Many schools aren't equipped to meet students where they are—and a big part of that problem centers on schools' and students' limited access to high-quality materials.
Sociologist Eve Ewing analyzes the closings from multiple angles.
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On racial segregation in American schools, using the example of St. Louis, Missouri, and its Normandy district.
The GOP tax plan won't just shift wealth upward—it'll also remove the educational tools that make it possible for people to shift their own class status.
The cuts are expected to affect 150 positions in the Department of Education.
Gardendale can take over control of its two elementary schools from the Jefferson County district this fall for a three-year period.
School-based nutrition and BMI screenings are meant to improve the health of students, but emerging evidence shows that, not only aren't they helping, they also appear to be triggering deadly eating disorders in children. Now, a small group of activists is taking on the system—and making a difference.
Should kids be led out of class in handcuffs for being late to school?
One woman living in one of the most dangerous and unstable regions in the world has a radical idea: peace curriculums. By working with both students and mothers, she's been able to stem the tide of violent extremism in her school. Now, it's time to take her plan nationwide.
It’s the latest in a national trend to reduce restraints of school-age children.