Education



The incident at Pamoja Preparatory Academy in St. Louis is the latest incident involving minors bringing guns to schools — and it comes about a week after the mass shooting at a Michigan high school.

D.C. schools have improved their hiring, but representation lags for Latino teachers and male teachers of color.

Amid a growing furor over critical race theory, Matthew Hawn told his high school students in rural Kingsport, Tenn., that White privilege is 'a fact.’

Officials have resorted to creative, even bizarre, measures as they race to fill empty jobs.

Oxford High School in Michigan warned Ethan Crumbley's parents of a violent drawing he'd made. Hours later, he was accused of killing classmates.

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My best teacher’s daring idea: have kids seek flaws in their textbooks

The U-Pass allows full-time students unlimited rides on Metro for a semester. But concerns about fees are turning off many area schools.

D.C. officials will hire around 215 community members to monitor children on their school commutes, in hope that it will prevent conflict from becoming violent.

Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard said at least 100 threats or threatening social media posts have emerged since Tuesday’s shooting in Oxford, Mich., straining law enforcement resources.

The new omicron variant, emerging in the midst of holiday travel, has university leaders bracing for the unexpected next semester

The damage wrought over 18 months away from classrooms lingers at Burton, a high-poverty school in a high-wealth city. Burton — the students who rely on it and the teachers who power it — is a study both in joy and in enduring trauma, a place where everything seems normal, but nothing is quite as it should be.

Alpine Union School District in San Diego County announced its plans to create in-person learning for unvaccinated students, an effort that will push back against California Gov. Gavin Newsom's upcoming vaccine mandate in schools.

Shaun Carey, the superintendent of Enumclaw School District in Washington state, was interrupted during a school board meeting by two people who played a recording of a racial slur.

Students were savvy about possible threats and followed standard procedures.

The latest example of the mega-wealthy using their private fortunes to impact public education.

School systems could be allowed to choose whether to require masks if they met certain thresholds under measure being considered.

Federal civil rights officials say an investigation has found that Frederick County, Md.'s public schools engaged in pervasive and improper use of restraints and seclusion when handling children with disabilities. Officials say the county, which fully cooperated in the investigation, has agreed to retrain staff and take other corrective action to prevent discriminatory treatment of disabled students.

Many charters say they don't. But they do.

Sometimes steps are taken before a student enrolls; sometimes after.

Officials at Virginia Commonwealth University moved to close a residence hall after detecting elevated levels of mold.

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