A walkout in the nation’s third-largest school district canceled instruction across Chicago. It was uncertain how long the strike might last.
Two Americans who ran an English-language teaching company are being held on charges of organizing illegal border crossings, a Chinese government spokesman said.
With a midnight strike deadline looming and no agreement on a new contract, officials said the city’s 300,000 public school students would not have class on Thursday.
The Chicago Teachers Union and the city’s new mayor failed to reach a contract deal. Classes were canceled for 300,000 public school students on Thursday.
House Democrats announced an ambitious overhaul of the Higher Education Act that would devote hundreds of billions of dollars to college access.
Student protests, now and then.
Prosecutors said Mary York prematurely removed her son from a mental health facility and did not report that he had fired a gun in their home before a standoff at a school ended in his suicide.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on whether to keep doing volunteer work you promised to do but aren’t good at and more.
A new law pushed back start times at most public middle and high schools, citing research that says attendance and performance will improve if teenagers get more sleep.
The referendum to establish a largely white city called St. George on the edge of Baton Rouge, which is racially diverse, grew out of frustration over schools and local control.
Adam Neumann, the company’s ousted founder, once said there would be WeLive apartments around the globe. But now, it has only two sites and has been under investigation.
They can be a good credential for aspiring leaders, but they favor a closed-minded and partisan style of argument.
School officials in Overland Park, Kan., were made aware of the threat by a student through the district’s website, which allows students to report safety concerns, the police said.
The problem here is not Elizabeth Warren.
With multiyear programs, students receive the same high-end support as their upper-middle-class peers.
Support groups, Pell Grants, free college for adults — and more. A collection of views and news from a special report on Learning.
Mergers, acquisitions, shorter degree programs and major shifts in course offerings are just some of the tactics being employed to lure more students.
A group has tried unsuccessfully for years to create a new school district in East Baton Rouge Parish. This time, they want to establish a city of their own.
I had home-schooled my daughter for the past two years, so the test also felt like a final exam for me: Her score was also my teaching evaluation.
With New York sharply divided over gifted education, some parents point to a school in Harlem as proof that selective schools can be integrated.
Research shows that people with atypical brains are at a higher risk of suicide and self-harm.
Ms. Warren said she had grown more comfortable talking about her experience over the years, explaining why her description of the 1971 episode in her stump speeches differs from how she discussed it in the past.
A Florida teacher offers a framework based on resources from The New York Times to teach students how to “think globally and act locally.”
The lawsuits accuse Juul of endangering students and forcing educators to divert time and money to fight an epidemic of nicotine addiction among teenagers.
Two years after the rise of the #MeToo movement, educators continue to grapple with how to deal with writers and artists accused of abuse.
A new report advises pediatricians to give academic failure the same attention as any other complex problem affecting a child.
And conservatives could be the big winners.
Readers react to an article about a football team that can’t compete with richer suburban schools.
The case jolted a working-class town, prompting a walkout by students and a debate over whether school officials are equipped to address sexual assault.
The plan marks the first major expansion of schools since Mayor Bill de Blasio took office nearly six years ago.
More than 40 years after the Supreme Court first weighed in on race-conscious admissions, the fight remains as fractious as ever.
When the men came home, the programs went away.
A hotly debated law passed in May that would allow some teachers to carry firearms in the classroom takes effect Tuesday.
Tolerance of diversity, not repression, is the surest way to govern a vast territory with many peoples.
We asked you how you learned about slavery in school. You told us about degrading role play, flawed lessons and teachers who played down its horrors.
A new report found that borrowers owed close to $30,000. One factor helping the picture: State spending on public colleges is recovering from the recession.
The police said they had freed more than 300 from what was purported to be an Islamic school.
Mr. Olson argued for the winning sides in Bush v. Gore and Citizens United and was a leader in the fight for a right to same-sex marriage.
If they are the sole breadwinner in their home, hardly anywhere in America’s largest metro areas.
What have adults tried to stop you from reading? Did you listen to them? Or did you read the book anyway?
The 11-year-old student was given a desk over a toilet as a quiet place to do schoolwork. The school’s superintendent said the “idea was well-intentioned.”
It was a familiar story: First came the backlash, then the backlash to the backlash.
Being a good teacher is hard. So is maintaining democracy. Our political leaders should take note.
We can remake the internet into a force for good.
A growing number of states are considering whether economic status should help determine which opponents schools play.
An alarming outbreak of ailments has put teachers and principals into crisis mode.
He has more than two more years left as mayor to build on the progressive track record he promoted in his aborted presidential run.
“I feel hopeful seeing the power of all these people here today,” one teenager said of the protest, which drew tens of thousands of demonstrators.
Technical skills taught in college have a short shelf life, while a liberal arts education prepares graduates for jobs that haven’t been invented yet.
The decision underlines the difficulties in separating the politics of climate change from teaching about the science of it.
For many, the cost of college is far greater than tuition. We asked students and parents to share their experiences.
At Scarsdale High School, a social studies class drew national press.
The big business of encouraging the words.