Greater emphasis on humanities means more well-rounded decision making
Colleges in the four states where marijuana is now legal are having a tough time figuring out where they stand on the issue.
But original thinking could be declining among students because of the growing emphasis on test-taking in schools.
With teacher turnover rate at 36 percent, charter schools are trying a bold new strategy: on-site childcare for employees.
In New York, the out-of-sight, out-of-mind ban is enforced predominantly at schools with metal detectors—the same schools that could benefit the most from technology-friendly policies.
How much is too much? Charter schools are trying to stem burnout and high teacher turnover with work-life balance policies.
The desire to be around similar people is universal, but not all high schools break down into hardened, John Hughes-style clusters and hierarchies. Why not?
In districts where distances are wide and budgets are tight, even the most basic chemistry lab may be out of reach.
The K-12 classroom doesn’t look the way it used to.
"... this is very exciting to see the needle move."
A recent study indicates that success in certain subjects may be a matter of nature, not just nurture.
An interview with the president of the Central European University, John Shattuck
If you want to work in a creative field, you're probably better off not majoring in it.
Education-focused ballot measures played a major role in yesterday's midterm results.
They may not be doing algebra, but pre-K kids can master scientific concepts that will make a big difference later on.
A charter school in a low-income Manhattan neighborhood tries an experiment—with mixed results.
Schools across the country are being used as polling stations, but the students who attend them may not understand why these elections matter.
The former chancellor of the New York City Department of Education explains the union rules that prevented him from holding brown bag lunches or even sending emails.
The activists who tried to keep Bill Maher from speaking at Berkeley lost out, but they still pose a real danger.
But praising their intelligence can make them feel even more insecure. A self-esteem expert offers a way out of the conundrum.