Politics and personal preferences are at play.
While almost all heads of universities clear more than six figures, the average part-time professor earns about $20,000 a year.
In a new book, Leonard Cassuto goes beyond the “Quit Lit” and offers a cautiously optimistic solution for cleaning up the mess known as Ph.D. education.
The country is struggling to solve its shortage of classroom educators—sort of.
For parents, summer break often means expensive extracurriculars and an incredibly inconvenient schedule.
The plight of non-tenured professors is widely known, but what about the impact they have on the students they’re hired to instruct?
The movement to opt out of nationwide exams is gaining traction—and forcing policymakers to rethink the role of such assessments in public education.
For longtime faculty and staff, the sudden closure of the small liberal-arts women's college comes as a very gloomy surprise.
Why middle-class white parents are up in arms about the new standards
They're highly qualified, and they need jobs. And yet fewer than one percent of all teachers have doctorates.
Thanks to Washington's budget showdown, our neediest kids will see the deepest cuts.
"I do not want to contribute to the culture of violence in America."
This month, teachers in Newark voted for a plan that would pay teachers rated "highly effective" in hard-to-staff areas an extra $12,500. Teachers unions across the country could feel the impact.
Is it crazy to think instructors could help solve our college loan crisis? By focusing students on a cost-effective course of study and on-time graduation, they could make a big difference.
They're the major users of every social media site except YouTube, and they mean big business.
We need to recognize that some elite jobs simply require a stay-at-home-parent
Massive open online courses combine the best of college -- exceptional instruction -- with the best of technology -- online interactive learning
How the prestige game costs students more money for a lower-quality education
Why do similar people cluster in big cities and their suburbs?
The sociologist argued that middle-class kids are raised in a way that provides them with the skills necessary to remain in the middle class.