NPR | July 23, 2016
When Houman Harouni's students asked why they have to study math, he looked to ancient history for answers.
NPR | July 23, 2016
Did you know? Half the world breathes in polluted air. 11 more global facts here:
NPR | July 22, 2016
A test that can flag struggling readers before they're old enough to read and the power of music to help a child hear language. A literacy two-fer from the NPR Ed Team.
local | Education | Recreation | NewsAP | July 22, 2016 9:45 a.m. | Moscow, Idaho
The University of Idaho says it will offer a new class this fall using "Pokemon Go" to teach students about leading active lifestyles, teamwork and exploring their communities.
As kids grow older, they grow less likely to maintain or build relationships with friends of different races. A new study shows teachers can have a surprising effect on changing that.
local | Education | News | Lead In The WaterOPB | July 21, 2016 5:16 p.m. | Portland
Portland school board members face divided opinions and a tight timeline to hire an interim superintendent.
Creative and fun "maker spaces" are popping up in more schools. But administrators and teachers face big hurdles if they want them to be a sustainable part of the curriculum.
Administrators at Phillips Exeter Academy agree that they should not have handled a case of alleged assault by requiring the accused student to bake and deliver bread to his alleged victim.
Vice presidential candidate Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Sen. Ted Cruz top the bill at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday, following a day of sometimes contentious protests.
local | Education | News | Water | Lead In The WaterOPB | July 20, 2016 2:21 p.m. | Portland
Carole Smith announced she was stepping down as Portland Public Schools superintendent Monday. School board members will start discussing next steps at a meeting tonight.
Many people seem confused about Republican nominee Donald Trump's education platform. So, let's take a dive into his running mate's record on education in his four years as governor of Indiana.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn says seven districts are illegally using local property tax levies to supplement employee salaries that should by paid out of the state budget.