The Justice Department appears to be looking into whether the Ivy League institution discriminates against certain applicants based on their race.
The school district that includes Las Vegas was back in session Monday, a decision that some criticized as insensitive but experts said was critical to help children heal.
In a new memoir, Eva Moskowitz recounts how her revered—and notorious—Success Academy charter-school network came to be.
Vanessa Grigoriadis shares insights from her new book on sexual culture and Title IX issues in colleges today.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to set students up for success after graduation. But at public schools, even the best ideas often have unintended consequences.
The Education Department has tapped a former dean of the for-profit DeVry University to oversee a unit that responds to allegations of fraud.
The Justice Department plans to investigate whether Harvard discriminates against applicants because of their race, but such efforts are often futile because admissions practices are so complex.
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The Oglala Sioux leader prophesized an economic, spiritual, and social renaissance among Native American youth. Now the Seventh Generation is here—and they’re determined to live up to the legend.
A new study explores why the latter are far more likely to opt for an elite college where they'd struggle than a so-so one where they'd excel.
The president wants to cut funding for programs such as career and technical education and redirect that money toward school choice.
Earlier this week, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions disparaged a Hawaii federal judge who blocked President Trump’s latest travel ban.
Never before has the Cabinet position aroused so much controversy. Could her confirmation be a boon for schools?
Ten concepts that gained lots of traction under the Obama administration
Trump’s pick for education secretary was slammed for her failure to differentiate between growth and proficiency in response to a question from Senator Al Franken. Here’s how the states currently measure achievement.
A new lawsuit accuses the Bureau of Indian Education of repeatedly failing to improve the learning environment at Havasupai Elementary School.
The playwright and professor Anna Deavere Smith explored the link between schools and incarceration in her one-woman show Notes From the Field.
Late-night hosts including John Oliver and Samantha Bee devoted air time to school-related issues this year, pushing the topics into mainstream conversation.
Take a stroll down memory lane, a scroll through some #TBTs, or whatever the school kids are calling a throwback these days. Here are our favorite education stories The Atlantic published this year.
Parents of all income and education levels are spending more time promoting their kids’ development—yet socioeconomic gaps in childrearing behavior are growing.