Thea Hunter was a promising, brilliant scholar. And then she got trapped in academia’s permanent underclass.
The governor agreed to halve his proposed budget cuts. But the school system still stands to lose $70 million.
A tale of missing money, heated lunchroom arguments, and flaxseed pizza crusts
Eager to attract students to new online graduate programs, selective universities have adopted surprisingly aggressive telemarketing practices.
My life was never the same after reading Beloved. And I hope my students’ won’t be either.
High-profile massacres have created ambient, worsening anxiety about gun violence on K–12 campuses.
They do play a role in setting a school’s norms—but kids’ parents and close friends have more sway.
Public schools’ dependence on local property taxes means some districts get isolated from the financial resources in their communities.
But it will take more than just talk to fix America’s schools.
When families try to game higher education, the neediest students suffer the most.
Time spent studying is down, but GPAs are up.
Growing up in northern Uganda, I managed to piece together an education by winning one scholarship after another. But I will somehow have to come up with tens of thousands of dollars on my own to attend one of America’s most elite institutions.
Teachers are suing the government over debt relief that never came—but their financial problems go much deeper than student loans.
Daniel Drill-Mellum assaulted multiple women before he faced any consequences for his actions. Why didn’t they come forward sooner?
And the politics of school integration need not look like they used to.
Yankton College no longer exists. But it’s not fully dead either.
The candidate has struggled to attract black voters, but now he has a robust plan to signal his commitment to helping them.
But no one can agree on just how many. Now lawmakers are introducing a bill to change that.
Many 2020 Democrats agree that school segregation is a significant problem, but not all of them want the federal government to step in.
Since the creation of high-school LGBTQ clubs, their mere existence has made life easier for queer youth.
In the early grades, U.S. schools value reading-comprehension skills over knowledge. The results are devastating, especially for poor kids.