A report released last year estimates that nearly half of the nation's new teachers quit within five years, a rate of attrition that costs the United States over US$2 billion annually.
An Australian museum has defended an artist who suggested that teenagers be given marijuana to unlock their potential, describing the proposal as "brave and creative".
These clothes soon may be all the rave: Fiber science and physics students have teamed to create fashionable "smart" garments with vivid, luminescent panels that pulse to music.
Young people who may have thought that scientists were 'boring' and 'nerdy' changed their minds after having an opportunity to 'Meet the Scientist' face-to-face.
Teachers are likely to interpret students' misbehavior differently depending on the student's race, according to new research findings published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
A maths problem that first appeared in a test for Singapore's elite high school students has baffled Internet users around the world after it went viral, prompting a rush of attempts to solve it.
Using tech, like iPads, in schools has turned into a heated political debate. Los Angeles infamously spent $1.3 billion on a program to give iPads to each student that has subsequently been plagued with problems. In the United ...
Low-achieving students who were allowed to teach a virtual class performed better in their own courses, according to a new University of Georgia study. The students taught a virtual class through tutoring software, which ...
When Kevin McDermott and Susan Dittmer talk about what they might discover when their particle detector goes back online in Switzerland, it's a little like talking to a 5-year-old on Christmas Eve.
Improving the legal status of our country's newest arrivals is not only humane but smart, says sociologist
Immigration is a hot topic again, as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton recently announced she would support President Barack Obama's efforts to extend the work permits of young undocumented immigrants and ...