The Rev. Daniel Lahart, the president of Regis High School, targeted multiple adults, including subordinates, an investigation found.
Ultra-Orthodox schools must provide a proper education, but politicians aren’t holding them accountable.
Thousands of anonymous online accounts have shone a spotlight on sexual violence against young women and girls.
Screen-fatigued parents have been considering an education option that once seemed possible only for those in rarefied circles.
Frustration over pandemic reopening plans is growing in New Jersey’s affluent suburbs, where taxes are high and many students are barely in classrooms.
The pandemic relief bill includes $2.75 billion for private schools. How it got there is an unlikely political tale, involving Orthodox Jewish lobbying, the Senate majority leader and a teachers’ union president.
Frustrated with remote learning, parents in the Philadelphia area are running for office, suing, relocating and retreating to private school.
Waiving standardized test requirements during the pandemic brought more hopefuls to the Ivy League and large state schools, while less-selective colleges face an alarming drop.
Teacher resistance is a disaster for the most vulnerable.
The governor had ordered all of the state’s K-12 schools, whether public or private, to close temporarily to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
Betsy DeVos’s assault on public education has provided a chance for major policy renewal.
Schools will reopen as abruptly as they closed — but only for some.
As school districts diverge on handling the pandemic, Baltimore City Public Schools are slowly trying to get students back in the classroom. It has not been easy, but neither has remote learning.
No group claimed immediate responsibility for the bombing, which took place while classes were happening at a madrasa in the suburbs of Peshawar, Pakistan.
A surge in worldwide demand for low-cost laptops has created shipment delays and pitted desperate schools against one another.
Schools offering in-person teaching are seeing a rise in applications — even when tuition is $50,000 a year or more.
President Emmanuel Macron’s speech addressed a deep-rooted problem in French society: its enduring difficulty to integrate significant parts of its large, nonwhite, Muslim population of immigrants and their descendants.
Amazingly, the school did something to fix it.
About 150 Catholic schools have closed nationwide citing insurmountable financial pressures from the coronavirus pandemic.
Brooklyn Friends, a private school, is trying to dissolve a faculty and staff members’ union.
Nine families shared with us why they chose to educate their children outside the traditional school system.
Seven perspectives on home-schooling in the 80s and 90s.
As many schools remain closed, families are seeking alternatives to the virtual classroom.
The president is demanding schools return to in-person learning. Officials are answering that call. But teachers and their unions say many of those plans are unsafe.
Republicans and Democrats agree that schools need billions of dollars to reopen, but policy fights have the parties at loggerheads, with educators growing desperate.
Some students were taking classes online, while others couldn’t. So the government scrapped the school year for all. But the move may just make educational inequality worse.
A dispute in Maryland over whether prestigious private schools can teach in person during the coronavirus pandemic highlights a national divide.
When it is safe enough to return to school, young children would benefit the most. Yet financial pressures are pushing colleges to reopen most rapidly, an economist says.
“This is our emergency fund,” said one parent considering a pod school. “And this is our emergency.”
Among them: Religion got a place at the public table long reserved for secular society.
Private schools have always had more flexibility, and usually more money, but never has that disparity made a bigger difference than now.
Maybe someday Betsy DeVos will explain her thinking.
Doling out victories to both sides, the court led by Chief Justice John Roberts seemed to strive to avoid charges of partisanship.
Recent decisions are about safeguarding pluralism, not taking sides in the culture wars.
The case was the court’s latest consideration of the relationship between the government and religion.
The case was the court’s latest on whether the Constitution allows the states to exclude religious groups from government programs.
“I’m done with shame,” says Lacy Crawford, the author of the memoir “Notes on a Silencing.”
Prestigious all-girls schools, including Brearley and Chapin, have been rocked by allegations of racism made by generations of black graduates on Instagram.
Charter schools, which are publicly funded but privately run, are securing coronavirus relief meant for businesses even as they also benefit from public school aid.
The government is allowing federal pandemic aid to pay for clergy salaries, something that once would have been unthinkable.
Chasing after a shrinking pool of wealthy students by increasing spending, and now vulnerable to closure because of the pandemic.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says she will force public school superintendents to share coronavirus rescue funds with private schools, some of which are facing ruin.
Two recent cases on religion are about more than the tales they tell.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, using discretion written into the coronavirus stabilization law, is using millions of dollars to pursue long-sought policy goals that Congress has blocked.
The cases are the latest in a series the court has had before it considering the relationship between church and state.
Some private schools provide online luxury learning during the pandemic. As many public schools struggle to adjust, the nation’s educational gaps widen.
The treasury secretary ordered elite schools with “significant endowments” to return loans intended to help small businesses pay employees during the coronavirus pandemic. Some are resisting.
The loans were meant as a payroll lifeline for small businesses. Many of the schools had endowments in the tens of millions. Their administrators grappled with a question: to take or not to take?