A proposal to dramatically increase funding for New Mexico early childhood programs by tapping the state’s $13 billion Land Grant Permanent Fund stalled Monday night in a key Senate committee.
There may be more money for public schools in Gov. Corbett's proposed budget, but Democratic legislators on Tuesday questioned whether the administration is paying for it by shortchanging equally important programs.
Any week now, the Kansas Supreme Court will rule on a lawsuit filed by parents and school districts alleging that school spending cuts violate the state's constitution, which promises "suitable" funding for public education.
With spring fast approaching, many American high school seniors are now waiting anxiously to hear whether they got into the college or university of their choice. For many students, their scores on the SAT or the ACT will play a…
A bill that would have replaced Common Core with a new set of math and English language arts standards has been defeated.
The House Education Committee has endorsed a bill that could threaten Wyoming's participation in the Common Core State Standards for math and English language arts.
Saying K-12 educators need an escape from the "holding pattern" caused by the years-long delay in reauthorizing the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act, a group of prominent school leaders has begun a push for members of Congress to embrace…
Legislation that would have helped Washington state keep its waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind Act failed on the floor of the state Senate Tuesday, potentially jeopardizing the use of $44 million in federal education funds.
Growing up on Long Island, Katie Warner used to visit New York City’s American Museum of Natural History and remembers being frightened of the 94-foot-long blue whale model that’s suspended from the ceiling in the Hall of Ocean Life.
Any week now, the Kansas Supreme Court will rule on a lawsuit filed by parents and school districts alleging that school spending cuts violate the state’s constitution, which promises “suitable” funding for public education.
Despite a renewed push, expansion of a state turnaround entity for failing public schools beyond Detroit remains in trouble in the Legislature, where some majority Republicans still have concerns about a top initiative for Gov. Rick Snyder.
According to a new study from researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital, kids who are picked on by their peers may see lasting effects on their physical and mental well-being. The study, found that kids who are chronically bullied seem to…
Nearly five decades ago, as racial tension raged in cities, magnet schools were introduced here and elsewhere as an alternative to court-ordered busing in the hope that specialized theme schools would slow white flight and offer options to racial minorities…
Baltimore city lawmakers said Monday that they were shocked by newly published reports of school violence and plan to hold hearings to address the hundreds of injury claims filed by teachers.
ARDSLEY, N.Y.—Students here at Ardsley High School are getting a hands-on look at new iPad software designed to prep them for tougher educational standards.