A tentative deal between the Chicago Teachers Union and the nation's third-largest school district was agreed to shortly before picket lines were scheduled to go up early Tuesday morning.
Violent protests have shut down most South African universities in recent weeks as students nationwide protest high tuition fees. They pledge to continue the violence until tuition fees are scrapped.
Fires, stone-throwing, tear gas and water cannon filled the campus of the University of the Witwatersrand on Monday, when the school was supposed to reopen after weeks of unrest.
When school test scores are published on real estate web sites, is that an objective data point, or a subtle form of racial steering? Experts say it's complicated.
Middle school is an awkward time — there's no getting around that. But there are ways we can make it better, hormones and all.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Secretary of Education John King about his school integration initiative, "Stronger Together."
Forty million young people in the world's largest economies are neither in school, employed nor in any kind of training program. They're called NEETs. Economists say they are a big problem.