Afghanistan’s staggering set of crises, explained

A woman hands out bread to young people in need in front of a bakery in Kabul, Afghanistan, in September 2021. | Bulent Kilic/AFP via Getty Images A year after Kabul’s fall and the US’s...

Man killed attacking Ohio FBI office was central Pa. native

Ricky Shiffer attended Susquenita, West Perry high schools before joining the service.

Indispensable or irreplaceable

There are 1,000 other high schools, and each one has a vice principal who isn’t you. No, you’re not irreplaceable. No one is, not really. But if we work at it, we might become indispensable. The...

The Three I's Of A Police-State Education: Indoctrination, Intimidation, & Intolerance

The Three I's Of A Police-State Education: Indoctrination, Intimidation, & Intolerance Authored by John & Nisha Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “Every day in communities...

Growing up with rich friends can help a child escape poverty, researchers say

Having friends across class lines is among the strongest predictors of upward income mobility. Poorer kids who grow up in communities with more of these kinds of friendships can expect 20% higher...

As fewer kids enroll, big cities face a small schools crisis

CHICAGO (AP) — On a recent morning inside Chalmers School of Excellence on Chicago’s West Side, five preschool and kindergarten students finished up drawings. Four staffers, including a teacher...

California's crack-of-dawn school ban could set a national trend

A landmark California law requiring high schools to start at 8:30am or later is jump-starting similar efforts nationwide after years of intense debate over schools' starting bells.Why it matters:...

Sexual Abuse of Teens in the Military’s J.R.O.T.C. Program

Former students say military veterans who led J.R.O.T.C. classes in U.S. high schools fashioned themselves as mentors, then used their power to manipulate and abuse.

Taliban seek international recognition after men-only gathering

The group made no signals of changes on international demands such as the opening of girls' high schools.

USFL roundup: Stallions get surprise opponent for title game

Fourteen players from Alabama high schools and colleges played in the league’s semifinal games.

As college enrollment tanks, there's a growing push to celebrate students going into skilled trades

Brazoria County, Texas, high schools had a record turnout for Career Signing Day. Michael Martinez, 18, decided to follow in his father's footsteps and become a professional welder. "My dad always...

81 N.J. high schools rank among the nation’s best. Search for yours

Eighty-one New Jersey public high schools rank in the nation’s top 10%, more than twice what it had last year, according to figures released today by U.S. News & World Report.

These are the 50 highest rated Michigan high schools in the new U.S. News rankings

Three Michigan high schools are once again rated among the top 100 best high schools in the country in the latest U.S. News & World Report best high school rankings released on Tuesday, April 26. ...

USFL Roundup: State players make themselves at home in Birmingham

Players from Alabama high schools and colleges turned in some of the top performances during the new league’s opening weekend.

Will fans know any of the USFL players this weekend?

The new football league starts its season on Saturday night in Birmingham with 21 players from Alabama high schools and colleges on the active rosters of its eight teams.

Taliban orders girls' high schools shut despite pledges, leaving students in tears

The international community has made the education of girls a key demand for any future recognition of the Taliban administration.

Altria says judge has dismissed lawsuit over Juul investment

Tobacco giant Altria says judge has dismissed lawsuit over Juul investment. The preliminary decision by the agency judge is subject to review by the Federal Trade Commission and will likely be...

Unvaccinated students, staff allowed to take off masks in Cohasset middle, high schools

A recent state rule change allowed the district to decide to let everyone remove their masks, regardless of vaccination status.

Incoming NY mayor wants crypto taught in schools

New York Mayor-Elect Eric Adams says schools should incorporate cryptocurrency studies into their curricula. Adams described cryptocurrency as “a new way of paying for goods and services...

Move to end standardized testing in high schools draws both praise and concern

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced a bill to eliminate year-end standardized testing in high schools, saying “you can’t be wedded to the old way of doing things.”

McAuliffe references raising 5 children in Virginia in touting public schools -- 4 went to private

Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe praised his state's education system on Sunday, noting that he has raised five children there even though four of them went to private...

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