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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0400Teachers in the U.S. flee the profession at rates higher than other developed nations. Often, the reasons have little to do with pay, parents or students.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 06:00:02 -0400U.S. schools are scrambling to teach millions of students who don't speak English. That means more program options and better services. Here's a look at the three most common approaches.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:08:00 -0400A new study of census and state budget data finds a majority of states spend less on their schools now than they did in 2008.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:19:00 -0400The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties and Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education reached a tentative agreement on the third day of a walkout.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:59:00 -0400Texas school officials have until early November to explain why they placed a limit on the percentage of children enrolled in special education, as a Houston Chronicle investigation revealed.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:05:00 -0400A new policy statement says kids as young as 15 months can learn from media when a caregiver is present and involved.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 06:02:00 -0400Thousands of Atlanta students were affected by the cheating scandal in which test scores were falsified. Years later, those who remain are now receiving special services.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:55:00 -0400Faculty members began a walkout Wednesday after contract talks with the state broke down. The striking union represents educators at 14 of Pennsylvania's public universities.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:50:00 -0400Our story about the barbershop that takes $2 off haircuts for young readers went viral, so we went back to ask what happened next.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0400Relay, an independent teacher prep program, is growing quickly thanks to its hands-on approach. Is this the future of teacher training?
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:08:00 -0400America's high school graduation rate has risen to an all-time high: 83 percent. While the rise is due to increased attention on at-risk students, the uptick also reflects lower graduation standards.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:03:00 -0400Almost all parents rate their child care as very good or excellent, according to a new NPR poll. But researchers say that's off base, and that just 10 percent of child care is high quality.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 11:47:00 -0400Students of color, low-income students, students with disabilities and English learners have all made gains.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 04:53:00 -0400A new survey from Sesame Workshop found that parents and teachers worry a lot about kindness — what it looks like, how to cultivate it and why there isn't enough of it in the world.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 07:26:00 -0400University students in South Africa have been protesting for weeks, demanding the government make university free. They say the goal is equal access for poor blacks, the country's majority.