In some states, justices of the peace don’t need a law degree to put defendants behind bars.
Many are hoping he’ll stick to his promises on cutting taxes and scrapping regulations. But they’re also worried about tweets.
Experts worry about the impact on academia and scholarship.
When states began to require more math courses, black high-school graduates began to see bigger paychecks.
The Charlotte School of Law was placed on probation and denied federal financial-aid money. Where does the school go from here?
President Trump is vowing to “send in the Feds,” but researchers aren’t convinced they understand the rise, or how to stop it.
Ted Mitchell has some advice for Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s pick to lead the U.S. Education Department.
A list of the new pardons and commutations from the White House includes Chelsea Manning.
The year-long inquiry uncovered “systemic” violations of Chicago residents’ civil rights.
Under a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice, the troubled force will employ a variety of measures to protect constitutional rights and correct racial disparities.
A new study offers a look at what happens when schools shutter.
Critics worry that the students who need the most help might be among the least likely to receive it.
Urban-education programs prepare them for imperative contemporary conversations with students.
The Supreme Court considers whether states that charge inmates with fees and restitution have to return that money if their convictions are set aside.
Secretary John King’s exit memo offers a first look at what the administration thinks it has—and hasn’t—achieved.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled a plan to make the state’s public colleges and universities free for families earning less than $125,000.
From record-high graduation rates to the percentage of students who attend charters, here are some figures that help tell the story of U.S. schools over the last year.
One man’s mission to make college admissions sane (and fair) again
It’s unclear whether the Trump administration will also see the issue as a matter of civil rights.
A Brennan Center report argues that releasing the “unnecessarily incarcerated” could reduce U.S. prison populations by almost 40 percent.