Rural schools

Why six states still spend nothing on preschool

Many state preschool programs are still tiny, but in the Mountain West and New Hampshire, they are nonexistent. Here’s why

OPINION: Why is Trump’s ed secretary ignoring the biggest development in education since the printing press?

Online course-based choice won’t achieve its promise without substantial public policy reform

Mississippi legislators whittle down number of education bills

Flexible spending accounts, anti-bullying legislation still alive

A racially charged assault spurs schools to rally behind Portland’s large refugee community

‘Welcoming refugees is not a political issue. It’s about people.’

Not all towns are created equal, digitally

How a Colorado school district struggles to give its students a technology boost

How text messages help mentors connect with students in Idaho

  Photo: Getty Images The text message is a powerful tool in an unconventional high school program in Idaho. The technology…

Secret contracts let politicians keep taxpayers in the dark

Parents fight for transparency, better schools in struggling Mississippi

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Kiara McPherson and Jeremiah Hilliard, two students at Em Boyd Elementary, work on a science project. Students say they prefer the iPads to the desktop computers that they used to use in class.

Why one Mississippi district ditched textbooks for laptops

Superintendent says new technology improving academics, behavior

Lessons from NOLA: Ailing Mississippi district should be wary of charter schools

"Don’t allow a financial storm to be your Hurricane Katrina, the disaster that led to dismantling the public school system in New Orleans."

On a classroom-based test for new teachers, black teachers score lower

A new report shows gap on the edTPA and researchers want to find out why