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.
"My son's school is holding 4 active shooter drills this year. The only clear impact of these drills is stress, anxiety and confusion on the part of children and families. I would end the drills or make them optional. Let our kids learn the right things," Yang tweeted Monday.
A federal lawsuit alleges that the St. Helens School District failed to protect a 16-year-old from sexual abuse despite a decade of red flags.
A North Texas high school communications teacher and speech team coach has been fired for "a violation of the district's texting policy" but he claims that it's about his sexuality.
Wayne State University announced the Heart of Detroit Tuition Pledge which offers free tuition to graduating high school students who live within the city limits.
Tamanna Nusrat, a member of parliament from the ruling Awami League party, is accused of paying up to eight lookalikes to pretend to be her during exams. She has since been expelled from the university.
A private college in India apologized after students were seen wearing boxes on their heads during an exam —a plan supposedly devised to prevent cheating.
Muslim students across California are feeling less comfortable openly stating their religion in school—despite a seemingly lower number of incidents of Islamophobic bullying, according to a new study.
In order to gain access the group, the teen changed her avatar to a white face. She said she had believed the school would take the right actions but thought it had not.
Eimi Haga, a first year student at Mie University in Japan, had been tasked with writing about a visit to the Ninja Museum of Igaryu for her ninja history class.
Kentucky special education teacher Matthew Hubbard was arrested in the parking lot of Evarts Elementary School, where he works, for alcohol intoxication in a public place. But he's not the only teacher who has experienced public outbursts in recent weeks.
Leaders from Christian-affiliated universities and colleges all over the country converged in Oregon last week to discuss diversity and inclusion on their campuses.
According to UNESCO estimates, more than 69 million primary and secondary education teachers must be recruited by 2030.
Dr. Glenn Boyce is named University of Mississippi's new chancellor as students organize protest of the controversial hire.
This is an example of the "rapidly spreading" incidence of anti-Semitic bullying in Australian schools, the Anti-Defamation Commission said.
Washington State has become the first state in the nation to license outdoor preschools, nature-based early learning and child care programs.
Only about one-third of the buildings have air conditioning, according to the superintendent.
The state repealed religious exemptions earlier this year in response to the worst outbreak of measles in the U.S. for more than two decades.
The U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Educational Statistics released a report that noted "no measurable differences" in the students' average reading and mathematics scores.
"It smelled and just the thought of my son working his school day away in a bathroom was disturbing to me," the child's mother said.
The attacker apparently pushed the victim backward out of their chair, then repeatedly punched them in the head while straddling the victim as they lay sprawled upon the ground.
Turzai says public school teachers '"don't really care about kids."