All business: Spelling bee finalists cut out distractions

Naysa, who first competed in the bee as a cherubic 9-year-old, is now a poised and accomplished speller in her fourth appearance, with a businesslike approach to match.

Teacher out of hospital after stopping school shooting

“He is that hero teacher who stopped the shooter from hurting more young people,”

Texas shooting renews debate about American school design

Just hours after the nation’s latest school shooting, the debate began anew: Are American schools built in a way that makes them easy targets? Are there too many windows, too many entrances and exits and too few security features?

New study shows increase youth suicide attempts

Performance anxiety or social pressures could be factors, according to researchers.

Threat case throws spotlight on hard choices for schools

When 12-year-old Nora Nissenbaum told a boy from her class she wasn’t interested in him anymore, he started texting her images of Adolf Hitler and insults such as “dirty Jew.”

Teachers channel momentum from strikes into midterm races

As they packed up their protest signs and returned to the classroom to finish out the school year, thousands of teachers turned their attention to a different fight: the midterm elections.

Gates, Zuckerberg team up on new education initiative

Tech titans look to team up help education.

Bill Gates pumps $158 million into push to combat US poverty

Gates' poverty initiative aligns to his education agenda.

Striking Arizona teachers win 20 percent raise, end walkout

Walk-out on the job may cause some to get fired, but AZ teachers got a 20% raise.

WW II veteran to graduate 68 years after leaving college

Like so many American soldiers returning home from World War II, Bob Barger started working a new job and going to college.