The former education secretary thinks parents need to take radical action to change the country's gun laws.
Schools are moving toward a model of continuous, lifelong learning in order to meet the needs of today’s economy.
Cooperation among selective schools would make students’ lives easier. It would also likely run afoul of federal antitrust law.
The saga of Drew Cloud reveals just how badly those with debt want reliable information.
When did America decide preschool should be in a classroom?
A new research center at Columbia University is committed to figuring out how to turn failure into success.
The national student-activist movement is dealing with fractures—but that could mean it’s stronger than ever.
Many poor, minority high-schoolers don’t apply to top institutions even though they could get in—a decision that can have lasting consequences.
Similar to e-commerce firms, online-degree programs are beginning to incorporate elements of an older-school, brick-and-mortar model.
Massachusetts, Maine, and others want to police companies that collect loan payments. The Department of Education says they can't.
Schools usually focus on teaching comprehension skills instead of general knowledge—even though education researchers know better.
Following teacher walkouts in West Virginia and elsewhere, educators at California’s biggest online charter school chain threatened to stop showing up.
Elite universities’ secretive, subjective admissions processes attract scrutiny—and lately, federal investigations.
A popular theory that some people learn better visually or aurally keeps getting debunked.
Armed security forces have been standard on campuses for several decades. Is that too big a risk?
Students’ weeklong occupation of an administrative building may be a harbinger of tenacious pushback at other colleges.
For educators in Oklahoma and other states, the demands go far beyond better pay.
In a speech on Thursday, he revealed he doesn't appreciate the vital role they play in the country's education system and economy.
Allegations of sexual harassment against the dean who supervised Nassar reveal why decades of complaints weren't dealt with more aggressively.
Ten years after Brown v. Board of Education, Martin Luther King Jr. condemned how little had changed in the nation's classrooms.
Some policymakers are considering whether to more aggressively punish student misbehavior in their effort to make campuses safer.
The civil-rights activist’s vision for education was far grander than integration alone. How disappointed he would be.