When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?
Police couldn't find any evidence to substantiate allegations in Rolling Stone of a gang rape at a fraternity—but they're suspending the case, not closing it.
Across America, public-education systems struggle with a lack of racial and economic diversity. How should that factor into families' choices when deciding where to send their children?
The arrest of a black Honor Committee member at UVA is further evidence that law-enforcement brutality can happen even on elite college campuses.
A UPS program in Louisville gives students free tuition for working the third shift, but at what cost?
What the musical genre reveals about America’s racially charged times and how it can serve as a valuable teaching tool
Despite some progress through Title IX and other policies, female coaches and players are still significantly marginalized and undervalued.
The political scientist Robert Putnam discusses his new book about growing inequality in the U.S. and the demise of the American Dream.
Urban districts are increasingly doing away with harsh, no-excuses discipline—a tactic that was once seen as the only way to address misconduct at big, high-poverty schools.
An elementary school of and for the urban community
Teachers are vilified for being too hard on students, so why aren't coaches held to the same standard?
Single-perspective narratives do students a gross disservice.
President Obama wanted to scale back tax-advantaged college savings accounts. Now, an opportunistic Congress may force him to expand them.
Nearly every school in America has some form of Internet connectivity—but that alone doesn't mean all kids have equal access to the web.
Only 5 percent of those in the U.S. who travel internationally for college are African American—and that's a problem for everyone.
The Supreme Court's interpretation of the First Amendment would protect even the racist chant at the University of Oklahoma—but it shouldn't.
A group of Kentucky teens is struggling to get a modest bill passed, revealing just how difficult it is to convince adults that kids' opinions matter.
These K-12 events are hardly more than a competition among over-involved parents.
Public schools often end up concentrating on students with obvious promise at the very top, and with obvious problems at the bottom. Here is one designed to foster opportunities for everyone else.
A new book predicts the technological disruption of the traditional university. But it fails to acknowledge that higher learning involves more than looking at a screen.
A Morning Joe discussion about a University of Oklahoma fraternity highlights the problem with equating hip-hop and bigotry.