Maine is developing a new framework to assist with student mental health needs through collaboration between providers of education and health.
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Despite past pledges to shrink or eliminate the U.S. Department of Education, the spending bill that President Donald Trump signed into law provides a small boost to the department's budget for... Read more »
Six states currently do not have laws pertaining to hazing, and of the 44 states that do, the penalties are typically not harsh. After the death of freshman student, Max Gruver, at a fraternity... Read more »
Indiana’s Teacher of the Year knows the challenge of being one of the very few women of color in engineering.
About 2.5 million children in the U.S. currently are homeless, according to the National Center on Family Homelessness. That number is rising as house prices and rental costs continue to grow in... Read more »
An examination of how six countries provide early care and education suggests that the U.S. could benefit from a new perspective.
Lincoln Public Schools has received a four-year, $2 million grant to improve the graduation rates and academic performance of Native students, work that will focus on cultural enrichment and... Read more »
Maine, land of lobsters and lighthouses, is also the nation’s oldest state. With a median age of 43, roughly a third of its population is in or approaching retirement. To counter its aging... Read more »
While nationally, mental health awareness has increased, for Kentucky's teenagers, the issue isn't getting nearly enough attention.
A few years ago, toward the beginning of my journey into robotics, I mentored a team for a local competition. We were on our way to building a Tetrix Prime robot from a kit, when the unimaginable... Read more »
Students in Mitchell County, Minn. are tired of seeing school violence in the headlines. Working together, the students are using technology to keep their school safe by encouraging the early... Read more »
The Hawaii Department of Education is proposing changes to its misconduct and discipline policy, creating a new offense of sexual harassment and increasing the offense classification of bullying... Read more »
Indiana is getting $1 million from the federal government to help prevent school violence.
Only a small minority of colleges and universities explicitly include their faculty in this work and teach them how to do it, though that number is beginning to grow.
STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) became education's most popular buzzword in the past decade, and with education resources going to STEM, it left some arts advocates out in the... Read more »
Raleigh County students skidded small boats across the gray, murky water at Little Beaver State Park Tuesday as part of one of the county’s first set of “Experimental Learning Days."
As student demand for mental health services grows, more colleges turn to platform addressing student “wellness.” But mental health experts say these tools should supplement, not replace, in-... Read more »
College drinking culture today. Students talk about their habits and attitudes around alcohol.
Parents: Can't make heads or tails of the Every Student Succeeds Act? The U.S. Department of Education has put together a cheat sheet for you.
Kentucky officials say the state has won a $24.5 million grant aimed at increasing the number of low-income students graduating from high school and enrolling in college or workforce training. ... Read more »