The law passed after parent groups lobbied for it and will require schools to provide 20 consecutive minutes of recess daily for students in kindergarten through 6th grade.

Since its inception 30 years ago, this northern California based program has been serving low-income, minority youth and encouraging them to learn about the teaching profession.

Starting with the 2012-13 school year, Florida law required the 100 lowest-performing elementary schools in reading to provide students with one hour of additional instruction. Here's what happened.

After-school providers in California had requested additional funding to help cover the costs associated with the state raising its minimum wage.

Most middle school students in Madison, Wisc., start class around 7:30 a.m., and the school board is studying a proposal to begin the day later in the hopes of improving learning and health.

A new study examines the challenges Boston-area community-based organizations face when it comes to providing students with academic credit for expanded learning opportunities.

Researchers who study programs designed to encourage summer reading say those that provide access to free books, allow students to choose what they want to read, and make reading fun are the most successful.

An elementary school in Tacoma, Wash., began offering optional classes on Saturday this year and saw students make big gains in reading and math.

The study looked at three aspects of data systems including people, processes, and technology and found that people are the most important component.

A new report finds that students attending longstanding community schools tend to have better attendance than students attending more typical schools—but only at the elementary and middle school levels.


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