September 2019 Archives

After months of stalled contract negotiations with Chicago schools, the majority of the city's teacher's union voted to walk off the job later this fall.


Six of the 11 listed books were banned for including LGBTQ stories—and one has been challenged for promoting stereotypes about Mexicans.


A new study offers insight into the experiences of teachers of color, and offers advice to principals and district leaders who are working to keep them.


If at least 75 percent of union members vote yes, the union's House of Delegates will set a date to walk out this fall. The earliest that they could strike is Oct. 7.


This year, North Dakota took first place in personal finance site WalletHub's annual ranking of the best and worst states to be a teacher.


A survey released Monday finds deep wells of skepticism among high school students about whether they'll get a fair shot from admissions offices.


Through a conversation on the First Amendment, students at two high schools in Nebraska and Illinois learned how to argue like constitutional scholars.


Participating in early-college programs could have a long-term positive effect on students' college enrollment and completion rates, a new study finds.


In rural Kentucky, teachers and students are awarded innovation grants to solve a challenge facing their community or classroom.


Math teachers are more likely to be using highly-rated curricula than English-language arts teachers, according to a new analysis from the RAND Corporation.


American adults know more about civics and constitutional rights than they did five years ago, but their grasp of those basics is still very weak, according to a new survey.


Research shows that students in the juvenile justice system have less access to secondary math courses than their peers in traditional schools. A new report finds that these gaps are bigger for Native American students.


The Department of Education has denied 99 percent of applications for public service loan forgiveness under a temporary expanded program funded by Congress, a report finds.


Most teachers believe in learning styles and the concept of being right-brained versus left-brained, which have both been debunked by research, a new survey found.


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