Readers says the world is a poorer place when monolingualism prevails.
Meet the resilient strivers who prove that brilliance has no borders.
Entrenched inequality, attacks by conservatives, student protests: Richard A. Carranza’s first year as schools chancellor.
This teaching guide, the first installment in our seven-unit writing curriculum, includes daily writing prompts, lessons based on selected mentor texts, and the announcement of a new personal narrative essay contest.
Gaps between black and Hispanic students and their white and Asian-American peers remain fixed, raising questions about school segregation.
Esta temporada escolar, más estudiantes que nunca tendrán clases en algún idioma distinto al inglés en Estados Unidos. Luisiana busca rescatar sus raíces francesas.
Regardless of a child’s age or challenges, parents can encourage sound homework routines for a successful start to the school year.
“Why try to hide the reality of our history?” she said of the objectionable images that confronted San Francisco students every day.
This fall, more American students than ever will start their first day of school learning in a language other than English.
The abacus is still taught in Japanese schools, although not as intensively as it once was. But the centuries-old tool is still popular, and national tournaments attract elite competitors.
Monday: The new curriculum could devolve into a political scrum, while still being great for engaging students. Also: Kamala Harris’s fund-raising turning point.
Did you have enough AP credits? What about those math classes? Here’s your chance to give some advice to the next group of college students.
Let us know how cellphones have enhanced or detracted from your education.
For youngsters these days, an hour of free play is like a drop of water in the desert. Of course they’re miserable.
Carsten Stahl was once a feared gang leader in Berlin. Now, as a television action hero, he is using his fame and the power of his personal story to combat bullying.
A struggle in California, one of three states creating K-12 ethnic studies materials, highlights some of the fraught questions around the discipline.
I love the United States. But I will leave my country with no hope of returning.
Don’t take other people’s Adderall. Granola bars have a lot of sugar. The stamp goes in the upper right-hand corner of the envelope.
Europeans speaking perfect English sounds like good news for native speakers, but it may also be a threat.
Driven by a tech-industry vision of rural economic revival, Wyoming is requiring all of its K-12 public schools to offer computer science.
The ruling is an important victory for transgender rights advocates as legal battles over school bathroom policies continue to play out across the country.
The Sausalito Marin City School District knowingly maintained segregation, according to court papers, and even established a segregated school.
More states are requiring it, and students who complete the form are more likely to attend college — especially low-income pupils, says a group that promotes college education.
Readers argue that the issue is not abuse of the system to get special accommodations, but rather underdiagnosis.
If you’re thinking of buying your first home, you might want to consider one of these places.
Our “Be a Better Reader Challenge” will help you find the right book and read it deeply and critically this week.
The display at Narvie J. Harris Theme School in Decatur, Ga., was removed on Thursday, the same day it was put up.
Sometimes BODMAS is just PEMDAS by another name. And no, the answer is not 100.
Following the trail left by the Varsity Blues investigation, reporters are uncovering everyday educational inequality, and also cases of outright fraud.
LaKeesha Walrond, president of the New York Theological Seminary, wants to revitalize the institution by connecting with the community.
Her methods helped children “join a complex and diverse social world,” a colleague said, but they met resistance from advocates of standardized testing.
What happens when the presses stop rolling? Who will tell the stories of touchdowns scored, heroes honored and neighbors lost? We asked news industry innovators to share their visions for what comes next, and what fills the void.
In an extended interview, the California senator explains why she thinks litmus-test questions aren’t helpful and how she is approaching this campaign.
A rule to tighten access to food stamps would also cut more than a half-million children from automatic eligibility for free school meals, a Virginia representative said.
Or more competent, a new study finds.
Schools handle a lot of personal data and may not have strong technology teams, leaving them vulnerable to attacks, experts say.
Some desegregation plans faltered in the face of white resistance. Louisville’s plan has proved remarkably resilient, surviving riots and court rulings.
Readers include their personal experiences with busing as they debate its impact on race relations and equity.