NPR - Education Raising Brilliant Kids — With Research To Back You Up 2018-07-23T06:01:17.000000000-04:00 Two experts believe that six C's form a framework that can help parents guide kids as they grow. What Your State Is Doing To Beef Up Civics Education 2018-07-21T05:57:19.000000000-04:00 Not enough people know how a bill becomes a law and other aspects of civic life. More than half the states are trying to fix that. See how your state is doing and take our quiz. Trump Administration Defends Campus Sexual Assault Rules 2018-07-20T05:11:00.000000000-04:00 Government lawyers were in federal court Thursday for a hearing in a lawsuit over guidelines that would allow schools to demand a higher standard of evidence, making it tougher to prove an assault. iTeach: A Guide To The Most Useful Apps For The Classroom 2018-07-19T08:51:50.000000000-04:00 Here are five educational apps — endorsed by an expert — that teachers love. Plus, what teachers can look for when choosing apps for the classroom. Behind The Campaign To Get Teachers To Leave Their Unions 2018-07-19T05:29:22.000000000-04:00 Well-funded groups are spreading the word: Teachers no longer have to support the union that represents them. Empowering Kids In An Anxious World 2018-07-18T05:09:00.000000000-04:00 Teen depression and anxiety rates have been rising for years, and two new books offer advice to parents and caregivers. Scared Of Math? Here's One Way To Fight The Fear 2018-07-16T06:00:27.000000000-04:00 Kids and grown-ups can both experience anxiety when it comes to math. One college professor has an assignment to help banish the dread. Vouchers In Puerto Rico; Secret Service Guides Schools; Special Education And Race 2018-07-14T06:00:50.000000000-04:00 A judge rules private school vouchers are against Puerto Rico's constitution; the Secret Service releases a plan to help prevent school shootings; and the Department of Education faces another suit. Your Turn: When Parents Push Too Hard ... Or Not Enough 2018-07-12T11:41:00.000000000-04:00 We asked our readers: Did you feel too much pressure from your parents when you were kids? As parents, how do you motivate your kids to do well? Parenting In The Age Of Screens: Here's What The Experts Do 2018-07-12T06:00:19.000000000-04:00 Many experts on kids and technology are also parents — and they don't necessarily hold themselves up as paragons for parenting in a time when screens are everywhere.