Writer Amanda Ripley's thesis is that the nation's emphasis on school sports is misplaced when U.S. schools are mired in "international mediocrity in education."
More young people take up typing, both on old typewriters and as part of keyboarding lessons in anticipation of tests linked to the rcommon core academic standards.
The Wall Street Journal's eight-page section looks as massive open online courses, teachers' use of videogames, and college costs, among other stories.
NBC News takes a look at the new head of the National PTA, who is seeking to get more fathers involved in the parent group.
A documentary on public television examines the chess team at a New York City middle school.
NBC News is launching its fourth annual, star-studded series of panel discussions on education, along with TV news reports, student and teacher town halls, and other elements.
Higher education has never been more expensive or seemingly less demanding, the magazine says in a special college report.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has been examining inaccuracies and other flaws in test questions that hold high stakes for the U.S. education system.
The Bravo cooking competition show honors four Los Angeles teachers with an inspiring dinner.