What do low-income students really need to complete college? Here is a roundup of articles from our experts.
At a time when politics is showing its most divisive side, a scholar argues that embracing humility could help us deal with hidden biases.
A study with pre-school children found that their motivation and interest improved when they believed they were part of a group.
A provocative new documentary, 'Starving the Beast,' blames the condition of higher ed on right-wing policies. A scholar argues that the film ignores a long history that has led to current crisis.
Children feel sympathy for others from an early age. Two development psychologists explain how children can learn, based on feelings of sympathy, how to act more thoughtfully.
Sleep deprivation in teenagers as a result of early school start has been a topic of much debate. Are teenagers just lazy, or is there more to their inability to wake up early?
Researchers have found large achievement gaps in science in kindergarten. However, these can change significantly in subsequent years.
The number of homeschoolers in America is growing. Who are these new homeschoolers and what's the impact on the public school system?
How to make child care more affordable? Trump and Clinton have plans. Our experts offer background and insight.
Even indirect exposure to the terrorist attacks of September 11 has left profound and deep impact on those too young to remember a world before that.
Police in schools are being asked to deal with a range of issues, such as being a mental health counselor for a traumatized child. It is unfair to the police and can be harmful for children.
School garden projects are becoming hugely popular. Over 25 percent of public elementary schools include garden-based learning. Do these gardens improve the education and health of young people?
Why children shouldn't specialise in one sport too early.
Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have called for improved child care. There is already a long history of child care policy initiatives in the U.S.; most of them have been unsuccessful.
Civic intelligence describes what happens when people work together to address problems efficiently and equitably. It could help address many societal challenges.
Today's violence and prejudice against people with disabilities goes back to the practice of institutionalization, which started in Europe and the United States a century ago.
Many research universities have adopted 'family-friendly' tenure rules to help women balance family and career. However, men, not women, seem to benefit from having the extra time.
The most effective weapons in the fight to stop LGBTQ bullying might just be quite simple -- young people coming together to talk, laugh and share their lives.
Undertaking a Muslim education – coming to understand the faith's teachings and its ideas about humanity – can have enormous value for anyone who wishes to tackle social conflicts.
The slave trade was used to fund American universities. Scholars are looking to recover the lost stories of the enslaved humans who built some of America's oldest institutions.
The American Sociological Association is starting a conversation to include “public communication” -- work often largely ignored -- in the assessment of a scholar’s contributions. Why does it matter?
Do guns on campus threaten the very ideology of American higher education -- one that encourages critical thinking and intense scrutiny?