U.S. students were unimpressive — yet again — in a major international assessment. What that means depends on who you ask.
American students are falling behind the rest of the developed world
Huge caseloads, scant training and budget constraints have made quality college counseling a scarce commodity in public schools
(OAKLAND, Calif.) — The weekly meetings of Mouthing Off!, a group for students at Mills College in Oakland, Calif., who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, always start the same way. Members take turns going around the room saying their names and the personal pronouns they want others to use when referring to them — …
(WASHINGTON) — The Rhodes Trust says 32 U.S. men and women have been named Rhodes Scholars and will enter Oxford University next October.
(DYERSBURG, Tenn.) — Students at a Tennessee high school held up a sign that referred to the Trail of Tears at a recent football game against a team nicknamed the Indians, officials said.
Dyersburg City School District’s director of schools, Neel Durbin, said in a statement Friday that it does not condone the sign display at the …
The state’s Board of Education has held up one key biology textbook over concerns about alleged “factual errors”
(AUSTIN, Texas) — The long-simmering battle over teaching evolution in Texas boiled over at a late-night meeting, as the Board of Education extended preliminary approval of new science books for use in classrooms across the state but held up one biology text because of alleged factual errors.
Following type B meningitis outbreak among student body
(INDIANAPOLIS) — A meeting that produced a new outline for grading Indiana schools turned chaotic Wednesday when the state’s top education official stormed out, escalating an already testy battle with Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
Democratic Superintendent Glenda Ritz abruptly left the meeting of the state school board she chairs when …
11 school districts to add 300 hours per year
USC tops the list of largest international student body
The former secretary of state’s office confirms the offer