After the Darien, Conn., school system banned parents from visiting their elementary schoolers during lunch, a debate has arisen about the role of parents in children's schooling, and what "collaboration" between schools and parents truly means.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos wants to overhaul how cases of sexual misconduct are handled on school campuses as a way to simplify existing policies and grant those accused of misconduct a presumption of innocence throughout the disciplinary process.
US colleges and universities have received more than $350 million from the Saudi government this decade, according to an AP investigation. But after the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, some schools have decided to cut ties.
Female inmates dressed as guards pose for a photo during Nelson Hungria Prison's annual Christmas event for inmates and jail staff in Rio de Janeiro on Dec. 13. Inmates serving time for offenses from burglary to homicide spent weeks decking out their cell blocks with handmade Christmas decorations and planning Bible-related p...
Three men were found guilty of fraud in a federal court for making secret payments to families of top recruits. The verdict gives the NCAA greater ability to enforce its bylaws related to recruitment.
When hurricane Harvey ripped through Texas, it closed Houston-area schools for weeks on end and displaced thousands of families. Despite these enormous setbacks, students worked hard to improve test scores and make other significant gains.
After the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., there has been a resurgent interest in school security systems such as blast-proof doors and smoke cannons. Some advocates insist this approach is the answer, while others cite a lack of research supporting these efforts.
In a closely watched case that could influence affirmative action practices in college admissions decisions, a federal judge on Friday rejected a motion from Harvard University to rule in its favor. The university faces a lawsuit on the basis of discrimination against Asia-American applicants. The trial is set to begin on Oct. 15.
A pilot of the Utah College Access Corps found that students who met with a program counselor six times were 140 percent more likely to enter college. Now the program will expand to every high school in Utah.
US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is expected to issue new rules for governing sexual harassment and assault cases on college campuses. Last year, the Trump administration reversed Obama-era guidelines, saying the policies lead to too many false accusations.
The US Department of Justice is backing a 2014 lawsuit against Harvard University by Asian-American applicants that claims the college unlawfully suppresses the number of Asians admitted. The lawsuit goes to trial in October.
Students filed nearly 24,000 federal fraud complaints over the past year, almost entirely against for-profit colleges, as enrollment falls. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has proposed changes to Obama-era regulations that would bolster the struggling industry.
The website offers children age 8 to 18 accessible resources on how to prepare for the possible deportations of parents and guardians. The practical advice ranges from making sure children have keys to their houses to how to find legal and financial help.
Sesame Workshop is partnering with McGraw Hill, a billion-dollar textbook company, to create learning materials for the classroom. The new classroom materials include videos featuring social-emotional and literacy lessons delivered by its iconic characters.