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When people continuously carp about public schools, they seem to forget that many of society's successful figures got their start in such schools, Brian Cleary writes.
The largest for-profit provider of precollegiate online learning and one of the few publicly traded companies in the K-12 marketplace saw its stock value take a nose dive.
A study finds that a school's poverty level is a bigger 'divider' than its location or racial makeup in predicting its students’ college success.
Universal free public schooling, a cornerstone of our modern democracy, is facing a quiet crisis—one that writer T. Elijah Hawkes calls the ownership gap.
To recognize the importance of education, advocates should erect a national teachers' monument in Washington, Anthony Mullen says.
Despite a wave of measures abolishing the controversial disciplinary practice, many communities are still using paddles to curb student misbehavior.
A proposed change to Colorado's constitution may test the public's appetite for a retooled school funding formula in an uncertain economic climate.
The Southern Education Foundation says that nearly half of all schoolchildren now live in poverty, and it's especially pervasive in the South and the West.
The closely-watched system for evaluating teachers and providing bonus pay in the District of Columbia appears to be motivating weak and strong educators alike to higher performance.
The common-core standards offer the potential to raise the achievement of struggling students from low-income, minority communities, Thomas Toch says.
Common Sense Media has unveiled a new initiative to encourage the educational technology industry to protect student data from falling into the hands of corporate interests.