The author discovers long-forgotten notes from a sewing class—and a new dimension of the Japanese-American experience.
As they polish their resumes and rack up extracurriculars, today's young people have forgotten how to love, some argue.
Nicholas Dirks drew comparisons between Columbia, Stanford, and the institution he runs.
Don't bother taking away the iPad or setting minimum page counts. Instead, find sneaky ways to leave your children alone with books—and then see what happens.
For at-risk Alaskan students, a seven-week hiking and canoeing program offers the rare chance to experience security, a full stomach, and a positive outlook on the future.
Simple advice from the president of America's most venerable university
An American teacher in Helsinki questioned the national practice of giving 15 minute breaks each hour—until he saw the difference it made in his classroom.
Can due process for educators coexist with the ability to terminate abusive or unqualified individuals?
The best education enables artistic voice and creative habits of mind.
At colleges across America, high marks are getting easier and easier to earn—and that might not be a bad thing.
Most of the existing standards for teaching global warming provide little to no direction as to how the controversies should be handled, forcing teachers to devise their own strategies.
Fifty years ago, students in the American South boycotted their classrooms and demanded higher educational standards. Whatever happened to those ideals?
A new study suggests that parents and teachers may be sending kids the wrong message.
A new report argues that the way to attract and hold onto high quality school leaders is to give them more autonomy, administrative support, and a $100,000 raise.
The more time children spend in structured, parent-guided activities, the worse their ability to work productively towards self-directed goals.
New findings raise concerns over how teachers are being trained—but also over the merit of the ranking system itself.
The coffee giant's offer to pay for its employees' college tuition sounds generous—until you look at the stats.
When Michigan business leaders came up with a plan to save their struggling state, it was outside everyone's comfort zone. But the result may transform higher education.
Women without college degrees who have children in wedlock are now the exception, not the rule, a new analysis shows.
After students at a few schools rejected their commencement speakers, they were widely mocked. What will this mean for campus communities—and a disillusioned class of 2014?