Former Vice President Joe Biden caused some eyebrow raising when, in answering a debate question about race, he mentioned record players and the number of words a young child hears at home. Here's some background on the word gap.


Democratic presidential candidates debating in Houston Thursday had the most extensive talk of K-12 education so far, answering questions about charter schools, equity, and school funding.


Education and civil rights groups are pushing Democratic presidential candidates to discuss K-12 issues like student rights, funding equity, and teacher pay.


The Food and Drug Administration will move to rein in sales of flavored e-cigarette products as schools scramble to address growing student use, President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday.


Education advocacy groups have panned a plan to divert money from military schools to help build a wall at the nation's southern border.


Parents value disaggregated education data, a new poll finds. And, in an accompanying poll, teachers said they review data during their personal time to inform their teaching.


The Colorado senator, former superintendent and current Democratic presidential candidate, calls for universal pre-kindergarten and free community college in his newly released education plan.


The Every Student Succeeds Act requires that districts use evidence-based strategies to improve struggling schools. Administrators report challenges in meeting that requirement.


Thirty-eight states have cut school capital spending as a share of their overall economy between 2008 and 2017, an analysis finds. Who is responsible for funding the construction and equipment of America's school facilities?


In an interview with Education Week, the Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend, Ind., mayor spoke about Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, teacher pay, charter schools, and the federal role in education.


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