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

Morgane Le Bris, principal of École Mur de Bretagne juggles a class of 27 students and two different grade levels. She wishes she had more money to hire teachers to reduce class size.

This country spends billions on private schools — and has a terrible learning gap between poor and wealthy

In practice, most low-income students can only pick between their local public schools, which many say are under-resourced, and cheaper private schools, which face their own budget challenges.

The United States Capitol. A House bill to revamp the Higher Education Act has moved out of committee for debate, while the Senate is still discussing reform ideas in committee.

If this bill passes, college affordability would go from bad to worse, experts say

House Republicans’ proposal would cut back loans, tighten repayment options and let for-profit colleges become 100 percent federally funded

A student leaps during a game at Horizons Elementary School.

How a growing number of states are hoping to improve kids’ brains: exercise

Physical fitness has been definitively tied to improved academic achievement and schools are starting to take notice.

Students in a Granite School District preschool classroom learn about the letter T.

Should Wall Street pay for preschool?

A new financing method sparks optimism and controversy in a Utah school district looking to help more at-risk kids

The Capitol, Washington, D.C.

OPINION: Does the Trump budget proposal force the U.S. to pick winners and losers among its children?

Congress must restore funding for these critical education programs

Poll finds southern voters want more education spending

Education one of the top concerns for voters


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The dedication ceremony of the LGBTQ Rainbow Freedom Flag at The Stonewall National Monument, marking the first time the LGBTQ Rainbow Flag will be displayed permanently in New York City.

Christian conservatives are trying to turn bigoted policies into higher education law

Discrimination cannot be disguised as religious freedom

Cornell eighth-grader Jada Jenkins uses a hand controller to communicate with other students and navigate through a forest in the Voyage virtual field trip.

How one high-poverty district is adding virtual reality to its classrooms

Now is the time for experiments, not huge investments, says professor

Gang graffiti on a fence in suburban Long Island.

Trump’s solution for the MS-13 gang will only make it stronger

Police and educators have begged for help for schools, not more immigration crackdowns