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.
The freedom of adulthood makes parents lose touch with dread, and emptying the nest offers a certain, and sometimes unwelcome, return to it.
One in 10 Airbnb hosts in the U.S. is a teacher, a new report shows.
The United States is on pace to have a shortage of up to 120,000 physicians by 2030—reducing med students’ debt might help fix that.
The former White House official was as seen as a direct line to President Trump for the institutions, but they are faring better with Congress anyway.
The recent case of Avital Ronell, an NYU professor suspended for sexual harassment, and the scholars who rallied to support her highlights the intense politics of academia.
The change may be the biggest help to low-income students of color, who are disproportionately likely to have been convicted of a crime.
A year after white-supremacist violence broke out in the university town, UVA grapples with a centuries-old legacy of slavery and racial discrimination.
President Trump’s attacks on the press seem to be fueling young people’s interest in the profession—a phenomenon also seen at other turbulent times in U.S. history.
In her new book, Vanessa Siddle Walker reveals how African American educators became the ‘hidden provocateurs’ who spearheaded the push for racial justice in education.
A multibillion-dollar industry is pushing an array of expensive technologies with the message that any campus could be next.
Pirette McKamey, a veteran English teacher, spent 30 years investigating what helps young people to view themselves as writers.
Voters are “sick and tired of people playing political games with kids in schools.”
The former secretary of education talks about the “lies” he thinks undergird the U.S.’s school system, and the unintended consequences that can come with attempts to reform it.
The author of Lies My Teacher Told Me discusses how schools’ flawed approach to teaching the country’s past affects its civic health.
The director Bo Burnham discusses his new movie, Eighth Grade, and how kids cobble together their identities, on the internet and off.
Proposals to institute a random-selection process have reemerged in response to a lawsuit alleging that Harvard penalizes Asian American applicants.
A former for-profit lobbyist turned department staffer scheduled meetings to discuss two regulations overseeing these institutions—rules that are now being rolled back.
Whether they delight or disappoint, old books provide touchstones for tracking personal growth.
As part of a transparency effort following ethical controversies, the organization shared its newest grant agreement with The Atlantic.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and others preached civility at a conference for young Republicans. But the teen attendees connected more with Trump-rally-style raucousness.