What should young children learn about being part of a democracy?
Forget credit hours—in a quest to cut costs, universities are simply asking students to prove their mastery of a subject.
“Grit,” “mindsets,” and “stereotype threat”: a primer
When a young person dies unexpectedly, his or her family could end up with the burden of paying off student loans. Can that be avoided?
The Obama administration’s plan to offer Pell grants to inmates could test conservative support for criminal-justice reform.
Samuel DuBose’s death at the hands of a university police officer points to problems with piecemeal approaches to reform.
A new video imagines what the world would look like.
Parents and educators at a struggling, racially isolated San Francisco school hope their changing community means better times ahead.
A new study reveals that adolescents—male and female—still largely prefer men in leadership positions.
New programs in Oregon and Tennessee face praise and scrutiny about which students they actually benefit.
Educators seldom have enough time to do their business. What’s that doing to the state of learning?
Besides law-enforcement officials, educators have received some of the best training to handle emergencies like Thursday’s fatal shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Despite the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act 25 years ago, students with disabilities are still punished at disproportionate rates.
By learning how to persevere and change course, students learn how to push themselves.
Some advocates say the notorious law actually improved outcomes for special-ed students—and they fear that Congress's rewrites to the law could put an end to that progress.
Sports stars are regularly lauded for their victories—but academic ones seldom receive the same treatment.
As housing costs in America’s tech hub continue to soar, local educators are finding it tough to stay and work in the area.
Legislators in Arizona decided to prohibit a culturally relevant course, so teachers pushed back and started a nationwide movement.
A promising rewrite to the notorious law just passed another hurdle.
A 1969 article in The Atlantic is a reminder of how Sesame Street started a revolution—and how it failed to change America’s educational status quo.