Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has taken up the issue now because Title 42, the Trump-era policy that allows Customs and Border Protection officials to expel migrants back to Mexico, will soon be ending.
Advocates say school choice gives all kids the chance to upgrade their education, but critics fear it will sap even more resources from the public school system.
Several Democrat-led states are lifting mask requirements in schools under the belief that they cause more harm than good at the current stage of the pandemic.
The Biden administration sharply criticized Republicans in Florida on Tuesday for backing a measure that, if signed into law, would prevent discussions of gender and sexuality in the state’s schools.
More than four decades after the practice was first ruled constitutional, the Supreme Court appears primed to ban racial considerations in college admissions.
No one is eager for a return to remote learning, but the contagious new variant is straining even the best plans to keep students in the classroom.
As schools across the country are set to resume in-person classes after the winter break, Dr. Anthony Fauci is urging parents to vaccinate children over 5 to add an additional level of safety.
Remote schooling during the 2020-21 academic year contributed to “highly significant” learning loss, according to a new study published today by the National Bureau of Economic Research.
AG Merrick Garland attempted to set the record straight about the memo amid inflammatory attacks from Republicans during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday.
Gifted programs are designed to challenge high-performing children, but critics say they mostly give an extra leg up to kids who already have significant advantages.
School resource officers are tasked with keeping schools safe, but a growing body of research suggests their presence takes a significant toll on students.
Women are outpacing men in higher education at a record rate. The causes of this disparity are complex and won't be easy to fix.
Dr. Anthony Fauci said he backs the idea of coronavirus vaccine mandates for eligible children to attend schools, noting that such mandates already exist for other infectious diseases.
A handful of recent studies have found that the nation’s students have fallen behind dramatically since the pandemic began. How can we help them get back on track?
The welcome end of distance learning for most of the country's schools has reignited the debate over the value and drawbacks of asking students, teachers and staff to cover their mouths in the classroom.
Early on in the pandemic, educators were the ones put to the test. There's lots of ongoing challenges facing schools as some teachers head into the summer unsure if they’ll return to work.
Texas is set to become the latest GOP-controlled state to ban the teaching of critical race theory in school, and the bill's main author says the move would have been approved by Martin Luther King Jr.
Vaccine mandates raise a number of logistical and ethical issues, but supporters say it's worth the effort to keep campuses safe in the fall.
The share of school districts continuing to offer virtual-only instruction to students fell below 10 percent for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began, according to statistics compiled by the data firm Burbio.
President Biden has called for moving teachers to the top tier of vaccine eligibility to help schools open. Would doing so be a mistake?
A public charter school in Utah sparked controversy over the weekend after announcing that parents could “exercise their civil rights” and opt their children out of the school’s Black History Month curriculum. After widespread backlash, it’s walking back this decision.
Evidence suggests that schools can be reopened without causing major coronavirus outbreaks. But there are still a number of forces keeping students out of the classroom.
Evidence is already emerging that online learning is leading to an education gap, one that is almost certainly growing wider by the week.
“It could give millions a chance to finally buy a house or start their business or help their kids get an education, too.”
“You signed a contract…If you don’t want to deal with the financial pressure of debt, don’t take out the loan.”
“Without action from Biden, Black student debt will hinder his agenda with respect to eliminating racial inequities.”
“Blanket relief could end up routing too much relief to those who do not need it and too little to those who do.”
“Unlike a number of other policy issues, student debt relief doesn’t need to be pushed through a narrowly controlled Congress.”