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2 missing after explosion, collapse at Minneapolis school

Assembly committee to take comments on gun class bill

Report: Sessions aims at college affirmative action programs

Tax Breaks for Big-Box Stores Can Drain Money From Schools

Using a tactic known as "dark store theory," some corporate retailers aggressively pursue property tax breaks that can end up costing public schools and local communities hundreds of thousands of dollars in annual revenue.

New Mexico educational funding at stake in two-month trial

Ohio attorney general awards $2.7M for drug use prevention

2 dead after explosion at Minneapolis school

Advocacy groups decry Justice move on college admissions

Justice denies broad move against college affirmative action

Governor again seeks to pit Chicago against rest of Illinois

Pennsylvania unveils plan to track student performance

Wisconsin lawmakers to take comments on HS gun classes

Sioux Falls to push for more minorities in specialty schools

Schools set to received ISTEP scores weeks earlier this year

Teachers, Don't Let Anyone Tell You You're Not Creative

How can educators infuse passion and creativity into an increasingly data-driven education system? One long-time teacher has some guidance.

School blast investigators looking at gas meter work

Duval schools suspend larger number of blacks than whites

Wisconsin Republicans, Democrats Spar Over Gun Safety Course

Democrats pushed back Thursday against a Republican measure that would allow Wisconsin high schools to offer gun safety courses, arguing such classes aren't appropriate and could generate fear in classrooms.

More than 100,000 Florida students receiving school vouchers

Texas House OKs school finance fix amid Senate uncertainty

Lawsuit: Boy was punched, knocked unconscious during class

Is a New English-Proficiency Test Too Hard? Educators and Experts Debate.

After scores plummeted this spring on the most-used English-proficiency test, some states are easing up on the criteria for students to exit English-learner support services. Is that the right thing to do?

Group seeking school voucher bill repeal to file petitions

Kansas schools prepare for major changes in state oversight

Ivy League schools brace for scrutiny of race in admissions

Wichita schools plan hopes to improve student behavior

Nebraska education board looks at climate-change teaching

Former Democratic Texas Gov. Mark White dies at 77

Conn. Budget Impasse Prompts School Delays, Layoffs, and Cutbacks

With no state budget in sight and the first day of school just around the corner, local education officials across Connecticut have taken severe steps to cut costs, hoping more draconian efforts won't be necessary.

DeVos Invested More Money in 'Brain Performance' Company, Despite Weak Evidence

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently invested as much as $5.5 million in Neurocore, a company that experts say makes questionable claims based on weak scientific evidence.

4 Things Districts Can Do to Find Good Principals

Building a better principal pipeline requires improved hiring practices and on-the-job support, writes the Wallace Foundation's Jody Spiro.

Minnesota test results in reading, math see little change

Report: Iowa school uses full-body wraps, denies mental care

Arizona school districts confused over Ducey's pay plan

Ex-Los Angeles school food director charged with embezzling

3 graduates get $20K each in transgender bathroom settlement

Governor starts school supply drive, criticizes GOP spending

PE, health, arts no longer middle school core requirements

Sports study: High school athletes not being fully protected

#MomsAsPrincipals Dispense Professional and Personal Wisdom

A group called Moms As Principals shares support and frank advice among female principals trying to balance the demands of running a school and raising their own children.

More students coming to US for high school, but growth slows

New Arizona school voucher law on hold for now

Cooper again sues to defend powers, challenges legislature

DeVos Says She Didn't Decry Racism Enough

In an interview with the Associated Press, U.S. Secretary of Secretary Betsy DeVos distanced herself from her comment earlier this year about the nation's historically black colleges and universities being pioneers of school choice.

Florida school districts join fight against new school law

West Virginia students show math improvements

Louisiana student scores edge up on college admissions exam

Kansas officials announce effort to redesign public schools

School debt opponent sues, claiming not enough public notice

Ohio auditor urges ECOT to recoup $13M from private firms