The traditional special education model keeps kids with disabilities separate from their peers for much of the day. But a few educators and advocates are pushing for something different.
During Congress' two-week recess, House Republican leaders assigned lawmakers some homework: go visit charter schools. The field trips were part of a coming House push on education, a topic that has received relatively little attention in Congress lately amid the battles…
Students from around the world explored the surface of Mars on Friday, examining the craggy outcrops of the Martian horizon and rocks smoothed by waters that once flowed on the Red Planet’s surface.
Louisiana Education Superintendent John White stood behind his support of Common Core State Standards and the accompanying test Friday, claiming he and Gov. Bobby Jindal are having an inevitable difference of opinion in the midst of many successful educational collaborations.
Missouri could become the second state to drop new education benchmarks if lawmakers approve legislation to require the state to start the process of writing its own student performance standards.
Forty students in bright yellow shirts hunched over their computers in Singapore's Crescent Girls School as they raced against their teacher's digital stopwatch. They had just a few minutes to add their thoughts about a short film on discrimination into…
Students in the Indianapolis area faced disruptions this week while taking a practice version of the ISTEP exam in advance of the test’s official start Monday.
Washington state lost its waiver from implementing certain parts of the No Child Left Behind education law, an action that could lead to layoffs and program cuts, Gov. Jay Inslee said in a statement Thursday.
A scaled-back anti-bullying bill made it through a House committee Thursday and is headed to the full House for a vote. The committee struck controversial language that specifically gave school officials the authority to investigate reports of off-campus bullying incidents.
The House-Senate free conference committee announced a compromise on the education bill Wednesday evening that will provide $100 million a year for local schools in each of the next three years.
A consultant managing the Philadelphia School District’s transportation department - frustrated by what a source labeled “overtime abuse” by drivers and others - is pulling out of its contract more than a year early.
Engineering students could benefit from more exposure to engineering-related classes in high school and middle school, according to some members of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Engineering.
American teens are much less likely to engage in bullying than they were a decade ago, new research suggests.
Ariela Schear is a high school student who loves math and is as tech savvy as they come, texting and e-mailing all the time.
Damn the torpedoes; full speed ahead. Four state education commissioners sounded their version of that battle cry today as they described, for a Washington audience, the work they're doing to implement the Common Core State Standards, despite pushback from teachers unions, lawmakers,…
Panelists at the U.S. News STEM Solutions conference discussed the growing backlash to Common Core -- how implementation will continue.