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Education News

Does It Hurt Children to Measure Pandemic Learning Loss?

Published 04/09/2021 12:14 PM

Research shows many young children have fallen behind in reading and math. But some educators are worried about stigmatizing an entire generation.

Online Schools Are Here to Stay, Even After the Pandemic

Published 04/14/2021 08:54 PM

Some families have come to prefer stand-alone virtual schools and districts are rushing to accommodate them — though questions about remote learning persist.

Why Students Are Logging In to Class From 7,000 Miles Away

Published 04/09/2021 12:19 PM

Students are joining remote classes from outside the country. In one New Jersey school district, computers were traced to 24 countries on a day last month.

What You Need to Know About the CDC's New School Guidelines

Published 03/27/2021 02:17 PM

The federal government’s new guidance for reopening classrooms does not require teachers to be vaccinated first.

C.D.C.: Schools in the U.S. Should Continue to Use Masks

Published 05/16/2021 03:07 AM

The announcement sought to clarify the surprise recommendation that vaccinated people could largely stop wearing masks in most cases.

University of California Will No Longer Consider SAT and ACT Scores

Published 05/15/2021 08:57 PM

The university system has reached a settlement with students to scrap even optional testing from admissions and scholarship decisions.

What I Learned From Students About Their Pandemic Struggles

Published 05/15/2021 12:22 PM

Reporting on the impact of the pandemic, I had hoped to gain a deeper understanding of teenagers’ pain. But I received much more than that.

Tulsa Race Massacre Commission Ousts Oklahoma Governor

Published 05/15/2021 07:07 PM

The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission removed Gov. Kevin Stitt from the panel just days after he had signed a bill that banned the teaching of certain concepts about race.

A Deep Look at One Classroom

Published 05/14/2021 05:08 PM

A reporter’s embed with a high school class tells the story of this interrupted, destabilizing school year.

Prohibir mi libro no protegerá a sus hijos

Published 05/14/2021 10:00 AM

Mi autobiografía podría enseñar a adolescentes cómo salir de una relación abusiva. ¿Por qué algunos padres no quieren que sus niños la lean?

As Professors, New York Times Staff Members Teach, and Learn

Published 05/14/2021 08:53 AM

While teaching important skills and values to the next generation, they also find opportunities to learn.

University of South Carolina President Resigns After Speech Blunders

Published 05/14/2021 04:05 AM

Robert Caslen, a retired Army lieutenant general, was accused of failing to credit a lengthy passage in a commencement speech he delivered.

Black Student Athlete Was Forced to Remove Hair Beads During Game

Published 05/13/2021 11:58 PM

Nicole Pyles, 16, of Durham, N.C., says that a rule banning the use of hair beads by student athletes is discriminatory.

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

Published 05/13/2021 09:46 PM

The C.D.C. said vaccinated Americans may stop wearing masks in most indoor and outdoor settings.

Shrunken Head Displayed in Georgia Was Returned to Ecuador

Published 05/14/2021 04:44 PM

Researchers at Mercer University in Macon, Ga., authenticated the head, which was brought to the United States by a professor decades ago, and turned it over to Ecuadorean officials in 2019.

Sophomore Year 2020: Students Struggle With the Coronavirus Pandemic

Published 05/13/2021 06:21 PM

A group of high school students try desperately to make it through an isolated and dire year.

President of Key Teachers’ Union Shares Plea: ‘Schools Must Be Open’ in Fall

Published 05/13/2021 10:29 PM

About half the nation’s schools are not fully open despite rising vaccination levels, and teachers’ unions are getting much of the blame. Randi Weingarten hopes to carve a path forward.

Inside the Republican Anti-Transgender Machine

Published 05/13/2021 10:00 AM

A.C.L.U. attorney Chase Strangio on the coordinated strategy behind the more than 100 anti-transgender bills introduced this year.

Ohio Lottery to Give 5 People $1 Million Each to Encourage Vaccination

Published 05/13/2021 03:24 AM

To bolster slumping demand for the vaccine, the state will use federal coronavirus relief funds to pay for a weekly lottery beginning May 26.

C.D.C. Advisers Endorse Pfizer Vaccine for Children Ages 12 to 15

Published 05/13/2021 12:43 AM

Immunizations will quickly begin nationwide, officials predicted.

What You Need to Know About Google Career Certificates

Published 05/03/2021 10:12 PM

Google Career Certificates could help you prepare for a tech sector job.

Agile Scrum: What Scrum Is and How it Works

Published 04/20/2021 10:19 PM

Teams and organizations can thrive with an Agile Scrum approach.

What You Need to Know About Agile Methodologies

Published 03/22/2021 02:56 PM

Agile methods can transform the way you work.

Everything You Need to Know About Tableau Certification

Published 03/11/2021 07:46 PM

Certifications can demonstrate your knowledge of Tableau software and might help you land a job or a raise.

Everything You Need to Know About Cisco Certifications and Learning Paths

Published 02/26/2021 09:10 PM

A Cisco certification can help you become more skilled and marketable in your technical career.

How to Start Learning React: A U.S. News Guide

Published 02/23/2021 07:22 PM

If you’re considering learning React and JavaScript, this guide can help you get started.

Everything You Need to Know About Six Sigma Certifications: A U.S. News Guide

Published 02/12/2021 10:34 PM

Earning a Six Sigma certification can boost your problem-solving skills.

Free and Paid Online Resources to Start Learning HTML and CSS

Published 02/09/2021 02:54 PM

Learn HTML and CSS online for free, and use them to create webpages or move up in your career.

Everything You Need to Know About AWS Certifications: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/29/2020 08:18 PM

An AWS certification could help you advance, depending on your job.

What You Need to Know About CRM Software Training and Certification: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/29/2020 06:03 PM

CRM training and certification are increasingly in demand. Here’s why and how to become certified.

What You Need to Know About the Google IT Support Professional Certificate

Published 12/29/2020 05:35 PM

Learn how the Google IT Support certificate can launch your IT career.

PMP Certifications: What You Need to Know to Succeed – A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/23/2020 06:55 PM

The exam is tough, even for experienced project managers.

IBM Data Science Professional Certificate: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/21/2020 09:50 PM

An IBM Data Science Professional Certificate can put you on the path to working in data science.

How to Learn French: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/21/2020 07:55 PM

Learn French to improve your communication skills and cultural knowledge.

How to Start Learning Java: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/18/2020 07:56 PM

Learning Java can help aspiring developers understand the foundations of programming because of the language’s wide usage and functionality.

How to Learn Russian : A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/16/2020 08:42 PM

Russian ranks as a difficult language to learn for English speakers, but immersing yourself can be a big help.

What to Know About Pluralsight

Published 12/15/2020 08:35 PM

Pluralsight users can improve their tech skills and workflow through video courses, assessments and analytics.

Cybersecurity Certifications – What You Need to Know: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/15/2020 05:28 PM

Take a look at popular cybersecurity certifications and their requirements.

Scrum Master Certification: Everything You Need to Know

Published 12/11/2020 10:07 PM

Get a Scrum master certification to broaden your professional opportunities.

A Beginner’s Guide to Social Media Marketing: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/09/2020 09:25 PM

Learn social media marketing to build your online presence.

How I Learned R: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/09/2020 03:38 PM

Learn R by solving problems.

How to Learn to Code: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/09/2020 02:26 PM

Learn to code online using courses, practice lessons, community guidance and a lot of tinkering.

Learn Japanese: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/07/2020 06:09 PM

Start learning Japanese today with these tips.

How I Learned C#: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/04/2020 02:35 PM

You can build almost anything after you learn C#. But first, pick a manageable task and tackle it head-on.

How to Learn Python: A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/23/2020 07:04 PM

If you want to learn Python, a number of free or low-cost resources can help you get started.

Learn German: A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/23/2020 02:58 PM

Here’s a beginner’s guide on how to learn German.

What Data Analysis Is and the Skills Needed to Succeed

Published 11/23/2020 01:51 PM

Use the tools and techniques of data analysis to make sense of mountains of information.

What to Know About Udacity

Published 11/20/2020 05:41 PM

Udacity’s courses and nanodegree programs focus on technology and innovation.

What Data Visualization Is and How to Get Started In This Field

Published 11/17/2020 04:29 PM

You don’t need a data science or business analysis degree to learn data visualization.

How to Get a Microsoft Office Certification: A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/13/2020 09:25 PM

A Microsoft Office Certification tells employers that you’re skilled at using Microsoft applications.

Learn Statistics to Unlock Data and Analytics Career Opportunities

Published 11/13/2020 05:34 PM

There are many ways to learn statistics for data and analytics careers.

What to Know About LinkedIn Learning

Published 11/12/2020 05:12 PM

LinkedIn Learning users can take video-based courses to learn in-demand job skills.

How to Start Learning C++: A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/11/2020 02:45 PM

A wealth of resources can help you learn C++, one of the most popular programming languages.

What Business Analytics Is and How to Get Started in This Field

Published 11/10/2020 04:41 PM

Learning business analytics could help you make better decisions for your business.

Learn Tableau to Jump-Start Your Data and Visualization Projects: A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/06/2020 05:36 PM

Learning Tableau could boost your career prospects.

What to Know About MasterClass

Published 11/05/2020 10:32 PM

MasterClass courses are delivered by renowned artists and masters of their craft.

How to Learn English : A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/05/2020 09:30 PM

You have plenty of options for learning English, regardless of how you hope to use the language.

How to Learn Machine Learning A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/02/2020 06:42 PM

These resources can help you learn machine learning at a beginner, intermediate and advanced level.

Become a Full-Stack Developer: How I Did It

Published 10/30/2020 09:45 PM

Full-stack developers build software and have a firm grip on front-end and back-end services.

Quickstart Guide to Learn QuickBooks

Published 10/30/2020 09:14 PM

Learn QuickBooks to land a job in accounting, start a bookkeeping service or manage your own small business.

Top Business Skills for Success on the Job

Published 10/29/2020 06:55 PM

Improving your business skills will help you succeed in your career.

What to Know About edX

Published 10/29/2020 05:34 PM

EdX offers online degrees and certificate programs.

How to Learn Korean: A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/23/2020 09:13 PM

Here’s a beginner’s guide on how to learn Korean.

What to Know About Udemy

Published 10/23/2020 09:08 PM

Udemy users can take online courses on a variety of subjects or teach courses of their own.

How to Learn SEO: A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/23/2020 04:33 PM

Learn how to use search engines like Google to optimize your content.

How to Become an Interior Designer: A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/16/2020 09:36 PM

Learning how to become an interior designer can enable you to use your creativity in your career.

How to Learn Finance as a Beginner: A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/16/2020 07:07 PM

Find out how to learn finance to launch your career in this field.

How to Learn Chinese : A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/15/2020 09:18 PM

Learning Chinese could help advance your career.

How to Become a Web Developer: A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/13/2020 04:19 PM

Learn modern web development practices and choose an area of expertise.

What to Know About Coursera

Published 09/16/2020 09:23 PM

Coursera users can earn professional certificates or even college degrees online.

How to Learn JavaScript: A U.S. News Guide

Published 09/02/2020 02:36 PM

This collection of resources can help you learn JavaScript at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

How to Learn Excel: A U.S. News Guide

Published 08/28/2020 02:30 PM

Learn Excel with free resources and paid courses to go from beginner to superuser.

What to Know About K-12 Online Schools

Published 08/27/2020 08:22 PM

K-12 online schools might be a good option for some families during the 2020-2021 school year.

How to Learn Product Management: A U.S. News Guide

Published 08/11/2020 10:26 PM

Learn how to become a product manager and advance in your career.

Coronavirus and Schools: What Parents Should Know for the Fall

Published 08/06/2020 03:58 PM

Planning and flexibility are key as students go back to school.

Find an Online Tutor

Published 07/24/2020 09:26 PM

Online tutoring can give your student structure if school has moved online.

How to Learn SQL: A U.S. News Guide

Published 07/24/2020 07:09 PM

You don’t have to be a programmer to learn SQL for datasets.

How to Learn Digital Marketing: A U.S. News Guide

Published 07/14/2020 08:58 PM

Learn digital marketing for a variety of platforms and choose a type to specialize in.

How to Learn Graphic Design: A U.S. News Guide

Published 07/07/2020 04:02 PM

Learn graphic design skills online and gain practical experience while creating portfolio pieces.

Online Summer Classes Discounted for Coronavirus

Published 06/24/2020 05:01 PM

These online platforms provide classes like Introduction to Computer Science and The Science of Well-Being for free or at a low cost.

How to Learn Data Science: A U.S. News Guide

Published 06/04/2020 06:11 PM

An array of free and low-cost classes allow you to learn data science skills on your own time.

Project Management Courses: A U.S. News Guide

Published 05/27/2020 08:30 PM

Courses in project management prepare you for certifications that differentiate you from your peers.

Find an ACT Tutor

Published 05/21/2020 07:54 PM

Find an ACT tutor who will give your student the confidence and strategies to succeed.

Find an SAT Tutor

Published 05/21/2020 07:15 PM

Free SAT test prep options are available, but some parents may opt to hire a tutor to help their child study.

How to Learn Spanish: A U.S. News Guide

Published 05/15/2020 10:41 PM

Find the best way to learn Spanish for your budget and learning style.

Finding a High School Tutor

Published 05/12/2020 06:38 PM

Discover how to find the right high school tutor for your student. Explore in-home, online & free services to help make the right decision. Learn more.

Financial Literacy for College Students

Published 04/15/2020 08:32 PM

Improve your financial literacy while in college. Learn how to budget, pick up the basics of credit, saving and investing.

College Road Trip: Indiana

Published 08/13/2010 07:50 PM

College Road Trip: California

Published 08/13/2010 07:40 PM

College Road Trip: Georgia

Published 08/13/2010 07:11 PM

Improving Instruction on Instruction in Education Grad Schools

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

Few schools prepare teachers for life in the classroom, research shows.

The New Doctors in the House

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

How nurses are evolving into far bigger roles at hospitals.

Bringing Better Health to Rural America

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

The nation's small towns need more physicians, and med schools aim to fill the gap.

The Science Rankings Methodology

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

How we rank graduate programs in the sciences

Business School: Teaching More Than Work Ethic

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

Tomorrow's corporate leaders are learning business skills and social values at B-schools.

The Business School Rankings Methodology

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

How we rank graduate business schools

Bitten by the Green Design Bug

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

Engineering students flock to sustainable design, and schools aim for green waters.

Colleges Where Need for Aid Can Hurt Admission Odds

Published 03/23/2010 03:22 PM

See which schools are most likely to admit and you and give you financial aid.

Government Helps Low-Income Grad Students Pay for School

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

Loans to be capped at 15 percent of income, and those entering public service may get loans forgiven.

Medical Schools Fight the War Against Disease

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

Epidemiologists go straight to the source, then sift their data one clue at a time.

Business Schools Look for Different Kinds of Students

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

Admissions offices are pursuing more women and minority candidates.

Aerospace Engineering Searches for New Talent

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

As more baby boomers reach retirement, demand for qualified graduates is on the rise.

Picking the Right School for an Education Grad Degree

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

Is it more important to go to a great school or a school near where you want to teach?

How Technology Is Changing the Medical Profession

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

Clinical practice guidelines, electronic medical records, and population science are revolutionary.

America's Best Colleges: Most International Students

Published 03/17/2009 04:06 PM

The percent of undergraduates who are international.

America's Best Colleges: Freshman Retention Rates

Published 03/17/2009 04:01 PM

The average proportion of freshmen who return the following fall.

America's Best Colleges: Economic Diversity Among Top Schools

Published 03/17/2009 03:52 PM

Percentage of undergraduates receiving federal Pell grants at the Top 25 schools.

America's Best Colleges: Economic Diversity

Published 03/17/2009 03:44 PM

Percentage of undergraduates receiving federal Pell grants.

America's Best Colleges: Best Values

Published 03/17/2009 03:39 PM

These colleges give the best bang for your buck.

Cheaper, Bigger, and Cooler Student Loans

Published 07/01/2008 05:58 PM

New federal standards ease some of the financial pressure for students and their parents.

Colleges Drop Their Loan Programs

Published 04/17/2008 06:10 PM

Administrators at more than 250 public colleges have opted out of the Stafford loan program.

The Impact of the Virginia Tech Attack

Published 04/17/2008 05:59 PM

One consequence of the attack is the increased speed with which colleges respond to threats.

Cuts in European-Language Studies

Published 04/17/2008 05:43 PM

As more students study Arabic and Chinese, European-language departments are suffering cutbacks.

Hot Tips for Law School Students

Published 03/26/2008 04:01 PM

Specialization isn't the only way to gain practical know-how in law school.

Hot Tips for a Graduate Degree in Education

Published 03/26/2008 04:01 PM

Smart Choices Special Ed. The number of teachers in this specialty is forecast to rise almost 15% by 2016. At some schools (e.g., Vanderbilt...

New Ways to Get a Degree in Education

Published 03/26/2008 04:01 PM

Options include salaried training, condensed course, and flexible schedules.

Getting Business School Skills While in Law School

Published 03/26/2008 04:01 PM

Law school students can choose joint programs and special courses.

Changes for the GRE Exam This Fall

Published 09/12/2007 08:44 PM

The fill-in-the-blank questions get trickier, and some questions don't give any choices at all.

Playing Your Cards Right

Published 09/07/2007 05:44 PM

The stakes in the financial aid game are higher than ever.

Loans Are as Tricky as Ever

Published 09/07/2007 05:39 PM

Colleges break links with lenders but now give less guidance.

Best Practices of State Bullying Policies

Published 12/16/2010 10:22 PM

Secretary Duncan issued a technical assistance memo highlighting key components of strong state bullying laws and policies.

New Board Members for Postsecondary Improvement Fund

Published 12/13/2010 03:27 PM

Secretary Duncan announced 13 new board members for the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE).

International Student Assessment

Published 12/07/2010 06:15 PM

"Being average in reading and science—and below average in math—is not nearly good enough," Secretary Duncan said in response to results from the Program for International Student Assessment.

Passage of the Child Nutrition Bill

Published 12/03/2010 11:52 AM

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act will "help schools fight our country's childhood obesity epidemic and give students access to the nutritional food they need to help them learn," Secretary Duncan said.

Grants to Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions

Published 11/23/2010 02:24 PM

ED announced grants to higher education institutions that serve Asian American and Pacific Islander students.

Assessment Board Members Named

Published 11/17/2010 04:09 PM

Secretary Duncan named six members of the National Assessment Governing Board, which oversees the Nation's Report Card.

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Published 11/16/2010 10:25 PM

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Baltimore STEM Program Taps Into Students' Passion For Dirt Biking

Published 05/15/2021 12:59 PM

B360 is a STEM program in Baltimore that uses dirt bikes to get kids interested in engineering while also recruiting riders as instructors and diverting them from the justice system.

Graduating? Here's Life Kit's Best Advice For Taking The Next Step

Published 05/15/2021 12:00 PM

Graduating can be scary, especially right now. These Life Kit episodes can help you take the next step.

Student Solves Problem Created While We Look Down At Our Phones

Published 05/14/2021 11:49 AM

We've all missed things when looking down at our phones. Minwook Paeng wanted to draw attention that, and he created the "third eye" — an ocular prosthetic worn on your forehead.

Schools Are Deciding What The New CDC Mask Guidelines Mean For The Classroom

Published 05/14/2021 03:41 AM

It is unclear what impact this will have on teachers, staff and students in the near term. In some states, masks in schools are already optional.

'Theft At A Scale That Is Unprecedented': Behind The Underfunding Of HBCUs

Published 05/13/2021 09:12 PM

Tennessee could owe a historically Black university over $500 million. Andre Perry, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, believes the problem cuts much deeper: "We're throttling the economy."

University Of South Carolina President Resigns After Plagiarizing Part Of Speech

Published 05/13/2021 04:03 PM

The crowd gasped when Robert Caslen, a former Army flag officer, called the graduating students "the newest alumni from the University of California." But his bungled speech didn't stop there.

Lewis' Memoir Describes Being A Teen Mom In College While Raising A Daughter

Published 05/13/2021 10:03 AM

In the new book Pregnant Girl, Nicole Lewis shares her experience as a Black teenage mother and college student fighting for opportunities for herself and her child.

Migrant Education Teams Face Challenges To Get Children Back Into Schools

Published 05/12/2021 12:14 PM

More than 270,000 children participate in migrant education programs across the country. Many of those programs, however, have reported declines in enrollment during the pandemic.

Warren, Sanders Call For Expanding Food Aid To College Students

Published 05/11/2021 02:05 PM

The senators are introducing a bill that would make pandemic-related food benefits for college students permanent and create grants for colleges to address hunger.

Howard University's Decision To Cut Classics Department Prompts An Outcry

Published 05/10/2021 03:18 PM

Howard is the nation's only historically Black university with a classics department, but it is now moving to dissolve the program after a three-year review of the school's curriculum.

Taylor Swift Makes Cameo On High School Students' Year-End Exam

Published 05/10/2021 12:27 PM

The Advanced Placement U.S. government and politics exam included a question about the singer encouraging voters to register on Instagram. CNN reports the surprise put a smile on some students' faces.

Uproar Follows Howard University's Decision To Close Classics Department

Published 05/10/2021 10:09 AM

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Anika Prather, an adjunct professor in Howard University's Classics Department, about the decision to dissolve the department.

This Year's Favorites: Our 2021 SPC Finalists

Published 05/09/2021 11:05 AM

It's that time of year! Listen to our middle school and high school finalists now.

For NPR's 50th — A Story Served With Laughter And Cheetos

Published 05/06/2021 09:37 PM

All Things Considered listener Michael Spikes recounts a piece heard on the show in 2006 that he used for years to teach in his media production classes.

School Principals Help With Contact Tracing Amid COVID-19 Surge In Michigan

Published 05/05/2021 09:29 PM

With most Michigan schools back to in-person learning, the state is seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases. Health departments are turning to an unlikely new crew of contact tracers: school principals.

Missing Houston tiger found safe

Published 05/16/2021 03:17 AM

Republican Arizona election official says Trump "unhinged"

Published 05/16/2021 01:36 AM

Kansas City rally backs Palestine with hundreds marching from Country Club Plaza

Published 05/16/2021 01:05 AM

Texas' 'Go Topless Jeep Weekend' ends in nearly 100 arrests

Published 05/15/2021 11:42 PM

You’ll Want Everything From Hilton Carter’s Collab With Target

Published 05/14/2021 04:12 PM

Toddler found dead in middle of Texas street

Published 05/15/2021 10:14 PM

Afghanistan war: Kabul mosque blast shatters calm for Eid

Published 05/14/2021 04:56 PM

Rep. Maxine Waters threatens to sue Fox News after ‘false claims,’ citing death threats

Published 05/15/2021 11:23 PM

Protester fires back at suspect shooting outside women's clinic, saves woman's life

Published 05/15/2021 08:59 PM

Japan, US, France hold military drill eyeing China presence

Published 05/15/2021 01:24 PM

Israel accused of tricking major news outlets into reporting a fake Gaza invasion to lure Hamas fighters into tunnels that were targeted for massive airstrikes

Published 05/15/2021 09:18 AM

Man was driving 143 mph on Kentucky highway, police say ... until he ran out of gas

Published 05/15/2021 09:11 PM

'We've tried democracy and it failed': Adoring El Salvadorians swoon over their millennial dictator

Published 05/15/2021 02:15 PM

Astonishing footage filmed by a plane passenger shows Hamas rockets being intercepted mid-air by Israel's Iron Dome

Published 05/15/2021 10:27 AM

‘I Wanted Trump to Win’: Husband Charged in Wife’s Murder Also Used Her Name to Vote

Published 05/14/2021 04:42 PM

In final insult, DeSantis, Florida GOP spend our tax dollars to defend taking away our rights | Editorial

Published 05/15/2021 01:00 PM

Teen hurt in downtown Naperville stabbing

Published 05/15/2021 04:48 PM

Matt Gaetz equates sex trafficking investigation with earmarks in Ohio speech

Published 05/15/2021 11:13 PM

A man accused of storming the Capitol with a giant Confederate flag will get to go on a family road trip while awaiting trial

Published 05/14/2021 03:35 PM

Former USC president’s son defends father, calls USC a ‘toxic atmosphere’

Published 05/15/2021 08:37 PM

Bernie Sanders condemns what he calls 'racist nationalism' from Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu while calling for an immediate ceasefire

Published 05/14/2021 11:08 PM

Electric vehicles could soon cost less than gas-powered vehicles

Published 05/15/2021 07:32 PM

Floridians thought they controlled gambling. Turns out, that was a sucker bet | Editorial

Published 05/16/2021 01:00 AM

Neo-Nazi Dumps 3 Dead Bodies at Albuquerque Hospital Then Flees: FBI

Published 05/15/2021 06:36 PM

Covid economy: What economists got right (and wrong)

Published 05/16/2021 12:08 AM

Marjorie Taylor Greene said that she's the victim of Democrat bullying when questioned about her hounding of AOC

Published 05/15/2021 03:40 PM

Racial-equity advocates in Greater Miami lead the way — and win national applause | Editorial

Published 05/15/2021 10:31 PM

Amazon set to hire 10,000 UK workers

Published 05/14/2021 04:19 PM

7-year-old dead from apparent stab wounds in New Jersey

Published 05/16/2021 02:30 AM

Rep. Liz Cheney, who was just ousted from House GOP leadership, says she now regrets voting for Trump in 2020

Published 05/15/2021 02:28 PM

Photos show Greece's glittering beaches and crowded cafes as the country awaits summer tourists

Published 05/15/2021 07:44 PM

A 50-car train derailed in Minnesota

Published 05/16/2021 12:41 AM

After a whirlwind reunion with ex Ben Affleck, JLo is back on the block in Miami

Published 05/14/2021 03:51 PM

Dragons' Den confirms youngest-ever Dragon

Published 05/14/2021 08:18 AM

Witnesses said Matt Gaetz snorted cocaine and had sex with an escort who was paid with campaign money, report says

Published 05/15/2021 01:37 AM

2 people are buried on a runway at a US airport where hundreds of planes land every day, and many people have no idea

Published 05/14/2021 10:31 PM

Mitt Romney rebuked some of his Republican Senate colleagues, calling January 6 Capitol riots an 'insurrection against the Constitution'

Published 05/15/2021 08:14 PM

Driver dies are being forced off U.S. 41 into Ruskin power pole, troopers say

Published 05/16/2021 02:09 AM

Thousands of police officers, sniffer dogs and drones are set to descend on a tiny English seaside town for President Biden's first big moment on the world stage

Published 05/15/2021 12:31 PM

An aspiring journalist who interviewed Obama at age 11 has died at 23

Published 05/15/2021 01:59 PM

Congress strikes surprise deal to move ahead with special commission on Capitol riot

Published 05/14/2021 05:07 PM

China has landed a spacecraft on Mars for the first time, delivering a water-hunting rover to the red planet

Published 05/15/2021 02:17 AM

Chicago Shooting: SWAT called, 3 shot on Near North side, officials say

Published 05/15/2021 10:34 PM

Wild Horses Adopted Under a Federal Program Are Going to Slaughter

Published 05/15/2021 03:42 PM

Biden told staff not to serve leafy greens because he didn't want to be photographed with leaves in his teeth, report says

Published 05/15/2021 12:18 AM

Universal Orlando, Disney World, SeaWorld and Busch Gardens in Florida drop mask requirement outdoors

Published 05/15/2021 11:29 PM

Trump plans to start holding campaign rallies within weeks as he hints at plan to launch 2024 presidential run

Published 05/14/2021 12:07 PM

The Biden administration moved more than $2 billion earmarked for COVID measures to deal with the influx of migrants at the border

Published 05/15/2021 06:51 PM

Where are fully-vaccinated Americans now allowed to go maskless?

Published 05/15/2021 09:18 PM

I quit my desk job in NYC to work on a cruise ship. Here are 7 things that surprised me the most.

Published 05/15/2021 03:10 PM

Covid Indian variant: Pupils keep face masks in parts of North West

Published 05/14/2021 07:25 PM

Pupils in parts of north-west England continue wearing face masks in school amid variant concerns.

Mary Beard's retirement present to fund students

Published 05/13/2021 11:58 PM

Historian and TV presenter is paying for scholarships to widen access to classics beyond "posh" people.

Covid: £13.5bn needed to help pupils catch up, report says

Published 05/13/2021 11:58 PM

The Education Policy Institute also calls for a longer school day and summer activities.

Girls' education 'smartest' post-Covid investment, says PM

Published 05/12/2021 10:51 PM

The PM urges more support for girls' education in poor countries - but faces criticism over aid cuts.

Parents question fairness of Scottish exam assessments

Published 05/13/2021 11:17 PM

Connect has warned schools are taking "different approaches" across the country due to the pandemic.

Self-isolation exam worries in Wales

Published 05/14/2021 06:11 AM

One mother says her son has "suffered very badly" and it is affecting his mental health.

Concerns over impartiality of school abuse review

Published 05/12/2021 01:39 AM

Ofsted cannot conduct an impartial review into allegations of sex abuse in schools, a teaching union says.

Queen's Speech: Boris Johnson promises post-Covid skills overhaul

Published 05/11/2021 11:32 AM

Adults will be offered "lifelong" training loans under measures being announced in the Queen's Speech.

Universities could face fines over free speech breaches

Published 05/12/2021 01:20 AM

Universities in England could face fines if they fail to protect free speech on campus under new legislation.

Conversion therapy ban: Campaigners dismayed over delay

Published 05/11/2021 09:21 PM

Campaigners are dismayed as the government announces a consultation before the practice is banned.

Father calls for pornography sites to require proof of age

Published 05/05/2021 10:00 PM

A father and an Oxford student seek a High Court hearing to require age verification on porn sites.

Cambridge University: Caesarean Sunday gathering 'slap in the face'

Published 05/07/2021 10:59 AM

Hundreds of students gathered on Jesus Green for a "Caesarean Sunday" celebration.

Contest inspires next generation of female code breakers

Published 05/11/2021 11:52 AM

More than 6,500 pupils from across the UK took part in the CyberFirst Girls competition.

Tommy Mallet: 'I don't read emails longer than five words'

Published 05/13/2021 12:19 AM

The Only Way Is Essex star Tommy Mallet opens up about the challenges he has faced with literacy and dyslexia.

Election 2021: Middlesbrough family's library lifeline

Published 04/29/2021 06:34 AM

Public libraries have borne the brunt of council cuts but one town is bucking the national trend.

Lockdowns hurt child speech and language skills - report

Published 04/27/2021 02:01 PM

Delays to speech and language skills are a top concern for primary schools, researchers say.

Would universities call parents in a mental health crisis?

Published 04/18/2021 12:50 AM

Bereaved parents call for universities to contact students' families to reduce risk of suicides.

'I can't read or write, but I can cook'

Published 05/11/2021 12:05 AM

Professionals tell the BBC what it is like to struggle with reading and writing while at work.

Back to school: How pupils feel about returning to class

Published 03/08/2021 02:33 PM

The BBC speaks to pupils to discover how they feel as they go back to school.

Back to school: 'I'm ready for a coffee in peace'

Published 03/07/2021 12:45 AM

As children in England return to school on Monday, parents have mixed emotions.

Topshop: What happened after the shutters closed?

Published 03/01/2021 01:24 AM

The pandemic is changing the jobs market. What happens to young and old trying to find work?

Face masks no longer required in classrooms

Published 05/10/2021 05:38 PM

Face coverings will not be needed in England's secondary classrooms from 17 May, says the prime minister.

Covid: Poor pupils fall further behind in maths

Published 05/07/2021 12:01 AM

The gap between poor pupils and their classmates is unlikely to narrow without intervention, researchers say.

Coronavirus testing: How to do a lateral flow test at home

Published 03/09/2021 12:03 AM

Coronavirus lateral flow tests are free and provide a quick result within 30 minutes. But how do you do one?

Longer school day, shorter summer holiday?

Published 03/07/2021 12:22 PM

A range of measures are being looked at to help pupils in England catch up, the education secretary says.

School 'feels alive' after children's return

Published 03/13/2021 12:05 AM

The BBC visited one school in Lincolnshire to see how its staff and children were coping on week one.

First day back at school has 'gone well', say heads

Published 03/08/2021 04:58 PM

Millions have returned to school in England, with face masks and Covid tests for secondary pupils.

How could children make up for lost school time?

Published 03/08/2021 08:59 AM

A massive task lies ahead for schools as they try to make up for teaching time lost during the pandemic.

Covid: Parents worry about lost learning as schools reopen

Published 03/07/2021 12:14 AM

Parents are confident about children returning to school but worry about catching up, says survey.

Parents not giving Covid test consent, warn heads

Published 03/05/2021 04:05 PM

Heads say parents are not giving consent for Covid tests for children, ahead of going back to school.

Students returning to university in England from 17 May

Published 04/13/2021 05:49 PM

A million students currently learning online will go back to university campuses next month.

Students feel like an 'afterthought' after university return date

Published 04/14/2021 12:56 PM

They've been reacting to the news students won't be returning before 17 May.

What's the plan for students returning to uni?

Published 04/14/2021 06:13 PM

Face-to-face courses cannot resume on campuses in England until at least 17 May.

Coronavirus: Should university students get a refund?

Published 02/17/2021 12:46 AM

The pandemic has meant most students have been unable to go to lectures - so should they get a refund?

Turing Scheme: What is the Erasmus replacement?

Published 03/12/2021 12:39 PM

What will Brexit mean for students in the UK wanting to work or study abroad?

A-level and GCSE results to be decided by teachers

Published 02/25/2021 10:19 AM

A combination of mock exams, coursework and essays will be used to decide grades in England this year.

Exam cancellations: 'Has all my work gone down the drain?'

Published 01/06/2021 03:54 PM

"Relieved, anxious, stressed" - students speak out on learning that A-levels and GCSE are cancelled.

Coronavirus: The story of the big U-turn of the summer

Published 09/13/2020 12:06 AM

The Department of Education and Ofqual will face public scrutiny to explain the exam confusion, the colossal U-turn and resignations. What went wrong?

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