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Child Care Centers Often Don't Hire The Most Qualified Teachers, Study Shows
Child care centers don't necessarily hire the most qualified teachers. A new study shows that child care centers pick applicants who are in the middle of the pack.
I Am Learning Inglés: A Dual-Language Comic
In a dual-language classroom, sometimes you're the student and sometimes you're the teacher. Here's what it's like for 6-year-old Merari.
Every Senior Applied To College At This Washington, D.C., High School
For the first time, every single Ballou High School senior applied and was accepted to college. NPR takes a look at what's next for the low-income high school in southeast Washington, D.C.
Supreme Court Rules Religious School Can Use Taxpayer Funds For Playground
In a closely watched case about church and state, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that a religious school was entitled to state funding for playground resurfacing under a state program for nonprofits.
How To Pick Kids' Apps For The Backseat This Summer
Screen time can be more than a distraction if you follow these principles.
School Vouchers Get 2 New Report Cards
New research from Indiana and Louisiana provides clarity in the voucher debate.
Wisconsin Pushes University Free Speech Bill
The Wisconsin State Assembly passed the Campus Free Speech Act in the House, which would suspend or expel University of Wisconsin students who disrupt a campus speaker they disagree with.
In D.C., A Politics Camp For Girls
The Young Women's Political Leadership Program in Washington, D.C. brings dozens of high school girls together each summer to talk about the mechanics and challenges of entering politics.
These Teachers Are Learning Gun Skills To Protect Students, They Say
This week more than a dozen educators in Colorado received advanced weapons training and safety.
Schools Let Students Take Laptops Home In Hopes Of Curbing 'Summer Slide'
More districts are letting students take computers home for the summer. Officials hope the devices help fill in learning gaps, but experts say parents must play a role to make the lending effective.