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.

More charter schools means fewer early education options, new research shows

In New Orleans, a study finds that charters don’t have incentives to offer PreK

Segregation in Steel Valley: How these Pittsburgh-area elementary students are separated by race and academic performance

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San Quentin inmate Anthony Anderson holds the essay he wrote, addressing future students in the program's English classes.

What does college look like in prison?

Educational courses in prison can lower recidivism rates

The looming decline of the public research university

Cuts in research funding have left midwestern state schools—and the economies they support—struggling to survive

LISTEN: How districts are getting away with keeping black students out

Podcast explores how segregation is getting worse

How American schools fail kids with dyslexia

Kids often miss out on getting help when it comes to reading


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How slavery helped build many U.S. colleges and universities

Dozens of American colleges and universities are investigating their historic ties to the slave trade and debating how to atone. (function() { if (!window.mc4wp) { window.mc4wp = { listeners: [],…

Schools in poor, rural districts are the hardest hit by nation’s growing teacher shortage

Vacancies often filled by unqualified substitute teachers

PODCAST: How colleges and universities are acknowledging their slaveholding pasts

A 63-year-old descendant of slaves sold to save Georgetown University will be a member of this year's freshman class