Data from a South Carolina school district show that students taking part in an after-school program that focuses on social and emotional learning had better attendance and better behavior than their nonparticipating peers.


A national organization hopes to close the technology gap in computer science between men and women by encouraging more girls in middle and high school to pursue careers in the field.


An administrator with the Austin Independent School District said providing 30 minutes of daily recess is a part of educating the whole child.


Researchers found that the key to success for voluntary summer learning programs was consistent attendance.


Starting in the 2017-18 school year, Maryland schools won't be allowed to open before Labor Day and must close no later than June 15.


Afterschool Alliance's latest America After 3PM report finds that parents in low-income communities have a strong desire for after-school and summer learning opportunities, but that demand often goes unmet due to various factors including cost and lack of transportation.


A simple letter home to parents explaining a Texas 2nd grade teacher's no-homework policy has gone viral and is leading to more discussion about what's appropriate for elementary school students.


Keeping school libraries open after the final bell would help students who lack Internet access, but a leading expert says there are several barriers that prevent schools from offering this service.


By analyzing data from a group of schools that have students alternate monthly between morning and afternoon start times, researchers found that boys perform better when classes start later in the day.


Louisiana State University Shreveport's seven-week STEM program for 6th and 7th graders aims to encourage students to attend college and major in subjects related to science, technology, engineering, and math.


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