OPINION: Kids show that they were engaged citizens long before the Parkland shooting

Joining forces against a common enemy — weapons of war that have no place in civil society

Online work has become a classroom staple for students around the country, but hundreds of thousands are still locked out because of inadequate internet connections.

Bids to bring fiber internet to schools are denied funding seven times more often than other projects

Federal E-rate money could bring these high-speed connections to rural schools, but funding is elusive

Students at Barwell Road Elementary School

Can freeing struggling schools from red tape help them improve?

North Carolina gives schools flexibility to try their own ideas for turning around

Student Amalia Lewis-Miller at the Cuyahoga Community College Eastern campus, where a special program helped her finish on time. The program is being eliminated.

Worried about enrollment and judged on success, some colleges boost support

But the high price of helping a new generation of students creates a “dynamic tension”

Columbine High School students mourn beside Rachel Scott's car at Clement Park near the high school. Scott was killed during the 1999 shooting rampage at the high school.

Almost two decades after Columbine, how to prevent school shootings still vexes security experts

With more protests and walkouts planned, there's no consensus on security options

Most immigrants outpace Americans when it comes to education — with one big exception

A new study shows that most newcomers to this country and their descendants earn degrees beyond high school but some Hispanics still lag behind

How to sort the good from the bad in OER

Online resources are overflowing, but reliable means to evaluate them and help teachers use them are rare


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A student in the Mississippi Delta raises his hand during class. More than 40 school districts in the state, including many in the Delta, lack qualified teachers.

How one Mississippi college is trying to tackle teacher shortages

Tuition discounts for assistant teachers, scholarships to learn how to teach math are among the programs offered

Fifth-grader Camar Graves adjusts his Lego robot in a robotics class at Elm City College Prep, in New Haven, Connecticut.

Beyond ABCs: Can school give kids a lifelong love of learning?

A charter network tests a model of schooling that lets youngsters reinvent themselves through exploration

Is the trauma of training for a school shooter worth it?

Most American students practice "active shooter" drills in school. Less than one in a million of them will need it.