While the student population in America's public schools becomes increasingly diverse, the nation's teaching force remains predominantly white. STEP-UP, a month-long intensive fellowship in Chicago, seeks to teach cultural competency through immersion.
This year's unruly campaign season, with its heated rhetoric and reality-TV tone, has challenged even seasoned educators to help young people make sense of the candidates' messages. How are U.S. Government classes tackling the challenge?
The Next Generation Science Standards, being implemented in 18 states, emphasize learning science by doing science. How are they redefining instruction in American classrooms?
Due to their selectivity, elite high schools often lack a diverse student population. How can these institutions attract and welcome more students of color?
Seventy-five percent of transgender youth report feeling unsafe at school. Nearly half have seriously considered suicide. How can schools create a welcoming environment for all students?
To cut education costs, Vermont lawmakers are beginning a controversial consolidation of its vast, mostly rural school system. But are residents willing to give up their small community schools?
St Cloud, MN is a hotspot of anti-Muslim sentiment. However, the school district is working to create a welcoming and tolerant school climate.
Our report on special education in Los Angeles looks at the district's current focus on inclusion. Is moving special needs students into neighborhood schools and classrooms a sign of progress, or a cause for concern?