In the State Where Teacher Strikes Started, Lawmakers Aim to Prevent More

The West Virginia Senate passed a bill that would not only punish teachers for protesting but also includes a provision they recently fought to defeat. The House could vote on it as early as Monday.

Absenteeism Costs Schools Money. A Simple Change Can Reduce It.

It involves tweaking the tone and the look of letters home to parents.

States That Spend the Most (and the Least) on Education

Plus, where the funding comes from and how it's spent in each state.

One City Invests in Child Care That Parents Can Actually Afford

More people are believed to be relying on family and friends to watch their kids. Minneapolis is helping to educate those informal providers.