When predominantly white cities secede from larger districts, it has a segregating effect.
A descendant of slaves sold to save Georgetown University in 1838 will be a member of this year's freshman class — at age 63.
People who lived through the desegregation era see their former schools fall back into segregation.
There are millions of kids in America who the USDA considers "food insecure" -- they live in households without regular access to nutritious food. For them, school feeding programs are essential.
A state law says Maine high school students have to prove they have mastered specific skills to get a diploma.
At a public charter school in Boston, students spend years preparing to go to college. But paying for it is another story.
A new study shows selective colleges could bring in many more talented low-income students. So why don't they?
English learners are the least likely to graduate from high school when compared to other groups of students. There's a new high school in Bowling Green, Kentucky, that's trying to help new immigrant students beat the odds.
New York's new scholarship promises free college, for a price.
Collision over college dreams for undocumented students.
Can the excitement about My Brother's Keeper last now that Obama's out of office?
If suspensions don't work, what does?
Are we asking too much of America's high-poverty schools?
There are proven techniques to help children with learning disabilities, but can affected kids get what they need in public schools?
One reporter chronicles a neighborhood school in need of the American dream.
How much will anti-immigrant rhetoric dissuade foreigners from studying in the United States?
In a system that prioritizes struggling students, what happens to everybody else?
The suit claims Michigan is denying Detroit students their fundamental right to literacy.
An immigration law scholar says colleges have no business declaring their campuses "sanctuaries" for undocumented students.
Why African American teachers are leaving the profession faster than they're entering it.
Since 2012, many undocumented young people have been protected from the threat of deportation. With a new president, that may change.
Donald Trump's win was a surprise to many in the college-educated elite. Should it have been?
Education has hardly been mentioned in the presidential debates. We look at where the candidates stand.
A new study finds that black and Latino students who experience racism have higher levels of cortisol, a hormone linked to stress, and one that is known to impact focus and learning.
Can children as young as 4 learn to have meaningful dialogues about race?