One school’s push for a happy approach to learning has created impressive academic growth.
Many students who wish they could attend college don't have workable options close to home.
Districts are turning to private companies, nonprofits, and foundations for partnerships that can help tackle the biggest impediments to learning.
The revised date could help teenagers better prepare for the exam—but it could also exacerbate socioeconomic inequalities.
With Tesla and Switch moving to town, the city unveils its tech ambitions.
Many college leaders criticize the administration’s lack of two-way communication on key policy initiatives.
A group of state schools will test programs for helping first-year students succeed.
Adam Smith devoted a long section in The Wealth of Nations to explaining why the universities in his home country produced better teachers than Oxford.
How the working-class California city saved its schools
President Obama wants to prepare the next generation for the workforce by spreading computer-science education to more students of all ages.
A program in Des Moines, Iowa, aims to train a cohort of predominately white instructors to help students who come from very different backgrounds.
Younger voters—who care about issues such as college affordability and student debt—could be an important factor in Iowa’s caucuses.
The College Board is changing the AP course to reverse the cultural and racial bias found in the art world—a prejudice that museums are struggling to overcome, too.
Thousands of low-income kids—most of whom have immigrant parents—are missing out on the early education they need to keep up with their affluent peers.
The University of Missouri’s board announced the move just days after prosecutors brought third-degree assault charges against her.
Fundraising efforts often give their kids an academic edge.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will test using Medicaid data to automatically enroll eligible students.
One educator’s reform efforts in the early 20th century say a lot about current attacks on the Common Core.
If you’ve been following the latest—and best yet—season of South Park and its signature character, here’s a hilarious moment of…
Publishing an open-access paper in a journal can be prohibitively expensive. Some researchers are drumming up support for a movement to change that.
Every statistic seems to be contradicted by another one.