Newark is the latest city under scrutiny for its contaminated water supply.
Public schools in the United States aren’t teaching students how to engage diverse opinions.
Thanks to Chicago’s school-choice system, many local campuses are struggling to survive, burdened with too few students, poor funding, and bad reputations.
How a New Hampshire school gives its students more responsibility—and freedom—to shape their academic lives
Grappling with the way books make students feel—not just analytical skills—should be part of the high-school English curriculum.
Princeton’s board of trustees votes to retain Woodrow Wilson’s name on buildings and programs.
Three of the five largest school districts hire more security officers than counselors.
Some teachers worry about the growing popularity of books and movies about poor city schools lead to damaging myths about their students and communities.
In urban waste-material adventure playgrounds, children can build, climb, graffiti, and create.
A new study suggests that low expectations from some teachers might engender low performance from students.
Kids learn from podcasts, so why aren’t adults making more for them?
New evidence suggests that black and Latino students thrive in honors class.
Readers offer their insights and experiences to today’s college students and educators.
Are some college admissions rigged for non-residents? One large public university system stands accused of hurting local students by attracting more out-of-state ones.
Colleges and universities have become a marketplace that treats student applicants like consumers. Why?
Non-religious families often find it difficult to educate their children without relying on conservative Christian curricula and communities.
“Far too many students are learning to do whatever it takes to get ahead—even if that means sacrificing individuality, health, happiness, ethical principles, and behavior.”
How did getting into an elite school become a frenzied, soul-deadening process?
In Senegal, thousands of children are exploited by their teachers in the name of Koranic education.
Amid spiraling tuition costs and a growing reliance on part-time faculty, athletic departments pay them millions of dollars a year.