A new study shows that some schools in New York City experience a big drop in attendance between April and June, but there are ways to combat this problem through strategic scheduling of events such as field trips.


The U.S. Department of Labor recently awarded grants to several organizations around the country to help disadvantaged young people find work.


The executive director of the National Association for Year-Round Education says taking several short breaks throughout the school year would decrease the learning loss that occurs over the long summer break in the traditional school calendar.


Ohio State Rep. Jeffery Rezabek wants schools in Ohio to take students to court for truancy only as a last resort.


Boston expects nearly 12,000 students to take advantage of summer learning opportunities this year through a partnership between the city, the public schools, and various community groups.


This report by the Child & Family Policy Center found that students who were chronically absent during the early-elementary years were less likely to read on grade level at the end of 3rd grade than their peers.


State education officials are responding to a state law passed last year requiring them to solicit feedback from the community on the impact of implementing later school start times for middle and high school students.


A nonprofit in Orlando, Fla., hopes to prevent kids from losing a step in STEM fields over the summer through day camps related to science, technology, engineering, and math.


A new report from the National Center on Time & Learning profiles three historically low-performing elementary schools that adopted an extended-day schedule and saw impressive gains with low-income students.


A new report by a coalition of business, professional, and education organizations suggests that the federal government should do more to support after-school STEM programs in order to get more underrepresented groups to consider careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.


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