Parents, medical professionals, and early-childhood caregivers are being enlisted in a new initiative designed to help identify developmental delays in children as early as possible.
Judith Kaye, former chief judge of New York state, will help kick off an all-day summit in Syracuse Thursday that will explore how to keep students in school and out of the criminal justice system.
The Senate's budget committee wrapped hours of debate Tuesday night by approving a bill responding to Kansas Supreme Court orders to correct unconstitutional inequities in public school funding that carried an annual price tag of $129 million.
The focus on scoring well on standardized tests has wedged educators into a difficult spot. Teachers are concerned that a poor showing on the tests will jeopardize school funding, or even their jobs, and often feel they have to suspend…
Thousands of Long Island students in grades three through eight refused to sit for the state's English Language Arts exam Tuesday as the so-called "opt-out" movement picked up momentum in districts across Nassau and Suffolk counties.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo for the first time Tuesday questioned whether school districts should evaluate their teachers through tough new standards known as the Common Core.
Eleven Republicans provided the margin of defeat Wednesday as the House voted 63-57 to reject a bill that would have given vouchers worth more than $6,000 to parents of some Mississippi special education students.
A mysterious cyberattack on Kansas’ online student testing system has forced the state to shut down its exams until Thursday. The state on Wednesday put an extra barrier around the testing system’s server that seems to have curtailed the assault, said…
Six months ago, Gov. Bill Haslam drew universal praise when he declared he wanted to make Tennessee the fastest-improving state in the nation in teacher pay by the time he left office.
Education in the United States is vaulting into the digital era. Students today can use Facebook to create book report-related author pages, while teachers can Skype in experts for in-class science lessons.
For Emmely Briley, a high school chemistry and physics teacher, working in the rural logging community of Molalla, Ore., for the past 13 years has at times felt isolating.
According to the first report from the Programme for International Student Assessment, or PISA, American students performed just above average on a new, international test of problem-solving skills given to 15-year-olds. Students in Singapore and Korea had the highest average scores,…
No special admissions for special education students! That’s what livid Townsend Harris High School parents are saying about an Education Dept. decision to admit 11 students this fall outside of a standard selection process.
Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., the chairman of the House education committee, plans to pour new energy into a perennial priority: bolstering funding for special education.
Illinois schools consistently at the bottom of the barrel are in line to receive millions of dollars to help them improve.