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Two days of floor debate on the House Republican measure to overhaul the No Child Left Behind Act revealed sharp differences over K-12 policy.
New Republican governors in Illinois, Maryland, and Massachusetts are looking to push K-12 initiatives and make budget choices affecting schools in states where Democrats control the legislatures.
Amid new efforts to boost outcomes for black and Latino boys, some civil rights advocates question if districts are violating federal protections meant to ensure educational quality for girls.
A rise in the use of the recording devices is prompting districts to weigh both accountability and privacy issues.
An award-winning, publicly funded digital learning game that asks middle school students to assume the role of a black slave in 1800s America is prompting debate about when and how to employ the power of interactive technology to teach about painful eras of history.
To win a second term, Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces a rival who is strongly backed by the city's influential teachers' union.
Minorities and students with disabilities are disciplined at a disproportionate rate, researchers say, and there are wide variations among states and districts.
The average combined math and verbal SAT scores of new teachers in New York state schools rose over the last decade, a new study finds.
Policymakers in at least four states are pushing back on the revised framework for teaching AP U.S. history.
Dysfunctional school boards make it difficult for school districts to hold on to good superintendents, argues John Mannes.
Educational technology is booming, but its innovators have largely ignored the science behind how children learn, writes Matthew Muench.
Students would benefit from a well-defined, but limited governmental role in schools, write Paul T. Hill and Ashley Jochim.
School administrators, not teacher-tenure laws, are responsible for "ineffective" educators, writes former teacher and principal David Finley.