Girls in the Middle East do better than boys in school by a greater margin than almost anywhere else in the world: a case study in motivation, mixed messages, and the condition of boys everywhere.
A Canadian business program is making literature, philosophy, and the arts part of the curriculum in hopes of enhancing both fields of study—and students’ careers—in the process.
Comparing the methods of Oxford University in the U.K. with those of the University of Mississippi shows there’s much to learn from the latter’s conscientious attempts at dealing with its history of racism.
The potential cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program raises questions about the future of undocumented students in higher education.
To take your mind off politics, at least politics of the national-election variety, let’s take a look back on some…
The arrival of fall and the start of classes seems to many like a beginning, for reasons ranging from biology to nostalgia.
Vanessa Grigoriadis shares insights from her new book on sexual culture and Title IX issues in colleges today.
Two historians debate the role of universities in fostering a commitment to the open exchange of ideas.
Matt Weiss was the “fun teacher,” but one of his most determined students came to school in search of a more serious learning experience.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to set students up for success after graduation. But at public schools, even the best ideas often have unintended consequences.
Is the system biased against men of color?
Allowing students to report their own standardized-test scores could ease some of the financial burden of the process.
Educators must remain engaged and autonomous in order to do their jobs well and avoid burnout.
Assertions about how trauma physiologically impedes the ability to resist or coherently remember assault have greatly undermined defense against assault allegations. But science offers little support for these claims.
At many schools, the rules intended to protect victims of sexual assault mean students have lost their right to due process—and an accusation of wrongdoing can derail a person’s entire college education.
Two decades ago, Beverly Daniel Tatum published a bestselling book on the psychology of racism. Now, with the release of the book’s second edition, she reflects on its relevance to schools today.
The current debate over public education underestimates its value—and forgets its purpose.
Debates about methods of educating the youngest students are often tied up in issues of equality and race.
This week, university presidents have penned personal letters to Trump in defense of their undocumented students.
The Education Department has tapped a former dean of the for-profit DeVry University to oversee a unit that responds to allegations of fraud.
Colleges aren’t doing nearly as much to expand economic opportunity as most people think.