SHAPE America created guidelines for schools to follow to support recess for all K-12 students.
The plan is called Excelsior Scholarship and would be geared toward families with an income of $125,000 or less.
How current societal norms are contributing to boys falling behind—in school and in life.
Teaching kids to handle setbacks with grit and perseverance is more valuable than trying to help them avoid ever failing at anything.
A look into how these local Catholic schools have integrated and accommodated students of all types of religious backgrounds.
A look inside the debate about whether homework is necessary—and what a Brooklyn elementary school is doing instead
How local teachers are including the 2016 election in lesson plans and raising civic awareness in kids.
Wetherby-Pembridge on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, has a mission to combine the best of British education with that of the United States’.
The application process for public New York City high schools can be baffling. Here are our top tips for navigating a confusing system.
Many kids refuse to go to school when the first day comes around, but for some, it may be more than back-to-school anxiety.
Many high school graduates are opting to take a year “off” before starting college. But far from doing nothing, they are participating in programs and gaining experiences that set them up for success.
At many schools, kindergarten kids will be learning reading, basic math, and much more in this exciting, important, and potentially difficult school year.
Our top tips for how parents can help their children succeed and thrive in kindergarten.
Experts discuss the importance of early childhood education. It’s much more than just play time!
Take this quiz to help determine which after-school activity is best for your child.
Common Sense Media rates 11 apps and games that help kids ages 2 and older build reading skills.
Caddying is not only a way to learn valuable skills, it can also earn teens a 4-year college scholarship through the Western Golf Association Evans Scholar Foundation.
If you have a bright child who seems to be losing interest in school, it may not be because they do not like it, they might just be bored.
The results of the Nation’s Report Card are in, and it looks like the majority of high school seniors aren’t college or career ready.
Developing strong reading skills early sets an important foundation for school success.
A new paper just released by youcubed, a Stanford University center dedicated to giving research based mathematics resources to teachers and parents, is supporting the use of visual mathematics.
Dr. Emily Levy is the founder and director of EBL Coaching, a one-on-one tutoring program based in Manhattan, Westchester, and New Jersey. Here she offers expert advice on how to build your child's writing skills.
Common Sense Media launches a new ratings system evaluating character strengths and values in youth media at South by Southwest media conference in Austin this week.
If your child refuses to go to school, it may be because she dealing with a traumatic experience at school or home. Here's how to get to the bottom of her refusal and help her like school.
As the area's first new bridge in more than 50 years arises across the Hudson River, local educators are seizing the opportunity to spark students' interest in STEM learning.