Among all 16 issues in a December Gallup poll, education had the second-highest share of people rating it as "extremely important" and "very important" at 83 percent.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren won endorsements from the Massachusetts AFT and the Boston Teachers Union, while former Vice President Joe Biden won an endorsement from the Scranton Federation of Teachers. The United Teachers of Los Angeles endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders last year.

How have private school choice and "right to work" laws driven political donations from teachers' unions and education reform groups? New research tries to answer that question, and finds some surprising results.

Members of the special state panel felt the Palmyra-Eagle district needs more time to explore options to stay alive, though many residents, including the local school board, believe the district faces a fiscal cliff.

John White, the high-profile superintendent of Louisiana schools who led the system for eight years and polarized opinion in the education policy world, will step down on March 11.

Palmyra-Eagle, a mostly rural school district in Southeast Wisconsin, lost more than half its students to surrounding districts and then taxpayers voted to dissolve the district.

Puerto Rico's schools were closed Wednesday as the U.S. territory continued to take stock of damage caused by a series of earthquakes, and it's not clear when they'll reopen.

A University of Virginia legal scholar argues for a multifaceted push to establishing a federal right to education, arguing that an overemphasis on local control has left many students with inadequate, inequitable educational opportunities.

A new research study, released just a few days before the U.S. military killed a top Iranian military commander and escalated international tensions, looked at connections between sudden national security crises and education policymaking in Washington.

From civics and Twitter to Juul and ESSA, these are the headlines that are extremely unlikely to land in your inbox or on your social media platform of choice in 2020.

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