By Chris Weller | Fri, 11/15/2013 - 16:20
Does learning cursive handwriting make us better readers?
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 11/07/2013 - 08:59
Researchers find that less educated German adults, especially those with physically demanding jobs, consume more energy-dense foods than their more educated peers.
By Peter Sergo | Thu, 10/31/2013 - 13:55
Doctors are wondering whether the inflated price of medical school is creating a "medical education bubble" that would dissuade many from choosing a health profession.
By John Ericson | Mon, 10/07/2013 - 17:22
A number of Chinese secondary schools are enforcing a set of stringent rules to limit the "undesirable effects" of young love.
By Nsikan Akpan | Mon, 09/23/2013 - 15:56
A UMass Amherst study finds the first evidence that daytime naps enhance learning in preschool children.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 09/19/2013 - 12:47
A college in China is not letting incoming freshmen start classes until they sign "suicide waivers."
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 09/13/2013 - 13:29
Academics and other senior officials in education have begun a campaign in England that questions whether starting school young is negatively impacting children.
By John Ericson | Thu, 09/05/2013 - 22:55
The $86K settlement would bar 21-year-old David from the school district, and preclude his mother Heather Houston from filing any complaints in the future.
By John Ericson | Wed, 08/28/2013 - 16:49
Texas Christian University freshman Carson Huey-You is only 11 years old, but has already signed up for a full course load consisting of history, religion, physics, and calculus.
By John Ericson | Tue, 08/27/2013 - 19:20
The unprecedented exam failure rate illuminates the severe shortcomings of Liberia's elementary school system, officials said.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 08/22/2013 - 21:31
A plan by an education chief in Indonesia to test female high school students' virginity has been met by opposition from other officials, as well as activist and rights groups.
By John Ericson | Wed, 08/21/2013 - 18:00
31 percent of graduating high school seniors taking the ACT had insufficient scores in English, mathematics, reading and science reasoning. Only one-fourth cleared the bar in all four subsections.