There's a link between how children draw at age 4 and how well they perform on intelligence tests at age 14, researchers say.
Two surveys claim to capture the public's view of the Common Core State Standards. But they tell very different stories.
School has been canceled for the week in Ferguson, Mo., as civil unrest continues. While the students are out of the classroom, teachers are helping to clean up the streets.
A small percentage of college students commit most of the rapes on campus. Research suggests that the attitudes of male friends can either lead men to commit rape or stop them.
The pressure placed on schools and educators by high-stakes tests can lead to unintended consequences.
The shooting of Michael Brown may raise questions for students, and teachers need to be prepared.
Is it "killing our sense of competition" or "simply something to commemorate their time as part of a team"? Here are some of your many responses to our story on giving kids awards for participating.
Schools across the U.S. are preparing for students' return by looking for ways to supplement budgets. One Nevada school district is turning to unlikely sources of funding: liquor and prostitution.
Several new smartphone apps offer quick ways for college students facing dangerous or uncomfortable situations to reach out to friends, connect with resources on campus or call the police.
In just a few years, the issue has gone from mostly whispers to receiving the attention of the White House. Now, colleges throughout the country are trying to increase awareness about the issue.
Everything you need to know to talk like a mibster.
From the aerospace sector to Silicon Valley, engineering has a retention problem: Close to 40 percent of women with engineering degrees either leave the profession or never enter the field.
Is a teacher someone who has all the answers or someone who helps us find them?
The start to the school year in New Orleans offers a landmark moment in U.S. education. For the first time, a major urban school district will operate almost entirely with charter schools.
Students are taking out loans with little understanding of the consequences. The bewildering federal aid process doesn't help.
To move kids away from computer screens, a new wave of learning programs is emphasizing hands-on activities. Like building stuff.
An Illinois high school banned Alva Earley from graduating in 1959 after he attended a picnic in a park off-limits to blacks. This weekend, the school district corrected that injustice.
Author Elizabeth Green argues that effective teaching is a craft, not a skill teachers have naturally. She says teachers need more mentorship — not just more mandates.
NPR Ed takes on the question that has long divided parents and experts alike.
A federal judge sided with college football and basketball players who say they're being used to help sell video games, TV broadcasts and other content without being paid.