Authorities arrested a 13-year-old boy and seized an assault-style rifle in connection with a reported threat at a middle school, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.
One of the teenagers who allegedly opened fire at a Colorado charter school in May said he accidentally fired just one shot when classmates rushed him.
A series of new firearm laws will go into effect in Texas on Sunday just hours after a shooting left five people dead in the western part of the state.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled his education policy plan on Saturday -- a comprehensive 10-point agenda that calls for the end of for-profit charter schools, creates a salary floor for public school teachers, guarantees free school meals for all students and expands after school and summer school programs.
In a major education policy speech set to be delivered Saturday, Sen. Bernie Sanders will call for a ban on all for-profit charter schools, a position that puts him directly at odds with the Trump administration and becoming the first of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to insist on such a move.
Elizabeth Warren pledges to pick a former public school teacher as secretary of education if elected
Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced Monday that if elected president, she would choose a former public school teacher to lead the Department of Education.
Five months before Tuesday's fatal shooting at a Colorado charter school, a district official urged the school's administration to investigate allegations of violence, sexual assault and campus bullying that an anonymous parent feared could lead to "a repeat of Columbine," according to a school district letter obtained by CNN.
Chris Elledge should be looking forward to finishing his freshman year and enjoying summer break.
A strike by charter school teachers in Chicago, described as the nation's first, concluded its first week after staff members asked for better wages, less crowded classrooms and decreased work hours.
White House officials were alarmed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' struggle to answer basic questions about the nation's schools and failure to defend the administration's newly proposed school safety measures during a tour of television interviews Sunday and Monday, according to two sources familiar with their reaction.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Tuesday that criticism of her position on discrimination in schools is "hurtful" and "couldn't be further from the truth."
During her time as education secretary, Betsy DeVos has made it very clear she supports educational choice. This week, she even went as far as calling opponents of the movement "flat earthers" who are holding America's children back.