The racial-discrimination lawsuit against Harvard, which goes to trial this week, raises questions about far more than affirmative action.
Schools are moving toward a model of continuous, lifelong learning in order to meet the needs of today’s economy.
Mindfulness programs have become popular on K–12 campuses, but in some parts of the country concerns about religious intrusion keep the trend at bay.
It starts too early for teens’ sleep patterns, and ends too early for working parents. Does the country have to be stuck with it?
A conversation with Greg Lukianoff, the co-author of a 2015 Atlantic cover story and new book of the same name, about campus free speech in a tumultuous time
A new documentary seeks to drum up more mainstream attention for STEM competitions.
These bags are one of the most constant material items in a kid’s life, and they serve as both status symbols and intimate companions.
Some students say having to speak in front of the class is an unreasonable burden for those with anxiety and are demanding alternative options.
A new lawsuit accuses a current MSU trustee of helping the university conceal Larry Nassar’s abuses starting in 1992. And this is just one of the institution’s many recent scandals.
A flurry of state and local programs to cover students’ tuition and attention by top politicians made a national program seem possible. Then Trump won.
In most other countries outside the U.S., the most prestigious universities are public.
The outrageous price of a U.S. degree is unique in the world.
The first program of this kind, founded in 1968, inspired the expansion of ethnic studies as a discipline, which provides an important counter-narrative to typically Eurocentric college classes.
This mismatch creates a child-care crisis between 3 and 5 p.m. that has parents scrambling for options.
Since its publication 20 years ago, The Care and Keeping of You has taught young girls about their bodies in a uniquely forthright and approachable way.
Recent lawsuits suggesting reverse discrimination have aligned the interest of white Americans and Asian Americans, raising complex questions about identity and privilege.
How a hypothetical accusation could actually play out in practice, if the Education Department’s proposed rules become law
A new report shows how these institutions hound people to enroll, and then leave them with little besides a pile of loans they often can’t pay back.
The Nineteenth Amendment didn’t benefit only women, whom it gave the vote. A new study suggests it also contributed to kids staying in school longer.
In an age where such tragedies are increasingly common, a shared blueprint is emerging.
The I Promise school’s five-year plan, published here in full, details its ambitions to do much more than just educate its students.
Congress has repeatedly made clear its position against doing so, but new reports say Trump’s Education Department is considering allowing states to use grants to purchase firearms for school districts.