Schooling comes in many forms -- from traditional K-12 education to college and the pursuit of advanced degrees. Learn all about schooling here.
Do public school dress codes and uniforms have any real value or are they sexist and arbitrary?
By Alia Hoyt Sep 15, 2017
Experts advocate teens start school slightly later in the morning, but not all parents give the idea a passing grade.
By Laurie L. Dove Sep 4, 2017
Not all pencils are created equal. There's a reason why teachers and school supply lists might specify a specific pencil brand.
By Alia Hoyt Jul 31, 2017
For tired teen students, a snooze during the school day can offer a much-needed pick-me-up.
By Shelley Danzy Feb 22, 2017
Ever year, millions of high school seniors lose interest in school after they get into college. And every year, some of those students see those acceptances vanish.
By Julia Layton Jan 30, 2017
A whopping 2.8 million students were suspended in the '13-'14 school year, which is likely more detrimental than beneficial to society.
By Julia Layton Jan 12, 2017
And, for that matter, how do kindergarten teachers decide which students are smart?
By Kate Kershner Jan 12, 2017
That's what South Africa did.
By Jonathan Strickland Nov 21, 2016
A five-year study of the BioEYES program found that students get excited about science when they get to work hands-on with growing zebra fish.
By Robert Lamb Nov 10, 2016
The Dance Your Ph.D. contest asks students to create a dance explaining their research. This year's winner had some major boogeying and a cow heart valve doing the worm.
By Kate Kershner Nov 3, 2016
Talk about minimal input for maximum result. A new study suggests that encouragement from a female role model could keep some girls from dropping out of STEM classes.
By Jesslyn Shields Oct 25, 2016
Researchers are figuring out cool ways to spur conversation between kids and caregivers. And all that talk can really help kids' language development.
By Kate Kershner Oct 11, 2016
Students might be shocked to learn how little most of their professors are paid or that others have to raise funds for their own salaries.
By Dave Roos Jun 10, 2016
Students in the U.S. haven't been as quick to adopt the post-high-school gap year as their international counterparts. While that time off isn't ideal for everyone, it has some very real advantages.
By Clint Pumphrey
For the past 40 years, U.S. neighborhoods have become increasingly segregated by income. Are school districts and mobile wealthy parents balkanizing our country?
By Jesslyn Shields May 10, 2016
If you've already tapped out Mom, Dad and the bank for college money, why not try complete strangers? It's worked for some folks.
By Dave Roos Apr 29, 2016
Some single-gender colleges have changed their admissions policies to allow trans students while others are still deciding. HowStuffWorks Now looks at what the law says.
By Raquel Willis Mar 15, 2016
When it comes to finding an online school, the choices seem almost limitless. But how can you determine if the school is highly regarded?
By Sara Elliott
Congratulations! You just graduated with an online degree. But will a degree earned online benefit you in the job market? Was all your hard work worth it?
All the studying in the world may not be worth it career-wise. Learn if potential employers take online degrees seriously.
When you start applying to various colleges, everyone says make sure the school is accredited. How do go about doing that?
Seems like the Internet is allowing us to do almost everything from home or from wherever we are at the moment. So how many Americans do their degrees remotely?
Every year, 750,000 people in the U.S. take the branded battery of tests, hoping to earn the equivalent of a high school diploma.
By Kate Kershner
Sixth grade is one of the biggest changes kids can make -- for some, it even means transitioning from elementary school to middle school. What will you discover this year?
By Laurie L. Dove
Not everyone learns at the same speed, and the jump from fifth to sixth grade is an especially big one. When should a student repeat the fifth grade?
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