After about half a million students took the PISA exams, US performance remained flat. America has a child poverty rate nearly double that of some countries that outperform the United States, which is thought to be a factor. Experts say the test results will likely intensify the debate over education reform. NBC s Rehema Ellis reports.
When a Tennessee teacher put a photo online to teach her elementary school students what can happen when a personal photo goes public, even she was surprised at a lesson we can all learn from. NBC s Janet Shamlian reports.
A University of Texas study found that students given quizzes in every class learn more than those who have only a few big exams each semester. TODAY s Savannah Guthrie breaks the bad news for college kids.
A small town in Connecticut may be forced to shut down its schools by the end of the year after its finance director allegedly embezzled more than two million dollars from the town coffers. NBC s Kristen Dahlgren reports.
A Houston teacher is accused of using a marker to write reminder notes on the foreheads of students who forget their school materials. KPRC's Andy Cerota reports.