The GRAMMY Camp Weekend gives students a sense of the many careers options in the music industry, including those that don't require being able to sing or play an instrument.

For the past several weeks, this East Texas school has allowed students who arrive early to take courses based on teacher hobbies, and nearly 90 percent of them are taking advantage of it.

ExpandED Schools will use the three-year grant to support SEL initiatives in eight high-poverty middle schools with a goal of reaching 2,000 students.

The White House Council on Women and Girls has said one of the major obstacles facing marginalized girls is lack of access to extracurricular programs.

The national nonprofit Playworks recently announced a major expansion that would bring the organization's program, with its emphasis the importance of recess and playground lessons in cooperation and teamwork, to more elementary schools around the country.

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.


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