Aug 23, 2014 — The state has some of the country's most overcrowded — and troubled — prisons. Alabama is also home to a thriving life skills program that prison officials are fighting to save from budget slashes.
Aug 22, 2014 — Once a popular way to teach grammar, the practice of diagramming sentences has fallen out of favor.
Aug 22, 2014 — Kris Kalberer and her family lost their house in 2011. Now they live in their car. Kris says she feels guilty for not being able to fix this. But her teenage daughter Erika doesn't blame her mom.
Aug 21, 2014 — Our informal survey of what's on those back-to-school shopping lists, and how much it costs to fill kids' backpacks.
Aug 20, 2014 — There's a link between how children draw at age 4 and how well they perform on intelligence tests at age 14, researchers say.
Aug 20, 2014 — Two surveys claim to capture the public's view of the Common Core State Standards. But they tell very different stories.
Aug 19, 2014 — School has been canceled for the week in Ferguson, Mo., as civil unrest continues. While the students are out of the classroom, teachers are helping to clean up the streets.
Aug 18, 2014 — A small percentage of college students commit most of the rapes on campus. Research suggests that the attitudes of male friends can either lead men to commit rape or stop them.
Aug 17, 2014 — The pressure placed on schools and educators by high-stakes tests can lead to unintended consequences.
Aug 15, 2014 — The shooting of Michael Brown may raise questions for students, and teachers need to be prepared.