Renowned educators detail a way to really improve public education for all students, and part of it involves giving traditional public schools the kind of autonomy charter schools have today.

Details of the final tax legislation are still forthcoming, but congressional aides say lawmakers are responding to the outcry from students.

Del. R. Steven Landes seeks bipartisan support for what he called “practical solutions” to an education challenge.

The essayist Bob Brody found out a lot about his father at the Central Institute for the Deaf in St. Louis -- as well as about how education for the hearing-impaired has progressed since the Great Depression. He writes: 'CID is still here after 103 years. And, at least as far as I’m concerned, and as long as deaf students are still learning in these classrooms, my father is still here, too.'

The president of Wesleyan University urges anxious students and families to look beyond college admissions.

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They are community schools -- and here's how they meet the needs of their students.

The ACT refused to release hundreds of student test scores because schools gave the exam on the wrong day. The state's lieutenant governor got angry.

A jury rejected James Tracy's effort to have his position on the Florida Atlantic University faculty reinstated, and unspecified damages, finding that his unpopular views and writings on conspiracy theories did not drive the school's decision to fire him

House Republicans are pressing on with a sweeping overhaul of a federal law that governs almost every aspect of higher education, without any hearings and despite mounting pressure to give stakeholders more time for analysis and input.

A teacher's annual roundup.

The agency watchdog is urging the Office of Federal Student Aid to take action on the tens of thousands of debt forgiveness applications languishing at the department.

“I wept because I felt the blows, I felt the bullets, I felt the tears,’’ speaker Myrlie Evers, the 84-year-old widow of slain NAACP member Medgar Evers, told the crowd gathered outside the museum in the snowy courtyard for opening ceremonies.

“Under any circumstance is it acceptable to threaten harm to our students — not as a teaching tool, not as venting frustration, not as a joke,” School District 27J Superintendent Chris Fiedler said.

A college official makes the case for tracking student behavior to watch for signs that might indicate academic trouble.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has now tapped his fourth leader of the Chicago school district.

A directive would shorten the length of time it takes for someone to become a teacher.

Officials say action was “unacceptable.” Teacher’s lawyer says allegations “without merit.”

A Q&A with the author of a provocative book that takes a deep look into the history of racism in children's literature and assesses where things are today.

If it happens, it will come at the expense of students and federal student aid programs.

Moten Elementary pupils get the picture with Turnaround Arts, a national effort.

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