As Schools Try to Become More Culturally Inclusive, Some Teachers Aren't Buying in
A Delaware high school led trainings on the impact of race on learning to try to better serve their student population, resulting in controversy.
A Florida Principal's Reassignment Raises Questions About the Quality of Holocaust Education
Recent research suggests that, countrywide, Holocaust educational efforts aren't going far enough.
Taking a Music Course Could Help Students Boost Grades in Other Subjects
Research on 112,000 Canadian students finds that high schoolers who took more music courses did better in math, science, and English.
A Conservative Christian Group Wants to Keep Transgender Athletes From Girls' Sports
Legal experts say this complaint resonates with a larger pattern of discrimination against transgender girls and women in sports.
Are Racist Yearbook Photos Protected Student Speech?
Decisions in Illinois and North Carolina to reprint yearbooks with white nationalist photos have prompted a First Amendment debate.
How Income Differences Affect Technology Use Among Generation Z
Income has an enormous impact on young people's educational experiences with technology, just as it does on every other aspect of school life.
Viewfinder: D.C. Area High School Students Protest Gun Violence
Students gather at a gun control rally at the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on March 14th, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
The Most Competitive High Schools Don't Guarantee Success. What About Ones Like Georgetown Prep?
Research suggests that being surrounded by well-off peers in not-too-intense academic environments can lead to lifetime gains.
A Little-Known Program Has Lifted Ninth Grade Performance in Virtually Every Type of School
The unique teaching model, piloted in Minneapolis, focuses on students' strengths and teachers' relationship with the classroom.
What San Diego High School Faculty Learned After a Year of Personalized Learning
In the first year of a new program, a large San Diego school district experienced small victories—despite some growing pains.
How Women's Studies Is Helping Rural Teens Fix Their Social Culture
With her pioneering courses, Annie Delgado is filling in the gaps left by more traditional curricula.
Viewfinder: High School Students March 50 Miles to Paul Ryan's Hometown
Students march the last leg of a 50-mile journey into the hometown of House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) to call attention to gun violence on March 28th, 2018, in Janesville, Wisconsin
An Armed Teacher Is in Custody After Shots Are Fired at a Georgia High School
No children were harmed in the incident, which comes just two weeks after a gunman killed 17 students at a Florida high school.
Florida High School Program Segregates Students by Ability
A controversial new program segregates students in the cafeteria by grade point average and attendance as an incentive to boost achievement.
Educators In Charlottesville Mix Coursework With Civic Engagement to Confront Recent Violence
With a new school year underway in Charlottesville, here's how teachers are addressing the recent violence.
District High Schools Experience Higher Graduation Rates While Simultaneously Losing More Students
Schools whose graduation rates are rising are simultaneously losing many students to charter schools and schools in other parts of town.
Could You Pass the New GED Test?
In 2014, the GED Testing Service rolled out a new assessment meant to measure not just high school equivalency but also career- and college-readiness skills. The questions below are designed to be very similar to those you might find on a GED exam today.