As states debate the purpose of public universities, some say politics is playing an outsized role.
Gun violence costs lives -- and money. The financial burden can overwhelm governments, especially when they're small or struggling.
Comments about "labor peace" during the February hearing didn't attract a lot of attention at the time. But since then, labor protests have spread across the country.
Austin Beutner, the new leader of Los Angeles schools, is the latest big-city superintendent with no education experience. Some say that -- and his ties to charter schools -- are cause for concern.
With both kinds of traumatic events on the rise, school counselors can't keep up with the demand for mental health services.
States where teachers are protesting have among the largest pay discrepancies when compared with similarly educated private-sector workers.