As they teach the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, instructors have to point out underlying assumptions—starting with their own.
Healthcare has its critics, but few of them are calling for doctors to be replaced. Education is different—and as a new book reveals, it has been throughout U.S. history.
A new report shows that kids who are chronically absent tend to have poor exam performance. But cracking down on truancy may not solve the problem.
How the slob you were paired with freshman year will influence your figure, your mental health, and other casualties of college
New polling data reveals significant opposition to the curriculum standards.
A new study shows the changing demographics in American education.
William Deresiewicz explains how an elite education can lead to a cycle of grandiosity and depression.
For people born after 1960, having a college degree doesn't cause religious disaffiliation—young, highly educated people are more likely to identify with a faith, according to a new study.
Mastering the craft demands time to collaborate—just what American schools don't provide.
Why low completion rates may not matter
"Why would someone pay $50,000 or $60,000 a year for a private university when they can dial up TED Talks?"
The FBI is investigating a group of educators who are followers of a mysterious Islamic movement. But the problems seem less related to faith than to the oversight of charter schools.
A new report shows yet another way African Americans face systematic disadvantage on the job market.
The college is about to welcome its most diverse incoming class. But its social scene is still dominated by highly exclusive all-male groups.
For many years of practice, physicians earn barely more than minimum wage.
A thoughtful new book argues that teaching is a craft anyone can learn. But there's a big difference between competence and excellence.
Four years after Apple introduced its popular tablet, many districts are switching to laptops.
In a recent pilot program, kids as young as nine were asked to respond to online prompts and type out essays on a computer.
It's hard to get a true sense of what a classroom is really like—especially from the adult who runs it.