The Department of Homeland Security is offering a $1.8 million grant to create a program called School-Age Trauma Training for high school students.
There was talk of money and power in messages between the mayor’s office and the would-be schools chancellor, but no indication that Alberto M. Carvalho would change his mind.
Readers respond to an Op-Ed essay urging parents to insist that their daughters practice math.
The shooting in Parkland, Fla., spurred school districts into reinforcing buildings, hiring armed guards and training staff to handle mass casualty events.
A public interest group tested 27 back-to-school products and found dangerous chemicals in four of them.
The way we teach math in America hurts all students, but it may be hurting girls the most.
In New Zealand, creating the next generation of All Blacks involves the crucial step of having elite scholastic teams, like the boys of Gisborne Boys’ High School.
The spectacular climb of David Mabuza, the country’s new deputy president, included siphoning off money from schools and other public services to amass enormous power, officials say.
A report commissioned by the school district in Parkland, Fla., said Nikolas Cruz generally received the help he needed but lost access to it by mistake.
The city commissioned, but did not release, an SHSAT study in 2013, which found a strong relationship between test scores and high school achievement.
India’s public universities need better funding and greater autonomy.
A strong essay might mean the difference between getting accepted — or rejected — by the school of your choice.
The newest students are transforming the way schools serve and educate them, including sending presidents and deans to Instagram and Twitter.
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Many programs to support undocumented students have existed for years, but there are new concerns amid the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy.
Being an outsider can cause culture shock. But that doesn’t have to be a bad thing.
Some tracking scripts may be harmless. But others are designed to recognize I.P. addresses and embed cookies that collect information prized by advertisers.
Sifting through a wide range of courses and degree programs can be puzzling. Here are some steps to help figure out which options might work.
Voices from the classroom talk about connecting education with what’s going on in the world outside of school.
College coaching is on the rise, typically starting in the sophomore or junior year of high school but some parents are going to extremes.
Transfer students offer racial and ethnic diversity that higher education is seeking and help make up for the decline in high school graduates who might apply.
James, who left Cleveland for the Los Angeles Lakers, called the school’s opening “one of the greatest moments of my life.”
A Baltimore-based community program provides the architecture for kids’ success.
Five years ago, 40 percent of Brooklyn Latin’s students were black or Latino. Today, less than a quarter are, and Latin struggles to maintain its identity.
A federal judge said in an opinion that barring transgender students from using bathrooms for the gender they identify with would violate civil rights law.
Being admitted to college doesn’t mean a student is ready for it. Parents can encourage kids to step up their levels of personal responsibility while still in high school.
In Boston, where nearly 40 percent of children enter kindergarten not ready in literacy, a parent-led movement to bolster readiness is growing.
The suit seeks to block a carve out that exempts Orthodox religious schools from some state oversight of whether they adequately teach secular subjects.
More than a thousand variations in DNA were involved in how long people stayed in school, but the effect of each gene was weak, and the data did not predict educational attainment for individuals.
Many have made substantial academic progress. They also have downsides. It’s worth talking about both.
Technology allows reporters to collect the experiences of thousands of sources — something that is difficult with traditional reporting techniques.
Solving a puzzle together leaves an indelible mark on two young people.
What if we advised young people to check for nothing less than enthusiastic agreement from their sexual partners?
Richard Ojeda, a populist Democrat riding a wave of labor activism, is making a deep-red House district look flippable, and may show his party a way to win in Trump country.
The New Orleans turnaround shows the power of giving more freedom to teachers and principals — and then holding them accountable for their performance.