A squirrel at Penn State University has become a social media sensation. Emily Reddy of WPSU reports that undergraduate student Mary Krupa discovered the squirrels on campus were so tame that they'd eat from her hand, soon putting hats on them and even setting up a Facebook page, which now has more "likes" than the school's mascot.
The Los Angeles Unified School District has shut down a half-a-billion-dollar deal with Apple and Pearson to provide classroom technology. Here's what happened.
The tech giant launches new tools for teachers.
More than 70 colleges are under investigation for how they've handled sexual assaults. The current attention to campus sexual assault has been driven largely by student activists using social media.
One company and its algorithms are changing the way America's schools handle classroom ethics.
The science is clear that teenagers need more than eight hours of sleep a night. The nation's pediatricians say school districts need to buck up and change schedules to let kids sleep later.
Students entering the University of New Hampshire will be required to complete an online seminar about sexual assault and are urged to talk with their parents about it before arriving on campus.
The state has some of the country's most overcrowded — and troubled — prisons. Alabama is also home to a thriving life skills program that prison officials are fighting to save from budget slashes.
Once a popular way to teach grammar, the practice of diagramming sentences has fallen out of favor.
Kris Kalberer and her family lost their house in 2011. Now they live in their car. Kris says she feels guilty for not being able to fix this. But her teenage daughter Erika doesn't blame her mom.
Our informal survey of what's on those back-to-school shopping lists, and how much it costs to fill kids' backpacks.
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.