As schools grow more familiar with distance learning, one key element continues to baffle even expert teachers: assigning grades in an online classroom.
An Arkansas House panel on Tuesday rejected legislation that would have banned schools from teaching a New York Times project on slavery’s legacy, one of several attempts in Republican states to limit how race is taught.
With spring around the corner and end-of-year state testing season looming, there’s still uncertainty about what standardized assessments will actually look like this year—or whether schools will give them at all.
As President Joe Biden works to reopen most of the nation's public schools within his first 100 days, the White House clarified its benchmarks Tuesday, giving a less ambitious goal than some parents might want to hear.
When teacher Nadelle Plaayne considered whether to return to school last fall, the risk of catching COVID-19 wasn’t the only thing weighing on her mind. Payne, who is deaf, worried she wouldn’t be able to communicate with students while wearing…
A South Jersey school district is using computer software to help find students who could be searching the internet for content related to self-harm or harming others.
Merriam-Webster doesn’t define “ghost student.” The dictionary would have a difficult time anyway. There are several competing definitions in Oklahoma.
The Maryland House of Delegates voted Monday to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a comprehensive K-12 education measure that would boost school funding by billions of dollars over a decade’s time.
With almost 80 percent of K-12 and college-level educators reporting that they are using some sort of online learning platform during the pandemic, keeping virtual classrooms secure seems more important and difficult than ever.
The challenges of remote classes, and the pressure to work and financially help their families, are pushing some students to drop out of school.
Parents of schoolchildren learning from home shouldn’t necessarily count on reclaiming the dining room table any time soon.
This school year already seemed to be dragging on for some teachers and parents when state Superintendent Michael Rice recently suggested extending Michigan’s school year in response to the pandemic.
Betty Rosa, New York’s interim education commissioner, was appointed Monday to permanently hold the state’s top education post, becoming the first Latina woman in the job.
Black students are faring far worse during the pandemic than others, new test data out of Ohio show, with COVID-19’s disruptions setting them back as much as a half year’s worth of learning and widening longstanding racial achievement gaps.
New education data released today by researchers at Stanford University shows a complex, nuanced — and in some places, troubling — picture of student achievement and racial gaps based on standardized test scores across California and the nation.
The governing body of the Chicago Teachers Union agreed on Monday to allow its 28,000 rank-and-file members to vote on a tentative deal with the third-largest U.S. school district to gradually reopen classrooms amid the COVID-19 pandemic.