Student activists at Harvard hope to bring renewed momentum to the "Black Lives Matter" movement so that it avoids the fate of the Occupy Wall Street effort.
The Maryland State Education Association is calling on the State Board of Education to suspend its Kindergarten Readiness Assessments, arguing that teachers lose too much instructional time administering the new computer-based tests and are not receiving useful data to improve teaching and learning.Read full article >>
The D.C. Public Charter School Board voted unanimously Monday night to initiate the process to revoke the charter for Dorothy I. Height Community Academy Public Charter School for fiscal mismanagement, after the founder was charged with diverting millions of dollars to a private management company for his own financial benefit.Read full article >>
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose Islamist party has injected religion into many aspects of Turkish life, has celebrated an increase in enrollment at religious schools to almost a million from 63,000 during his 12 years in power.
The increase is occurring as the use of traditional cigarettes continues to decline, the National Institute on Drug Abuse says.
What do you remember about 2014? Fill in the blanks with your own guesses, or choose from a scrambled list of answers. Each question links to the Times article in which the answer can be found.
An on-again, off-again schedule to deployment is hard on all of us. In a weak moment, I told my husband that it was easier when he’s gone, and I regretted it instantly.
The relative leniency of states in reviewing their teacher-preparation programs could be symptomatic of a general lack of agreement on what candidates should learn, and how they should learn it.
New York state's decision not to close an education school that had received a searing 2006 accreditation review has left unanswered questions as well as possible lessons.
States have generally been reluctant to shut down or suspend education schools and programs, bypassing a powerful but little-recognized policy lever, according to an Education Week analysis.