The real scandal in U.S. higher education is that it's the most expensive system in the world, being subsidized by the working and middle class who increasingly can't afford public colleges.
Despite the known benefits of black students having black teachers, teacher license exams often stand in the way – even though they don't predict which teachers will be effective, a scholar says.
Paying to get your kids into prestigious universities is an example of a 'bulldozer parenting' trend, which reduces exposure to failure and can lead to mental health difficulties.
When it comes to innovation, Santa Clara County is way ahead of the rest of the US. Between 2000 and 2015, more than 140,000 patents were granted there – triple the number of the next-ranked county.
Through stories of redemption, a professor who oversees a Maryland prison education program says the time has come to restore federal financial aid for America's incarcerated.
There is no system in place to detect charitable fraud on the scale allegedly committed by a counseling company and its sham nonprofit.
If South Africa's Copyright Amendment Bill is accepted as is, it will be detrimental to academic content production.
Nigeria's higher education system is the biggest on the continent but it lags behind on research output.
Four young women who escaped Boko Haram during the 2014 Chibok schoolgirl kidnapping are now studying in the US. Their professor recounts a recent breakthrough in their quest to go to college.
Disinviting a person to speak on a university campus adds up to abandoning freedom and speech.
The environment at universities isn't conducive to effectively teaching and learning new languages.
For the UK government, the symbolism of leaving an institution associated with the EU seems to trump all other considerations.
Higher education institutions which offer distance learning must support students -- especially postgraduates.
Education remains one of government's key priority sectors yet it continues to be in a crisis.
South Africa students are protesting and have brought university campuses to a stand still. This could have been avoided.
Despite increasing globalization, foreign language programs in US colleges have become less common. A foreign language expert says America needs to step up its efforts to turn things around.
The latest version of the Spider-Man video game offers insights into how science could be taught more effectively to today's college students, a researcher and video game enthusiast suggests.
A new debit card being issued to federal student loan borrowers on a trial basis may save them time and money, but it could also enable a bank to study their spending to sell them more products.
Without the support of extended curriculum programmes at universities, many students would face academic exclusion.
In Africa's education sector, public-private partnerships have been largely limited to infrastructure developments and the provision of education.