"Students’ reliance on screens for communication is detracting—and distracting—from their engagement in real-time talk."
Dana Goldstein and Kevin Carey debate the value of new Common Core testing.
College students whose fathers were around during their high-school years are far more likely to graduate than those whose dads weren't around.
And other controversial questions raised by a new Tennessee law that claims to protect religious kids from discrimination
Historically black colleges and universities are doing a better job serving students than headline graduation rates show. But that may no longer be good enough.
Parents’ experiences with education strongly influence what their children do after high school.
The cost of tuition has tripled over the last four decades.
An interview with Cornell political scientist Suzanne Mettler, author of Degrees of Inequality: How Higher Education Politics Sabotaged the American Dream
The oft-neglected literary form can help students learn in ways that prose can't.
Social media has eroded young people's privacy—and advocates are trying to win it back.
"The myth of selectivity, that college admissions gets harder with each passing year, is both true and untrue."
A new study shows Tunisian teenagers are the world's most anxious regarding the subject.
States, districts, and schools are actually in charge.
Acceptance letters are only one part of going to college.
Once upon a time, a summer spent scooping ice cream could pay for a year of college. Today, the average student's annual tuition is equivalent to 991 hours behind the counter.
"A lot of problem-solving skills grow out of the experience of doing things rather than thinking about things."
The choice to leave academia does not have to mean life as a barista.
Although diversity education is sometimes seen as a ploy to avoid litigation, some programs have had surprising success.
Training students for jobs that are less likely to be outsourced, de-skilled, or stuck at minimum wage.
Instead of following traditional paths, women are using their science, technology, engineering, and math degrees to create new careers.