Those on both sides of the debate believe they're championing civil rights. But there's no one-size-fits-all solution.
A spate of closings is leaving children without local education options.
Districts that stopped forcing schools to mix students by race have seen a gradual but significant -return of racial isolation, especially at the elementary level.
Mayor Thomas Menino says busing is unpopular and outdated. So why are 10,000 Boston kids on a waiting list to be bused to higher-quality schools?
Also, Britain bans curves from school architecture and two chaps get exiled from an all-you-can-eat Mongolian restaurant.
The U.S. financial meltdown, coupled with a major education crisis, left the city reeling.
Using information to improve programs, even when money's tight.
Also, a girl can't wear the Confederate flag to prom in Tennessee; the British can't even support their own Olympics; Yertle the Turtle is banned in Canada.
You'd think the national champion chess team at Intermediate School 318 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, wouldn't have to worry about their program's continued funding. But you'd be wrong.
A new report examines the link between standardized test scores and restrictive zoning regulations.
If you can't avoid a car commute, maybe you can slightly change what time you do it.
Also, Boston hates moshpits; an Illinois town repeals Prohibition; New York City's teachers should stay far away from Facebook.
A team of Portuguese architects propose a lofty concept to fix America's troubled education system.
The city and schools of Eastlake, Ohio, will take hit when a nearby FirstEnergy plant closes in September.
Students in Le Roy, New York, are beset by an unexplained storm of tics and verbal outbursts.
One crumbling structure becomes a lesson in urban design for students
A pilot program allows joint use of school playgrounds by communities in park-poor areas