The novelist Nicholson Baker argues that the course should not be forced on mathematics-hating students or required for college.
The hyperlocal news sites owned by AOL Inc., which feature coverage of community schools, face closings and layoffs in a push for profitability.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and a key White House domestic-policy adviser each took swipes Wednesday at the annual U.S. News & World Report college rankings.
The latest film by Davis Guggenheim, of "Waiting for 'Superman'" fame, leaves policy debates aside and focuses on the hard work between teachers and students.
Education Week starts a new blog examining how old and new media outlets are covering schools, as well as looking at how education is depicted in popular culture.