The Education Department released guidance Tuesday outlining how states and districts can use federal money to reduce testing in public schools.
Wednesday's sick-out shuttered more than 85 of the struggling district's roughly 100 schools.
President Barack Obama signed into law legislation that replaces the landmark No Child Left Behind education law of 2002.
Striding out of the White House in slow-mo, Michelle Obama lays down a rap aimed at raising the star power of math majors and engineering students.
A long-awaited rewrite of federal education law appears headed toward final congressional approval.
The most common reason to take them: 85% of students who misused stimulants took them to help study or improve grades.
The Affordable College Textbook Act would give schools grants so that they can make textbooks free and accessible online to students and researchers.
New polling finds that 60 percent of college freshmen said they wished they had "more help getting emotionally ready for college."
Living at home can save a student as much as $10,000, but those savings come at a price.
While higher doses of psychedelic drugs such as LSD and psilocybin cause trippy visual hallucinations, lower doses may not cause the same impairments, anecdotal reports suggest.
It's a trillion dollar problem that's causing many potential students to opt out of college altogether. Illustrated by Rob Donnelly.
A student in Mercer County, Pennsylvania is using a robot to attend high school while he recovers from injuries suffered in a car accident. WFMJ's Derek Steyer reports.
A chance encounter between a teen and a street photographer has led to more $1 million in donations for the boy's school in New York.
A new study reveals a grim future for students who have a stop-and-start college experience.
Wesleyan University announced it would require all-male frats to accept women—but some question whether such a move will prevent campus rape.
A seminar at Colgate University teaches students that consent is a bare-minimum requirement for sex.
A California border high school is creating a pipeline to the medical field for their students.
The ACT and the SAT are both standardized tests that help colleges evaluate students and are accepted by all schools. So what sets the exams apart?
Shouldn’t a black, male valedictorian from the south side of Chicago go to America’s number-one ranked liberal arts school if he has the chance?
The Common Core has been at the center of controversy at many school districts. But what exactly does this new academic standard mean for students?
Some children who have crossed the U.S. border in recent months have never been to school and aren’t literate in English or Spanish.
The start of the school year brings big fanfare from parents, but once kids say goodbye and get to school, what happens?
Dana Goldstein, author of The Teacher Wars, explains why teaching is one of the nation's most controversial jobs.
NBC News Education Correspondent Rehema Ellis clears up some of the rules of religion in public schools.
Some students at the besieged for-profit Corinthian Colleges say they haven't been informed about their school's impending closure or sale.