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Texas Textbook Called Out As 'Racist' Against Mexican-Americans

Professors, activists and students alike are calling for the Texas School Board not to approve a textbook many find offensive.

Your State's Schools Are In Trouble When A Judge Says ...

A Connecticut Superior Court judge wrote a scathing indictment of his state's public education system. We've curated the 10 best lines.

New College Rankings Are Out: NPR Ed Rates The Rankings!

Prestige? Perks? Value for money? The question of how to rate a college is far from straightforward. Here's our annual guide to making sense of all those guides.
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LISTEN: Arlington County Superintendent Says His Focus Is On Equity

Superintendent Patrick Murphy talks to Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey about the biggest challenges and opportunities for the new school year.


Getting Restless At The Head Of The Class

A new report suggests that 20 to 45 percent of students are at least one grade level ahead in at least one subject.


Students Searching For Alternatives After ITT Tech Closes

Joshua Battistin of Orlando, Fla. is one of more than 30,000 students considering options to continue their education following the abrupt closure of the for-profit technical college.

This District May Close All Of Its High Schools; It's About Much More Than Money

The schools in Erie, Pa., have had money trouble for a while. To give his students a better shot, the superintendent wants to send all his high schoolers to the more wealthy, whiter suburban schools.

Teaching Sept. 11 To Students Who Were Born After The Attacks Happened

Fifteen years after Sept. 11, some schools are grappling with how to teach the terrorist attacks and their aftermath to a new generation of students.

#NPRreads: 3 Great Stories To Bounce Around This Weekend

Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

Thinking Of Leaving Home? Here's A Bit Of Advice From Young Adult Authors

Starting that next chapter can be difficult in any young person's life. And YA writers know it well. Sandra Cisneros, Jacqueline Woodson, Tamora Pierce and Jason Reynolds offer some words of wisdom.