Sep 2, 2014 — Millions of children are heading back to school, and to mark the traditional start of the school year, we've asked reporters from member stations around the country to bring us the sounds.
Sep 2, 2014 — Just in time for the back-to-school season, funny newsman John Oliver and incorrigible consumer Cookie Monster co-anchor a news special on words.
Sep 2, 2014 — In The Teacher Wars, Dana Goldstein chronicles the history of the profession and current topics like tenure. She says the idea that teachers can help fight poverty has existed since the 19th century.
Sep 1, 2014 — Librarians are being reassigned to classrooms. In Illinois, librarians must also have teaching certifications, and most have endorsements to teach specific grades and subjects.
Aug 31, 2014 — School districts are beginning to cope with the recent influx of new students from Central America. Many have little education and most are just beginning to learn English.
Aug 30, 2014 — Many Spanish-speaking immigrants want their children to stay fluent in Spanish even as they learn English. Bilingual home schooling does that on a more personal level.
Aug 29, 2014 — Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans and swept away many of its public schools. Now, the city's largest district is unveiling a transformed school system, composed entirely of charter schools.
Aug 29, 2014 — The bill states that students on college campuses would need "affirmative consent" before engaging in sexual activity. Silence or a lack of resistance would not constitute consent.
Aug 28, 2014 — Research shows that when students are paired with roommates from different backgrounds, they tend to develop more tolerant attitudes.
Aug 28, 2014 — Kids read emotions better after spending several days without electronic media, according to new research.