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Construction of a Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial is no closer after the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts on Thursday expressed new criticism of the beleaguered project's designs and voiced concern for visitors' overall impressions.
Maya Angelou, a well-known author and poet who’s been a major supporter of President Obama, now says he’s faltering on education, unwittingly driving away children from reading due to onerous standardized testing.
The number of homeless students has raised to record 1.1 million, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Education. States with the highest increase of homeless children include North Dakota, Maine and North Carolina.
The country's recent economic woes are still being felt in the classroom: The number of homeless American elementary and high school students has hit an all-time high, according to a new federal study released Thursday.
At two universities in the U.S., students earn degrees by proving mastery of skills and concepts instead of earning credit hours. The schools have federal government accreditation and federal approval. Others schools will follow.
A former Teach for America participant recently unleashed a scathing essay that impugns the program’s practices. However, a new study suggests TFA instructors teach more effectively than teachers hailing from traditional pipelines.
As they watched Penn State struggle to contain a child sex-abuse scandal that ruined its once-pristine name and took down the mightiest of college coaches, schools around the country realized they needed to examine what they were doing so they wouldn't see their reputations destroyed, as well.
A Los Angeles-area girl who wants to be a boy — but isn't — now has the legal right to use the boys' restroom and locker room at school, thanks to a settlement between school authorities and the U.S. Department of Education.