One word: edu-speak
Academic achievement hasn't improved much, so why are college-goers getting higher GPAs than ever before?
An increasing emphasis on SAT scores is making it harder for black and Latino students to go to CUNY's top five schools.
In letters to the editor, attorneys and students weigh in on covering fraught subjects in school.
Tuition is only part of the problem at two-year institutions.
The plan's potential to promote socioeconomic and racial integration is critical to advancing higher education.
One D.C. charter aims to combat poverty by offering a range of free classes for adults, as well as early education for their kids.
President Obama has just proposed an idea that would benefit 9 million students, but he doesn't have a plan to fund it.
A new initiative in Finland reveals that physical activity should be an everyday classroom routine.
A short documentary about the legacy of Boston busing
Students don't always come out of management programs as entrepreneurs, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.
Evaluating educators based on their students' exam scores is misguided and threatens reform efforts.
Can an online course revive interest in the classics?
How team assignments in school reinforce traditional gender roles in kids and adults
The actor best known for his roles in M*A*S*H and The West Wing talks about his work as a teacher.
The policies of American universities often encourage extreme test-preparation strategies and distort the high school experience of many Chinese applicants.
Minority youth are often portrayed through a distorted lens. But many live counternarratives every day.
One axiom about journalism is that it should try to "see life steady and see it whole." A look at one of The Atlantic's steady themes over the years
Kids who are the first in their families to brave the world of higher education come on campus with little academic know-how and are much more likely than their peers to drop out before graduation.
Government agencies are falling short in their efforts to reform education, so corporations are stepping in. But will they do more harm than good?