Money matters, but educational inequality goes much deeper.
Harnessing the resource could help them achieve the graduate’s dream: finding a job.
A new poll shows Americans are more likely to disapprove of “vouchers” than of similar school-choice programs with other names.
The proportion of graduates from predominantly nonwhite rural schools who pursue higher education is declining.
The current moment illustrates what many schools have known, and been reckoning with, for years.
For nearly one in five female college students, child-care costs and the responsibilities of parenting make graduating far from easy.
The Ministry of Education is on a mission to save the country's economy—and the effort could be a boon for kids’ mental health, too.
In some districts, efforts to curb suspensions result in rushed solutions and even a loss of teachers.
A decline in job protections isn’t pushing teachers out of all schools, a study suggests—just those schools that are already struggling.
Despite assurances from policymakers that retraining is the key to success, such programs have consistently failed to equip workers with the preparation they need to secure jobs.
Real-time data on the labor market promise to finally help employers and job-seekers make better decisions. Will it work?
Children’s shows often use non-standard dialects to voice the "bad guys," sending a dangerous message to kids about diversity.
The strategies used to help workers displaced by technology and globalization in the 1980s ultimately failed. So why do the country’s policymakers continue to resort to the same tactics?
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They’re a stressful and often irrelevant component of the application process. Is it time to do away with them?
Will the growing demand for multilingual early-childhood programs push out the students these programs were designed to serve?
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A photo essay highlights the perspectives of teens on politics, education, and hopes for the future.
Partaking in an intensive arts education as a teenager can have the unintended effect of pushing some toward a more traditional university path.
Jobs that are dangerous or involve repetitive labor are most at risk of becoming obsolete. And that means some racial groups will suffer more than others.