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.
A new report that examines the status of physical education in the United States finds that only a handful of states mandate the amount of time schools must spend on physical education.
A study involving 1.8 million 6th through 11th graders in the Los Angeles Unified School District found distinct advantages for students who took math classes early in the day compared to those who took math courses late in the day.
A new $2.5 million expansion of STEM learning opportunities through after-school programs was announced this week at the White House Science Fair.
A survey representing more than 250 urban and rural school districts, charter schools, and county offices of education across California finds inadequate state funding could force many after-school programs to close in the next two years.