A N.Y. elementary school is telling students to spend time with their families and play more instead of doing homework, but some parents are resisting the changes.
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March 06, 2015
March 05, 2015
A survey shows that minority students are interested in IT careers and that they would like more opportunities for hands-on career experience, particularly connected to their existing life plans.
March 03, 2015
A new study shows that teacher bias can influence girls' performance in STEM subjects and their decision to pursue further studies in the subject.
February 27, 2015
A requirement that teachers in San Francisco Catholic schools publicly uphold Church standards will be reviewed by a panel of teachers.
February 27, 2015
A German study shows that teachers tend to favor those students whose personalities closely match their own.
February 26, 2015
A bill that would allow teachers to be prosecuted for providing "harmful materials" to minors has been passed by the Kansas Senate.
February 13, 2015
Three U.S. teachers are finalists for the Global Teacher Prize, which recognizes outstanding educators and comes with a $1 million award.
February 12, 2015
A photo on the popular Humans of New York blog has brought widespread attention to a school in one of New York's most dangerous neighborhoods, raising more than $1.4 million for the school.
February 10, 2015
Teachers in San Francisco Catholic schools will be required to refrain from publicly supporting homosexuality and other "gravely evil" activities denounced by the church, according to a recent announcement.
February 05, 2015
A bill under consideration by the Kansas Senate would remove an exemption protecting teachers from prosecution for providing "harmful" materials to minors.