The District sees biggest jump in participation in federal free breakfast program, far above national average.
Responsive Classroom method shows teaching kids “soft” skills leads to math, reading gains, study says.
Obama wants education to get biggest discretionary increase outside of defense.
The president wants to increase discretionary spending for the Department of Education by $1.3 billion to $68.6 billion.
The House leader blasts the N.Y. mayor’s decision on the locations of three city charter schools.
Nonprofit trying to expand computer science in K-12 schools releases new “Flappy Bird” game to mark birthday.
As part of the “Let’s Move!” campaign, USDA plans to regulate food, drink advertising to students.
Administration’s ban on junk food ads in schools comes years after it abandoned a more ambitious plan.
The state superintendent of public instruction is making a plea for parents to lobby against the bill.
President of the National Education Association insists Common Core implementation has been “botched.”
Maryland students who take Common Core field tests this year don’t also have to take the MSA.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan, a former NCAA basketball player, hopes for an MVP award at this weekend’s NBA All-Star game festivities, when he’ll play with other celebrities.
UPenn researchers find classrooms with many at-risk students affect performance of other kids
They say Education Dept. is not doing enough to hold states accountable for helping low achievers.
California defies Obama administration on testing; Maryland lawmakers weighing similar move.
Education historian said the White House’s “obsession with data is sick.”
Donald E. Graham launches $25 million scholarship fund for the nation’s undocumented students.
Amid growing controversy over new education standards, some states are rebranding.
Education Dept.’s change to long-standing rule could lead to more diversity in charter enrollment.
Lawmakers seek more federal money for vouchers and charter schools in a bid to woo poor and minority voters.