The Department of Education secretary has been uniquely brazen, and unpatriotic, in her deregulation campaign. It’s time that she answered for her actions.
What it meant to be surrounded by educated women who were not wives or mothers.
Nearly every weekend for the past 28 years, local children have flocked to the Bronx Conservatory of Music for very low-cost instruction in classical music. Will the school’s success be its undoing?
The Education Department failed to effectively manage its student loan collectors, a government audit said, increasing costs for borrowers and taxpayers.
Boys with high levels of inattention later earned an average of about $17,000 less a year, while prosocial behaviors predicted higher incomes.
The success that she and her husband achieved with the experimental school they opened in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, helped inspire a movement.
The Yale psychologist helped design the preschool program in the 1960s and was the first permanent head of the Office of Child Development.
A new report suggests the city enact sweeping measures to address entrenched segregation in education.
A charter school in Palmetto, Fla., plans to protect its students by arming security guards with Glock handguns and semiautomatic rifles.
Lawmakers are lashing out at teachers after their strikes. The children will lose the most.
The districtwide strike is seen as a referendum on a compensation system that teachers say has delivered erratic bonuses while their base salaries stagnate.
The Brooklyn STEAM Center moved into a new $17 million home inside a tech hub at the Brooklyn Navy Yard so students can learn directly from employers.
A kindergarten application essay as a mother’s prompt for self-evaluation.
Hard work and discipline help girls outperform boys in class, but that advantage disappears in the work force. Is school the problem?
New research shows that hyper-involved parenting is the route to kids’ success in today’s unequal world.
Our country has most of the best colleges in the world. Students should be able to afford them, and borrowers should not be crushed by debts.
When it comes to integration at New York City’s most competitive high schools, Asian-American alumni have many different reactions.
As mental health problems among children increase, the government will try having students practice mindfulness, relaxation and breathing exercises.
The improvements made by the country’s biggest preschool program offer a story of bipartisan progress at odds with its polarizing time.
As secretary of homeland security, she signed the memorandum that created the popular program protecting ‘Dreamers.’ Now she’s fighting to save it.
Under a bill approved in Albany, standardized tests could have almost no role in how teachers are evaluated — a sea change in New York’s approach.
The parents of the 12-year-olds say they were strip-searched at a middle school in Binghamton, N.Y., but the school district has disputed the account.
Covering recent teachers’ strikes, including the latest showdown, in Los Angeles, has brought into relief a shift in the conversation.
After the hashtag #ExposeChristianSchools went viral, we invited readers to tell us about how their Christian school educations shaped their lives.
Tell us why you want a college degree as an adult, and what the path to attaining one has been like for you.
Supporters of charter schools are back on their heels in Los Angeles and across the country after a wave of mass teacher walkouts.
A short survey for teachers.
We asked some of the more than 30,000 teachers who went on strike last week to tell us how they teach their largest classes.
A Massachusetts middle school group skipped school to surprise their choir director and his fiancé with a rendition of “All You Need Is Love.”
The settlement came after tens of thousands of teachers marched in downtown Los Angeles and picketed outside schools for six school days.
The deal includes caps on class sizes and hiring full-time nurses for every school, as well as a 6 percent pay raise for teachers.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on informing a school you’ve been given its entrance exam and contacting a half-sibling after a birth parent declines to meet you.
The influential philosopher and educator, who died Friday, exemplified the spirit of engagement, uncompromising thought and civility we need today.