U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Bobby Scott say the Education Department should rethink its requirements for how schools are held accountable for struggling groups of students.
The Washington Democrat is "just ecstatic" about the prospect of working with a possible President Hillary Clinton on expanding access to early-childhood education.
The Democratic presidential nominee's Thursday speech on the night she accepted her party's nod capped a four-day convention during which many speakers praised her work for disadvantaged children.
While Democratic and Republican teachers may disagree on issues like school choice and education spending, many interviewed at the conventions want politicians to trust them to do their jobs.
A summer reading program in North Philadelphia aims to provide the benefits of literacy to young people, part of a broader campaign to improve students' reading skills.
We caught up with American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten on the third day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia as she made the rounds.
The shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012 received prominent attention on the third night of the Democratic National Convention, while pre-K and teachers also got nods from speakers.
The nearly eight years of the Obama administration haven't been a cakewalk for the National Education Association. But the union's president, Lily Eskelsen García, thinks things are looking up.
Donald Trump's children and Hillary Clinton's daughter attended expensive private schools. What if all students in U.S. public schools had the same kind of financial resources behind them?
Former President Bill Clinton capped a night of speeches at the Democratic convention making his wife's efforts the centerpiece of the party's case for sending her to the White House.