A Memorial Day quiz. Test yourself.

See how much you know about the holiday and America's wars.

Why Memorial Day is often confused with Veterans Day (but shouldn’t be)

Some history and statistics.

Military mom away for nine months surprises son at high school graduation

She turns up on stage to hand him his diploma. Watch the video.

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How Grades 6-12 get robbed in federal education funding

The statistics are stunning, showing a gaping "missing middle," while the early years and college get far more.

A different college ranking guide

It uses different data and different weights for traditional measures than does U.S. News.

The list of colleges that paid big money to the Clintons for speeches

Newly disclosed by the Clinton Foundation.

Teacher to lawmakers: How our testing fixation sucks the life out of the school day

Ohio teacher tells state Senate panel: 'If you'd like students to learn, then give us more time to teach.'

The unexpected plot twists in one senior’s college admissions journey

The seventh and final installment in a series about one New Hampshire senior's quest to apply to college. Where she got accepted and where she decided to go.

Why we should diversify the overwhelmingly white U.S. teaching force — and how

Why it is important to do with more than half of public school students coming from minority groups.

Did U.S. News use the wrong data in its 2015 ‘best high schools’ rankings?

N.Y. educators say it did. Here's their detailed argument, plus a statement from U.S. News, saying it made no errors.

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