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September 15, 2020, 12:44 PM

How young is too young for remote learning?

Many families are trying to make virtual learning work, but some feel younger kids are having the hardest time keeping up.
September 15, 2020, 12:44 PM
How young is too young for remote learning?
September 10, 2020, 11:30 PM

School districts face massive problems with online learning

For the millions of kids logging into school remotely this fall, many faced system outages and cyberattacks.
September 10, 2020, 11:30 PM
School districts face massive problems with online learning
September 3, 2020, 3:39 PM

5-year-old's preschool closes from COVID-19, so she chases 67 waterfalls

Wynn Radke fell in love with waterfalls after seeing her first one two years ago.
September 3, 2020, 3:39 PM
5-year-old's preschool closes from COVID-19, so she chases 67 waterfalls
September 2, 2020, 10:56 AM

Microschooling: The new way parents are getting creative about school for the fall

As the battle over sending kids back to the classroom heats up, parents, worried about their children's safety, are turning to innovative options like microschooling.
September 2, 2020, 10:56 AM
Microschooling: The new way parents are getting creative about school for the fall
August 30, 2020, 7:20 AM

NYC approves outdoor learning, but offers no plan for schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled a surprise plan for outdoor learning in public, private and charter schools. Not everyone is happy about it.
August 30, 2020, 7:20 AM
NYC approves outdoor learning, but offers no plan for schools
1 month ago

Between COVID-19 and shootings, a question emerges: What to do with classroom doors?

As schools reopen with in-person learning, educators have been asking: Between COVID-19 and school safety protocols, what do I do with the door?
1 month ago
A new problem arises as students return to classrooms: Doors
1 month ago

DOJ accuses Yale of discriminating against Asian American, white applicants

A two-year civil rights investigation, in response to a complaint by Asian American groups, found that race was a factor in hundreds of admissions decisions each year, officials said.
1 month ago
DOJ accuses Yale of discriminating against Asian American, white applicants
1 month ago

Expert tips for managing student loan debt

Seth Frotman, executive director of the Student Borrower Protection Center, has tips on how to handle your debt without destroying your financial future.
1 month ago
Expert tips for managing student loan debt
2 months ago

Officials: School laptops held up ahead of new academic year

Alabama education officials say 4,000 laptop computers bound for a school district were held up over issues with manufacturers
2 months ago
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Majority of public schools have physical barriers that limit access for people with disabilities: Report

A new report reveals a majority of public schools across the United States have physical barriers that potentially limit access for individuals with disabilities.
2 months ago
Majority of public schools have physical barriers that limit accessibility: Report
2 months ago

How the country's largest school systems, NYC and LA, are planning for the fall amid the pandemic

New York City and Los Angeles demonstrate how two cities in very different stages of the pandemic are approaching reopening schools.
2 months ago
How the country's largest school systems are planning for the fall
2 months ago

Loss of international students could damage US economy, experts say

International students contributed $45 billion to the U.S. economy in 2018, according to the Department of Commerce.
2 months ago
Loss of international students could damage US economy, experts say
2 months ago

More than 200 schools back lawsuit over foreign student rule

More than 200 universities are backing a legal challenge to the Trump administration’s policy saying international students cannot stay in the country if they take all their classes online in the fall
2 months ago
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How to get a discount on college tuition

In a story first reported in the Wall Street Journal, universities are willing to bargain on tuition as students are thinking twice about going to college in the fall.
2 months ago
How to get a discount on college tuition
2 months ago

Betsy DeVos says kids must get back to school

After the education secretary urged schools to reopen in September despite rising coronavirus cases across the country, “The View” co-hosts discussed if it’s safe for children to return to the classroom.
2 months ago
Betsy DeVos says kids must get back to school
3 months ago

Teachers are reinventing how Black history, anti-racism are taught in schools as system falls short

When Brooklyn kindergarten teacher Vera Ahiyya gives lessons to her students, she talks to them about what it's like to be a Black woman in America.
3 months ago
‘Children are not born racist,’ yet teaching anti-racism not mandated in US schools
3 months ago

'Choice boards' are the summer learning hack every kid needs

Learning fun all summer long.
3 months ago
'Choice boards' are the summer learning hack every kid needs
3 months ago

College deans reveal what they’re looking for from prospective students

A just-released letter signed by more than 300 college admissions deans places an emphasis on things such as self-care along with academics amid the coronavirus pandemic.
3 months ago
College deans reveal what they’re looking for from prospective students
3 months ago

Mom hands out thousands of free books to kids to help prevent 'corona summer slide'

"We’re going to have a bigger pandemic in September when these babies go back to school."
3 months ago
Mom hands out thousands of free books to kids to help prevent 'corona summer slide'
3 months ago

This valedictorian hasn't missed a day of school since pre-K

Ashanti Palmer recently graduated from Nellie A. Thornton High School in Mount Vernon, New York, with perfect attendance.
3 months ago
This valedictorian hasn't missed a day of school since pre-K
3 months ago

Democrats fail to override Trump veto on student loan policy

House Democrats have failed to override President Donald Trump’s veto of a measure that would have reversed the Education Department’s tough policy on loan forgiveness for students misled by for-profit colleges
3 months ago
3 months ago

Teachers ask for help to get books by black authors in their classrooms

Amid the George Floyd protests, teachers want to make their libraries more diverse.
3 months ago
Teachers ask for help to get books by black authors in their classrooms
4 months ago

US public schools need major building repairs, report finds

A federal report finds that the majority of U.S. public school districts need to make major building repairs in at least half of their schools
4 months ago
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An educator who's revolutionizing classroom study amid a pandemic

How a North Carolina technology professor is taking his classes to a new level.
4 months ago
An educator who's revolutionizing classroom study amid a pandemic
4 months ago

Cambridge University cancels face-to-face lectures until fall 2021

Cambridge University announced it would cancel in-person lectures for the entire 2020-21 school year in one of the most sweeping measures any international college.
4 months ago
Cambridge University cancels face-to-face lectures until fall 2021
4 months ago

For teachers and students, remote learning during COVID-19 poses challenges, stokes creativity

Remote learning has forced students, parents and teachers to get creative and adapt to ensure their education.
4 months ago
Remote learning poses challenges, stokes creativity for teachers and students
4 months ago

Educators scramble for creative ways to keep students engaged during pandemic

Kathy Mears, interim president and CEO of the National Catholic Educational Association, discussed the organization’s plans to help with remote learning.
4 months ago
Educators scramble for creative ways to keep students engaged during pandemic
4 months ago

Some US schools are pulling the plug on distance learning

Some school districts around the United States are calling an early end to the school year and pulling the plug on distance learning
4 months ago
4 months ago

College graduate’s dance celebration in cap and gown

Chance Kennedy graduated from North Carolina Central University despite the canceled commencement ceremony and celebrated on his own with a dance that’s racked up over 175,000 views online.
4 months ago
College graduate’s dance celebration in cap and gown
4 months ago

Education Department announces final Title IX rule on conducting campus sexual assault investigations

The Education Department announces final rule on campus sexual assault investigations.
4 months ago
Education Dept. unveils final rule on conducting campus sexual assault investigations
4 months ago

How one teacher is using hip-hop to keep students engaged during virtual learning

Teacher uses hip-hop to create engaging connections with his students amid the coronavirus pandemic.
4 months ago
How one teacher is using hip-hop to keep students engaged during virtual learning
5 months ago

Celebrating National Teacher Appreciation Week

Today’s educators in Hawaii are missing their students and turning to song.
5 months ago
Celebrating National Teacher Appreciation Week
5 months ago

We're celebrating Teacher Appreciation Day with our favorite Disney Channel teachers

In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Day, take a trip down TV memory lane with some of viewers' favorite teachers from Disney Channel's live-action series and Disney Channel Original Movies.
5 months ago
We're celebrating Teacher Appreciation Day with our favorite Disney Channel teachers
5 months ago

Principal surprises 220 graduating seniors with a celebratory visit to their home

Tabari Wallace of West Craven High School is among the many teachers and administrators who've gone the extra mile to make sure the Class of 2020 is recognized.
5 months ago
Principal surprises 220 graduates with a celebratory visit to their home
5 months ago

High school seniors celebrate national decision day for college

The decision facing so many students has been complicated by coronavirus, as the fate of shuttered campuses looms in the wake of COVID-19.
5 months ago
High school seniors celebrate national decision day for college
5 months ago

Humanitarian organizations issue guidelines on reopening schools amid COVID-19

Global humanitarian organizations issue guidelines on reopening schools amid COVID
5 months ago
Humanitarian organizations issue guidelines on reopening schools amid COVID-19
5 months ago

As learning moves online, coronavirus highlights a growing digital divide

With coronavirus still a threat and schools moving students online, educators say they are worried the achievement gap is growing.
5 months ago
As learning moves online, coronavirus highlights a growing digital divide
5 months ago

This math teacher is using rap songs to keep students motivated

Kelly Lutzker a middle school math teacher in Washington is putting a mathematical twist on popular rap songs to keep students in quarantine engaged.
5 months ago
This math teacher is using rap songs to keep students motivated
5 months ago

How school closures put children at risk

For many children, maintaining a routine is crucial during the pandemic.
5 months ago
How school closures put children at risk
5 months ago

How coronavirus is impacting SAT and other standardized testing

The College Board has canceled the June SAT test and issued new guidelines around COVID-19.
5 months ago
Impact of coronavirus on SAT and other standardized tests
5 months ago

College admissions council president shares latest on applications process amid coronavirus and what students should know

Experts explain the strategy for college-bound kids and their parents as they navigate the admissions process in a state of confusion during the coronavirus pandemic.
5 months ago
How to tackle uncharted college admissions process amid coronavirus
5 months ago

Should college savers opt for student loans this fall?

Families with 529 college savings plans may have seen their totals tumble due to recent economic events caused by the coronavirus pandemic
5 months ago
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Tasked with schoolwork help, many US parents lack English

As parents nationwide struggle with guiding their children's schooling from home, those who are themselves still learning the English language face particular challenges
5 months ago
5 months ago

Virus vexes bar exam, leaving young future lawyers in limbo

The summer bar exam is up in the air because of the coronavirus, and that leaves some 46,000 law students in limbo who are waiting to take the high-stakes test
5 months ago
6 months ago

Why rich students get more financial aid than poor ones

Colleges are giving out more aid based on students' accomplishments, not their financial need
6 months ago
6 months ago

School shutdowns raise stakes of digital divide for students

The pandemic that launched a massive, unplanned experiment with distance learning has created extraordinary hurdles for schoolchildren left behind by the digital divide
6 months ago
6 months ago

St. Paul teachers continue strike, no classes for a 2nd day

Some 36,000 public school students have another day off in St. Paul while their teachers walk the picket line in the second day of a labor strike
6 months ago
6 months ago

Senate passes rebuke of DeVos over student loan forgiveness

The Senate on Wednesday gave final congressional approval to a measure overturning Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' rules making it harder for students to get loans erased after being misled by for-profit colleges
6 months ago
6 months ago

Washington state legislature approves bill to get more free meals into schools

Washington's state senate passed a bill that would give schools federal funding to pay for free meals.
6 months ago
Free school meal plan gets state's approval
6 months ago

Bill would lift yoga ban in schools, but don't say namaste

Alabama lawmakers might lift a decades old ban on yoga in public schools.
6 months ago