The new Trump administration rule regarding immigrants' use of federal benefits could have an indirect but significant impact on schools, education advocates warn.


The former vice president's comment that "poor kids" are just as capable as "white kids," which his campaign quickly said was a slip of the tongue, appeared to play into the stereotype that poverty is a proxy for race.


Answers to a question about the biggest problem facing public schools have shifted over the years on the annual PDK International Poll. But for 18 years running, money has topped the list.


All but eight states specifically address at-risk funding for students from low-income backgrounds in their funding models for public schools, according to the Education Commission of the States.


A new report from FutureEd assesses the research behind interventions designed to tackle chronic absenteeism.


An upcoming proposal from the Trump administration about the Fair Housing Act highlights factors impacting school segregation that go far beyond 2020 campaign debates over "busing."


The next president has a responsibility to ensure equity in school resources and student outcomes, Democratic presidential candidates said at a debate in Detroit Wednesday.


A report from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools says most states have some kind of policy supporting charter schools' facilities needs, but their approaches to the issue vary significantly.


Students' complaints about school discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity were less likely to result in changes under the Trump administration than they did under the Obama administration, an analysis of federal records finds.


Education played a big role in the first Democratic presidential debates. How will it factor into this week's second round? Study up on potential issues with our handy reading list.


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