based on their faith.
DeVos said it was "past time" for something better in education. That something better being her Education Freedom Scholarships proposal.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced the cancellation of around 4,000 loans to students of for-profit colleges whose parent company shut down in 2018.
The teaching of science, technology, engineering and math is critical for America to compete globally. And in order to educate the inventors, entrepreneurs and leaders of tomorrow, we must transform STEM education today.