Why -- and some solutions.

'The point of liberal arts is not the teaching of a content. But rather, the teaching of Abelard’s basic instinct to question, to maximize the capacity of human intelligence, and push what we know and what do forward in order to make a new world.'

They want a public high school to stay open as a publicly run high school. Is that too much to ask in Chicago?

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Lawrence Joynes, sentenced in the first of two cases, apologizes for betraying victims’ trust.

Lillian Lowery, hired in 2012, will become president and CEO of an Ohio education nonprofit.

The teacher told the AP that he was late because he was eating breakfast.

Local mismanagement, budget cuts and charter schools have pushed the district to insolvency, an official says.

University officials respond quickly to threats of violence on campus

Law school applications and enrollments are plummeting. Here's what's going on.

An admissions counselor provides some answers.

A new rule is published from the Obama administration.

Officials still haven't picked out a standardized assessment, however.

The vouchers violate state’s ban on using tax dollars for religious purposes, the ACLU argues.

High turnover is consistent with previous years.

'Let’s not confuse the high-stakes testing movement with the practice of effective and meaningful assessment.'

Records show a serious inequity in charitable dollars, which are seen as a key part of the schools’ budgets.

D.C. public schools attracted more than $31 million from national foundations in 2010, far more than any other school district in the country.

A dozen activists go 10 days without food and demand to keep their local high school open and publicly run.

International ranking of universities is dominated by U.S. schools.

A 14-year-old boy allegedly held a teacher and classmates at gunpoint in a West Virginia classroom.

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