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?
How schools are trying to attract students while staying true to their Catholic traditions
The gap in unemployment rates between African Americans and whites is even worse now than it was in 2007.
Despite finite resources and less racial diversity, colleges that historically cater to African American students could offer lessons on how to train successful, confident scientists.
Michael Kimmel’s quest to turn college boys into gentlemen—and improve sex on campus
The Princeton Review doesn’t grade schools based on how they handle sexual violence on campus, so one organization has come up with its own solution.
American colleges pride themselves on being diverse meritocracies, but not everyone believes that the admissions system shaping these institutions produces fair results.
Children's science media is shifting away from books, but it can still be effective as long as it hinges on narrative.
Many children who were educated exclusively in U.S. schools still can't speak the language well.
A workshop is teaching students how to handle confrontations with law enforcement, but some fear the class only reinforces negative stereotypes of cops.
Kids were fed an alphabet soup of uniform standards and tests, and no one was happy about it.
A scuffle between a largely black sorority and a predominantly white fraternity provides an interesting case study on Title IX.