Education

Education includes information on learning and career training. Learn more about topics like homeschooling, college-prep, career paths and more.


Louisiana has the dubious honor of being the U.S. state with the biggest bullying problem.

The College Board wants AP World History courses to cover material from the year 1450 on. The rest, well, is history.

Free kids books that come out of a vending machine? Yes, please!

The country music superstar gave away her 100 millionth book and was honored by the U.S. Library of Congress.

The decades-old LSAT test is losing its hold on law school admissions. What will this mean for prospective graduate students?

It used to be common for kids to walk to school by themselves but not any more. A study found several benefits when children walked unaccompanied.

Title IX opened up access to collegiate sports for American girls and women when it was signed into law in 1972. But what has changed since then and what does the future hold for Title IX?

Secretive Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen is the leader of a politically powerful Turkish religious movement — and head of the largest chain of charter schools in America.

Internships can be valuable for students across many fields. But how do you go about finding one and should you insist on being paid?

Do public school dress codes and uniforms have any real value or are they sexist and arbitrary?

Experts advocate teens start school slightly later in the morning, but not all parents give the idea a passing grade.

Not all pencils are created equal. There's a reason why teachers and school supply lists might specify a specific pencil brand.

Think you're a visual learner? How about auditory? Sorry, that's preference; education is best tailored to the subject matter, not the student.

It might not be sophisticated, but some people with dyslexia say it's the only typeface they can read.

For tired teen students, a snooze during the school day can offer a much-needed pick-me-up.

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.

A whopping 2.8 million students were suspended in the '13-'14 school year, which is likely more detrimental than beneficial to society.

And, for that matter, how do kindergarten teachers decide which students are smart?

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.

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.

A new study pitted touch-typists against people using a hunt-and-peck style. Guess what they found.

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.

Researchers are figuring out cool ways to spur conversation between kids and caregivers. And all that talk can really help kids' language development.

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.