Campus divides along racial and socioeconomic lines deepen as students are priced out of expensive residence halls.
Online courses are praised for their potential to make education accessible to everyone—but they’re leaving students behind.
High-school students grapple with questions of race and identity following Colin Kaepernick’s decision to kneel during the National Anthem.
Campus life is too diverse at most schools for dorms to serve as a place of respite from uncomfortable ideas.
In her new book, The Gardener and the Carpenter, Alison Gopnik offers up a more organic approach to raising children.
In the small town of Booneville, most people live below the poverty line. A new film looks at the lives of some of its youngest residents.
More schools are working to make a degree attainable for students with learning differences.
A new study challenges the age-old theory that younger and older students should remain separate.
How one leader took an all-girls charter from dismal to desirable
Years of misguided curricular theories are at the core of America’s educational shortcomings.
Since the 19th century, the institutions’ thinkers have discovered a dazzling array of new knowledge—yet attacks on academic freedom mean all their potential is now at risk.
The brevity of her place in a classroom is both her largest foil and most important asset.
There are commonalities in the lives of children whose passion projects lead them to success.
Paul Quinn president Michael Sorrell thinks his work-college model can thrive in cities across the country. But can it work without him?
Many cities are rethinking how they discipline students, but old practices remain in some neighborhoods.
Their role is crucial to helping more students reach higher education.
U.S. Education Secretary John King highlighted Tennessee’s efforts to expand access to higher education during his back-to-school bus tour.
Pine needles and crackling fires replace whiteboards and desks in Finland’s forest classrooms.
Environmental changes threaten the survival of Alaska’s predominantly native Newtok School—and the entire village.
Dozens of higher education institutions in New York state will stop asking applicants whether they have past criminal convictions.