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Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont were in the top 10 of WalletHub’s "Best and Worst School Systems" list. Rhode Island was No. 31.
The latest state assessments show improvement in test results and graduation rates, though many seniors are in danger of not meeting graduation requirements.
One Massachusetts high school gave it a try.
A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
Vote for one of 5 pairs of local high schools in the national competition.
As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
Eighth- and fourth-graders ranked in the middle of the road in both reading and math when compared with students across the country.
A big change is underway in the world of American education.
A new study reveals that sexual violence among young Americans is a serious problem.
One private company estimates it will be monitoring students’ tweets in over 3,000 schools by year’s end.
Student loan debt likely will force today's college grads to work longer.
Regular inspection of your child’s texts, Facebook and Twitter may not show whether they’re involved in cyberbullying.
To do everything you’re supposed to do, you’d need a time machine.
The debate over homework rages among American parents and educators, and many question its value altogether.
A seventh-grade Coventry student was suspended after the quarter-sized keychain fell out of his backpack. Did the school overreact?
Reports of severe allergic reactions have spiked, but that doesn’t mean your kid’s PB&J’s are banned.
France wants to ban Honey Boo Boo-style pageants and crass child advertising. The former would never happen in the US, but the latter could.
The comedian says part of the problem can be solved by just not giving kids phones.
Help your little one get a good start to the day with these easy-to-make, healthy morning meals.