Sep 5, 2012 A trip to the airport paid off for former technology teacher Chris Bjuland.
Sep 5, 2012 A language arts teacher in Minnesota describes the anxiety that comes with every new school year -- wondering if she will have a job.
Aug 14, 2012 Listener Geri-Ellen Dow heard our Freakonomics segment on paying kids to do better in school, and tried the experiment out on her own son.
Aug 7, 2012 The Poway Unified School district borrowed just over $100 million for building renovations in 2008, but because of a form of creative financing called a capital appreciation bond, the total debt is now adding up to close to $1 billion.
Jul 24, 2012 Sesame Street has long licensed toys. Now it has entered the for-profit preschool market in India by franchising its curriculum.
Apr 11, 2012 Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel is moving ahead with controversial plans for a longer school day. That would make Chicago an outlier, because a longer day costs more money -- which most districts don't have at the moment.
Feb 17, 2012 In suburban Detroit, there's a speed limit sign telling drivers to slow down to 25 mph on school days -- but it's a little different than the signs you might be used to seeing in your neighborhood.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Feb 6, 2012 Beethoven meets Big Bird as Gustavo Dudamel, who created youth orchestras in his native Venezuela, seeks to inspire listeners of "Sesame Street."
Jan 26, 2012 Congress is still allowing French fries and pizza to count as vegetables, but what else is about to change on school lunch trays across America?