A Texas 9th-grader makes an electronic clock and brings it to school. Teachers immediately become stupid and call the police....
"Every day in communities across the United States, children and adolescents spend the majority of their waking hours in schools that have increasingly come to resemble places of detention more than places of learning...
The 29-year-old entrepreneur cofounded Front Row, a startup that reimagines how math is taught in school.
You know things have become bad when... Common core is so wonderful that Lily Tang Williams, a Chinese-American mother of three who grew up in Communist China, says it reminds her of her oppressive, statist nature of her childhood education.
"The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history. […] He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past." George Orwell, 1984
The total dumbing down of America: Eleventh graders given assignment to read "Three Little Pigs" book for kindergarteners
Students complain that technology is invasive and unnecessary
Among the items awaiting Congress when it returns from its August break is reconciling competing House and Senate bills reauthorizing No Child Left Behind. These bills passed early this spring.
The Nobel Prize-winning author Ngugi wa Thiong'o has insisted rightfully that "Children are the future of any society," adding, "If you want to maim the future of any society, you simply maim the children."
The old experiment is more relevant now than ever.
Iowa Safe Schools, an activist group out of Des Moines, hosted the conference. It was quite something.
John is extraordinarily deserving of all the help we can offer him: those of us who admire, respect and love him for the energy, brain power and commitment he has shown to children, homeschoolers and unschoolers around the world.
Last week, former Secretary of Education and US Senator Lamar Alexander wrote in the Wall Street Journal that a college degree is both affordable and an excellent investment.
The head of the Chicago Teachers Union said Thursday that negotiations with school system officials have collapsed, just days before the contract for nation's third-largest school district is set to expire.
The film Interstellar should be shown in school science lessons, a scientific journal has urged.
For six months, Suki Kim worked as an English teacher at an elite school for North Korea's future leaders -- while writing a book on one of the world's most repressive regimes.
It was towards the end of the school day, and by all accounts, one George Cross was just passing by the Massachusetts elementary school in order to show off his newly-donned stormtrooper costume to friends.
A mother who was fired from her job as an elementary school kitchen manager after giving away free lunches is taking a stand this week, saying current school policy humiliates hungry students.
EIGHTH GRADE STUDENT RIDICULED BY TEACHER FOR REFUSING TO SAY PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The FBI has targeted Bergen County, New Jersey to stop Islamic State militants from getting a stronghold there – and agents have been going to high school with a message.
Instead of using a conventional polyurethane core, this sustainable surfboard starts with an algae-based foam blank.
"It's mind baffling to me that someone would even take something as small as this to the highest extreme"
I come from a staunch Democrat family. By most people's standards, I would be considered liberal. I am also, however, very much against Common Core. Public dissatisfaction with Common Core is not a partisan issue. It is a matter of importance for a
The mother of a West Virginia middle schooler who was suspended for wearing a National Rifle Association t-shirt to school is suing the Logan County Board of Education for allegedly violating her son's constitutional rights.
School districts in Oklahoma would be able to designate an employee to carry handguns on school property under a bill approved on Wednesday by the state Senate and sent to Governor Mary Fallin.
Leaked email describes programme 'to solicit pro-copyright academic research papers', but group says it won't influence experts' findings
More than a dozen states have introduced bills that remove the rights of parents to make informed consent decisions regarding vaccination and still send their children to school. These bills have died in all states except for California, Vermont and
I had a lot of fun this morning on CNBC.
If venture capital and research funding are any indication, artificial intelligence will play a leading role in shaping our future.
A school district in South Carolina disciplined at least 12 students who, at their parents' requests, refused to take new standardized ACT tests.