There's a reason kids prefer Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson series to ancient Greek mythology.
To help working people save time and money, competency-based education lets them prove what they already know—and finish at their own pace.
Star professors can boost admissions—but can they actually teach?
Ohio State University may be the local titan, but Columbus State Community College has also become a formidable presence.
Today's young adults see new discoveries both as a source of awe and a means for innovation.
One of the Internet's most popular science stars explains why kids watch his lessons for entertainment.
A recent report found that African-American girls were suspended at much higher rates than their white peers, a phenomenon that leads to lower earnings and educational attainment in the long run.
No law school beats Harvard. No degree beats Petroleum Engineering. And if money is truly your only object, consider grad school in California.
When a New Hampshire district found itself struggling with low test scores and high turnover, it made a radical decision: Flip the traditional model and let kids take over the classrooms.
The state has appointed a review panel and is inviting the public to make recommendations. But how much are the standards really likely to change?
Beef-loving Nebraskan kids are warming to veggie burgers and carrot sticks. Can the rest of the nation follow?
The near future as imagined by observers of California's new affirmative-consent law.
America and Americans in the active, not passive, mode
In his efforts to improve his district, John Deasy took risks and made impressive gains. He also made mistakes and earned some enemies along the way.
At a Pennsylvania high school newspaper, editors refused to print the name of the school's sports team: the Redskins. The principal was not impressed.
The White House launches a new literacy initiative aimed at low-income children.
In Columbus, Ohio, an innovative school has patched together state funds, work study, and grants to give at-risk kids a high-quality education.
Ezra Klein expresses hope for "a haze of fear and confusion" on college campuses and "a cold spike of fear" in college men.
A collection of the university's law school professors say the school's new sexual harassment policies "lack the most basic elements of fairness and due process."
A new study suggests that a simple getting-to-know-you exercise might improve classroom relationships and even close the achievement gap.
Putting controversy around the holiday's name in perspective