Chris Maske, third grade teacher at Freeman Elementary, explains an assignment Friday morning, Jan. 10, 2014 in Freeman, S.D. The grammar lesson uses the Common Core standards.

Common Core’s unintended consequence?

More teachers write their own curricula

Prove it: How does blended learning look in a classroom?

There are plenty of snazzy online videos that feature people advocating for the use of technology in the nation’s schools. But it’s rare to find quality video of what blended…

The biggest losers in the No Child Left Behind rewrite

Rural school districts and states with large, rural populations are poised to lose a disproportionate amount of funding and opportunities to innovate under a bill proposed by House Republicans, according…

Rio Hondo College, a community college near Los Angeles.

Critics question Obama’s free community college idea

Students, experts pick apart the pros and cons of proposal meant to speed up degrees

Colleges appeal to Congress to cut regulations they say drive up costs

But Senate committee process shut out advocates for students, parents, taxpayers

High School design team members check out ideas written on post-it notes during a brainstorming session.

A new way to design a school

Students get to help create their own school


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Students are returning to for-profit colleges

For-profit colleges have figured how to woo younger students. Declining enrollment persists at public community college.

The unexpected reason some in higher ed fear free community college

With enrollment already falling, small private campuses struggle to compete