achievement gap

The Mississippi State Capitol.

What have legislators proposed for education in Mississippi this year?

Universal preschool, raising assistant teacher salaries, up for discussion

McMicken Heights Elementary School principal Alexandria Haas sits with second-graders during a morning activity developed by the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. Students take 20 minutes each day to work on social interactions and understanding their emotions.

Is the effort to curb strict discipline going too far, too fast?

One Washington State school district shows just how difficult it can be to quickly reduce suspensions without alienating teachers

Harvard Law grad helps low-income kids aim high

While many high schools push poor students toward less competitive college, this New York nonprofit helps to graduate kids from top-tier schools at remarkable rates

Junior Alex DesRuisseaux and senior Jesus Garcia work in the library of the University of Maine at Presque Isle.

In rural Maine, a university eliminates most Fs in an effort to increase graduation rates

The University of Maine at Presque Isle hopes new approach will produce more skilled workers for a struggling region

Rival studies shed light on the merits of a Montessori education

Benefits seen at preschools in Hartford but not high schools in the Netherlands

Republican Senatorial candidate Roy Moore waits to be introduced to speak about the race against his Democratic opponent Doug on December 12, 2017 in Montgomery, Alabama.

#YouToo? What educators need to learn from the Roy Moore election in Alabama

If schools don’t intervene, racist kids grow up to be racist adults

Anthony Rodriguez and Juneba Sulaiman both passed a college-level statistics class last summer after a placement exam indicated they weren’t ready for college-level math.

The community college “segregation machine”

Too many black and Latino students get stuck in remedial classes, thwarting college dreams

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Third indication U.S. educational system is deteriorating

In reading, U.S. fourth-graders slide from 6th to 15th in the world

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

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