The $17 million in grants announced this week for NPR will go in part for the public broadcaster to increase its coverage of education.

As the anniversary of the shootings in Newtown, Conn., approaches, there are signs that the news media is showing some uncharacteristic self-restraint.

PBS "Newshour" education correspondent John Merrow's production company has launched a new short-documentary series on educational leadership.

With the help of a reading specialist, a 90-year-old World War II veteran conquers illiteracy.

ABC News' "Nightline" returns to a Philadelphia high school it featured last spring that was one of the most dangerous in that city's public school system.

New York City now has another outlet for education news: the relaunched Capital New York, acquired earlier this year by Washington-based Politico

Frederick Wiseman's latest film is a refreshing change from the slew of "reality" shows and documentaries that feature invented story lines and excessive narration.

The federal agency that administers the National Assessment of Educational Progress stands by its decision to exclude a group of online news organizations from early embargoed access to test results.

A Web story last week in the Los Angeles Times saying that Superintendent John Deasy was going to resign set off five days of frenzy, ending with him staying on.

"The Graduates" is a two-part PBS documentary highlighting the dropout problem among Latino students, and six young people who overcome adversity.


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