The GOP tax bill is the latest example of an anti-intellectualism that’s been brewing for decades.
Americans are skeptical of automation technologies taking over highly interactive tasks. But perhaps humanity is being hyped up too much—and that could create surprising challenges for job-retention efforts.
A new paper argues that using behavioral economics to ease families’ fear of change could help convince them to switch up their children’s routines.
A new sculpture project thoughtfully grapples with the school’s participation in slavery.
The Catholic university is caught between accommodating a diverse community and defending what it sees as religious freedom.
Today’s youth aren’t interested in learning about the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts that have shaped recent history—but an Iraq war veteran-turned-teacher warns that the results of an uninformed generation could be dangerous.
Students are protesting Reed College’s foundational humanities curriculum. What they may be missing is that core texts are just a starting point.
Students of color are speaking out about the hardship of being enrolled at institutions with titles that honor histories of racial discrimination.
For better and worse, toys powered by AI are becoming an intimate part of kids’ lives.
Automation might be the biggest challenge to the future labor market, but policymakers seem to have their sights set elsewhere.
The complicated question of language and nationalism
Jessica Carlson wasn’t sure what to do with an angry student who dismissed her sunny exterior—but reconnecting years later revealed that they’d each been hiding a similar secret.
Activists are disrupting lectures to protest "white supremacy," but many students are taking steps to stop them.
A comic strip depicts how one New Orleans school’s emphasis on student safety and emotional well-being has helped a 13-year-old navigate a family crisis.
In the hypercompetitive world of higher education, many academics who face sexual harassment remain silent to avoid forfeiting a promotion or research gig.
A recent study found that families of color at a New York City school were less willing than white families to “game” the system by prepping their kids for admissions tests to gifted-and-talented programs.
Efforts to fill centers with better qualified early-childhood workers are threatening the jobs of those who can’t afford to get their college degree, and some states are turning to apprenticeships to solve both problems at once.
Your child’s quirky art isn’t just cute—science suggests that even the most bizarre depictions can have deep creative intention.
Some say a new proposal that would allow federal agencies to collect higher-education data will benefit degree-seekers, but critics argue that it’s an infringement on privacy and could put those who are undocumented at risk.
Schools are gradually reopening and teachers, administrators, and students—many of whom have lost their homes—are struggling through the disaster’s aftermath.
Michelle Kuo’s Reading with Patrick avoids the educator-as-savior cliché and opts for a subtler portrait of her relationship with a troubled student.