New policies and a longer school day have helped Chicago schools give more students access to arts education.
The change was prompted by data showing that students who passed the revised GED are doing better in college than recent high school graduates.
A children's book that tells the story of Hercules, George Washington's cook and a slave, has been been withdrawn by Scholastic.
If you want to find out what math textbooks a district is using, just go ahead and ask the central office, right? According to researcher Morgan Polikoff, it's not quite that easy.
A bill in Nebraska would require high school students to take a civics examination before graduating.
James O'Keefe, the conservative activist best known for undercover video recordings that allegedly implicated ACORN workers, released a new sting video yesterday in which a Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt sales executive is heard admitting that common-core textbooks are "all about the money."
In his last State of the Union address, President Barack Obama said that "helping students learn to write computer code" is among his goals for the year ahead.
Matt de la Peña won the 2016 Newbery Medal for "Last Stop on Market Street," and Rita Williams-Garcia won the Coretta Scott King award for "Gone Crazy in Alabama."
A New York City teacher is suing the district, saying she was fired after administrators told her a lesson on the Central Park Five, who were wrongly accused of rape, might lead to riots.
For the fifth consecutive year, a state senator in Indiana is proposing that schools be required to teach cursive.