One Los Angeles school is working technology into the learning process while avoiding traditional screen-time pitfalls.
The new law requires all California colleges and universities to have policies about consent during sex, saying a student needs "affirmative, conscious and voluntary agreement" from their partner.
The new law requires an "affirmative consent" and states that consent can't be given if someone is asleep or incapacitated by drugs or alcohol.
On Monday, opening statements begin in the trial of 12 educators charged in an alleged cheating conspiracy. Originally, 35 were indicted but more than half took plea deals.
One major study found sexual assaults are lower on campuses of historically black colleges and universities. But some question those numbers and whether HBCUs have the resolve to address the issue.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when "yes means yes" and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports.
Until the late '80s, it was illegal to home-school children in many states. That changed thanks to the joint efforts of conservative Christian home schoolers and anti-authoritarian un-schoolers.
No SATs, no grades? Goucher College now allows students to apply by sending in two work samples and a two-minute video. School president Jose Bowen says it makes the process more accessible.
Two recent papers argue that using student surveys to evaluate professors is fundamentally flawed.
A new report digs through the research and finds a daunting list of challenges facing black girls in the classroom.
When healthier school lunch standards went into effect, many worried kids would toss their mandated veggies. But researchers say letting kids pick what they put on their tray can cut down on waste.
The World Maker Faire comes to one of the nation's most diverse neighborhoods.
The California State Teachers' Retirement System is the second-largest public pension fund in the U.S., managing nearly $200 billion. Melissa Block talks to the fund's CEO, Jack Ehnes.
San Diego officials had said the 18-ton MRAP would be used only as a rescue vehicle, in extreme circumstances — but that didn't satisfy the plan's critics.
With public schools across the country cutting music instruction to save money, the Harmony Project in Los Angeles is trying to make up the difference. The nonprofit offers free music lessons to kids.
In unveiling the "It's On Us" campaign aimed at preventing attacks on college campuses, President Obama said such violence is "an affront to our basic humanity."
The Common Core has arguably become the most contentious issue in American education. Experts face off over the new state standards in the latest Intelligence Squared debate.
Principals are usually pretty mild-mannered. Not so if the topic of conversation is the Common Core. A group of school leaders share their take on new standards, old problems and bad teaching.
Like a good Boy Scout, parents should be prepared: Educators agree that doing your homework can make a big difference. Here's expert advice on how to ace your next parent-teacher conference.
The New York City schools are overhauling the time, and format, of these conferences in an attempt to add depth and meaning. Among the changes: They'll be held four times a year instead of just two.