New revelations from a lawsuit against the university capture the difficulty of comparing thousands upon thousands of talented teenagers.
Schools are moving toward a model of continuous, lifelong learning in order to meet the needs of today’s economy.
A new study reveals the extent to which children’s geographic surroundings contribute to gender disparities in schools.
Across the country, black and Latino adults are far less likely to hold a college degree than white adults. Can better support for colleges that serve a high percentage of minorities change that?
A 1995 study which suggested that kids from richer families are exposed to more spoken words than those from poorer families has long been the subject of controversy. Now, a new study fails to replicate its central finding.
A fight over admissions is making all too clear the value of securing a seat at one of the city’s finest schools.
The College Board recently announced that it will no longer test students on the thousands of years that predated European colonialism.
At Pomona College, Danielle Allen spoke about the Declaration of Independence and its electric cord.
The former Indiana governor, who leads Purdue University, believes that the hostility Americans are now showing one another is a threat to democracy.
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that's not what they're getting.
The education secretary told senators that the group isn’t tasked with studying the role of firearms in campus violence.
… and what it says about gun violence in America today
A futurist says the industry may have nowhere to go but down. What does the slide look like?
Despite several White House events related to campus massacres this week, the president and his team did little to assure Americans that there are serious policy changes under way.
Subsidizing workers’ tuition is a good marketing move—and it should also help with the retail giant’s abysmal retention rate.
Amarillo College, in Texas, is working hard to accommodate low-income students—but it can only do so much.
Before the 9-year-old Linda Brown became the lead plaintiff in Brown v. Board of Education, a generation of black girls and teens led the charge against the “separate but equal” doctrine in public schools.
In Green v. New Kent County, the Court saw school desegregation as a reparative process—likely the closest thing to reparations that the American judicial system has ever endorsed.
Eleanor Holmes Norton used a commencement address at Georgetown to argue that securing positive, lasting change in America requires letting all sides have their say.
A conservative teacher’s surprise victory in the Kentucky legislature indicates that rural voters expect more from the party that presents itself as their champion.
When so many students have outstanding grades and test scores, schools have to get creative about triaging applicants.
Without respectful discourse, free speech isn’t much more than a hostile shouting match.