At the Richmond Alternative School in Virginia, 97 percent of students are black and 87 percent are poor, and the city just outsourced their education.
California’s public universities are starting to embrace a program that helps transition people from prison to campus.
One organization’s approach focuses on the adults, not the kids.
While American companies fixate on Latino consumers, the growth of Asian American buying power is outpacing everyone else’s.
The government’s decision to stop using corporations to manage the federal prison population could have unintended consequences.
Campus sexual-assault guidelines have changed significantly since the '90s.
The Justice Department announced it plans to stop using private prison to house inmates.
Hillary Clinton’s proposal to make public higher education more accessible to lower- and middle-income students could have the opposite effect.
Schools want black students to feel welcome, but sometimes their attempts go awry.
Months before the violent protests this weekend, the city’s mayor and police chief sought out a voluntary review from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Two sociologists recently looked into whether the barriers facing people of color in the U.S. make it harder for most new arrivals to build wealth.
The arrival of Chinese international students comes at a cost to some.
A bureaucratic maze within the federal government leaves scores of former inmates without the key to a fresh start.
Most educators don’t leave the classroom for higher pay.
A Department of Justice report finds widespread constitutional violations, the targeting of African Americans, and a culture of retaliation.
Activists are calling for an end to charter schools and juvenile detention centers.
Amid a funding crisis, Missouri’s top public defender appointed Governor Jay Nixon to represent a poor client.
Bernie Sanders’s idea has made its way into Hillary Clinton’s education plan, but private schools are pushing back.
From physics to forestry, schools are asking professors to reconsider the lens through which they teach.
A first-ever database provides a detailed look at how people died during encounters with the criminal-justice system in Texas.