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The governor says his proposed school aid would, for the first time, fully fund districts that have gone underfunded for years, including Newark.

The Summer Youth Employment Program has for decades provided the city’s youth with paid opportunities to explore potential career pathways over the summer.

During Tuesday’s budget address, Murphy proposed more money for K-12 public schools, marking the largest investment to schools in the state’s history.

Three new national studies find that teachers are self-censoring at high rates, and that students and teachers are more comfortable talking about race in school than LGBTQ issues.

Federal officials announced a temporary solution to help students whose parents lack a Social Security number complete the FAFSA. But lawmakers say a permanent fix is needed.

By declining to hear the case, the Supreme Court leaves intact admissions policies that aim to increase diversity at selective high schools. But other legal challenges may be in store.

Lawmakers discussed how Gov. Kathy Hochul’s proposals could impact schools across the state at a budget hearing Thursday.

Some observers remain skeptical about whether recent public hearings will sway negotiations over mayoral control in NYC.

The right-wing group’s visit to the Upper East Side attracted the ire of locals.

Nearly three months after Thomas Luna was unanimously chosen to fill a vacancy on the Newark school board, a legal analysis found that he should have been sworn in during the November board meeting.

Her support for mayoral control follows heavy critique from New York City educators at a series of recent public hearings.

A guide on how to keep up with education issues in the Colorado legislature.

An analysis from the University of Chicago Crime Lab found 1 in 5 of more than 2,000 youth contacted participated.

Gov. Kathy Hochul outlined her priorities for the coming year during her State of the State address on Tuesday.

Chicago’s school board could shift away from school choice. Here are three things to know.

Ending a monthslong budget impasse, Gov. Josh Shapiro signed several code bills that create a student teacher stipend, add money for school choice programs, and send millions to community colleges and libraries.

The state’s Board of Regents unanimously approved a list of budget priorities for next school year. They also discussed worries about New York City’s education budget.

Algunos preescolares financiados públicamente en Colorado enseñan religión junto con letras, números y colores. Funcionarios en el estado quieren cambiar eso, pero recientes decisiones judiciales podrían proteger los programas religiosos en preescolares públicos.