Thirty-three wealthy parents have been charged in what authorities call the biggest college admissions case ever prosecuted by the Justice Department. Two parents pleaded not guilty Monday to charges they paid half a million dollars to land their daughters in a California school.
Two student survivors of the 2018 Parkland mass shooting died by suicide in March. Now the surrounding community is pursuing programs to prevent more from happening. Some Parkland parents say their children frequently refuse the help that is offered to address trauma.
Across the U.S., school shootings over the past five years has prompted states to invest in school mental health initiatives. As studies show depression and anxiety are on the rise among U.S. teens, some states are pondering if emotional support is as important as security systems.
The Key Worldwide Foundation, which bribed coaches and school officials to accept the children of wealthy parents, grew its revenue to $3.7 million in just three years. The case has drawn criticism of the Internal Revenue Service for its limited ability to police wrongdoing.
Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the Masters golf tournament April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga.
More than 50 people across the nation were charged Tuesday in a scheme where coaches and administrators were bribed in order to win admittance for students at elite schools. It is the biggest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the U.S. Justice Department.
Hundreds of Kentucky teachers staged a "sick out" this week to register their discontent with a tax credit bill that would favor private school funding. Teacher uprisings and strikes across the nation advocating for better pay and funding continue to gain momentum.
A proposed federal tax credit would benefit groups helping students attend private schools. Anticipating pushback, the education secretary says the bid wouldn't steer "a single cent" away from local public schools.
For decades Uganda's efforts to divert tourist dollars into rural communities has been dogged by criticism. But a new focus on rural education is reviving hopes.
Ending a three-day walk-out, Denver teachers returned to their classrooms with a tentative deal to raise their pay. Colorado’s example is the latest in a national movement launched by West Virginia teachers' "Red4Ed" strike a year ago.
Spurred by teacher activism nationwide, Denver educators are challenging one of the nation's oldest incentive pay systems – a practice they say creates competition within schools and does not equitably pay teachers struggling to make ends meet in a rapidly growing city.
Even though there's bipartisan consensus on increasing school spending and better pay for teachers, political division and budget constraints complicate how that money should be spent.
Welcome to "poli-rad," a class in Worthington, Ohio, where seniors study, listen to, and then converse with extremists. The class strives to teach its students how to engage respectfully and to ask questions when confronted with groups who hold beliefs different from their own.
As the government shutdown settles into its second month, several colleges and universities have started offering grants and allowing students to defer tuition payments. The measures are a welcome relief, but the number of affected students continues to rise.
After a 21-hour bargaining session, a Los Angeles teachers union and school officials voted to ratify a deal. The compromise ended a six-day strike in the nation’s second-largest district, with commitments to raise the educators’ pay and reduce class size.