Four months after the students were abducted, Mexico’s attorney general said confessions and forensic evidence supported the theory that their bodies were incinerated near a garbage dump.
A jury found Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey guilty of raping a fellow student, rejecting claims that they were too drunk to know what they were doing.
A new program at Hostos Community College will go beyond culinary classes to offer students a broad overview of food policy, social justice and business.
Ted Leonsis, owner of the Washington team known as the Caps, is taking a leading position at an organization with a similar name and nothing to do with hockey: D.C. CAP, a nonprofit group that helps students in the District get into and graduate from college.Read full article >>
One of the leading proponents of differentiated instruction, Carol Ann Tomlinson, writes a spirited defense of the teaching practice.
Guilford County schools and Amplify have shared the costs of getting a failed educational technology initiative back on track this school year.
At a recent national conference in Florida, advocates and parents strategized on getting more people involved in the growing practice of "test refusal."
With the shift to a majority-poor enrollment in the nation's public schools, policymakers and school officials need to up the ante in addressing the needs of disadvantaged children and the challenges in educating them, researchers and educators say.
With the shift to a majority-poor enrollment in public schools, K-12 educators’ role in blunting the effects of poverty grows more urgent.
Advocates predict this month's endorsement from the Boston teachers' union will spur more districts to extend the school day.
The Senate continued its most serious effort to date to rewrite the education law known as No Child Left Behind with a hearing Tuesday that focused on improving the nation’s teachers.Lawmakers from both parties indicated that they would not seek to continue the Obama administration’s push to link teacher evaluations and teacher pay to student test scores. Republicans said they don’t believe Washington should issue such directives to the states.Read full article >>
When it comes to comparing school systems, test scores are just the tip of the iceberg, researchers argue.
A new study also finds that nearly one-third of students who didn't choose one of the district's "welcoming schools" opted for lower-performing schools than the ones they left behind.
Rather than quick fixes through "management science," schools must improve students’ attitudes about achievement, Garrison Walters says.
In some struggling majority-minority schools, the emphasis is on discipline to the detriment of learning, Samina Hadi-Tabassum says.
To fix how this country evaluates education schools will require more than just data measurement, writes Susan H. Fuhrman.
Matt Glendinning, head of the private Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island, which was founded in 1784 by a Quaker abolitionist, created the following amusing video to let everyone know school was closed because of the blizzard.Read full article >>
Sometimes kids say things best.Saige Price, a 7-year-old second-grader at Briarwood Elementary School in Florham Park, N.J., recently addressed the New Jersey Board of Education about her experience in school. She said in part:Read full article >>