African Americans have to take out college loans at a much higher rate than whites do. This puts them on a steeper path to financial security—even with the benefit of a degree.
A middle-school class in Brooklyn was getting ready to visit the Maryland city this month—and then the Freddie Gray protests unfolded. But the turn of events has offered an invaluable learning opportunity.
Don’t set expectations too high.
Should schools mark kids' absences as unexcused even when they're missing class for valuable real-world lessons?
It's widely believed that turnover is high among novice educators, but new data suggests that very few of them leave after their first year.
Corinthian's abrupt closure was devastating for thousands of students. But the demise is ultimately good news for higher education.
Eighth-graders continue to display far-from-sufficient knowledge about geography, civics, and history.
The city’s schools may have been closed, but Tuesday was still full of learning opportunities.
Student campaigns urging universities to divest from industries such as fossil fuels and firearms have become increasingly popular. But financially speaking, they may be purely symbolic.
Options for unions based on education differ across race, and that can feed into growing inequality.
In an age when public education has become synonymous with high-stakes exams, an inner-city charter-school network is using culture and creative expression to teach the Common Core standards.
A new study shows a "striking" difference in effectiveness between programs that address gender and power, and those that don't.
Loretta Lynch's confirmation as U.S attorney general was a crucial victory for a group of women whose influence is seldom appreciated.
Recent student controversies at Princeton and Harvard demonstrate the difficulty of reconciling accusations of racism on campus and the freedom of speech.
Advocates are on a quest to improve the quality of life in Haiti through legal education.
Aging manuscripts share the building with makerspaces.
What it's actually like to pay your way through college as a barista.
Today's schools are focusing on boosting kids’ technological proficiency and warning them about the perils of the web. But something critical is missing from this education.
Educators are embracing video-production technology, from professional equipment to smartphones, to give students ownership over their learning.
With the cost of advanced degrees on the rise, master's and Ph.D. candidates who work for their universities are organizing for better compensation.